Chart 1
Personal protective equipment products demanded by businesses

Hand sanitizer Disinfectant Disinfectant wipes Non-medical masks Surgical masks Non-medical gloves Nitrile gloves Eye goggles Thermometers Face shields Respirators COVID-19 rapid test kits Disposable gowns Reusable gowns Shoe or boot covers 0 20 40 60 80 100 % May 2021May 2021 August 2021August 2021
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Note(s):
Each bar provides the proportion of personal protective equipment most in demand by businesses.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Personal Protective Equipment Survey (5332).

Chart description


This is a bar clustered chart.

Personal protective equipment products demanded by businesses, %
  May 2021 August 2021
Hand sanitizer 91.1 90.1
Disinfectant 75.1 73.6
Disinfectant wipes 63.8 62.3
Non-medical masks 54.4 53.8
Surgical masks 39.6 39.6
Non-medical gloves 39.1 37.8
Nitrile gloves 36.0 36.0
Eye goggles 28.5 23.2
Thermometers 24.5 21.4
Face shields 24.1 19.7
Respirators 11.4 11.5
COVID-19 rapid test kits ... 8.3
Disposable gowns 7.0 7.1
Reusable gowns 8.5 7.0
Shoe or boot covers 7.5 6.8
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Note(s):
Each bar provides the proportion of personal protective equipment most in demand by businesses.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Personal Protective Equipment Survey (5332).
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