Annual Survey of Research and Development in Canadian Industry (RDCI)
Revenue of enterprise, category
Revenue refers to the gross inflow of economic benefits or service potential during the reporting period when those inflows result in an increase in equity, other than increases relating to contributions from owners.
Enterprise refers to the highest level of the Business Register statistical hierarchy. In alignment with the System of National Accounts, it is defined as an institutional unit that directs and controls the allocation of resources relating to its operations, and for which financial statements are maintained from which international transactions, an international investment position and a financial position for the unit can be derived. Enterprises can be corporations, quasi-corporations, institutions, or unincorporated businesses such as sole proprietors or partnerships. For incorporated enterprises, financial statements can be consolidated.