Annual Statistics of Mineral Production

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Preliminary estimate of the mineral production in Canada, 2018

Preliminary estimate of the mineral production in Canada, 2018 (PDF, 354.42 kB)

Metals Units Newfoundland and Labrador Prince Edward Island Nova Scotia New Brunswick Quebec Ontario Manitoba Saskatchewan Alberta British Columbia Yukon Northwest Territories Nunavut Canada
Antimony tonnes 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
$000 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
Bismuth tonnes 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
$000 0 0 0 0 56 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 56
Cadmium tonnes 0 0 0 0 147 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 147
$000 0 0 0 0 592 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 592
Cesium (Cs₂O) tonnes 0 0 0 0 0 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 0 x
$000 0 0 0 0 0 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 0 x
Cobalt tonnes 918 0 0 0 x 1,064 x 0 0 0 0 0 0 3,524
$000 86,561 0 0 0 x 100,254 x 0 0 0 0 0 0 332,149
Niobium (Columbium) tonnes 0 0 0 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x
$000 0 0 0 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x
Copper tonnes 27,456 0 0 487 35,912 135,297 33,608 0 0 293,468 9,282 0 0 535,509
$000 230,463 0 0 4,086 301,446 1,135,681 282,103 0 0 2,463,367 77,914 0 0 4,495,060
Gold kilograms 727 0 2,392 0 61,694 77,681 3,808 2,710 42 20,135 2,500 0 11,359 183,047
$000 38,071 0 125,306 0 3,232,336 4,069,964 199,515 141,985 2,179 1,054,907 130,960 0 595,134 9,590,356
Ilmenite kilotonnes 0 0 0 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x
$000 0 0 0 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x
Indium kilograms 0 0 0 0 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x
$000 0 0 0 0 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x
Iron ore kilotonnes 15,748 0 0 0 31,692 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4,947 52,387
$000 1,782,995 0 0 0 2,454,755 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 563,981 4,801,732
Iron remelt kilotonnes 0 0 0 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x
$000 0 0 0 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x
Lead tonnes 0 0 0 18,947 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18,947
$000 0 0 0 54,491 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 54,491
Lithium (Li₂O) tonnes 0 0 0 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x
$000 0 0 0 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x
Molybdenum tonnes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4,681 0 0 0 4,681
$000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 141,136 0 0 0 141,136
Nickel tonnes 37,651 0 0 0 54,577 65,710 17,823 0 0 0 0 0 0 175,761
$000 636,412 0 0 0 922,508 1,110,701 301,266 0 0 0 0 0 0 2,970,887
Platinum group kilograms 47 0 0 0 x 21,363 x 0 0 0 0 0 0 28,596
$000 2,115 0 0 0 x 898,131 x 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,206,948
Selenium tonnes 0 0 0 0 x x x 0 0 0 0 0 0 61
$000 0 0 0 0 x x x 0 0 0 0 0 0 2,977
Silver tonnes 2 0 0 25 85 111 45 0 0 73 3 0 8 353
$000 1,263 0 16 16,271 55,147 71,349 28,859 53 0 47,283 2,100 0 5,165 227,507
Tellurium tonnes 0 0 0 0 x x x 0 0 0 0 0 0 x
$000 0 0 0 0 x x x 0 0 0 0 0 0 x
Uranium (U) tonnes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9,078 0 0 0 0 0 9,078
$000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 628,290 0 0 0 0 0 628,290
Zinc tonnes 0 0 0 28,788 75,400 61,766 100,611 0 0 0 0 0 0 266,565
$000 0 0 0 109,022 285,541 233,906 381,013 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,009,482
Total $000 2,777,880 0 125,322 183,871 8,400,350 7,624,235 1,234,379 770,328 2,179 3,706,694 210,974 0 1,164,280 26,200,492

Preliminary estimate of the mineral production in Canada, 2018

Preliminary estimate of the mineral production in Canada, 2018 (PDF, 393.02 kB)

