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Table 1
Size comparison of innovative and non-innovative manufacturing plants, 2002 to 2004

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Characteristic Innovators Non-innovators
Plants with at least 50 employees 58.2 43.6*
Plants with revenues of at least $5 million 65.3 50.7*
Percentage of plants that are part of a larger firm 37.6 29.1*
* Difference is statistically significant (p < 0.05).
Data source: Statistics Canada, Survey of Innovation, 2005.
Table source: Statistics Canada, Innovation Analysis Bulletin, 2009, Catalogue no. 88-003-X, Vol. 11, no. 1.