Survey of Securities Brokerage Services

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The data collected in this quarterly survey will be used to produce an index that measures the change in average prices charged for securities brokerage services in Canada. Statistics Canada will use the index to estimate inflation-adjusted growth and productivity for this sector of the Canadian economy. This survey applies to registered Dealer/Broker firms in Canada that provide full-service brokerage services to retail clients.

Your information may also be used by Statistics Canada for other statistical and research purposes.

Collection periods:

Quarterly survey

  • 2018 Q1: April 20 to May 18, 2018
  • 2018 Q2: July 18 to August 15, 2018
  • 2018 Q3: October 19 to November 16, 2018
  • 2018 Q4: January 18 to February 15, 2019
Collection methods:
Paper questionnaire and telephone interview (pre-contact)
Survey participation:
Mandatory under the Statistics Act
  • Block Information Confidentiality


    Data are collected under the authority of the Statistics Act, Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, Chapter S-19.

    By law, Statistics Canada is prohibited from releasing any information it collects that 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 only.

  • Block Information on Record linkage

    Record linkage

    To enhance the data from this survey and to reduce the response burden, Statistics Canada may combine the information you provide with data from other surveys or administrative sources.

  • Block Information on Topics covered in the survey

    Topics covered in the survey

    The survey asks questions about:

    • prices and price indexes
    • service price indexes
  • 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, definitions, data sources and methods: survey number 5211
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