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Retail sales

Retail sales statistics are taken from the Monthly Retail Trade Survey, one of several business surveys conducted by Statistics Canada. It generates estimates that measure the economic activity of Canada.

Monthly retail sales data are included in our Monthly Statistical Review.

August 2017 Yukon Retail Sales

  • The preliminary estimate (seasonally unadjusted) for retail sales in Yukon for August 2017 was $73.0 million. This represents a decrease of $653,000, or 0.9%, compared to August 2016, and a decrease of $2.1 million, or 2.8%, compared to July 2017.
  • Nationally, preliminary retail sales (seasonally unadjusted) increased 8.5% in August 2017 compared to August 2016, and increased 1.9% compared to July 2017.
  • On a year-to-date basis (January to August), retail sales (seasonally unadjusted) in Yukon totalled $517.8 million. This represents an increase of $23.8 million, or 4.8%, compared to the same time period in 2016 ($494.0 million). Canada’s year-to-date retail sales increased 7.0% over this time period.

On an annual basis, unadjusted retail sales for 2016 in Yukon totalled $744.8 million. This represents an increase of $49.4 million, or 7.1%, compared to 2015 ($695.4 million). Canada’s retail sales increased 5.1% compared to 2015.

Read the Guide to Monthly Retail Trade Survey ( 48 KB)

Due to revisions in historical retail sales data, we are no longer keeping archived retail sales publications on our website. For historical figures, please contact our office at ybsinfo@gov.yk.ca or 867 667-5640.

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