View the Archive..December 12, 2013TERANET-NATIONAL BANK HOUSE PRICE INDEX, NOVEMBER 2013
In November 2013, house prices in Halifax rose by 0.6% compared to October and increased by 0.8% from November 2012. The House Price Index in Halifax is 142.070 this month. The year to date average for Halifax in 2013 is 142.156.
Compared to October 2013, the 6 City (Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver, Montreal and Halifax) and the 11-City (Ottawa, Toronto, Hamilton, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, Victoria, Winnipeg, Montreal, Quebec City and Halifax) were flat (0.0% change) and down 0.1%, respectively. Year-over-year, the 6-City was up 3.5% and the 11-City was up 3.4%.
Across the country, the largest year over year gains in house prices were in Calgary (5.9%) and Hamilton (5.2%). Only Victoria (-1.4%) showed a year over year decline.
Year to date, the Composite-6 and Composite-11 indices show growth of 2.4% and 2.5%, respectively. Halifax year to date price growth is just below the rates of the two composites this month. Hamilton, Calgary and Quebec City once again led year to date price growth in the yearly average to November 2013.
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December 12, 2013NEW HOUSING PRICE INDEX, OCTOBER 2013
In Nova Scotia, October 2013, the New Housing Price Index was 117.8 (includes land and house), unchanged from September 2013 and an increase of 2.5% over October 2012. In Canada, the monthly increase was 0.1% and the increase over a year ago was 1.5%. All figures are unadjusted.
Considering house prices only, Nova Scotia saw no increase over the previous month, and an increase of 2.9% over October 2012. Land prices were also flat month to month, and were up 1.4% over October 2012.
December 11, 2013NS INTERNATIONAL TRADE 2012: COMPONENT SHARES Total international
(intN) trade is the sum of intN imports and exports. Alternatively, it is the sum of intN goods and services, or goods-exports, goods-imports, services-exports and services-imports. It is the measure of total intN trade activity external to the provincial domestic market and interprovincial markets.
December 11, 2013NS INTERNATIONAL TRADE 2012: COMPONENT GROWTH Benchmark: In 2012, Nova Scotia nominal GDP increased 0.7% over 2011 to $38.4 billion. Over the short run (2008-2012) GDP increased 8.3% (CAGR= 2.0%). In the previous five years (2003-2007), GDP increased 17.5% (CAGR=4.1%), and over the longer run (1992 to 2012), GDP increased 112.2% (CAGR=3.8%).
Over the period 2008-2012 nominal GDP increased by $2.9 billion, while total international trade
(intN) increased by $364 million. During the period, total intN imports increased by $917 million and total intN exports declined by $553 million.
December 11, 2013NATIONAL HOUSEHOLD SURVEY PUBLICATIONS
For your reference, Statistics Canada relweased an index of 27 National Household Survey
publications (Cat. No. 99-010..99-014) today