Issue 19-180 Food Services and Drinking Place
November 22, 2019
Sales at British Columbia’s food services and drinking places jumped 2.5% (seasonally adjusted) to $1.1 billion in September, following two months of slowdowns.
Nationally, industry sales were up 0.6% (to $6.2 billion) with five provinces recording higher revenues. Sales increases were reported in limited-service restaurants (+0.8%), full-service restaurants (+0.8%) and drinking places (+1.0%), while receipts in special food services declined (-1.5%).
Data Source: Statistics Canada