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Canada (Gross Domestic Product)

Volume 934: debated on Monday 27 June 1977

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer, from information available from international sources, what was the gross domestic product per head at factor cost in Canada for the most recent year for which information is available; and how this compares with the figure for the same year for the United Kingdom.

The latest year for which information is available is 1975. Details are as follows:

GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT(1) PER HEAD OF TOTAL POPULATION
US dollars
Canada6,994
United Kingdom4,065
(1) In purchasers' values
Source: National Accounts of OECD countries 1975 (Volume 1).The conversion to United States dollars in this publication was on the basis of official or market rates of exchange, which do not reflect the relative internal purchasing power of the currencies and can thus be very misleading. Estimates based on purchasing power parities are not available for Canada.