Table 376-0064
International investment position, Canadian portfolio investment abroad at market value, by country
annual (dollars x 1,000,000)


Data table

The data below is a part of CANSIM table  376-0064.  Use the  Add/Remove data  tab to customize your table.

Selected items [Add/Remove data]
Geography = Canada
by Securities; by Countries or regions; Geography= Canada
International investment position, Canadian portfolio investment abroad at market value, by country, annual (dollars x 1,000,000)
Securities Countries or regions 3 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
footnotes
All securities All countries 899,129 1,142,726 1,374,791 1,671,560 1,741,407
North America 530,898 676,814 831,852 1,011,254 1,073,678
Caribbean 28,785 35,567 42,944 55,046 57,898
South and Central America 15,094 15,798 18,274 17,208 22,887
Europe 198,434 268,037 302,199 364,026 362,716
Africa 4,705 4,877 6,070 6,095 6,563
Asia and Oceania 118,313 139,247 170,664 212,920 213,148
International organizations 2,774 2,246 2,521 4,606 4,144
Unallocated countries 127 140 267 405 373
Equity and investment fund shares 1 All countries 699,145 911,521 1,084,327 1,290,937 1,358,273
North America 389,677 528,099 642,025 748,204 810,868
Caribbean 25,068 31,639 36,464 46,535 50,472
South and Central America 12,385 12,868 14,090 12,996 19,009
Europe 162,978 214,981 238,066 293,177 288,587
Africa 4,308 4,428 5,269 4,949 5,675
Asia and Oceania 104,718 119,492 148,408 185,053 183,639
International organizations     .. .. ..
Unallocated countries 12 15 5 23 23
Debt securities 2 All countries 199,983 231,205 290,464 380,623 383,134
North America 141,221 148,715 189,827 263,050 262,810
Caribbean 3,717 3,928 6,480 8,512 7,426
South and Central America 2,709 2,930 4,184 4,212 3,878
Europe 35,456 53,057 64,133 70,849 74,129
Africa 397 449 800 1,146 888
Asia and Oceania 13,595 19,755 22,256 27,867 29,509
International organizations 2,774 2,246 2,521 4,606 4,144
Unallocated countries 115 125 262 382 350

Symbol legend:

..
Not available

Footnotes:

Include common and preferred equities as well as units/shares of investment funds.
Include bonds (original term to maturity of more than one year) and money market instruments (original term to maturity of one year or less) from 2002.
Totals may not add up due to rounding.

Source:  Statistics Canada. Table  376-0064 -  International investment position, Canadian portfolio investment abroad at market value, by country, annual (dollars),  CANSIM (database). (accessed: )
Back to search

Add/Remove data



Option 1  : Display pre-defined table views.




Option 2  : Customize a table view.

Select the specific items from each step to create your customized CANSIM table.

Step 1- Select: Geography  

(1 of 1 items selected)
D1-picklist-container

Step 2- Select: Securities  

(3 of 3 items selected)
D2-picklist-container

Step 3- Select: Countries or regions 3  

(9 of 139 items selected)
D3-picklist-container

Step 4 - Select the time frame

By default, only data for the most recent periods available will be retrieved. You may use the lists below to select a different time frame.
From :  To : (Annual data)

Step 5 - Select the Screen output format






Step 6

 

Download

Select an option to download data in the desired format.

Option 1 - Download data as displayed in the Data table tab
 

 

 




Option 2 - Download entire table
(Files modified on 2017-06-08)



Data table will contain:
Note: 
Statistics Canada assumes responsibility for the quality of data as retrieved with the frequency unchanged. Clients take responsibility for any manipulations made to the original data.
Frequency of data is already of annual frequency or greater, therefore no frequency conversion options are presented.
View additional information related to this table.

Related data tables

Related publications
View latest article from The Daily related to this table.
View list of related publications.

Additional information on the survey or statistical program


Help

Data table

When first opening a CANSIM table, the data that is shown is considered the initial view. Depending on the size of the CANSIM table, this table might only represent a summary with five reference periods, if available. You can use the Add/Remove data tab to add or remove data.

