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Table 1
Summary statistics for periodical publishing industry, by province or region, 2006 to 2008

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Summary statistics for periodical publishing industry, by province or region, 2006 to 2008
  Operating revenue Salaries, wages and benefits Operating expenses Operating profit margin
  thousands of dollars percent
2008 p  
Atlantic provinces 1 45,370 13,088 41,997 7.4
Quebec 531,256 97,666 454,845 14.4
Ontario 1,390,386 387,525 1,265,070 9.0
Prairie provinces 2 247,582 64,348 178,735 27.8
British Columbia and the Territories 3 179,772 59,448 159,489 11.3
Canada 2,394,366 622,074 2,100,136 12.3
2007 r  
Atlantic provinces 1 48,287 13,824 43,169 10.6
Quebec 528,330 94,594 466,995 11.6
Ontario 1,362,360 375,852 1,248,130 8.4
Prairie provinces 2 236,860 59,351 174,029 26.5
British Columbia and the Territories 3 186,291 56,889 162,330 12.9
Canada 2,362,128 600,510 2,094,652 11.3
2006  
Atlantic provinces 1 44,102 13,196 40,542 8.1
Quebec 485,731 86,937 433,165 10.8
Ontario 1,327,116 357,254 1,205,665 9.2
Prairie provinces 2 209,682 58,940 176,931 15.6
British Columbia and the Territories 3 176,805 53,824 154,315 12.7
Canada 2,243,435 570,151 2,010,616 10.4
Atlantic provinces include: Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.
Prairie provinces include: Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta.
Territories include: Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
Note(s):
Due to rounding, components may not add to total. Based on the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) and includes all establishments classified under 51112 periodical publishers.