Annual Survey of Service Industries: Travel Arrangement Services (TRAV)

Summary of changes

Activity on this program started: 1982

Reference period of change - 2014

Reference years 2012 and 2013 have been revised to reflect the important improvements Statistics Canada made to its methods and processes used to compile its annual economic statistics.

Reference period of change - 2013

Statistics Canada launched the Integrated Business Statistics Program (IBSP) to provide a more efficient model for producing economic statistics. The main objective was to enhance the economic statistics program so that it remains as robust and flexible as possible while reducing the burden on business respondents. The program changes ensure that Statistics Canada will continue to produce a consistent and coherent set of economic statistics. As well, data users and researchers can more easily combine economic data with information from other sources to undertake their analyses. These changes took effect when data for the reference year 2013 were released.

Target population - Beginning with reference year 2013, the data are classified by industry based on North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2012.

Reference period of change - 2007

Starting with reference year 2007, this survey became an industry-based sample survey entitled "Annual Survey of Service Industries: Travel Arrangements". It is now conducted by Service Industries Division, as part of the Unified Enterprise Surveys programme.

Target population - As of reference year 2007, the industry classification is based on the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2007.

Reference period of change - 2002

This survey was previously known as the "Annual Survey of Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services".

Target population - As of reference year 2002, the industry classification is based on the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2002.

Reference period of change - 1998

In 1998, this survey was renamed "Annual Survey of Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services".

Reference period of change - 1997

This survey was known as the "Survey of Miscellaneous Services" from 1982 to 1986. In 1987, it was renamed the "Annual Survey of Retail Travel Agencies, Tour Operators and Tour Wholesalers".

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