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Major Economic Indicators
Indicators Most Recent Data Base Period Next Update
Mortgage Rate (5-year term) 2.84% N/AV N/AV
Consumer Confidence - Québec 40.3% July 2017 August 18, 2017
Monthly Employment - Québec 4,700 July 2017 September 8, 2017
Quarterly Employment - Québec +13,500 2nd Quarter 2017 October 7, 2017
By Metropolitan Area

By Administrative Area
Monthly Unemployment Rate - Québec 5.8% July 2017 September 8, 2017
Quarterly Unemployment Rate - Québec 6.2% 2nd Quarter 2017 October 7, 2017
By Metropolitan Area

By Administrative Area
Housing Starts - Québec 7 % June 2017 August 8, 2017
Housing Market - Canada -11.9% July 2017 September 15, 2017
Housing Market - U.S.A. 1.8% June 2017 August 24, 2017
Key Interest Rate - Bank of Canada 0.75% N/A September 6, 2017
Annual Inflation Rate - Canada +1.2% July 2017 September 22, 2017
Gross Domestic Product - Canada +0.6% May 2017 August 31, 2017
Gross Domestic Product - Québec +0.2% April 2017 August 29, 2017
N/A = Non applicable - N/AV = Non available