Dairy prices and expenditures

This section houses reports on Canadian consumer price index, industrial prices index and retails prices of dairy products in various formats.

Prices Index

Consumer Price Index, not seasonally adjusted Monthly / Annual (Statistics Canada Table: 18-10-0004-01)
Indexes for major components and special aggregates of the Consumer Price Index (CPI), not seasonally adjusted, for Canada, provinces, Whitehorse, Yellowknife and Iqaluit. Data are presented for the current month and previous four months. The base year for the index is 2002=100.
Industrial product price index, by product  Monthly (Statistics Canada Table: 18-10-0030-01) / Annual (AIMIS)
Industrial product price index (IPPI), by product by North American Product Classification System (NAPCS). Monthly data are available from January 1956. The table presents data for the most recent reference period and the last four periods. The base period for the index is (2010=100)

Retail Prices of Dairy Products for Canada

Butter and margarine
Butter and margarine retail price - ($ / 454 grams)
Year Butter
Price
Butter
% ±
Margarine
Price
Margarine
% ±
Price Gap
Price
Price Gap
% ±
2020  4.25 7.87%  3.57  62.27%  0.68 -60.92%
2019 3.94 -5.06% 2.20 6.28% 1.74 -16.35
2018 4.15 -1.89% 2.07  1.97% 2.08 -5.45%
2017 4.23 1.93% 2.03 0.00% 2.20 3.77%
2016 4.15 2.93% 2.03 -3.84% 2.12 10.36%
2015 4.03 2.07% 2.11 0.05% 1.92 4.42%
2014 3.95 1.76% 2.11 -0.05% 1.84 3.90%
2013 3.88 0.04% 2.11 -1.35% 1.77 1.76%
2012 3.88 -0.26% 2.14 0.94% 1.74 -1.69%
2011 3.89 2.63% 2.12 3.11% 1.77 2.07%
2010 3.79 -2.55% 2.06 0.54% 1.73 -5.98%
2009 3.89 1.26% 2.05 9.84% 1.84 -6.81%
2008 3.84 1.31% 1.86 11.35% 1.98 -6.61%
2007 3.79 -0.67% 1.67 2.43% 2.12 -2.99%
2006 3.82 1.07% 1.63 2.51% 2.18 0.03%
2005 3.78 8.00% 1.59  3.00% 2.18 12.00%
Source: Nielsen MarketTrck - National x-Nfld GB+DR+MM

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Cheese
Retail Cheese Price - ($ / Kilogram) [1]
Year Maritimes Quebec Ontario Prairies British Columbia Canada
2020 Price 14.80  16.36  15.51 14.32 16.76 15.77
2020 % ± 3.68%  3.54%  5.14%  -1.49% 3.43% 4.16%
2019 Price 14.27 15.80 14.75 14.54 16.20 15.14
2019 % ± 3.90% 5.00% 2.10% 1.50% 3.20% 3.00%
2018 Price 13.74 15.05 14.45 14.33 15.70 14.70
2018 % ± 0.70% -0.20% 0.70% -1.50% -0.40% 0.10%
2017 Price 13.65 15.08 14.35 14.55 15.76 14.68
2017 % ± -1.70% 1.30% 0.80% 0.40% 0.30% 0.50%
2016 Price 13.88 14.89 14.23 14.49 15.72 14.61
2016 % ± 1.40% -0.50% 1.40% -0.20% 1.40% 0.50%
2015 Price 13.69 14.97 14.04 14.52 15.50 14.53
2015 % ± 2.90% 1.60% 3.70% 4.20% 3.80% 3.20%
2014 Price 13.30 14.74 13.54 13.94 14.94 14.09
2014 % ± 3.30% 1.40% 3.40% 1.60% 2.00% 2.20%
2013 Price 12.88 14.54 13.09 13.72 14.65 13.79
2013 % ± -0.70% -0.40% 0.00% 2.00% 0.70% 0.10%
[1] Price includes prepackaged cheese and deli.
Note: Retail sales include all chains and selected banners with at least $150 million
Source: Nielsen MarketTrck - National x-Nfld GB+DR+MM

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Liquid milk & cream
Retail total fluid milk price - ($/Liter)
Year Maritimes Quebec Ontario Prairies British Columbia Canada
2020 Price 1.84 1.98 1.48 1.47 1.50 1.61
2020 % ± 1.66% 2.06%  2.07%  0.00%  0.67%  1.90%
2019 Price 1.81 1.94 1.45 1.47 1.49 1.58
2019 % ± 1.11% 2.88% 3.03% 2.22% 1.64% 2.43%
2018 Price 1.79 1.89 1.41 1.44 1.47 1.54
2018 % ± 0.09% 2.15% 2.44% 1.35% 1.13% 1.85%
Retail total liquid cream price - ($/Liter)
Year Maritimes Quebec Ontario Prairies British Columbia Canada
2020 Price 4.67 5.27 3.90 4.59 4.25 4.40
2020 % ±  1.74%  2.13%  3.72%  4.56%  2.66%  3.29%
2019 Price 4.59 5.16 3.76 4.39 4.14 4.26
2019 % ± 2.11% 0.26% 1.10% 1.6% 1.50% 1.04%
2018 Price 4.50 5.15 3.72 4.34 4.08 4.22
2018 % ± 3.71% 0.71% 2.42% 4.54% 3.43% 2.68%
Source: Nielsen MarketTrck - National x-Nfld GB+DR+MM
52 Weeks Ended January 4, 2020

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Yogurt
Total refrigerated Yogurt price - ($/Kilogram)
Year Maritimes Quebec Ontario Prairies British Columbia Canada
2020 Price 5.34 4.91 4.96 5.32 5.59 5.12
2020 % ± 0.00% 2.29%  1.64% -1.66%  0.36% 1.19%
2019 Price 5.34 4.80 4.88 5.41 5.57 5.06
2019 % ± 0.92% 2.35% 0.52% 1.08% 1.05% 1.21%
2018 Price 5.29 4.69 4.85 5.35 5.51 5.00
2018 % ± 0.31% 0.48% -0.48% 0.78%  0.98% 0.19%
Source: Nielsen MarketTrck - National x-Nfld GB+DR+MM
52 Weeks Ended January 4, 2020

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