• 2016 growth estimates revised higher for most provinces
  • Alberta, Newfoundland & Labrador seen contracting in '15, '16

The following chart and table show the median of seven economists’ forecasts for the gross domestic product of Canada’s provinces as surveyed by Bloomberg from April 1 to April 11.


Avg. 2015Avg. 2016Avg. 2017
Ontario2.5%2.6%2.6%
 Previous survey2.1%2.3%2.3%
Alberta-1.5%-0.9%1.7%
 Previous survey-1.2%0.3%1.9%
Quebec1.2%1.9%1.8%
 Previous survey1.5%1.9%1.9%
British Columbia2.4%2.6%2.5%
 Previous survey2.4%2.3%2.4%
Saskatchewan-0.5%0.5%1.9%
 Previous survey-0.1%0.9%1.9%
Manitoba1.7%2.0%2.2%
 Previous survey2.2%2.1%2.3%
Nova Scotia1.0%1.7%1.3%
 Previous survey1.4%1.5%1.6%
Newfoundland & Labrador-2.5%-0.6%0.7%
 Previous survey-2.0%-1.0%0.4%
New Brunswick1.0%1.0%1.2%
 Previous survey1.1%1.2%1.3%
Prince Edward Island1.1%1.5%1.4%
 Previous survey1.4%1.5%1.4%

Note: For all economic forecasts, see ECFC.

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