Production of Selected Biscuits

Detailed information for July to December 1994

Status:

Inactive

Frequency:

2 times per year

Record number:

2154

This survey was designed to collect information on current levels of operation of the biscuits industry.

Data release - February 6, 1995

Description

This is a cost-recoverable survey funded by the Canadian Biscuit Manufactures Association. It is designed to collect information on current levels of operation. The results, which provide an early indication of trends in the Canadian economy, are used by various suppliers and producers.

Subjects

  • Food, beverage and tobacco
  • Manufacturing

Data sources and methodology

Sampling

This survey is a census with a cross-sectional design.

Data sources

Responding to this survey is voluntary.

Data are collected directly from survey respondents.

This is a mail-out, mail-back survey with telephone follow-up. It is intended to cover 100% of the production of "packaged" biscuits.

Estimation

For non-response: current period last year divided by previous period last year multiplied by previous period this year equals current period this year.

Quality evaluation

It does not include the production of biscuits by establishments classified as bakeries nor those classified as retail bakeries which bake their own goods and sell them over the counter to final consumers.

Disclosure control

Statistics Canada is prohibited by law from releasing any information it collects that could identify any person, business, or organization, unless consent has been given by the respondent or as permitted by the Statistics Act. Various confidentiality rules are applied to all data that are released or published to prevent the publication or disclosure of any information deemed confidential. If necessary, data are suppressed to prevent direct or residual disclosure of identifiable data.

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