Table 2 
Retail sales by industry – Seasonally adjusted 

Retail sales by industry – Seasonally adjusted
  April
2020
March
2021r
April
2021p
March to April 2021 April 2020 to April 2021
  millions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollars % change% change
Total retail trade (current dollars) 34,959 58,087 54,767 -5.7 56.7
Total retail trade (2012 chained dollars) 32,937 52,441 49,498 -5.6 50.3
Total (current dollars) excluding motor vehicle and parts dealers 29,973 43,213 40,101 -7.2 33.8
Total (current dollars) excluding motor vehicle and parts dealers and gasoline stations 27,251 38,257 35,349 -7.6 29.7
Motor vehicle and parts dealers 4,985 14,874 14,666 -1.4 194.2
New car dealers 3,556 11,445 11,324 -1.1 218.4
Used car dealers 351 1,161 1,125 -3.1 220.8
Other motor vehicle dealers 411 1,239 1,224 -1.2 197.6
Automotive parts, accessories and tire stores 667 1,029 993 -3.5 48.9
Furniture and home furnishings stores 600 1,899 1,615 -15.0 169.2
Furniture stores 355 1,224 991 -19.1 178.7
Home furnishings stores 244 675 624 -7.6 155.3
Electronics and appliance stores 1,008 1,561 1,348 -13.6 33.8
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers 2,718 5,144 4,611 -10.4 69.7
Food and beverage stores 12,126 12,075 12,151 0.6 0.2
Supermarkets and other grocery (except convenience) stores 8,726 8,367 8,437 0.8 -3.3
Convenience stores 702 722 706 -2.1 0.6
Specialty food stores 606 679 765 12.6 26.2
Beer, wine and liquor stores 2,092 2,308 2,242 -2.8 7.2
Health and personal care stores 3,460 4,384 4,112 -6.2 18.9
Gasoline stations 2,722 4,955 4,752 -4.1 74.6
Clothing and clothing accessories stores 416 2,708 1,933 -28.6 365.2
Clothing stores 282 2,073 1,424 -31.3 404.8
Shoe stores 76 346 235 -32.1 209.7
Jewellery, luggage and leather goods stores 58 289 274 -5.2 375.8
Sporting goods, hobby, book and music stores 396 1,315 970 -26.2 144.8
General merchandise stores 5,518 7,219 6,637 -8.1 20.3
Miscellaneous store retailers 1,010 1,953 1,971 0.9 95.2
Cannabis stores1 178 298 310 3.8 73.6
r
revised
p
preliminary
Note(s):
Figures may not add up to totals as a result of rounding.
Source(s):
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