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  • Articles and reports: 63F0002X1998017
    Description:

    This article describes and quantifies the growth of Canada's dynamic software and computer services industry in the 1990s. Results show that the industry's ouput has doubled in the 1990s, and that its workforce's size and remuneration levels also grew rapidly. The article explores the industry's three largest growth areas (professional services, data processing services and software products development) and offers insights into why these areas are growing. Also examined are international policy developments affecting the industry, including the Voorburg Group and recent trade agreements. The article also discusses the new North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) and how it will improve statistical measurements of this, and other, service industries.

    Release date: 1998-11-20

  • Articles and reports: 63F0002X1998018
    Description:

    The logistics services industry, an emerging component of the services sector, strives to ensure an efficient flow of products through the supply chain. Logistics services have grown in importance with deregulation, technological change, and the greater integration of production and distribution across national boundaries. This article looks at how these factors affected the evolution of logistics services. It also discusses the challenges associated with statistically measuring the emerging logistics services industry.

    Release date: 1998-11-20

  • Articles and reports: 63F0002X1998019
    Description:

    This paper demonstrates the extent to which jobs are simultaneously created and eliminated in service industries. This job reallocation tends to be higher in knowledge- and information-intensive industries such as business services. However, job reallocation patterns are not necessarily similar across all dynamic industries. This is largely because of differences between various industries': markets; regulatory environments; and abilities to absorb displaced workers into the production of new goods and services. The study further illustrates that high job reallocation causes significant movement of workers between firms and industries, and that this has important implications for training and knowledge flows in the economy.

    Release date: 1998-10-28

  • Articles and reports: 63-016-X19980013843
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Leasing, rather than buying, is increasingly becoming an attractive option for both consumers and businesses in today's economy. This article examines recent leasing services activities in Canada by focusing on two major industry groups: automobile and truck rental and leasing services. Also analyzed are each industry group's structure, characteristics and performance, with an emphasis on the 1991-95 period. In some instances, attention is focused on sub-industries within each broad industry group.

    Release date: 1998-07-10

  • Articles and reports: 63-016-X19970043642
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The purpose of this paper is twofold: to examine the components of growth in the software development and computer service industry; and to juxtapose this against developments in international policy circles affecting both this industry and service industries in general. Part I offers a description of the major components of this industry with respect to classification. Part II examines recent trends at the industry and subsector level, showing how this industry has evolved through the 1990s.

    Release date: 1998-04-15

  • Articles and reports: 63-016-X19970043662
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article will first identify key factors that have led to the emergence of logistics. It will then look at the considerations and challenges associated with measuring the emerging logistics services industry.

    Release date: 1998-04-15

  • Articles and reports: 63-016-X19970043663
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Beginning with this issue, Service Indicators is expanding its coverage of the services industries to include the amusement and recreation services industries and the personal and houshold services industries. This brief article investigates how the amusement and recreation services industry has fared since 1992, by examining its employment, remuneration and output data.

    Release date: 1998-04-15

  • Table: 63-222-X
    Description:

    This publication contains the principal statistics for businesses providing computer services as a major activity. Data are presented by size group and province, and include class of customer, operating expenses and revenue distribution by type of service. The publication includes data analysis and discussion of survey objectives, questionnaire content, methodology and notes on data quality.

    Release date: 1998-02-04

  • Articles and reports: 61-532-X19970013504
    Description:

    The objectives of this paper are to review recent structural changes in Canadian food processing industries and describe how these industries are positioning themselves to take advantage of export opportunities and changes in their domestic market. The paper also compares the performance of Canadian food processing industries with international standards and competitors.

    Release date: 1998-02-02

  • Articles and reports: 61-532-X19970013505
    Description:

    For a number of years, the service component of the Canadian Consumer Price Index (CPI) has generally shown a higher rate of increase than the goods component. From 1961 to 1996, the average annual increase of service prices was 5.7 % as opposed to 4.9 % for goods.

    Release date: 1998-02-02
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  • Table: 21-10-0237-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 351-0015)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    This table contains 10 series, with data for years 2014 - 2016 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 item: Canada);  North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) (1 item: Hotels, motor hotels and motels);  Distribution of sales, type of service provided (10 items: Total sales; Room or unit accommodation for travellers; Meals and non-alcoholic beverages, prepared and served or dispensed for immediate consumption; Alcoholic beverages, prepared and served or dispensed for immediate consumption; ...).

