The Daily Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Press Release

Consumer Price Index, February 2024

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 2.8% on a year-over-year basis in February, down from a 2.9% gain in January. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the CPI rose 0.1% in February.

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Retail Services Price Index, fourth quarter 2023

The Retail Services Price Index (2013=100) is now available for the fourth quarter.

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Job vacancies, fourth quarter 2023

Job vacancies fell by 25,400 (-3.6%) to 678,500 in the fourth quarter, marking the sixth straight quarterly decline from the record high reached in the second quarter of 2022 (983,600).

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Nursing and residential care facilities, 2022

The combined operating revenues of private and public nursing and residential care facilities grew by 4.2% to reach $39.1 billion in 2022. Despite the increasing proportion of Canadians aged 65 and older requiring care and the challenges related to workforce recruitment and retention, the nursing and residential care facilities subsector experienced slower growth in 2022, compared with 2020 and 2021.

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Households and the Environment Survey: Energy use, 2021

Canadian households consumed 1.3 million terajoules of energy in their homes in 2021, which is a level similar to 2019. On average, the amount of energy consumed per household was 85.4 gigajoules in 2021, down from 90.5 gigajoules in 2019. Of the total energy consumed in Canadian homes in 2021, natural gas accounted for 51.5%, down 1.9% from 2019; electricity for 45.8%, up 1.9% from 2019; and heating oil for 2.7%, the same as in 2019.

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Adult and youth correctional statistics, 2022/2023

Data on adult and youth correctional services in Canada are now available for 2022/2023.

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