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Entertainment Services: a Growing Consumer Market


  • Earl, L.


Canada's consumer market for entertainment services grew almost 50% in real terms from 1986 to 1996. Canadians are sepnding more on renting cablevision, video games videotapes and satellite services, and they still attend live sports events, movies and theatre. As a result, spending on entertainment services comprises a growing proportion of the average household's budget. This article explores the shares of Canada's consumer market for entertainment services that are accounted for by various household types and income groups.

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  • Earl, L., 1999. "Entertainment Services: a Growing Consumer Market," Papers 23, Statistique Canada, Sciences et technologie-.
  • Handle: RePEc:fth:stacst:23

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    JEL classification:

    • E21 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Consumption; Saving; Wealth
    • D12 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Consumer Economics: Empirical Analysis
    • L82 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Entertainment; Media
    • L83 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Sports; Gambling; Restaurants; Recreation; Tourism


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