Issue 18-197 Food Services and Drinking Places

November 23, 2018

Receipts at food services and drinking places in B.C. were up 0.6% (seasonally adjusted) in September.

Canadian establishments saw receipts climb at a similar pace (+0.5%), as revenues were higher in eight provinces, including Quebec (+0.6%) and Ontario (+0.5%). Sales at full-service restaurants (+0.2%) and limited-service eating places (+0.5%) were slightly higher, and special food services saw receipts climb a solid 2.3%. Canadian drinking places, on the other hand, took in less revenue (-0.9%) than in August.                             

Data Source: Statistics Canada