Business expenses from April 2020 compared with April 2019, by business characteristics1 2

Frequency: Occasional Monthly

Table: 33-10-0254-01

Geography: Canada

This table displays the results of Business expenses from April 2020 compared with April 2019, 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 Expense change, April 2020 compared to April 2019.
A symbol legend follows the table.
Business characteristicsExpense change, increased 1% to less than 10% Expense change, increased 10% to less than 20% Expense change, increased 20% to less than 30% Expense change, increased 30% to less than 40% Expense change, increased 40% to less than 50% Expense change, increased 50% or more Expense change, no change Expense change, decreased 1% to less than 10% Expense change, decreased 10% to less than 20% Expense change, decreased 20% to less than 30% Expense change, decreased 30% or more Expense change, not applicable
Percent
Canada, all provinces and territories 7.1A7.6A3.0A1.7A0.5A0.8A40.9A4.6A7.7A7.8A16.9A1.5A
Newfoundland and Labrador 4.9A9.3A3.1A0.4A0.3A0.6A48.1B3.7A6.1A9.8A13.5A0.2A
Prince Edward Island 4.0A8.2A1.8A0.3A0.4A1.4A40.3B6.9A10.1A6.9A16.2A3.4A
Nova Scotia 6.2A7.0A2.7A0.6A0.8A0.9A42.1B4.5A9.0A8.7A15.5A2.0A
New Brunswick 8.1A6.1A2.9A2.4A0.2A0.0A43.8B5.6A6.5A7.5A16.8A0.1A
Quebec 8.1A6.8A3.1A2.6A0.8A1.2A35.2B5.6A6.8A8.9A19.2A1.5A
Ontario 6.6A6.3A3.1A1.6A0.6A0.6A42.4B4.3A7.1A7.3A18.3A2.0A
Manitoba 12.8A7.5A2.7A1.1A0.7A1.3A41.9B4.9A9.1A7.3A9.9A0.8A
Saskatchewan 8.2A6.8A2.9A2.4A1.4A0.3A45.4B6.1A6.5A5.6A13.4A0.8A
Alberta 8.8A9.3A1.9A1.5A0.1A0.5A43.8B3.3A6.5A9.1A14.4A0.7A
British Columbia 4.0A10.6A3.7A0.9A0.2A1.3A40.0B4.9A11.0A6.5A15.5A1.5A
Territories 3 7.4A8.9A5.1A2.5A0.1A3.4A39.8B5.4A5.1A5.6A16.7B0.0A
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), all industries 7.1A7.6A3.0A1.7A0.5A0.8A40.9A4.6A7.7A7.8A16.9A1.5A
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting [11]14.8B5.0A1.3A0.3A0.2A0.8A64.1B0.7A2.0A5.3A5.6A0.0A
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction [21]7.0B4.8A5.5A1.5A0.0A3.1A41.2B4.7A10.1B4.9A17.0B0.2A
Construction [23]2.5A10.5B1.7A0.8A0.5A1.0A43.6B3.9A3.3A10.0A21.8B0.4A
Manufacturing [31-33]4.9A5.8A3.0A2.3A0.9A1.2A32.8B5.2A8.4A9.1A26.3B0.0A
Wholesale trade [41]8.7A6.8A3.9A0.7A0.2A0.9A38.8B8.7A9.1A8.7A13.4B0.0A
Retail trade [44-45]10.1A10.2A5.0A2.2A1.6A1.1A33.4B2.7A9.6B10.4B8.7A4.9A
Transportation and warehousing [48-49]5.3A4.7A1.9A1.7A0.0A0.3A48.9C1.1A3.5A12.6B11.9B8.1B
Information and cultural industries [51]3.5A4.4A2.4A0.2A0.6A0.6A45.2C2.7A12.6B5.9A21.7C0.3A
Finance and insurance [52]12.0B11.0B0.7A0.4A0.0A0.0A49.9C5.6A9.9B7.8B2.7A0.0A
Real estate and rental and leasing [53]11.0C14.4C1.0A1.8A0.0A0.1A32.0C2.0A22.8D5.6B7.6B1.8A
Professional, scientific and technical services [54]8.4B5.6B2.8A1.4A0.0A0.3A53.5C5.6A7.5B4.6A9.6B0.7A
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services [56]4.8A7.9B0.9A3.4A1.6A1.5A41.3C4.7A7.6B2.3A23.8C0.2A
Educational services [61]........................
Health care and social assistance [62]10.3B7.9A4.5A2.4A0.3A1.0A39.3B7.2B7.8A7.1A11.8B0.4A
Arts, entertainment and recreation [71]0.7A1.8A0.2A5.0B0.0A0.0A22.0B5.7B9.4B10.9B44.2C0.0A
Accommodation and food services [72]4.3A5.3A3.5A0.6A1.5A2.3A31.8B3.7A4.4A9.5A31.7B1.5A
Other services (except public administration) [81]4.1A7.8A5.1B2.4A0.0A0.0A29.0B7.5A9.5B5.2A29.1B0.4A
