Table 9
Profile of the record production and integrated record production and distribution industry, by province and region, 2007 and 2009

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Profile of the record production and integrated record production and distribution industry, by province and region, 2007 and 2009: Part 1
  Quebec Ontario British Columbia All other provinces and territories 1 Canada
  number
Number of new releases  
Recordings by Canadian artists  
2009 168 237 x x 572
2007 r 217 271 23 75 586
Recordings by non-Canadian artists  
2009 247 1,648 x x 1,931
2007 r 74 4,098 40 24 4,236
Total  
2009 415 1,885 55 148 2,503
2007 r 291 4,369 63 99 4,822
  percent
Percentage of releases by Canadian artists  
2009 40.5 12.6 50.9 93.9 22.9
2007 r 74.6 6.2 36.5 75.8 12.2
  thousands of dollars
Operating revenue  
Sales of recordings by Canadian artists  
2009 26,493 49,833 2,897 1,926 81,149
2007 r 35,624 65,937 4,148 2,626 108,335
Sales of recordings by non-Canadian artists  
2009 x 247,162 x x 299,310
2007 r 43,662 331,710 4,904 660 380,936
Revenue from royalites and rights  
2009 x 20,812 x 492 31,886
2007 r 4,083 31,024 4,609 300 40,016
All other operating revenue  
2009 x 139,910 x x 168,084
2007 r 22,762 97,844 6,023 2,688 129,317
Total operating revenue  
2009 102,345 457,716 14,675 5,692 580,428
2007 r 106,131 526,515 19,685 6,274 658,604
  percent
Percentage of sales from recordings by Canadian artists  
2009 34.4 16.8 70.2 81.5 21.3
2007 r 44.9 16.6 45.8 79.9 22.1
Profile of the record production and integrated record production and distribution industry, by province and region, 2007 and 2009: Part 2
  Quebec Ontario British Columbia All other provinces and territories 1 Canada
  thousands of dollars
Operating expenses  
Cost of goods sold  
2009 x 127,669 x x 155,535
2007 r 30,332 120,865 x x 156,367
Royalties, rights, licensing and franchise fees  
2009 x 109,801 x 319 136,215
2007 r 15,648 156,648 x x 178,249
Salaries, wages and benefits  
2009 x 52,426 x 1,402 70,631
2007 r 12,481 67,331 3,019 1,390 84,222
All other operating expenses  
2009 34,828 81,900 x x 123,130
2007 r 40,486 108,277 8,861 2,679 160,303
Total operating expenses  
2009 97,064 371,795 11,469 5,183 485,511
2007 r 98,947 453,122 21,376 5,697 579,142
  percent
Operating profit margin  
2009 5.2 18.8 21.8 8.9 16.4
2007 r 6.8 13.9 -8.6 9.2 12.1
  number
Employment  
Full-time employees  
2009 201 564 x x 819
2007 r 187 739 42 50 1,018
Part-time employees  
2009 15 x x 12 34
2007 r 34 19 6 58 117
Contract workers  
2009 916 87 12 9 1,024
2007 r 679 101 34 40 854
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All other provinces and territories include Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, 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 512210 record production and 512220 integrated record production and distribution. The surveyed portion includes only data for surveyed establishments weighted to represent other establishments that were eligible for sampling but were not selected. The surveyed portion represents approximately 95% of total industry revenue.