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May 20, 2022
LABOUR PRODUCTIVITY AND HOURS WORKED, 2021 [PRELIMINARY]

Statistics Canada has released preliminary labour productivity accounts for 2021. 

The data are consistent with provincial and territorial economic accounts as well as preliminary real GDP by industry data released on May 2 2022. Data reported below focus on business sector industries and do not include either government or non-profit institutions. For example, education refers only to private educational institutions and not government-funded schools.  <...

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May 20, 2022
REAL TIME LOCAL BUSINESS CONDITIONS: MAY 9 - MAY 15, 2022

Statistics Canada has recently added Halifax to its experimental data on real-time local business conditions. 

This experimental data product starts from information on the number of businesses listed in the business register in "business dense areas" of a large urban centre.  Data from 2019 business locations provided baseline (ie: pre-pandemic) insight on business revenue and employment. 

The data focus on 27 industries in particular: retail bakeries, furnitur...

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May 20, 2022
JAPAN CPI INFLATION, APRIL 2022

Japan’s CPI inflation (all items, year-over-year) increased 2.4% in April compared to April 2021. Japan inflation rate accelerated from the 1.2% rate in March 2022. This is the first month with inflation above 2% since March 2015.

Japan's underlying inflation (all items excluding fresh food and energy) increased 0.8%, compared to the 0.7% decrease last m ...

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May 20, 2022
UK RETAIL SALES, APRIL 2022

The UK Office for National Statistics reports that UK retail sales in April 2022:

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May 19, 2022
EMPLOYMENT INSURANCE, MARCH 2022

From March to September 2020, Statistics Canada suspended publication of employment insurance (EI) statistics.  Canadians were eligible for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) during this period.  Data for the period from March to September 2020 shows how an initial rise in EI claims at the start of the pandemic was reversed as new EI applicants were directed to CERB instead.  After September 27, 2020 there was a temporary expansion of EI and CERB recipients were trans...

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