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Major Economic Indicators
Indicators Most Recent Data Base Period Next Update
Mortgage Rate (5-year term) 4.64% N/AV N/AV
Consumer Confidence - Québec 39.2% May 2017 June 23, 2017
Monthly Employment - Québec -3,800 April 2017 June 9, 2017
Quarterly Employment - Québec +10,500 1st Quarter 2017 July 7, 2017
By Metropolitan Area

By Administrative Area
Monthly Unemployment Rate - Québec 6.6% April 2017 June 9, 2017
Quarterly Unemployment Rate - Québec 6.3% 1st Quarter 2017 July 7, 2017
By Metropolitan Area

By Administrative Area
Housing Starts - Québec +25.8% April 2017 June 8, 2017
Housing Market - Canada -7.5% April 2017 June 15, 2017
Housing Market - U.S.A. +4.4% March 2017 May 24, 2017
Key Interest Rate - Bank of Canada 0.5% N/A May 24, 2017
Annual Inflation Rate - Canada +1.6% April 2017 June 23, 2017
Gross Domestic Product - Canada +0.6% January 2017 April 28, 2017
Gross Domestic Product - Québec +0% January 2017 May 25, 2017
N/A = Non applicable - N/AV = Non available