Economic Indicators

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Forecast economic indicators

Calgary Economic Development has collected forecast data across a number of economic indicators. Learn how Calgary is projected to do in 2013 and beyond.


Forecast GDP by industry - Calgary CMA, 2014 - 2018

Industry 2014 2018 Total change
  2007 $ Millions 2007 $ Millions

2014-2018

(%)

Goods-producing industries 53,216 59,612 12.0%
   Manufacturing 7,022 7,980 13.6%
   Construction 9,799 11,147 13.8%
   Primary and utilities 36,395 40,485 13.5%
Services-producing industries 61,998 70,368 11.2%
   Transportation and warehousing 4,936 5,615 13.5%
   Information and cultural industries 3,713 4,261 13.8%
   Wholesale and retail trade 8,836 10,110 14.4%
   Finance, insurance and real estate and leasing 17,280 19,631 13.6%
   Business services 11,260 12,971 15.2%
   Personal services 4,565 5,153 12.9%
   Non-commercial services 8,179 9,089 11,1%
   Public administration and defence 3,230 3,537 9.5%
All industries 115,214 129,980 12.8%

Source: Conference Board of Canada