Forecaster Charts & Tables

Retail Sales

Retail is shifting from ‘bricks and mortar’ stores to warehouse construction in support of online platforms.

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Total Retail Sales in Canada

Data source: Statistics Canada Table 20-10-0078-01/Chart: ConstructConnect — CanaData.

Canadian Retail Sales Y/Y

For January 2022.
‘Current dollars’ means not adjusted for inflation. Underlying numbers are seasonally adjusted & not ‘smoothed’.

Data source: Statistics Canada / Chart: ConstructConnect-CanaData.

Retail Sales - Canada, Provinces & Cities

In Sept 2021, Toronto, Montreal & Vancouver combined for almost 1/3 (31.8%) of total Canadian retail sales. Nova Scotia (+14.1%) among the provinces & Vancouver (+10.3%) within the group of 3 major cities showed the most y/y improvement.

September 2021 Year-over-Year (Y/Y) & Shares
Based on ‘current’ dollars (i.e., not altered for inflation) that have been seasonally adjusted.

Data source: Statistics Canada / Chart: ConstructConnect-CanaData.