Issue 19-11 Food Services and Drinking Places

January 23, 2019

Receipts at food services and drinking places in B.C. showed continued strength in November (+1.0%, seasonally adjusted), climbing for the seventh consecutive month.

Canadian sales were also higher (+0.7%) in November, with all but three provinces posting increases. Nationally, full-service restaurants (+1.6), special food service establishments (+1.3%) and drinking places (+0.5%) chalked up higher revenues, but receipts were off at limited-service eating places (-0.2).

Data Source: Statistics Canada