Statistics Canada releases updated statistics on engineering services in Canada
Statistics Canada conducts a yearly survey of service industries in Canada. This annual sample survey collects data required to produce economic statistics for, among other sectors, the engineering industry in Canada. The results for 2015 survey, released in March, report that engineering firms earned $27.9 billion in operating revenue, down 7.1% from 2014. Sales to clients in the business sector accounted for 66.9% of total sales; the remaining client base was split among governments and public institutions (17.8%), clients outside Canada (13.5%), and individuals and households (1.8%).
To view the summary of results and related survey information, click here.