National Overview

Canada at a Glance
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British Columbia
180
breweries
Alberta
112
breweries
Saskatchewan
40
breweries
Manitoba
11
breweries
Ontario
300
breweries
Quebec
210
breweries
New Brunswick
50
breweries
Prince Edward Island
9
breweries
Nova Scotia
60
breweries
Newfoundland
19
breweries
Yukon
3
breweries
Northwest Territories
1
breweries
Nunavut
0
breweries
Number of Breweries
% Change in Number of Breweries from 2017/2018
21.8%
Breweries Per Capita*
% Change in Breweries Per Capita from 2017/2018
20.9%
Domestic and Import Beer Sales (hL)
% Change in Domestic Sales from 2017/2018
0.3%
% Change in Import Sales from 2017/2018
-3.4%

Total Change in Domestic & Import Beer Sales from 2017/2018: -0.3%

85%
of total beer sales in 2018 were domestic
15%
of total beer sales in 2018 were import
Per Capita Consumption**
% Change in Per Capita Consumption from 2017/2018
-1.2%
Domestic Production
% Change in Domestic Production from 2017/2018
-3.4%
% Sales by Package Type in 2013
46% Can
44% Bottle
10% Keg
% Sales by Package Type in 2018
62% Can
28% Bottle
10% Keg
4.6% Change
in Can Sales from 2017/2018
-9.3% Change
in Bottle Sales from 2017/2018
1.2% Change
in Keg Sales from 2017/2018

Change in Price of Beer from 2017/2018: 1.9%***

* 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