Issue 19-25 Food Places and Drinking Places

February 8, 2019

Sales at B.C.’s food services and drinking places jumped 16.3% during 2017. Receipts at full-service restaurants, which represent the largest share of provincial sales, climbed 7.6%, but drinking places (+3.5%) limited-service eating places (+4.4%) and special food services (+9.1%) also fared well. Canadian receipts were up 5.4% in 2017, with all 10 provinces experiencing growth.

Data Source: Statistics Canada