GDP

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Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP)-the output of goods and services provided by labor and property. The comparison of Canada and the U.S. has always been a close race. The United States is usually always slightly ahead. They are currently very similar when it comes down to raw statistics.

After a couple of decades of declining growth rates, many economies now know that high income developed economies can no longer achieve and sustain real growth rates of 3.5 percent and up. There are many reasons for this. For a little while it was being blamed on rising energy prices. Some now argue that wealthy, high-income nations are unable to grow rapidly because their citizens are unwilling to save very much. Also, some are trying to say that there are some constraints imposed by technology, or global movement of capital. Canada has only increased by 4 percent over the past five years. Only three provinces and one territory have rates over the national average. Alberta with the lead of 10.3 percent and Nunavut following with 8.1 percent. Ontario's rate is at a climbing 6.1 percent with B.C. right behind with a 4.9 percent.

Unemployment for United States and Canada is consider

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