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Table 26.1 Payroll employment in retail and wholesale trade, selected industries, 1996 to 2010

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Table 26.1  Payroll employment in retail and wholesale trade, selected industries, 1996 to 2010
  1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  number
Wholesale trade 598,945 632,920 648,001 673,518 711,565 722,055 721,690 733,680 729,570 727,494 738,532 757,680 758,473 730,702 729,154
Farm products 9,819 9,773 9,437 10,876 13,362 12,965 12,540 11,779 11,136 10,228 9,969 9,901 10,302 10,140 10,610
Petroleum products 10,831 11,084 10,894 11,370 11,935 12,873 13,098 12,506 12,377 12,243 12,664 14,017 13,826 12,321 11,974
Food, beverage and tobacco products 83,381 85,258 88,127 87,752 92,172 94,049 99,939 107,333 106,383 104,409 100,426 102,648 102,388 103,424 104,129
Personal and household goods 72,564 80,363 81,828 84,338 91,209 93,954 98,405 101,816 101,574 101,424 104,222 106,022 106,040 103,444 103,571
Motor vehicle and parts 60,419 62,608 62,015 63,285 64,873 64,298 63,126 63,985 64,114 63,230 63,695 64,845 63,224 58,609 57,704
Building material and supplies 98,316 104,737 105,832 111,415 118,911 117,368 110,729 111,231 113,083 113,475 118,052 120,505 121,601 113,920 115,796
Machinery, equipment and supplies 165,112 174,107 181,148 187,771 196,659 196,067 191,125 192,289 189,124 191,547 198,481 207,275 211,338 205,369 202,897
Miscellaneous 69,395 74,606 77,659 84,158 88,055 92,320 93,397 95,042 95,863 95,459 95,369 96,265 95,054 90,725 89,933
Electronic markets and agents and brokers 29,108 30,385 31,061 32,554 34,388 38,160 39,331 37,698 35,916 35,478 35,653 36,201 34,700 32,749 32,540
Retail trade 1,361,533 1,396,640 1,399,583 1,411,692 1,441,022 1,515,965 1,583,324 1,652,545 1,682,647 1,720,629 1,769,101 1,835,082 1,894,251 1,863,612 1,852,677
Motor vehicle and parts 138,190 144,627 149,498 148,758 150,210 153,150 160,117 166,903 169,736 171,703 177,315 183,801 188,432 182,749 182,348
Furniture and home furnishings stores 44,249 46,751 49,731 52,122 54,534 55,461 57,788 59,725 62,107 65,404 66,315 70,674 73,225 68,658 69,373
Electronics and appliance stores 47,811 49,173 49,845 51,539 53,969 56,159 58,251 58,458 58,012 59,640 60,886 61,924 63,447 61,763 62,753
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers 56,373 59,502 60,302 62,211 65,744 73,863 89,438 91,822 95,047 100,456 108,307 121,764 129,003 128,359 131,092
Food and beverage stores 349,419 356,810 361,556 368,053 373,723 410,471 437,628 461,444 478,708 492,767 497,535 509,112 536,800 532,097 514,445
Health and personal care stores 111,212 113,541 113,674 114,005 115,873 121,078 123,138 127,957 127,819 129,695 132,733 141,079 150,122 154,430 155,427
Gasoline stations 83,227 77,259 73,782 74,881 77,626 74,976 77,687 78,809 78,305 79,424 80,169 82,344 82,829 81,892 80,372
Clothing and clothing accessories stores 162,489 166,904 159,449 158,229 168,148 180,898 171,201 177,371 176,196 182,757 195,673 206,708 210,791 206,355 212,815
Sporting goods, hobby, book and music stores 62,831 65,335 65,486 66,700 69,170 70,549 72,809 72,570 74,370 77,955 80,375 82,565 83,629 82,538 83,055
General merchandise stores 209,386 216,462 215,399 211,153 203,984 205,767 217,122 237,240 243,457 242,017 250,208 253,768 255,491 249,230 246,221
Miscellaneous store retailers 63,683 66,728 67,432 69,566 72,307 82,388 88,011 89,897 90,742 91,590 91,942 95,110 96,615 94,224 92,882
Non-store retailers 32,662 33,550 33,430 34,475 35,736 31,205 30,134 30,349 28,148 27,221 27,643 26,233 23,867 21,318 21,894
Source: Statistics Canada, Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours and CANSIM table 281-0024.
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