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The British Columbia Economic Accounts

Please note: Since January 2006, Statistics Canada has posted a System of National Accounts module on its site. This module offers free access to economic accounts information that is vital to understanding the national and provincial accounts.

Frequently Asked Questions

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  • What are Economic Accounts?

  • GDP: What does it mean and how is it measured?

  • Constant dollar estimates and implicit price indices

  • How are the British Columbia Economic Accounts structured?

Glossary and Notes

Economic Accounts Data

Data Released November 2013 (updated December 2013)

Various changes to the data and concepts used in the System of National Accounts (SNA) have been introduced with these data. A description of the changes, and the reasons for them, is available at Statistics Canada's website. Details on government revenue and expenditure (based on the new concepts) will be available at a later date.

For more information about the changes to the SNA data, users can contact Lillian Hallin at or (250) 387-0366.

Economic Accounts Data, 1981-2012:


Income and Expenditure Accounts Components of GDP, by Province/Territory


Current Accounts, Households Selected Household Indicators

B.C. Gross Domestic Product at Basic Prices

Data Released April 2014
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS):

Archived Data

Data Released November 2011

Users of this data should note that the figures in the files listed below are not consistent with the new national accounts data.