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National Overview

Canada at a Glance
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British Columbia
200
breweries
Alberta
120
breweries
Saskatchewan
40
breweries
Manitoba
16
breweries
Ontario
350
breweries
Quebec
240
breweries
New Brunswick
60
breweries
Prince Edward Island
10
breweries
Nova Scotia
60
breweries
Newfoundland
22
breweries
Yukon
3
breweries
Northwest Territories
1
breweries
Nunavut
1
breweries
Number of Breweries
% Change in Number of Breweries from 2018/2019
12.9%
Breweries Per Capita*
% Change in Breweries Per Capita from 2018/2019
11.0%
Domestic and Import Beer Sales (hL)
% Change in Domestic Sales from 2018/2019
-3.9%
% Change in Import Sales from 2018/2019
1.5%

Total Change in Domestic & Import Beer Sales from 2018/2019: -3.0%

84%
of total beer sales in 2019 were domestic
16%
of total beer sales in 2019 were import
Per Capita Consumption**
% Change in Per Capita Consumption from 2018/2019
-4.6%
Domestic Production
% Change in Domestic Production from 2018/2019
4.2%
% Sales by Package Type in 2014
50% Can
40% Bottle
10% Keg
% Sales by Package Type in 2019
65% Can
25% Bottle
10% Keg
1.6% Change
in Can Sales from 2018/2019
-13.1% Change
in Bottle Sales from 2018/2019
1.2% Change
in Keg Sales from 2017/2018

Change in Price of Beer from 2018/2019: 1.3%***

* Per every 100,000 legal drinking age adults

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

***Based on Statistics Canada's Consumer Price Index for Retail Stores

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