Changes made by businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, by business characteristics

Frequency: Occasional Monthly

Table: 33-10-0230-01

Geography: Canada

This table displays the results of Changes made by businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, by business characteristics.
The table type is Simple.
The information is grouped by Business characteristics (appearing as row headers).
For the column header, Row 1 is Changes made to adapt to the COVID-19 situation.
Business characteristicsAltered methods of production Altered products or services offered to customers Discontinued a product or service Added new ways to interact with or sell to customers Increased use of virtual connections internally Increased use of virtual connections externally or e-commerce Voluntarily closed temporarily Closed temporarily as mandated by government Closed permanently Invested in equipment to produce new products or expand existing product lines Postponed a merger or acquisition Temporarily halted exports Cancelled contracts Altered research and development Increased maintenance costs Decreased maintenance costs Other changes made to adapt to COVID-19 situation No changes made to adapt to COVID-19 situation Changes made to adapt to COVID-19 situation, unknown
Canada, all provinces and territories 17.935.431.145.438.136.520.532.
Newfoundland and Labrador
Prince Edward Island
Nova Scotia 19.838.234.344.640.036.120.524.
New Brunswick 21.539.528.546.838.833.523.
Quebec 23.629.424.945.535.628.913.748.
Ontario 16.636.032.644.039.639.121.936.
Manitoba 15.841.034.249.441.039.721.
Saskatchewan 19.136.934.147.038.537.219.728.
Alberta 16.334.729.346.537.238.719.723.
British Columbia 15.836.732.645.837.637.224.520.
Territories 1 11.933.036.942.
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), all industries 17.935.431.145.438.136.520.532.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting [11]23.418.313.437.322.429.07.910.
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction [21]20.718.219.735.948.531.320.711.
Utilities [22]13.543.829.249.442.738.216.918.
Construction [23]22.625.821.836.229.623.017.332.
Manufacturing [31-33]43.925.317.148.148.843.917.720.
Wholesale trade [41]11.035.326.454.843.840.416.
Retail trade [44-45]12.146.837.660.826.337.829.
Transportation and warehousing [48-49]12.836.320.445.730.023.58.912.
Information and cultural industries [51]21.743.325.542.760.551.617.819.
Finance and insurance [52]24.139.913.666.465.763.319.
Real estate and rental and leasing [53]10.836.526.150.947.143.519.
Professional, scientific and technical services [54]18.937.319.152.250.754.713.
Management of companies and enterprises [55]11.433.314.648.045.548.813.810.60.06.513.82.419.53.310.67.33.315.40.8
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services [56]21.843.632.747.332.740.
Educational services [61]11.848.547.646.250.642.622.854.
Health care and social assistance [62]9.344.950.344.838.037.423.
Arts, entertainment and recreation [71]15.133.450.331.543.531.528.863.
Accommodation and food services [72]16.841.453.537.717.116.335.647.
Other services (except public administration) [81]13.235.833.242.837.033.121.335.
Public administration [91]21.442.942.953.685.771.428.639.
Business size of employment, all employment sizes 2 17.935.431.145.438.136.520.532.
0 employees 9.924.728.729.617.925.919.731.
1 to 4 employees 13.232.930.339.228.932.220.530.
5 to 19 employees 21.341.434.351.239.737.621.536.
20 to 99 employees 26.539.530.757.054.843.218.530.
100 to 249 employees 23.839.431.956.670.455.018.827.
250 to 499 employees 31.840.431.458.778.959.626.
500 or more employees 23.545.
Business type, all businesses 17.935.431.145.438.136.520.532.
Government agencies 3 18.845.938.359.472.955.621.845.
Private sector businesses 18.033.729.344.834.934.919.830.
Non-profit organizations 16.552.949.850.369.251.628.348.
Majority ownership, all ownerships 4 17.935.431.145.438.136.520.532.
Majority ownership, woman
Majority ownership, First Nations, Métis or Inuit 19.840.633.341.537.737.
Majority ownership, visible minority 15.539.835.645.836.834.324.334.
Majority ownership, immigrant to Canada 15.332.032.038.528.329.922.929.
Majority ownership, person with a disability 16.044.339.643.429.240.628.334.
Majority ownership, other 19.234.928.846.341.037.819.429.


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