Skip to content
Join our Newsletter
Join our Newsletter

Gasoline sales rise with prices

Statistics Canada says gasoline sales continued to rise for the third year in a row in 2011, even as the price at the pump shot up. The agency says gross sales of gasoline rose to 42.1 billion litres last year - a 1.5 per cent increase from 2010.

Statistics Canada says gasoline sales continued to rise for the third year in a row in 2011, even as the price at the pump shot up. The agency says gross sales of gasoline rose to 42.1 billion litres last year - a 1.5 per cent increase from 2010.

That's at the same time the average price at the pump jumped to $1.24 per litre in 2011 from $1.04 per litre the year before - a jump of 19.2 per cent.