Fiscal Reference Tables
September 2016

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The Fiscal Reference Tables provide annual data on the financial position of the federal, provincial-territorial and local governments. The data are presented on both a Public Accounts basis—corresponding to the accounting conventions used to report financial information to the respective legislatures—as well as on a National Accounts basis—as prepared by Statistics Canada and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

The Fiscal Reference Tables for the Federal Government—Public Accounts have been revised to reflect the reclassification of certain figures to conform to the current year’s presentation.

The Fiscal Reference Tables for Provincial Governments—Public Accounts have been revised to reflect the following change:

  • Alberta’s public finances are now reported on a fully consolidated financial statement basis beginning in 2008-09

The Fiscal Reference Tables—National Accounts have been revised to reflect the following change:

  • Tables 51 to 55 now report G7 data as published by the IMF.

Where applicable, the Fiscal Reference Tables also incorporate recent Statistics Canada National Accounts revisions. 

For information or clarification, please contact Bradley Recker at 613-369-5667, Fiscal Policy Division, Department of Finance Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0G5.

Table of Contents

Federal Government—Public Accounts

Provincial and Territorial Governments—Public Accounts

National Accounts

International Fiscal Comparisons