To download the entire table, select option 2 in the Download tab.

Add/Remove data

The Add/Remove data tab is a pick list where you choose which subset of the selected table you want to work with. There is one scrollable pick list for each dimension in the table and you must select at least one item from each list before selecting Apply.

An All checkbox appears under each dimension title and just above the scrollable list. Level checkboxes will appear for dimensions containing hierarchies. An Expand/Collapse option is available near the scrollable list which lets you open a dimension to see the list of its members/items.

Before proceeding with the request, check the data ranges for which data is available and reduce this range if you wish; data retrievals are faster when the time period is short. Also, you can select one of four options of a screen output format, default being HTML table, times as column.

Once done with your selections, select Apply to view your customized selection, or select Back to original table to return the selections back to the CANSIM initial view that was shown when first opening the table.

Note: There is no guarantee that data exist for every intersection of every dimension; so it is possible that even if you have selected at least one member/item from all the lists you might still be warned that your retrieval contains no series.

Note: If the designation (Terminated) appears at the end of a member/item name that member/item is terminated. Time series attached to a terminated member/item may be revised, but are no longer updated and may not contain data for the most recent time periods.

Tips for selecting members/items:

  • You can select all members/items in a hierarchical level by selecting the corresponding level.

Note: If you receive an error message after selecting your members from the pick list it's either because your request does not contain series or one member/item has not been selected from a dimension.

Manipulate

Statistics Canada assumes responsibility for the quality of data as retrieved with the frequency unchanged. Clients take responsibility for any manipulations made to the original data.

Frequency of output data will be:

The frequency conversion options are particularly useful to convert data from one frequency to another for comparability purposes.

Note: When frequency of data is already of annual frequency or greater, then no frequency conversion options are presented. Certain series can only be aggregated by specific methods. If the frequency conversion chosen is not allowed, resultant data will appear as "..".

Converted to:

The frequency designates how often data observations are published. A table can contain only one frequency. By default, the frequency of output data will be left unchanged.

Frequency can be converted by these choices:

  • Annual average: Conversion by averaging is more appropriate for "balance"-type data such as "Population as of July 1" as well as rates and indexes.
  • Annual sum: Conversion to a sum should not be performed on a rate or index. Conversion by summing is more appropriate for "count"-type data, such as "Number of cars sold" or "Number of births".
  • Quarterly average: Conversion by averaging is more appropriate for "balance"-type data such as "Population as of July 1" as well as rates and indexes.)
  • Quarterly sum: Conversion by summing is more appropriate for "count"-type data, such as "Number of cars sold" or "Number of births".
  • Annual - convert to annual by selecting a specific month or quarter: This type of calculation is most useful when data for a specific sub-annual period (month or quarter) is used to state an annual figure such as "Population as of July 1".

When converting frequency by summing or averaging:

Two choices are offered when converting frequency using either a sum or an average:

  • Use calendar year: This is a normal calendar year starting in January and ending in December.
  • Use fiscal year ending with last month retrieved: The annual non-calendar fiscal year average manipulation permits users to calculate the average value for the last twelve months ending with the most recent reference period selected. In order to complete this calculation, please follow these steps:
    • In the section entitled "Frequency of output data will be:" sub-section "Standard frequency conversion options" select "Annual (average)".
    • In the section "When converting frequency by summing or averaging:" select "Use fiscal year ending with last month retrieved".
    • If you wish the output of your data as a percentage change from the previous year please select "Percent changes, year-to-year" found below "Data table will contain:"

Data table will contain:

Select one of these data transformations options to convert your data:

  • Percent changes, period-over-period: If the frequency of the data is monthly, the calculation would measure the change of the data value in percent between consecutive time periods, (for example: between July 1998 and August 1998.)
  • Percent changes, year-over-year: If the frequency of the data is monthly, the calculation would measure the change of the data value in percent between consecutive years, (for example: between July 1998 and July 1999).
  • Year-to-date sums: Data for each sub-annual period is added consecutively to the previous period showing cumulative sums for each period.
  • Year-to-date average: Data for each sub-annual period is averaged consecutively to the previous period showing cumulative averages for each period.

