With the exception of GDP and productivity data, all values are expressed in Canadian dollars which are:
GDP data, as noted above, is expressed in chained dollars using 2002 as a base year. Productivity data is presented as an index (2002=100) to avoid methodological and data problems associated with level comparisons.
The Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) is calculated for a number of tables using the following equation:
CAGR = (Present Year/Base Year) ^ (1/n) - 1
where n is the number of years in the period considered, and ^ is defined as raised to the power of.