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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.

January 2017 Yukon Retail Sales

  • The preliminary unadjusted estimate for retail sales in Yukon for January 2017 was $48.8 million. This represents an increase of $1.0 million, or 2.2% compared to January 2016, and a decrease of $21.0 million, or 30.0%, compared to December 2016.
  • Nationally, retail sales (unadjusted) increased 3.3% in January 2017 compared to January 2016, and decreased 24.8% compared to December 2016.

On an annual basis, unadjusted retail sales for 2015 in Yukon totalled $692.2 million. This represents an increase of $31.3 million, or 4.7%, compared to 2014 ($660.9 million). Canada’s retail sales increased 1.7% compared to 2014.

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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