Business size of employment, all employment sizes 7.1A7.6A3.0A1.7A0.5A0.8A40.9A4.6A7.7A7.8A16.9A1.5A
1 to 4 employees 6.2A5.7A2.2A2.0A0.2A0.5A49.2A4.8A6.7A7.2A13.2A2.1A
5 to 19 employees 6.9A9.7A3.4A1.3A1.1A1.1A34.3A3.3A7.5A8.5A21.8A1.0A
20 to 99 employees 10.9A9.9A5.2A1.0A0.3A1.6A23.6A7.0A11.5A8.5A20.5A0.0A
100 or more employees 11.7A12.8A5.9A1.5A0.5A1.3A19.0A7.8A12.5A9.0A17.8A0.2A
Business type, all businesses 7.1A7.6A3.0A1.7A0.5A0.8A40.9A4.6A7.7A7.8A16.9A1.5A
Government agencies 24.9E27.6E2.4A0.7A0.1A0.1A15.4B2.3A5.2A2.8A18.5D0.0A
Private sector businesses 6.7A7.5A3.0A1.7A0.5A0.9A41.4A4.5A7.6A7.9A16.7A1.6A
Non-profit organizations serving households 4 11.4B5.9A3.4A1.8A0.9A0.1A34.6B7.1A8.7B6.0A20.1B0.0A
Non-profit organizations serving businesses 5 4.8B16.2E0.5A0.0A0.0A0.1A43.9D4.6A9.2B3.9B16.8D0.0A
Age of business, all ages 7.1A7.6A3.0A1.7A0.5A0.8A40.9A4.6A7.7A7.8A16.9A1.5A
2 years or less (2018 to 2020) 3.1A5.9A4.8B2.5A0.3A0.6A38.0C3.2A6.6A0.8A11.0B23.3C
3 to 10 years (2010 to 2017) 6.9A6.0A3.1A1.2A0.4A1.6A39.8B4.8A5.6A11.9A18.7A0.0A
11 to 20 years (2000 to 2009) 5.7A9.2A2.1A2.1A0.5A0.6A45.5B3.0A9.5A5.4A16.4A0.0A
More than 20 years (Prior to 2000) 8.8A8.4A3.2A1.6A0.7A0.3A39.4A5.8A8.5A6.7A16.6A0.0A
Majority ownership, all ownerships 6 7.1A7.6A3.0A1.7A0.5A0.8A40.9A4.6A7.7A7.8A16.9A1.5A
Majority ownership, woman 5.0A4.1A4.0A1.3A0.4A0.9A46.5B4.4A8.8A7.4A14.8A2.4A
Majority ownership, First Nations, Métis or Inuit 2.1A5.8B6.4B2.4A0.0A0.2A43.0D1.1A6.7B11.7C19.9C0.5A
Majority ownership, visible minority 10.1B6.0A1.4A1.7A0.7A0.4A50.3C3.3A11.1B3.3A10.8A1.0A
Majority ownership, immigrant to Canada 6.6C5.1B0.5A3.5B0.0A0.0A67.2D3.3B5.9B4.7B1.8A1.3A
Majority ownership, person with a disability 7.4C0.4A0.0A5.1C0.0A1.1A47.4E0.3A3.6B12.3D22.3E0.0A
Majority ownership, member of LGBTQ2 community 12.8D4.9A2.3A3.1A0.2A0.2A51.8D2.7A3.4A2.2A14.3B2.1A
Majority ownership, prefer not to say 6.9A7.9A3.7B2.4A0.1A2.8A33.9B4.1A9.9B9.3B18.8B0.1A
Majority ownership, other 7.1A8.7A2.6A1.3A0.3A0.8A38.3A4.8A7.3A8.2A19.1A1.5A
Business activity in the last 12 months, all business activities 7.1A7.6A3.0A1.7A0.5A0.8A40.9A4.6A7.7A7.8A16.9A1.5A
Business activity, exported goods or services outside of Canada 8.6A7.6B2.5A1.9A0.9A1.0A43.0B7.4A6.0A6.0A15.1B0.0A
Business activity, made investments outside of Canada 17.4C27.1E1.7A0.5A0.3A0.0A14.6C17.5D3.7A2.9A14.3C0.0A
Business activity, sold goods to businesses in Canada who then resold them outside of Canada 7.5A6.2A1.8A3.7B1.2A2.0A38.3B9.2A8.0B6.7A15.4B0.0A
Business activity, imported goods or services from outside of Canada 8.5A4.8A2.1A2.1A0.8A1.8A36.4B4.4A11.0B6.0A21.0B1.3A
Business activity, relocated any business activities or employees from another country into Canada 1.4A3.7A0.6A0.0A1.6A2.3A22.5E0.7A4.1B1.0A62.0E0.0A
Business activity, engaged in other international business activities 6.6A0.9A3.7A0.3A2.2A1.8A36.3D8.1B3.1A20.0D16.9C0.2A
Business activity, none or other 6.7A7.8A3.3A1.5A0.5A0.7A42.0A4.5A7.3A8.0A16.1A1.7A

Symbol legend:

.. not available for a specific reference period
E use with caution
A data quality: excellent
B data quality: very good
C data quality: good
D data quality: acceptable

Notes :

DOI: https://doi.org/10.25318/3310025401-eng

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