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Country Analysis Report: Canada, In-depth PESTLE Insights

Country Analysis Report: Canada, In-depth PESTLE Insights

Summary

This PESTLE country analysis report on Canada provides a holistic view of the country, with insightful analysis of current and future issues, supplemented with relevant quantitative data to support trend analysis.

Synopsis

• Understand the political system in Canada through analysis of key figures in the country and governance indicators.
• Understand the economic situation in Canada through a balanced assessment of core macroeconomic issues.
• Understand customer demographics in Canada through analysis of income distribution and the rural-urban split, as well as healthcare and education.
• Understand the technological landscape in Canada through analysis of relevant laws and policies, as well as patents data.

Reasons To Buy

What is the outlook in Canada in terms of political stability, policies towards business, and the popularity of the government?
How does Canada perform in terms of GDP growth, its fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, and employment?
How does Canada perform in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education?
How does Canada perform in terms of technology-intensive sectors like IT, life sciences, and R&D expenditure trends?

Key Highlights

• The political landscape section discusses the evolution of the political scenario in Canada, as well as the country's economic, social, foreign, and defense policies. The section also discusses the country's performance according to World Bank Governance Indicators.
• The economic landscape section outlines the evolution of Canada's economy, as well as the country's performance in terms of GDP growth, composition by sector (agriculture, industry, and services), fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, credit disbursement, banking sector, and employment.
• The social landscape section analyzes the government's social welfare policies, as well as the country's performance in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education.


Overview
Catalyst
Summary
Key findings
PESTLE highlights
Key fundamentals
Key Facts and Geographic Location
Key facts
Geographic location
PESTLE Analysis
Summary
Political analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Economic analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Social analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Technological analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Legal analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Environmental analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Political Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Pre-1930s
1931–92
1993–2015
Structure and policies
Structure of government
Structure of the parliament
Key political parties
Composition of the parliament
Key policies
Performance
Governance indicators
Outlook
Economic Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Pre-1980
1980–2015
Structure and policies
Overview
Financial authorities and regulators
Stock exchange
Insurance
Performance
GDP and growth rate
GDP composition by sector
Fiscal situation
Exports and imports
Current account
International investment position
Key monetary indicators
Unemployment
Outlook
Social Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Demographic composition
Urban/rural composition and migration
Ethnic composition
Religious composition
Education
Healthcare
Social welfare
Performance
Healthcare
Income distribution
Education
Outlook
Technological Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Intellectual property
R&D
Technology agreements and pacts
Performance
Outlook
Legal Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Judicial system
Legislative relations between the union and the states
Taxation
Labor laws
Performance
Effectiveness of the legal system
Outlook
Environmental Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Environmental regulations
Kyoto Protocol on climate change
Performance
Environmental impact
Outlook
Appendix
ISO codes of selected countries
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Disclaimer List of Tables Table 1: Canada - key fundamentals
Table 2: Canada - key facts
Table 3: Analysis of Canada's political landscape
Table 4: Analysis of Canada's economy
Table 5: Analysis of Canadian social system
Table 6: Analysis of Canada's technological landscape
Table 7: Patents granted by USPTO per million population, 2011-14
Table 8: Analysis of Canada's legal landscape
Table 9: Analysis of Canada's environmental landscape
Table 10:Mid-year population by age (as a percentage of population), 2015
List of Tables
Table 1: Canada - key fundamentals
Table 2: Canada - key facts
Table 3: Analysis of Canada's political landscape
Table 4: Analysis of Canada's economy
Table 5: Analysis of Canadian social system
Table 6: Analysis of Canada's technological landscape
Table 7: Patents granted by USPTO per million population, 2011-14
Table 8: Analysis of Canada's legal landscape
Table 9: Analysis of Canada's environmental landscape
Table 10:Mid-year population by age (as a percentage of population), 2015
List of Figures
Figure 1: Map of Canada
Figure 2: Common Equity Tier 1 Ratio of six biggest Canadian Banks
Figure 3: Capital expenditure by Canadian oil and gas companies (quarterly)
Figure 4: Quarterly GDP growth by industry in Q4-2015
Figure 5: Merchandise exports and imports
Figure 6: Position of households in Canada since 2000
Figure 7: Population aged 65 and over as a percentage of the population aged 20-64
Figure 8: Tax subsidy rates on R&D expenditures, 2015
Figure 9: Marginal Effective Tax Rate on New Business Investment, 2015
Figure 10: FDI Restrictiveness in select sectors in Canada, 2014
Figure 11: GHG emissions, 2012
Figure 12: Canada - political events timeline
Figure 13: Canada - key political figures
Figure 14: Canadian political structure (central government)
Figure 15: Canada - composition of parliament
Figure 16: Evolution of GDP growth in Canada, 2005-2015
Figure 17: GDP and growth rate in Canada, 2009-19
Figure 18: Sectoral composition of GDP in Canada, 2015
Figure 19: Agricultural output of Canada, 2010-15f
Figure 20: Industrial output of Canada, 2010-15f
Figure 21: Service output of Canada, 2010-15f
Figure 22: External trade of Canada, 2009-15f
Figure 23: Consumer price index and index-based inflation in Canada, 2009-19f
Figure 24: Unemployment in Canada, 2009-19f
Figure 25: Canada - composition by religion, 2011
Figure 26: Expenditure on healthcare in Canada, 2003-13
Figure 27: Expenditure on education in Canada, 2003-13
Figure 28: Internet users in Canada, 2004-14
Figure 29: Canada: judicial structure
Figure 30: Carbon dioxide emissions in Canada, 2003-12

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