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 and 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

  • 2019 Q1: April 17 to May 15, 2019
  • 2019 Q2: July 17 to August 14, 2019
  • 2019 Q3: October 21 to November 18, 2019
  • 2019 Q4: January 20 to February 17, 2020
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 reduce 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.
  • For more information about this survey (questionnaires, definitions, data sources and methods used): survey number 5211
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