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  • Articles and reports: 87-403-X19970014751
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The purpose of this chapter is, first, to review some of the current long and medium term forecasts for tourism globally and within Canada. Secondly, the chapter discusses some of the Canadian tourism industries' current responses to their changing economic and social context.

    Release date: 1999-11-24

  • Articles and reports: 63F0002X1999026
    Description:

    Growth in the gambling industries has continued to outstrip that of most industries. Gambling has brought such economic benefits as increased revenues and employment to many regions. Although some communities have not embraced the arrival of casinos and video lottery terminals, most households in Canada do participate in and spend money on some form of gambling activity. This article presents a statistical portrait of Canada's gambling industry. It examines the economic output, jobs, and government revenues generated by the gambling industry, and also provides provincial comparisons.

    Release date: 1999-09-03

  • Articles and reports: 63F0002X1999025
    Description:

    Both personal and business travel have seasonal patterns that lead to variations in the demand for hotels, motels and other accommodation services. This article examines seasonal fluctuations experienced by Canada's traveller accommodation industry in 1996. It then focuses on monthly variations in hotel and motel occupancy rates according to such factors as location, establishment size and market orientation. The summary measures yielded by this study also offer useful benchmarks against which individual hotels and motels can compare their own room utilization figures.

    Release date: 1999-08-09

  • Articles and reports: 63F0002X1999024
    Description:

    In recent years, Canada's economy has continued to become more service-based. This shift is particularly evident when examining information by sector for Canada's workforce. This paper offers a descriptive historical overview of changes in employment and remuneration in the services sector during the 1984-97 period. Changes in full-time employment, part-time employment, self-employment, and average wages and salaries are noted.

    As well, particular attention is devoted to shifts in these indicators for such service industries as: finance, insurance and real estate services; business services; food and beverage services; communication services; amusement and recreation services; and traveler accommodation services.

    Release date: 1999-06-17

  • Articles and reports: 63F0002X1999023
    Description:

    Canada's consumer market for entertainment services grew almost 50% in real terms from 1986 to 1996. Canadians are spending more on renting cablevision, video games videotapes and satellite services, and they still attend live sports events, movies and theatre. As a result, spending on entertainment services comprises a growing proportion of the average household's budget. This article explores the shares of Canada's consumer market for entertainment services that are accounted for by various household types and income groups.

    Release date: 1999-05-12

  • Articles and reports: 63-016-X19980044487
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article examines data on the seasonal patterns of demand for accomodation supplied by Canada's hotel and motel establishments during the 1996 reference year.

    Release date: 1999-04-15

  • Articles and reports: 63F0002X1999022
    Description:

    Based on data from the Labour Force Survey and the Longitudinal Worker File, this document examines job stability patterns in Canada, particularly in the services sector. It finds that job stability varies not only between the services and non-services sectors, but also within the services sector. For example, jobs are equally as stable in the business services, distributive services and manufacturing industries, but less stable in the consumer services and primary and construction industries. Job stability is highest in public services.

    This document also demonstrates that aggregate job stability is now at historically high levels, partly due to drops in permanent layoff rates and quit rates. Since a rising quit rate usually accompanies a robust economy, the increase in job stability that arises from lower quit rates is not necessarily a positive development. Lower quit rates are found in the business services and public services industries. This contrasts with consumer services where the rise in job stability was caused by a drop in permanent layoff rates.

    Release date: 1999-03-01

  • Articles and reports: 63-016-X19980034328
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    To supplement the Services Indicators tables that regularly carry employment and remuneration data on six broad services industries for the most recent eight quarters, this section offers an historical overview of these same indicators, compiled annually, dating back to 1984. Employment shifts in these six industries from 1984 to 1997 are described, followed by detailed tables that quantify some aspects of services sector employment.

    Release date: 1999-01-15

  • Articles and reports: 63F0002X1998020
    Description:

    Leasing, rather than buying, is increasingly becoming an attractive option for both consumers and businesses. This article looks at the industries that rent or lease: automobiles and trucks; and machinery and equipment. In some instances, the focus turns to the sub-industries comprising these broader industry groups. The article quantitatively examines the industries' financial performances, and employment, remuneration, and output levels from 1991 to 1995. Also examined is the effect of firm size on outcomes in these industries.

    Release date: 1998-12-16

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19980044037
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Since the introduction of casinos and video lottery terminals in the 1990s, growth in gambling has outstripped that of most other industries. This article updates an earlier examination of employment and government revenue for this industry, as well as average household spending on games of chance.

