Issue 19-132 Food Services and Drinking Places

August 21, 2019

Receipts at food services and drinking places receipts in B.C. continued to show strength in June, climbing 1.1% seasonally adjusted), building on a slight increase the previous month (+0.1%).

Canadian sales were also higher (+1.0%) in June, with all but three provinces posting increases. Nationally, receipts at full-service restaurants (+1.0%) and drinking places (+3.6%) each climbed notably, while limited-service eating places and special food service establishments also chalked up higher revenues (+0.9 and +0.2%, respectively).

Data Source: Statistics Canada