Survey of Private Sector Economic Forecasters The Department of Finance regularly surveys about 15 private sector forecasters for their views on the main economic variables, such as gross domestic product, the unemployment rate and interest rates. The average of private sector forecasts forms the basis for the economic assumptions used for fiscal planning purposes in the budget and the fall update. 2010-09-14 2019-01-25 Department of Finance Canada open-ouvert@tbs-sct.gc.ca Economics and Industryeconomic conditionseconomic situationfiscal planninginflationGDPgross domestic productCPIconsumer price indexemployment growthjob growthunemployment rateT-billsTreasury billsgovernment securitieseconomic forecastsAmerican economyUS economyUnited States economyeconomic trendsprice indexeseconomic price indexes Data tables: 1994 to presentXLS https://www.fin.gc.ca/pub/psf-psp/xls/psf-psp-eng.xls Data tables: 1994 to presentXLS https://www.fin.gc.ca/pub/psf-psp/xls/psf-psp-fra.xls Description of VariablesHTML https://www.fin.gc.ca/pub/psf-psp/description-eng.asp Description of VariablesHTML https://www.fin.gc.ca/pub/psf-psp/description-fra.asp Data tables: 1994 to presentHTML https://www.fin.gc.ca/pub/psf-psp/index-eng.asp Data tables: 1994 to presentHTML https://www.fin.gc.ca/pub/psf-psp/index-fra.asp Data tables: 1994 to presentCSV https://www.fin.gc.ca/pub/psf-psp/data/psf-psp-csv-eng.zip Data tables: 1994 to presentCSV https://www.fin.gc.ca/pub/psf-psp/data/psf-psp-csv-fra.zip

Survey of Private Sector Economic Forecasters

The Department of Finance regularly surveys about 15 private sector forecasters for their views on the main economic variables, such as gross domestic product, the unemployment rate and interest rates. The average of private sector forecasts forms the basis for the economic assumptions used for fiscal planning purposes in the budget and the fall update.

Resources

Resource Name Resource Type Format Language Links
Data tables: 1994 to present Dataset XLS English Access
Data tables: 1994 to present Dataset XLS French Access
Description of Variables Guide HTML English Access
Description of Variables Guide HTML French Access
Data tables: 1994 to present Dataset HTML English Access
Data tables: 1994 to present Dataset HTML French Access
Data tables: 1994 to present Dataset CSV English Access
Data tables: 1994 to present Dataset CSV French Access