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Economic Indicators

Demographics - Population

  • Winnipeg
    749,500
    +1.9%
  • Canada
    36,708,083
    +1.2%

Source: Statistics Canada

Demographics - Median Age

  • Winnipeg CMA
    38.1
    +0.0
  • Canada
    40.6
    +0.0

Source: Statistics Canada

Demographics - Total Net Migration

  • Winnipeg CMA
    11,684
    -16.7%
  • Canada
    332,068
    +5.8%

Source: Statistics Canada 

Demographics - Household Income Per Capita

  • Winnipeg CMA
    $44,845
    +1.9%
  • Canada
    $47,335
    +2.4%

Source: Conference Board of Canada

Economy - Real GDP at Basic Prices

  • Winnipeg CMA
    $38.8B
    +3.4%
  • Canada
    $1.9T
    +3.0%

Source: Conference Board of Canada

Economy - Retail Sales

  • Winnipeg CMA
    $12.2B
    +3.4%
  • Canada
    $586.3B
    +6.4%

Source: Conference Board of Canada

Economy - Consumer Bankruptcies

  • Winnipeg CMA
    879
    -3.7%
  • Canada
    57,969
    -8.5%

Source: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Economy - Business Bankruptcies

  • Winnipeg CMA
    15
    +25.0%
  • Canada
    2,700
    -6.4%

Source: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Economy - Consumer Price Index (All Items)

  • Winnipeg CMA
    130.2
    +1.6%
  • Canada
    130.4
    +1.6%

Source: Statistics Canada

Economy - Manufacturing Shipments

  • Manitoba
    $18.9B
    +6.7%
  • Canada
    $651.5B
    +6.1%

Source: Statistics Canada

Economy - Merchandise Exports

  • Manitoba
    $14.0B
    +2.9%
  • Canada
    $546.7B
    +5.7%

Source: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada 

Economy - Average Weekly Earnings (Industrial Aggregate)

  • Manitoba
    $879.03
    +2.6%
  • Canada
    $955.81
    +1.7%

Source: Statistics Canada

Real Estate - MLS Average Residential Price

Winnipeg remains one of the MOST AFFORDABLE major cities in Canada to buy a home.

  • Winnipeg April
    $306,698
    +1.2%
  • Canada April
    495,100
    -11.3%

Source: Canadian Real Estate Association

Real Estate - Total Building Permit Values

  • Winnipeg CMA
    $2,235M
    +11.7%
  • Canada
    $95,258M
    +10.9%

Source: Statistics Canada

Real Estate - Total Housing Starts

  • Winnipeg CMA
    5,621
    +38.7%
  • Canada
    202,385
    +12.0%

Source: Statistics Canada

Real Estate - Commercial Office Space (Net Asking Rent per square foot)

  • Winnipeg
    $17.89
    +0.5%
  • Canada
    $19.38
    --3.8%

Source: CBRE

Real Estate - Commercial Office Space (Vacancy Rate)

  • Winnipeg
    9.0%
    +0.3 % Point Change
  • Canada
    13.0%
    -0.2 % Point Change

Source: CBRE

Tourism - Total Person Visits

  • Winnipeg CMA
    3.8M
    +4.6%
  • Canada
    347.5M
    +0.4%

Source: Statistics Canada, Research Resolutions & Consulting Ltd. (Cities 2014)

Tourism - Total Expenditures

  • Winnipeg CMA
    $673M
    +8.4%
  • Canada
    $58,045M
    +3.6%

Source: Statistics Canada, Research Resolutions & Consulting Ltd. (Cities 2014)

Tourism - Hotel Occupancy Rate

  • Winnipeg
    70.8%
    +5.0 % Point Change
  • Canada
    65.6%
    +1.8 % Point Change

Source: CBRE Hotels

Tourism - Hotel Average Daily Rate

  • Winnipeg
    $126.14
    +1.5%
  • Canada
    $155.10
    +4.8%

Source: CBRE Hotels

Tourism - Hotel RevPar

  • Winnipeg
    $89.37
    +9.2%
  • Canada
    $101.69
    +7.8%

Source: CBRE Hotels

Labour Force (x1,000)

  • Winnipeg CMA December
    460.2
    +1.8%
  • Canada December
    19,750.9
    +1.1%

Source: Statistics Canada

Labour Force - Employment (x1,000)

  • Winnipeg CMA December
    434.2
    +2.0%
  • Canada December
    18,574.8
    +2.1%

Source: Statistics Canada

Labour Force - Unemployment (x1,000)

  • Winnipeg CMA December
    26.0
    -15.9%
  • Canada December
    1,176.1
    -12.5%

Source: Statistics Canada

Labour Force - Unemployment Rate

  • Winnipeg CMA December
    5.6%
    -1.2 % Point Change
  • Canada December
    6.0%
    -0.9 % Point Change

Source: Statistics Canada

Labour Force - Participation Rate

  • Winnipeg CMA December
    67.8%
    -0.7 % Point Change
  • Canada December
    65.8%
    0.0 % Point Change

Source: Statistics Canada

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