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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
Data (229)

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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) (40 to 50 of 115 results)

  • 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: 5105
    Description: The primary objective of this survey is to provide reliable and statistically valid information at a national level on: - Canadians' motivations for using payday loans; - the alternatives to payday loans, if any, that these Canadians have; and - Canadians' experience with, and knowledge of, the payday loan industry.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5123
    Description: The Commercial Rents Services Price Index measures monthly price changes over time for leased commercial space in Canada; the estimates are produced on a quarterly basis.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5132
    Description: This survey collects the financial and operating data needed to develop national and regional economic policies and programs.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5137
    Description: This survey collects information needed to produce indexes that measure the monthly changes in the prices for the Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing Industry. The estimates are produced on a quarterly basis.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5175
    Description: The objective of this survey is to collect information about the sales of prepared foods and non-alcoholic beverages by different establishments in Ontario and to collect information on the percentage of those sales that are exempt from the Ontario portion of the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST). The results of this survey are important in order to determine the allocation of tax revenues between the Ontario and federal governments.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5194
    Description: The Consulting Services Price Index measures quarterly price changes for various consulting services such as management, environmental, and scientific and technical consulting services.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5196
    Description: The purpose of this survey is to measure the price change of architectural, engineering and related services on a quarterly basis.
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