Table 1 
Wholesale merchants' sales by industry – Seasonally adjusted  

Wholesale merchants' sales by industry – Seasonally adjusted
  October
2015
September
2016r
October
2016p
September to October 2016 October 2015 to October 2016
  millions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollars % change% change
Total, wholesale sales (current dollars) 54,489 56,034 56,625 1.1 3.9
Total, wholesale sales (2007 chained dollars) 48,711 50,005 50,458 0.9 3.6
Total wholesale sales (current dollars), excluding motor vehicle and parts 44,757 44,883 45,275 0.9 1.2
Farm product 732 596 594 -0.3 -18.8
Food, beverage and tobacco 10,414 10,743 10,925 1.7 4.9
Food 9,387 9,690 9,865 1.8 5.1
Beverage 531 533 545 2.2 2.6
Cigarette and tobacco product 495 520 516 -0.8 4.2
Personal and household goods 7,814 8,273 8,297 0.3 6.2
Textile, clothing and footwear 964 998 982 -1.6 1.9
Home entertainment equipment and household appliance 766 837 857 2.4 11.8
Home furnishings 515 567 558 -1.5 8.4
Personal goods 768 752 762 1.3 -0.7
Pharmaceuticals and pharmacy supplies 4,105 4,371 4,386 0.3 6.9
Toiletries, cosmetics and sundries 695 747 751 0.5 8.0
Motor vehicle and parts 9,732 11,152 11,350 1.8 16.6
Motor vehicle 7,274 8,846 8,955 1.2 23.1
New motor vehicle parts and accessories 2,411 2,260 2,350 4.0 -2.5
Used motor vehicle parts and accessories 48 45 45 -0.9 -5.3
Building material and supplies 7,496 7,386 7,590 2.8 1.2
Electrical, plumbing, heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 2,374 2,408 2,407 -0.0 1.4
Metal service centres 1,347 1,247 1,241 -0.5 -7.8
Lumber, millwork, hardware and other building supplies 3,776 3,731 3,941 5.6 4.4
Machinery, equipment and supplies 11,318 10,920 11,042 1.1 -2.4
Farm, lawn and garden machinery and equipment 1,351 1,354 1,319 -2.6 -2.4
Construction, forestry, mining, and industrial machinery, equipment and supplies 3,588 3,490 3,473 -0.5 -3.2
Computer and communications equipment and supplies 3,664 3,611 3,667 1.6 0.1
Other machinery, equipment and supplies 2,714 2,465 2,584 4.8 -4.8
Miscellaneous 6,984 6,965 6,826 -2.0 -2.3
Recyclable material 599 619 615 -0.6 2.7
Paper, paper product and disposable plastic product 991 989 1,020 3.2 3.0
Agricultural supplies 2,138 2,061 1,852 -10.2 -13.4
Chemical (except agricultural) and allied product 1,302 1,279 1,272 -0.6 -2.3
Other miscellaneous 1,954 2,018 2,067 2.5 5.8
r
revised
p
preliminary
Note(s):
Figures may not add up to totals as a result of rounding.
Source(s):
CANSIM tables 081-0011 and 081-0015.
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