Manufacturing Industries of Canada: Primary Product Specialization and Coverage Ratios - ARCHIVED
Primary product specialization and coverage ratios are available for the manufacturing industries in an extended time-series table. This table, Manufacturing Industries of Canada: Primary Product Specialization and Coverage Ratios, covers the period from 1987 to 1994 at the 4-digit level of the Standard Industrial Classification, and the period from 1971 to 1986 at the all-manufacturing level.
Primary product specialization ratios measure the homogeneity of industries categorized under the Standard Industrial Classification system, while coverage ratios measure the completeness of those industries. More specifically, the primary product specialization ratio measures the extent to which the establishments classified to an industry specialize in making the defining products of that industry. The primary product coverage ratio measures the extent to which the defining products of an industry are made by the establishments classified to that industry.