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Business: Statistics

This guide was designed to help you find relevant and authoritative materials during the research process.

Finding Business Related Statistics

Finding statistics is a vital part of the research process. Listed below are the titles of some helpful resources you may wish to consult. Always remember that there is a librarian available to help you should you require assistance!

Some particular Government of Canada and Statistics Canada links of interest are:

Below are examples on how to find information on Canadian Industry Statistics.

  • Finding Canadian Industry Statistics by Industry
    • Under the drop down menu of the "Just for Business" Tab, click on "Find statistics & research". 
    • Click on "Find Statistics by Industry" 
    • Hint: You can find Canadian Industry information on NAICS codes, Establishments, Financial Performance Data, and retail revenues & expenses. 
  • Comparing your business to the entire industry as a whole
    • Under the drop down menu of the "Just for Business" Tab, click on "Find statistics & research". 
    • Click on "compare your Business to the industry as a whole". 
    • Hint: You will find information on Financial Performance Data here. 
Some other data resources include:
  • Click on "Statistics by Subject" Tab
  • In the drop down menu, click on your desired concepts related to British Columbia
  • An example how to use this system is to:
    • Click on "Retail and wholesale"
    • Click on "Retail sales by type of project"
    • Click on Table # "080-0009".

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