Summary - Canadian Industry Statistics

Miscellaneous Merchant Wholesalers - 418

Definition

This subsector comprises establishments, not classified to any other subsector, primarily engaged in wholesaling merchandise, such as recyclable materials, paper, paper products and disposable plastic products, agricultural supplies, chemicals and allied products, logs and wood chips, minerals, ores and precious metals, and second-hand goods (except machinery and automotive).

Exclusions

Establishments primarily engaged in:
wholesaling used automotive parts and accessories (see 415 Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and
accessories merchant wholesalers)
wholesaling used machinery (see 417 Machinery, equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers)

Information on the number and size of businesses for 2019.

Establishments

15,137

0-99 Employees

98%

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Average revenue

$761.7
thousand

Profitable

77.1%

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Saskatchewan

10.8%

Nova Scotia

6.9%

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Wages

$22.73

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Net revenue

$5.6
billion

Total expenses

$85.1
billion
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