Imports$461 billion (2011 est.)
Exports$462.4 billion (2011 est.)
Inflation rate (consumer prices)2.9% (2011 est.)
Unemployment rate7.5% (2011 est.)
GDP - per capita (PPP)$41,100 (2011 est.)
National product real growth rate3% (2010 est.)
Internet users26.96 million (2009)
Telephones - mobile cellular24.037 million (2009)
Population growth rate0.784% (2012 est.)
Population34,300,083 (July 2012 est.)
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A land of vast distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a self-governing dominion in 1867 while retaining ties to the British crown.
Economically and technologically, the nation has developed in parallel with the US, its neighbor to the south across the World's longest unfortified border.
Canada faces the political challenges of meeting public demands for quality improvements in health care, education, social services, and economic competitiveness, as well as responding to the particular concerns of predominantly francophone Quebec....
As an affluent, high-tech industrial society in the trillion-dollar class, Canada resembles the US in its market-oriented economic system, pattern of production, and affluent living standards.
Since World War II, the impressive growth of the manufacturing, mining, and service sectors has transformed the nation from a largely rural economy into one primarily industrial and urban.
The 1989 US-Canada Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) (which includes Mexico) touched off a dramatic increase in trade and economic integration with the US, its principal trading partner....
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