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Country Introduction Canada

Canada is a developed country, with the ninth highest per capita income globally, and the eleventh highest ranking in the Human Development Index. It ranks among the highest in international measurements of education, government transparency, civil liberties, quality of life, and economic freedom. Canada is a recognized middle power and a member of G7, G8, G20, International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, NATO, North American Free Trade Agreement, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development(OECD), World Trade Organization, Commonwealth of Nations, Francophonie, Organization of American States, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, and the United Nations.

Economy, Money and Taxes

Canada has the tenth largest economy in the world, is one of the world's wealthiest nations, has one of the highest levels of economic freedom in the world and is a member of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Group of Eight (G8). Find information on important aspects of Canada's economy and economic, fiscal and monetary systems and institutions.

Canada Statistics

  • •  Capital: Ottawa
  • •  Population: 34,568,211
  • •  GDP: $1,446,000,000,000 (USD)
  • •  Total Area: 3,855,103 (sq miles)  9,984,670 (sq kilometers)
  • •  Currency: Canadian dollars (CAD)