Canada Capacity Utilization  1987-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Canadian industries operated at 86 percent of their production capacity in the last quarter of 2017, up from 85.1 percent in the previous period. This was the sixth consecutive quarterly increase, reaching the highest since the second quarter of 2007. The mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction sector and the construction sector were the main sources of the increase. Capacity Utilization in Canada averaged 83.06 percent from 1987 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 87.30 percent in the first quarter of 1988 and a record low of 72.70 percent in the second quarter of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-08 12:30 PM Capacity Utilization 85.0% 83.3% 85% 83.4%
2017-12-08 01:30 PM Capacity Utilization 85.0% 85.0% 85.0% 84%
2018-03-09 01:30 PM Capacity Utilization 86% 85.1% 85.2% 85.1%
2018-06-08 12:30 PM Capacity Utilization 86% 85.16%
2018-09-12 12:30 PM Capacity Utilization 85.17%
2018-12-12 01:30 PM Capacity Utilization 85.17%


Canada Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 59.80 59.60 75.00 36.10 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 55.70 55.60 56.30 47.50 [+]
Industrial Production 2.38 4.21 11.37 -15.24 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.74 0.41 3.36 -3.49 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 3.16 3.06 12.88 -17.31 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 86.00 85.10 87.30 72.70 percent [+]
New Orders 58376592.00 55413046.00 62735972.00 14816411.00 CAD THO [+]
Changes in Inventories 13807.00 16889.00 21415.00 -18847.00 CAD Million [+]
Bankruptcies 191.00 212.00 872.00 177.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 78144.00 80358.00 80358.00 -758.00 CAD Million [+]
Car Registrations 128313.00 120179.00 220436.00 19807.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index -0.10 0.20 1.20 -1.40 percent [+]
Internet Speed 16205.66 14855.09 16205.66 3293.95 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 15582991.00 15135509.00 15582991.00 8092964.00 IP [+]
Steel Production 1030.00 1140.00 1534.00 349.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 0.74 5.98 21.86 -16.33 percent [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.35 5.27 5.37 5.20 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 14.00 15.00 15.00 9.00 [+]
Corruption Index 82.00 82.00 92.00 81.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 8.00 9.00 14.00 5.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 18.00 22.00 22.00 8.00 [+]


Canada Capacity Utilization

The rates of capacity utilization are measures of the intensity with which industries use their production capacity. Capacity utilization is the percentage of actual to potential output. This page provides the latest reported value for - Canada Capacity Utilization - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Canada Capacity Utilization - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
86.00 85.10 87.30 72.70 1987 - 2017 percent Quarterly
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capacity utilization by Country
Country Last
Australia 82.36 Mar/18
Brazil 78.00 Feb/18
Canada 86.00 Dec/17
China 76.50 Mar/18
Euro Area 84.40 Mar/18
France 85.70 Mar/18
Germany 87.90 Mar/18
Indonesia 76.27 Mar/18
Italy 78.50 Dec/17
Japan 101.90 Feb/18
Mexico 81.00 Feb/18
Netherlands 83.50 Mar/18
Russia 62.00 Feb/18
South Korea 103.40 Feb/18
Spain 80.03 Dec/17
Switzerland 84.01 Mar/18
Turkey 77.30 Apr/18
United Kingdom 81.20 Mar/18
United States 78.02 Mar/18


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