Manitoba Quick Facts

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Reference period Value Change
Average weekly earnings
(Released: May 30, 2019)
March 2019 $958.09
(seasonally adjusted)
up 2.8%
(12-month change)
Value of Building permits
(Released: June 10, 2019)
April 2019 $239.8 million
(seasonally adjusted)
down 10.8%
(12-month change)
Consumer Price Index (CPI), All Items
(Released: May 15, 2019)
April 2019 137.1
(index, 2002=100)
up 2.3%
(12-month change)
CPI, All Items excluding food and energy
(Released: May 15, 2019)
April 2019 132.2
(index, 2002=100)
up 2.0%
(12-month change)
Gross domestic product (GDP) at market prices
(Released: January 25, 2019)
Preliminary 2018 estimate $67,206 million
(chained 2012 dollars)
up 1.0%
(annual change)
International merchandise exports
(Released: June 6, 2019)
April 2019 $1,446.5 million
(unadjusted)
 up 16.9%
(12-month change)
International merchandise imports
(Released: June 6, 2019)
April 2019 $2,114.0 million
(unadjusted)
 up 8.3%
(12-month change)
Manufacturing sales
(Released: May 16, 2019)
March 2019 $1,545.5 million
(seasonally adjusted)
down 0.8%
(12-month change)
Persons employed
(Released: June 7, 2019)
May 2019 654,800 persons
(seasonally adjusted)
 up 1.3% 
(12-month change)
Quarterly population estimate
(Released: March 21, 2019)
January 1, 2019 1,360,396 persons up 1.19%
(12-month change)
Retail sales
(Released: May 22, 2019)
March 2019 $1,750.4 million
(seasonally adjusted)
up 1.7%
(12-month change)
Unemployment rate
(Released: June 7, 2019)
May 2019 5.0%
(seasonally adjusted)
down 1.5
percent points
(12-month change)
Wholesale trade
(Released: May 23, 2019)
March 2019 $1,760.9 million
(seasonally adjusted)
up 11.1%
(12-month change)
Note:  (1) 12-month change refers to the comparison with the reference month from the previous year
             (2) All data sources are Statistics Canada with the exception of GDP at market prices (Manitoba Bureau of Statistics)

Data Source: Statistics Canada and the Manitoba Bureau of Statistics