Issue 16-34: Food Service and Drinking Places 2015

March 1, 2016

Receipts at food services and drinking places in B.C. were 1.8% higher (seasonally adjusted) in December, marking the sixth boost in seven months. Sales in Canadian establishments were up 1.2%, fuelled by increases at full-service restaurants (+2.7%) and drinking places (+0.2%).

2015 in Review

Food services and drinking places sales in the province jumped 6.7% in 2015. Receipts at full-service establishments climbed 6.9% and drinking places (+1.2%) also fared well. Canadian receipts were up 4.2% in 2015.

Data Source: Statistics Canada