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

Canadian industries operated at 86.1 percent of their production capacity in the first quarter of 2018, up from a downwardly revised 85.6 percent in the previous period. This was the seventh consecutive quarterly increase, reaching the highest since the first quarter of 2006. The increase was mainly attributable to the construction sector and, to a lesser extent, the manufacturing sector. Capacity Utilization in Canada averaged 83.09 percent from 1987 until 2018, 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
2017-12-08 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 86.1% 85.6% 86.3% 85.2%
2018-09-12 12:30 PM Capacity Utilization 86.1% 85.9%
2018-12-12 01:30 PM Capacity Utilization 85.7%


Canada Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 63.10 62.50 75.00 36.10 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 57.10 56.20 57.10 47.50 [+]
Industrial Production 5.01 4.19 11.37 -15.24 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.43 0.94 3.36 -3.49 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 3.50 2.67 12.88 -17.31 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 86.10 85.60 87.30 72.70 percent [+]
New Orders 60233514.00 57385045.00 62735972.00 14816411.00 CAD THO [+]
Changes in Inventories 15288.00 13807.00 21415.00 -18847.00 CAD Million [+]
Bankruptcies 239.00 254.00 872.00 177.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 78757.00 79983.00 84849.00 -758.00 CAD Million [+]
Car Registrations 220264.00 195751.00 220436.00 19807.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index 0.10 0.30 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 1145.00 1190.00 1534.00 349.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 7.03 8.17 22.34 -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 July of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
86.10 85.60 87.30 72.70 1987 - 2018 percent Quarterly
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capacity utilization by Country
Country Last
Australia 82.39 Jun/18
Brazil 75.90 May/18
Canada 86.10 Mar/18
China 76.80 Jun/18
Euro Area 84.40 Jun/18
France 85.20 Jun/18
Germany 87.70 Jun/18
Indonesia 78.40 Jun/18
Italy 77.50 Mar/18
Japan 102.00 May/18
Mexico 81.60 May/18
Netherlands 83.60 Jun/18
Russia 63.00 May/18
South Korea 102.50 May/18
Spain 80.20 Jun/18
Switzerland 83.53 Jun/18
Turkey 78.30 Jun/18
United Kingdom 82.90 Jun/18
United States 78.00 Jun/18


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