Issue 17-22: Food Services and Drinking Places

January 31, 2017

Receipts at food services and drinking places in B.C. continued to seesaw in November, inching up 0.3% (seasonally adjusted), following a 2.2% decline in October.

Canadian sales were also slightly higher (+0.4%) in November, with all but two provinces posting increases. Nationally, receipts at full-service restaurants and drinking places each slipped 0.2%, but limited-service eating places and special food service establishments chalked up higher revenues (+1.0% and +1.1%, respectively).

Data Source: Statistics Canada