Chart 2
Share of revenues from manufacturing goods by subsector

Food, beverages and tobacco Clothing and textiles Wood and furniture Paper Primary metals Metal and machinery Transportation equipment Electrical equipment Petroleum Chemicals Others 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 % 1917 to 19411917 to 1941 1942 to 19661942 to 1966 1967 to 19911967 to 1991 1992 to 20161992 to 2016
Source(s):
Sawyer, J.A. n.d.a. "Section R: Manufactures," Historical Statistics of Canada. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 11-516-X, and CANSIM tables 301-0001, 301-0002, 301-0003, 301-0006 and 301-0008.

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This is a bar clustered chart.

Share of revenues from manufacturing goods by subsector, %
  1917 to 1941 1942 to 1966 1967 to 1991 1992 to 2016
Food, beverages and tobacco 26.4 20.3 16.1 14.6
Clothing and textiles 15.1 9.7 5.5 2.2
Wood and furniture 6.9 6.3 6.2 6.8
Paper 7.5 8.6 7.8 5.5
Primary metals 10.3 10.4 7.2 7
Metal and machinery 5.8 8.8 9.7 10.6
Transportation equipment 7.7 10.1 15.9 19.5
Electrical equipment 2.3 4.9 5.6 5.7
Petroleum 3.5 4.7 7.2 9.2
Chemicals 4.6 5.7 7.1 8.3
Others 9.9 10.5 11.7 10.6
Source(s):
Sawyer, J.A. n.d.a. "Section R: Manufactures," Historical Statistics of Canada. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 11-516-X, and CANSIM tables 301-0001, 301-0002, 301-0003, 301-0006 and 301-0008.
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