Canada

Region: Europe and North America
 

Classification of economies by geographic region is based on that of the United Nations Statistics Division.

High Income
 

Based on the income levels set out by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in its Global Competitiveness Report. However, the groupings are slightly different due to the numbers of economies covered. For GEM, the low income group contains both those classified as low income and lower middle by WEF, and the middle income group has those that WEF groups as upper middle. High income is the same for both GEM and WEF.

Population: 36.7 million (2018)
 

Population data is from the World Bank, except Palestinian Territories World Population Review and Taiwan Worldometers

GDP Growth: 1.8% (2018)
 

GDP growth data is from the World Economic Outlook Database, except Palestinian Territories Worldometers

GDP Per Capita: $46,261 (2018)
 

GDP per capita data is from the World Economic Outlook Database, except Palestinian Territories Worldometers

Canada Reports

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  • Year of publication: 2018
  • Category: National Reports
  • Language: French
  • Upload date: 2019-04-30

  • Rapport GEM de la situation de l'entrepreneuriat au Québec (Canada).
  • URL: https://www.gemconsortium.org/report/50255
GEM Canada - Rapport du Québec
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  • Year of publication: 2018
  • Category: National Reports
  • Language: English
  • Upload date: 2019-10-22

  • Canada continues to have a very positive attitude towards entrepreneurship, with three quarters of Canadians believing the entrepreneurs enjoy high status. It also has the second highest rate of entrepreneurship among innovation driven economies, but also the highest rate of necessity-driven entrepreneurship.
  • URL: https://www.gemconsortium.org/report/50326
GEM Canada 2018 Report
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  • Year of publication: 2018
  • Category: National Reports
  • Language: English
  • Upload date: 2019-10-22

  • Alberta has suffered economically in the last few years because of a decline in the price of oil. Entrepreneurship rates are extremely high in Alberta - at 25.2%-, the highest in Canada. However necessity based entrepreneurship is also very high, at 4.1%. Fear of failure in Alberta is above the national average. The 25-34 year age-range contributes most to TEA in Alberta.
  • URL: https://www.gemconsortium.org/report/50327
GEM Canada 2018 Report - Alberta
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  • Year of publication: 2017
  • Category: National Reports
  • Language: English
  • Upload date: 2018-12-01

  • This report uses a definition of "youth" of 18-39. Youth in Canada see entrepreneurship as a good career choice and associate it with high status. TEA for this group is high (at 14% over the last four years) but slightly below the Canadian average for all ages. Personal savings is their primary source of funding. The number of youth angel investors is increasing.
  • URL: https://www.gemconsortium.org/report/50190
GEM Canada Report on Youth Entrepreneurship
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  • Year of publication: 2017
  • Category: National Reports
  • Language: English
  • Upload date: 2019-03-26

  • Ontario has high scores on many of the entrepreneurship indicators captured in the GEM survey. Ontario has an exceptionally high level of early stage entrepreneurial activity (TEA), higher that the US and other G7 countries. Despite these particularly high early stage TEA rates, Ontario, like the rest of Canada does not have particularly high rates of established business (EB) ownership. Thus, Ontario has a particularly high rate of churn, i.e. of entrepreneurs starting and exiting companies. Ontario has a higher participation of early stage women entrepreneurs than the rest of Canada
  • URL: https://www.gemconsortium.org/report/50246
GEM Canada - Ontario report 2017
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