    Release date: 2019-03-25

  • Table: 21-10-0239-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 351-0019)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Accommodation services, e-commerce sales, by North American Industry Classification System, (NAICS) Hotels, motor hotels and motels, which includes all members under Sales, (dollars X 1,000,000) & (percent), annual, for two years of data.

    Release date: 2019-03-25

  • Table: 33-10-0102-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 351-0012)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: The summary statistics by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), which include: operating revenue (dollars x 1,000,000), operating expenses (dollars x 1,000,000), salaries wages and benefits (dollars x 1,000,000), and operating profit margin (by percent), of all NAICS under accommodation services (721), annual, for five years of data.
    Release date: 2019-03-25

  • Table: 33-10-0103-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 351-0013)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: The operating expenses by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), annual (percent) which include all members under industry expenditures, for traveller accommodation, annual (percentage), for five years of data.
    Release date: 2019-03-25

  • Table: 21-10-0169-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 361-0045)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: The summary statistics by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) which include: operating revenue (dollars x 1,000,000), operating expenses (dollars x 1,000,000), salaries wages and benefits (dollars x 1,000,000), and operating profit margin (by percent), of spectator sports, event promoters, artists and related industries (NAICS 7112,7113,7114 & 7115), annual, for five years of data.
    Release date: 2019-03-22

  • Table: 21-10-0170-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 361-0046)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: The operating expenses by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) which include all members under industry expenditures, for spectator sports, event promoters, artists and related industries (NAICS 7112,7113,7114 & 7115), annual (percent), for five years of data.
    Release date: 2019-03-22

  • Table: 21-10-0234-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 361-0112)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    E-commerce sales by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), includes all members under sales, for Canada, for one year of data.

    Release date: 2019-03-22

  • Table: 34-10-0164-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 361-0067)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    This table contains 14 series, with data for years 2013 - 2015 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 item: Canada); North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) (1 item: Spectator sports); Sales and service revenue, type of service (14 items: Total sales of goods and services; Admissions to live performances and events presented by this business; Facility rental revenue; Rental revenue of traveller accommodation; ...).

    Release date: 2019-03-22

  • Table: 21-10-0209-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 354-0013)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: The Sales by type of exports by industry. North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) which include Computer systems design and related services (NAICS 54151); Software publishers (NAICS 51121); Data processing, hosting and related services (NAICS 51821), annual, (dollars), for five years of data.
    Release date: 2019-03-14

  • Table: 21-10-0210-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 354-0012)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: Breakdown of sales by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) which include all members under Industry Profile, Computer systems design and related services (NAICS 54151); Software publishers (NAICS 51121); Data processing, hosting and relates services (NAICS 51821), annual, (percent) for five years of data.
    Release date: 2019-03-14
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Analysis (115) (30 to 40 of 115 results)

  • Articles and reports: 63-016-X20030016584
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article analyzes the performance of three services industries which grew strongly in 2001 in spite of the general economic slowdown in that year. The industries analysed are Engineering services, Commercial and industrial machinery and equipment rental and leasing, as well as Surveying and mapping services. In all three industries revenues from natural resources projects, especially oil and gas, were high.

    Release date: 2003-07-22

  • Articles and reports: 63F0002X2003044
    Description:

    Today, the phrases 'Fierce competition' and 'Internet access provision' are synonymous. The vastly changing Internet-access market is no longer the domain of its original pioneers - the so called 'traditional' Internet service providers (ISPs). As cable firms, telecommunication carriers and, more recently, wireless carriers flood the market, the business challenges facing firms classified to the ISP industry continue to mount.

    Utilizing data from the 2001 Annual Survey of Internet Service Providers and Related Services, this paper examines some of these challenges by exploring various industry characteristics in conjunction with important issues for future growth. The primary focus of this paper revolves is the industry's perception of factors that impede the growth of businesses and highlights the significant distinguishing characteristics among small, medium and large-sized firms. Examination of responses from firms revealed five principal obstacles to growth: 1) competition; 2) cost-related impediments revolving around both ends of the ISP business, their links to consumers and their links to the Internet; 3) delays in obtaining facilities from suppliers; 4) access to financing; and 5) access to markets.

    To provide additional context to the main analysis, the paper also contains background information on the demand and supply side of the Internet-access market, financial performance analysis and structure of the ISP industry.