Note: CANSIM rounds data using statistician's rounding (also known as round-to-even method, unbiased rounding, convergent rounding and banker's rounding) which may differ from rounding methods used by common spreadsheet software.

Statistician's rounding rounds the following way:

  • If the second decimal is larger than 5, the first decimal is incremented by 1 (see example 1).
  • If the second decimal is smaller than 5, the first decimal stays unchanged (see example 2).
  • When the second decimal is exactly 5, the "odd/even" rules apply. The first decimal is incremented by 1 if it is odd (see example 4), and left unchanged if it is even (see example 3).
  • Example:
    1. 4.46 rounded to one decimal equals 4.5
    2. 4.44 rounded to one decimal equals 4.4
    3. 4.45 rounded to one decimal equals 4.4
    4. 4.15 rounded to one decimal equals 4.2

Once you made your selections select the Apply button.

Download

Option 1 - Download data as displayed in the Data table tab

This option downloads your selection and is displayed in the Data table tab or you can modify using the download options.

Three download options are available:

  • Select the language: You have the choice of the English or French language for the textual content.
  • Select the data output format type: You have the choice of the following six format types:
    • time as columns, where the time frame you have selected will be displayed in columns
    • time as rows, where the time frame you have selected will be displayed in rows.
    • for database loading, where you will download a flat format file ready for database loading
    • for database loading with data quality indicators, where you will download a flat format file including data quality indicators
    • time as columns with data quality indicators, where the time frame you have selected will be displayed in columns including data quality indicators
    • time as rows with data quality indicators, where the time frame you have selected will be displayed in rows including data quality indicators
  • Select the file format: you will have the choice of the following two output separator types:
    • CSV (comma-separated values) English spreadsheet is usually used when retrieving English tables with computers having their Regional set to English.

If your objective is to load the data into a spreadsheet package the best choice for output format is a comma-separated values (CSV) file.

Note: CSV and Semicolon-Separated Values (SCSV) files are produced differently whether you perform the retrieval in English or French. This is because, in French, the comma is used to indicate decimals; a different separator (a semicolon) must therefore be used. SCSV files retrieved in French will parse correctly only if the Regional Settings are set to French.

Once you made your selections select the Download data button.

Option 2 - Download entire table

You will have the option to Download entire table as a CSV file or a Beyond 20/20 or SDMX file which will open a new window.

This table represents all of the items in the CANSIM table. To get an initial view (summary) of the CANSIM table, select the Data table tab.

Note: Downloading tables in Beyond 20/20 output format requires the Beyond 20/20 Table Browser.

Once you made your selections select the Download entire table button.

Related information

This page contains links to items related to your CANSIM table. Select the various links to view these related items.

Related data tables

View a list of related CANSIM tables that are related to this CANSIM table.

Related publications

View the latest article from The Daily and a list of related publications from Statistics Canada.

The Daily is Statistics Canada's official release bulletin, the Agency's first line of communication with the media and the public. The Daily issues news releases on current social and economic conditions and announces new products. It provides a comprehensive one-stop overview of new information available from Statistics Canada.

Additional information on the survey or statistical program

Definitions, data sources and methods: Here is where you will find a link to the Integrated Meta Data Base (IMDB) where you may view details for the survey number(s) assigned to the CANSIM table.

The Integrated Meta Data Base (IMDB) contains information about the surveys and statistical programs carried out by Statistics Canada and other agencies to collect assemble process and disseminate statistical information.

The IMDB may be used to find out how data for particular CANSIM tables are collected or to identify contacts for questions on the data or survey methodology. The IMDB contains descriptions of over 450 surveys and statistical programs each identified by a unique four-digit survey number.

After selecting a survey or a program from the list, you may choose to either retrieve the list of CANSIM tables for that survey or program, or consult the IMDB for more information.