Table 1 
Wholesale merchants' sales by industry – Seasonally adjusted  

Wholesale merchants' sales by industry – Seasonally adjusted
  January
2017
December
2017r
January
2018p
December 2017 to January 2018 January 2017 to January 2018
  millions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollars % change% change
Total, wholesale sales (current dollars) 59,483 63,195 63,286 0.1 6.4
Total, wholesale sales (2007 chained dollars) 52,763 55,368 55,628 0.5 5.4
Total wholesale sales (current dollars), excluding motor vehicle and parts 47,854 51,435 51,714 0.5 8.1
Farm product 728 768 756 -1.6 3.8
Food, beverage and tobacco 11,440 11,982 12,348 3.1 7.9
Food 10,355 10,764 11,146 3.6 7.6
Beverage 588 626 632 0.9 7.6
Cigarette and tobacco product 498 592 570 -3.7 14.5
Personal and household goods 8,266 8,595 8,663 0.8 4.8
Textile, clothing and footwear 1,169 1,232 1,183 -4.0 1.1
Home entertainment equipment and household appliance 817 755 851 12.7 4.1
Home furnishings 567 606 565 -6.9 -0.4
Personal goods 681 804 819 1.8 20.3
Pharmaceuticals and pharmacy supplies 4,297 4,373 4,428 1.3 3.0
Toiletries, cosmetics and sundries 735 824 818 -0.7 11.3
Motor vehicle and parts 11,628 11,760 11,572 -1.6 -0.5
Motor vehicle 9,382 9,517 9,287 -2.4 -1.0
New motor vehicle parts and accessories 2,194 2,184 2,226 1.9 1.5
Used motor vehicle parts and accessories 52 58 59 1.7 14.0
Building material and supplies 8,147 9,269 8,902 -4.0 9.3
Electrical, plumbing, heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 2,577 2,817 2,870 1.9 11.4
Metal service centres 1,480 1,784 1,512 -15.3 2.1
Lumber, millwork, hardware and other building supplies 4,089 4,668 4,521 -3.1 10.6
Machinery, equipment and supplies 11,529 12,871 13,075 1.6 13.4
Farm, lawn and garden machinery and equipment 1,495 1,697 1,640 -3.4 9.7
Construction, forestry, mining, and industrial machinery, equipment and supplies 3,649 4,432 4,486 1.2 22.9
Computer and communications equipment and supplies 3,399 3,832 3,778 -1.4 11.1
Other machinery, equipment and supplies 2,986 2,910 3,170 8.9 6.2
Miscellaneous 7,744 7,950 7,969 0.2 2.9
Recyclable material 805 945 995 5.3 23.5
Paper, paper product and disposable plastic product 973 1,019 1,063 4.3 9.2
Agricultural supplies 2,179 2,212 2,237 1.1 2.7
Chemical (except agricultural) and allied product 1,473 1,546 1,557 0.7 5.7
Other miscellaneous 2,313 2,228 2,118 -5.0 -8.5
r
revised
p
preliminary
Note(s):
Figures may not add up to totals as a result of rounding.
Source(s):
CANSIM tables 081-0011 and 081-0015.
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