    Release date: 2003-07-15

  • Articles and reports: 63F0002X2003043
    Description:

    This document provides cross-sectional analyses on the economic structure and operations of Canadian hotels. It examines key performance indicators and supplies descriptive analyses on the distribution of hotel revenues and expenses. The document also looks at some of the characteristics of Canadian hotels and describes the composition of their clientele.

    Release date: 2003-05-29

  • Articles and reports: 63-016-X20020046519
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article introduces the feature theme of Services Indicators (fourth quarter 2002). The impact of the 2001 economic slowdown and the terrorist attacks in the United States on the traveller accommodation, travel agents, and food service industries are examined. As well, the economic slowdown in the computer systems design and related services industry is also analysed.

    Release date: 2003-05-27

  • Stats in brief: 63-016-X20020046520
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This short article examines the traveller accommodation industry in Canada in 2001. Data examined include monthly price and occupancy rate changes. The relative importance of the economic slowdown and the impact of the terrorist attacks on the United States are also discussed.

    Release date: 2003-05-27

  • Stats in brief: 63-016-X20020046521
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This short article examines the travel agents industry in Canada in 2001. Data examined include annual revenues and quarterly transportation demand. The relative importance of the economic slowdown and the impact of the terrorist attacks on the United States, as well as structural changes occurring in the industry, are also discussed.

    Release date: 2003-05-27

  • Articles and reports: 63-016-X20020046522
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This short article examines the food and drinking services industry in Canada in 2001. Data examined include revenues from the Monthly Restaurant, Caterers and Taverns Survey (MRCTS), by industry and province. The relative importance of the economic slowdown and the impact of the terrorist attacks on the United States are also discussed.

    Release date: 2003-05-27

  • Articles and reports: 63-016-X20020046523
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This short article examines the computer systems design and related services in Canada in 2001. Data examined come from the Annual Survey of Software Development and Computer Services. Factors stalling the growth of this formerly rapidly expanding industry are discussed.

    Release date: 2003-05-27

  • Stats in brief: 75-001-X20031046508
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This product presents the latest facts and figures on gambling in Canada.

    Release date: 2003-04-22

  • Articles and reports: 63F0002X2003042
    Description:

    There is a sizable consumer market for entertainment services in Canada. Regardless of economic conditions, most Canadian households will pay for at least one entertainment pursuit during a given year. In 1999, consumer spending on entertainment services totalled $9.7 billion, an amount representing 1% of Canada's GDP.

    This paper compares the spending patterns of Canadians on entertainment services, by province, household income level and household type. The "Entertainment Services" category is constructed using several pre-existing commodity groups from the Survey of Household Spending.

    Release date: 2003-03-14
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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 15-601-X
    Description:

    This publication outlines the conceptual and statistical framework of the services sector in the accounts. The methodology and data sources used to calculate estimates of services in the current-price input-output accounts are described. Specific sources and methods are outlined for determining inputs, outputs and gross domestic product of service industries in the business sector.

    Release date: 2001-07-10

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 2328
    Description: The Consulting Engineering Services Price Index series (CESPI) is an annual survey of consulting engineers in Canada, collecting financial and wage information that is used to produce price indexes measuring changes in prices for consulting engineer services.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 2333
    Description: The Informatics Professional Services Price Index measures annual price changes for various informatics services such as data processing and hosting; general purpose software design; computer systems design; and custom software design services.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 2334
    Description: The Accounting Services Price Index (ASPI) collects information on the price of several accounting services such as auditing, taxation, and bookkeeping. From this data, price indexes are constructed measuring changes in these prices over time.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 2336
    Description: The Traveller Accommodation Services Price Index is a monthly series measuring the price change for short-term accommodation services. Data are collected for leisure and business clients and are used to estimate monthly and quarterly price indexes for the short-term traveller accommodation services industry.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 2410
    Description: This survey collects the financial and operating data needed to develop national and regional economic policies and programs.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 2418
    Description: This survey collects the financial and operating data needed to develop national and regional economic policies and programs.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 2419
    Description: This survey provides information to measure the economic performance and health of the Food Services and Drinking Places Industry in the Canadian economy.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 2420
    Description: This survey collects the financial and operating data needed to develop national and regional economic policies and programs.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 2423
    Description: This survey collects the financial and operating data needed to develop national and regional economic policies and programs.
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