Winnipeg Economic Highlights
What are Winnipeg Economic Highlights?
EDW regularly assembles economic highlights to provide statistical information and a concise analysis of economic indicators, trends, comparative data, labour, real estate and construction numbers for the city of Winnipeg. Data from institutions like Statistics Canada and the Conference Board of Canada is scrutinized and interpreted to compile the most accurate reports possible.
For comparative purposes, all available reports dating back to 2003 are stored here for your reference. The current year's editions are displayed below, while previous years are archived chronologically (at right).
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2014 Winnipeg Economic Highlights, 1st and 2nd Quarters
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Winnipeg experienced stable and steady economic growth during the first six months of 2014. Winnipeg’s real gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 2.2 per cent to $35 billion, a trend that has remained consistent since 2010. Winnipeg’s employment rate remains stagnant, posting a negative growth compared to the same period a year ago. Trade activity was second-highest among western provinces, with steady growth in manufacturing shipments.