Table 1 
Wholesale merchants' sales by industry – Seasonally adjusted  

Wholesale merchants' sales by industry – Seasonally adjusted
  September
2021
August
2022r
September
2022p
August to September 2022 September 2021 to September 2022
  millions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollars % change% change
Total, wholesale sales (current dollars) 72,759 81,750 81,810 0.1 12.4
Total, wholesale sales (2012 chained dollars) 60,466 62,695 62,542 -0.2 3.4
Total wholesale sales (current dollars), excluding motor vehicle and parts 62,169 69,631 69,578 -0.1 11.9
Farm product 1,063 1,112 1,223 9.9 15.0
Food, beverage and tobacco 13,487 14,660 14,945 1.9 10.8
Food 11,781 13,003 13,301 2.3 12.9
Beverage 817 910 865 -5.0 5.8
Cigarette and tobacco product 693 525 521 -0.7 -24.8
Cannabis 195 223 258 15.9 32.6
Personal and household goods 10,820 10,736 11,196 4.3 3.5
Textile, clothing and footwear 1,253 1,341 1,362 1.6 8.7
Home entertainment equipment and household appliance 798 745 762 2.4 -4.4
Home furnishings 740 728 729 0.2 -1.4
Personal goods 1,246 991 1,027 3.7 -17.6
Pharmaceuticals and pharmacy supplies 5,720 5,821 6,151 5.7 7.5
Toiletries, cosmetics and sundries 1,063 1,111 1,165 4.9 9.6
Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and accessories 10,590 12,120 12,232 0.9 15.5
Motor vehicle 8,185 9,681 9,624 -0.6 17.6
New motor vehicle parts and accessories 2,323 2,360 2,531 7.3 9.0
Used motor vehicle parts and accessories 83 79 77 -2.3 -6.5
Building material and supplies 11,344 12,439 12,128 -2.5 6.9
Electrical, plumbing, heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 3,321 3,653 3,652 -0.0 10.0
Metal service centres 2,263 2,631 2,577 -2.1 13.9
Lumber, millwork, hardware and other building supplies 5,761 6,155 5,900 -4.1 2.4
Machinery, equipment and supplies 14,907 17,672 17,833 0.9 19.6
Farm, lawn and garden machinery and equipment 1,872 2,410 2,555 6.0 36.5
Construction, forestry, mining, and industrial machinery, equipment and supplies 4,835 6,198 5,988 -3.4 23.8
Computer and communications equipment and supplies 4,710 5,051 5,264 4.2 11.7
Other machinery, equipment and supplies 3,490 4,014 4,026 0.3 15.4
Miscellaneous 10,547 13,010 12,252 -5.8 16.2
Recyclable material 1,554 1,322 1,295 -2.1 -16.7
Paper, paper product and disposable plastic product 1,139 1,274 1,299 2.0 14.0
Agricultural supplies 3,334 5,476 4,742 -13.4 42.2
Chemical (except agricultural) and allied product 1,853 2,058 2,012 -2.2 8.6
Other miscellaneous 2,667 2,880 2,904 0.8 8.9
r
revised
p
preliminary
Note(s):
Figures may not add up to totals as a result of rounding.
Source(s):
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