Monthly Survey of Manufacturing: Flash estimate, June 2023
Given the rapidly evolving economic situation, Statistics Canada is providing an advance estimate of sales in the manufacturing sector for June. Advance results indicate that total manufacturing sales decreased 2.1% in June. The largest declines were in the petroleum and coal product, chemical, and food product industries.
This estimate was calculated based on a weighted response rate of 66.9%. The average final response rate for the survey over the previous 12 months has been 94.5%. As Statistics Canada continues to collect data for the June reference month, this early indicator is subject to a higher revision rate than our regular monthly release.
Note to readers
The percentage change is calculated using seasonally adjusted data in current dollars.
This flash estimate is a special product published in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic to provide Canadians with timely information on the manufacturing sector. The official estimate of manufacturing sales for the month of June, which will be based on a more complete set of survey and administrative data, is scheduled for release on August 15.
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