Wholesale Services Price Index

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This survey is being conducted to collect prices of representative item and service transactions. The prices you report are essential to the production of indexes measuring the movement of prices for important industries in the Canadian economy as well as for international comparability of productivity, inflation and trade. The resulting indexes are used in developing estimates for real wholesaling output and valuation of imports. In order to enhance the information you provide in this survey, Statistics Canada plans to combine the responses relating to your organization with the information you previously provided on this survey.

Collection periods:
  • From April 26 to June 13, 2018 – first quarter 2018
  • From July 25 to September 18, 2018 – second quarter 2018
  • From October 25 to December 12, 2018 – third quarter 2018
  • From January 23 to March, 2019 – fourth quarter 2018
Collection methods:
Electronic questionnaire and mail out, mail back paper questionnaire with telephone follow-up
Survey participation:
Mandatory under the Statistics Act
  • Block Information Confidentiality


    Statistics Canada is prohibited by law from releasing any information it collects which could identify any person, business, or organization, unless consent has been given by the respondent or as permitted by the Statistics Act.

    Statistics Canada will use the information from this survey for statistical purposes.

  • Block Information on Topics covered in the survey

    Topics covered in the survey

    This survey collects information on product purchase and selling prices, product origin, product specifications and reasons for price change are collected and captured to calculate a margin price used in the Wholesale Services Price Index.

  • Block Information on Published data

    Published data

    Statistics Canada publishes the results of its surveys in many formats. To find all the documents related to this survey, follow the links below and type the name of the survey in the search engine located at the left of your screen to filter the results.

    Data: You will find tables, profiles of a community or region, thematic maps, public use microdata files, and data visualization tools.

    Analysis: You will have direct access to Stats in brief (e.g., releases from The Daily, fact sheets), articles and reports, and journals and periodicals.

  • Questionnaires (for information only)

    Definitions, data sources and methods: survey number 5106

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