    Release date: 1998-12-09
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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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  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X20030016469
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Once viewed as weak in research and development (R&D) capabilities, the service sector in Canada is emerging as an increasingly attractive place for foreign-controlled firms to practice R&D. This is a reflection of the increasing technological opportunities and expertise offered by the service sector. Multinational corporations often undertake R&D abroad to acquire new insights or apply the knowledge they already have to foreign markets.

    Release date: 2003-02-18

  • Articles and reports: 63-016-X20020036448
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

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

    The analyses are presented in two parts; the first gives a cross-sectional view of the industry by size of establishment category, while the second shows the cross-section by province and territory. In addition, the article explains some of the concepts behind the industry measures and the relationships between them.

    Release date: 2003-02-12

  • Articles and reports: 63F0002X2002041
    Description:

    This paper analyses the impacts of the 1981-82 and 1990-92 recessions on individual services industries. Quarterly changes in real GDP are analysed for each major services industry, and impacts on employment are also examined. The results show that some services industries are more susceptible than others to recessionary downturns in the economy.

    Release date: 2002-11-06

  • Stats in brief: 63-016-X20020026451
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The surveying and mapping services industry plays a key role in supporting other sectors of the economy: - the energy sector calls upon the services of geophysical surveying and mapping firms; - municipal governments, businesses, and homeowners require the services of land surveyors; and - both the private and the public sectors require custom mapping services, for a variety of applications.

    Release date: 2002-10-28

  • Articles and reports: 63F0002X2002040
    Description:

    The childcare services industry in Canada is unique in that it is entrusted with a precious resource: close to 1.4 million children. Childcare providers assist with the daunting tasks of promoting child development, ensuring children's safety and well-being, and maintaining responsive relationships with individual children.

    This paper examines the childcare services industry in Canada and is divided into three basic parts. First, the article studies the demand for childcare services, including the $3.5 billion spent by households for these services. The financial characteristics of the industry and the roles played by the non-profit sector and government fee-subsidy and grant programs are examined next. And the final section looks at some of the characteristics of the childcare workforce.

    Release date: 2002-09-06

  • Articles and reports: 63F0002X2002039
    Description:

    The paper presents a general statistical profile of the life and health insurance industry from 1988 to 1998. Trends are presented in view of the industry's evolving regulatory environment, and aggregate comparisons of this industry are made to the deposit-accepting intermediaries industry.

    Release date: 2002-06-28

  • Articles and reports: 87-004-X20010046203
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article examines characteristics of the specialized design services industry. It also provides a 1999 snapshot of the design industry's five subindustries: landscape architecture, interior design, industrial design, graphic design and other design services.

    Release date: 2002-06-19

  • Articles and reports: 63-016-X20010046180
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article examines the childcare services industry in Canada and is divided into three basic parts. First it looks at demand for childcare services, including the .5 billion spent by households for these services. Examined next are financial characteristics of the industry and the roles played by the non-profit sector and government fee subsidy and grant programs. The final section looks at some characteristics of the childcare workforce.

    Release date: 2002-04-26

  • Articles and reports: 63F0002X2001037
    Description:

    This article examines characteristics of the specialized design services industry. While the industry is relatively small, it is strategically important as good design can make products and services more competitive. At a more detailed level, this article provides a 1998 snapshot of the design industry's five sub-industries: landscape architecture, interior design, industrial design, graphic design and "other" design services.

    The article discusses how these five sub-industries are becoming less distinct. The size of firms and how size might be related to expenses, employment patterns in the industry and characteristics of the design workforce are also studied. Also investigated is the regional distribution of design firms, the types of clients they serve and the activities they undertake. Most of the article's findings are based on results from the 1998 Survey of Specialized Design and the 1996 Census.

    Release date: 2002-03-26

  • Articles and reports: 63F0002X2002038
    Description:

    During the last decade, the Canadian property and casualty insurance industry underwent considerable consolidation, which has resulted in a smaller number of non-government companies serving a larger share of the industry's market. After describing the industry's role, characteristics, financial performance, and importance to the overall economy, this article examines motivations for and evidence of consolidation in the property and casualty insurance industry between 1988 and early 2001.

    Findings include moderate financial growth overall despite a steady decrease in the number of licensed companies in the industry. The overall decrease in the number of companies is due more to market exits than mergers or amalgamations. Nevertheless, ownership changes have also increased the concentration of market share under the largest groups of affiliated insurance companies.

    Release date: 2002-03-26
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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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