National Overview

Canada at a Glance
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British Columbia
150
breweries
Alberta
70
breweries
Saskatchewan
30
breweries
Manitoba
10
breweries
Ontario
260
breweries
Quebec
190
breweries
New Brunswick
40
breweries
Prince Edward Island
6
breweries
Nova Scotia
50
breweries
Newfoundland
8
breweries
Yukon
2
breweries
Northwest Territories
1
breweries
Nunavut
0
breweries
Number of Breweries
% Change in Number of Breweries from 2016/2017
17.6%
Breweries Per Capita*
% Change in Breweries Per Capita from 2016/2017
16.0%
Domestic and Import Beer Sales (hL)
% Change in Domestic Sales from 2016/2017
-1.5%
% Change in Import Sales from 2016/2017
1.0%

Total Change in Domestic & Import Beer Sales from 2016/2017: -1.1%

84%
of total beer sales in 2017 were domestic
16%
of total beer sales in 2017 were import
Per Capita Consumption**
% Change in Per Capita Consumption from 2016/2017
-2.1%
Domestic Production
% Change in Domestic Production from 2016/2017
0.3%
% Sales by Package Type in 2013
46% Can
44% Bottle
10% Keg
% Sales by Package Type in 2017
60% Can
30% Bottle
10% Keg
4.8% Change
in Can Sales from 2016/2017
-10.6% Change
in Bottle Sales from 2016/2017
1.2% Change
in Keg Sales from 2016/2017

Change in Price of Beer from 2016/2017: 2.6%

* Per every 100,000 legal drinking age adults

** Based on legal drinking age population (18+ in Alberta, Manitoba and Quebec, 19+ everywhere else)

Data Sources: Beer Canada, Provincial Liquor Boards, Statistics Canada, Canada Revenue Agency

Please note: For confidentiality purposes, the total number of breweries in some provinces have been rounded to the nearest ten