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Retail trade sales in Canada increases in 2016

According to figures issued by Canada National Statistical Office, in 2016 the indicator grew negligibly by 3.8%. It reached its 5-year high as the variable slightly increased by 21 789 312 thousand Canadian Dollars, as it follows the tendency of the prior year when it rose by 1.57%. Canada saw an increase of 17% in retail sales during the last 5 years. Moreover, it has attained a 0.03% average annual growth rate during the five years with a modest overall rise since the start of observations. It averaged 555 875 404.8 thousand Canadian Dollars from 2012 to 2016 and it hit its minimum of 508 663 104 thousand Canadian Dollars in 2012.

Retail trade sales in Canada increases in 2016
Date Thousand Canadian Dollars Variation
2016 595 120 512.00 3.8
2015 573 331 200.00 1.57
2014 564 494 528.00 4.97
2013 537 767 680.00 5.72
2012 508 663 104.00 N/A

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    Sales of merchandise by establishments primarly engaged in retail trade, usually measured in value (millions or billions of national currency) or volume (number of units sold). Based on: United States Census Bureau.

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  • Online Retail Sales

    Value of transactions in USD million or can also be measured as % of total turnover. All transactions carried out over webpages, extranet or EDI system.

  • Online Expenditure

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