Table 1
Survey of Industrial Processes – Retail Gasoline Outlets, 2009

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Survey of Industrial Processes – Retail Gasoline Outlets, 2009


Table summary
This table displays the results of survey of industrial processes – retail gasoline outlets estimates 

  Estimates  Note 2
General Statistics  Note 1  
Outlets, deliveries, and volume  
Total number of retail gasoline
outlets
11,262  A
Total number of gasoline truck
deliveries
1,152,425  A
Average volume of gasoline sold
per outlet (litres)
3,616,752  A
Above and underground storage
tanks
 
Total number of gasoline tanks 29,011  A
Average gasoline storage capacity
per outlet (litres)
81,887  A
Dispensers (Pumps)  
Total number of dispensers 43,250  A
with mechanical display (percent) 13  A
with digital display (percent) 87  A
Service at the pump  
Self-service (percent) 54  A
Full service (percent) 30  A
Split service (percent) 16  A
Pay-at-the pump (percent) 46  A
Cleaning nozzle-spills at
the pump
 
Total amount of absorbent  Note 3 used(kilogram) 286,366  B
Employment at the pump  
Total number of part-time employees 50,597  A
Total number of full-time employees 48,195  A
Outlets serving gasoline motor fuel including marinas with gas docks; excluding card locks/diesel-only outlets  
Estimates contained in this table have been assigned a letter value to indicate the quality of the estimate. These quality indicators are represented by the coefficient of variation (expressed as a percentage). Class A = Excellent (0.00% to 4.9%); Class B = Very good (5.0% to 9.9%); Class C = Good (10.0% to 14.9%), Class D = Acceptable (15.0% to 24.9%); Class E = Use with caution (25.0% to 49.9%), Class F = Too unreliable to be published (more than 49.9% data are suppressed).  
A granular substance typically used to absorb small accidental nozzle spills.  
   
1.
Outlets serving gasoline motor fuel including marinas with gas docks; excluding card locks/diesel-only outlets
2.
Estimates contained in this table have been assigned a letter value to indicate the quality of the estimate. These quality indicators are represented by the coefficient of variation (expressed as a percentage). Class A = Excellent (0.00% to 4.9%); Class B = Very good (5.0% to 9.9%); Class C = Good (10.0% to 14.9%), Class D = Acceptable (15.0% to 24.9%); Class E = Use with caution (25.0% to 49.9%), Class F = Too unreliable to be published (more than 49.9% data are suppressed).
3.
A granular substance typically used to absorb small accidental nozzle spills.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Environment Accounts and Statistics Division, Survey of Industrial Processes, 2009, survey no. 5163.
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