Issue 19-45 Food Services and Drinking Places

March 19, 2019

Revenues generated in British Columbia’s food services and drinking places industry dipped 1.2% (seasonally adjusted) in January.

Nationally, industry receipts were also down (-1.0%), with Quebec (-2.5%), Alberta (-1.6%) and B.C. being responsible for much of the decrease. Losses were recorded among full-service restaurants (-2.1%), drinking places (-1.2%) and limited-service establishments (-0.5%), while special food services (+2.1%) saw a boost in sales.

Data Source: Statistics Canada