Summary - Canadian Industry Statistics

Utilities - 22

Definition

This sector comprises establishments primarily engaged in: operating electric, gas and water utilities. These establishments generate, transmit, control and distribute electric power; distribute natural gas; treat and distribute water; operate sewer systems and sewage treatment facilities; and provide related services, generally through a permanent infrastructure of lines, pipes and treatment and processing facilities.

Exclusions

No exclusions are specified in the 2017 NAICS Canada manual.

Information on the number and size of businesses for 2020.

Establishments

4,955

0-99 Employees

89.5%

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Average revenue

$520.0
thousand

Profitable

81.6%

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0.8%

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-0.5%

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Wages

$41.34

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Exports

$2.5
billion

Imports

$593.4
million
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