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Automotive equipment rental and leasing, 2015

Released: 2016-12-14

The operating revenue for the automotive equipment rental and leasing industry group increased 3.2% from 2014 to $6.1 billion in 2015.

This industry group consists of establishments primarily engaged in renting or leasing vehicles without drivers.

Operating expenses increased 4.1% from 2014 to $5.3 billion. The largest expense items were amortization and depreciation (27.7%), salaries, wages, commissions and benefits (18.9%) and cost of goods sold (13.7%).

The operating profit margin for this industry group was 12.3% in 2015, down from 13.1% in 2014.

Sales to the business sector accounted for 55.0% of this industry group's total sales, followed by households and individuals (39.6%). The remaining client base was spilt between sales to government, not-for-profit and public institutions (4.3%) and clients outside Canada (1.2%).

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Data for 2013 and 2014 have been revised.

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