Nonmetals Units Newfoundland and Labrador Prince Edward Island Nova Scotia New Brunswick Quebec Ontario Manitoba Saskatchewan Alberta British Columbia Yukon Northwest Territories Nunavut Canada
Barite kilotonnes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x 0 0 0 x
$000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x 0 0 0 x
Clay productsFootnote2 $000 0 0 x 0 x x 0 0 x x 0 0 0 139,927
Diamonds 000 carats 0 0 0 0 1,204 915 0 0 0 0 0 21,121 0 23,240
$000 0 0 0 0 133,934 504,640 0 0 0 0 0 2,097,170 0 2,735,744
CoalFootnote5 kilotonnes 0 0 x 0 0 0 0 x x x 0 0 0 54,326
$000 0 0 x 0 0 0 0 x x x 0 0 0 6,408,441
Gemstones tonnes 0 0 0 0 0 x 0 0 x x 0 0 0 156
$000 0 0 0 0 0 x 0 0 x x 0 0 0 4,199
Graphite kilotonnes 0 0 0 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13
$000 0 0 0 0 19,332 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19,332
GypsumFootnote1 kilotonnes 0 0 x 0 0 x x 0 0 x 0 0 0 2,997
$000 0 0 x 0 0 x x 0 0 x 0 0 0 35,306
Lime kilotonnes 0 0 0 x x x x 0 x x 0 0 0 1,805
$000 0 0 0 x x x x 0 x x 0 0 0 302,375
Magnesite kilotonnes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x 0 0 0 x
$000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x 0 0 0 x
Mica kilotonnes 0 0 0 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x
$000 0 0 0 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x
Nepheline syenite kilotonnes 0 0 0 0 0 575 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 575
$000 0 0 0 0 0 61,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 61,000
Peat kilotonnes x x 1 407 349 0 216 x 208 1 0 0 0 1,244
$000 x x 461 64,705 65,135 0 62,998 x 47,431 233 0 0 0 261,364
Potash (K₂O)Footnote3 kilotonnes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13,835 0 0 0 0 0 13,835
$000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5,494,347 0 0 0 0 0 5,494,347
Potassium sulphate kilotonnes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 x
$000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 x
Pumice kilotonnes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x 0 0 0 x
$000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x 0 0 0 x
Quartz (silica)Footnote1 kilotonnes 0 0 x x 644 124 124 0 1,514 x 0 0 0 2,778
$000 0 0 x x 32,102 1,880 713 0 66,394 x 0 0 0 126,871
Salt kilotonnes 0 0 x 22 x x x 1,594 136 0 0 0 0 10,568
$000 0 0 x 792 x x x 111,034 21,528 0 0 0 0 461,640
Sand and gravelFootnote1Footnote4 kilotonnes 1,681 30 4,488 1,855 18,387 80,974 12,989 11,305 54,500 29,754 449 296 0 216,707
$000 7,241 183 31,680 10,180 112,851 650,614 95,957 123,047 598,560 297,913 5,418 4,666 0 1,938,308
Soapstone, talc, pyrophyllite kilotonnes x 0 0 0 x x 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 246
$000 x 0 0 0 x x 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 51,560
Sodium sulphate kilotonnes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 x
$000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 x
StoneFootnote1 kilotonnes 4,714 x 9,603 7,433 52,544 62,778 8,154 0 6,968 13,259 x x 0 166,488
$000 29,303 x 103,702 60,898 608,914 642,508 85,020 0 57,057 118,905 x x 0 1,715,395
Sulphur, in smelter gas kilotonnes 0 0 x x 113 341 x 0 0 1 0 0 0 532
$000 0 0 x x 19,277 58,293 x 0 0 91 0 0 0 91,134
Sulphur, elemental kilotonnes x 0 0 0 0 x 0 269 4,299 223 0 0 0 4,792
$000 x 0 0 0 0 x 0 13,746 381,297 18,839 0 0 0 413,915
Titanium dioxide kilotonnes 0 0 0 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x
$000 0 0 0 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x
Wollastonite kilotonnes 0 0 0 0 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x
$000 0 0 0 0 0 x 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x
Zeolite kilotonnes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
$000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 9
Total $000 39,195 4,569 246,215 160,938 1,586,551 2,436,195 269,775 5,966,762 2,029,565 5,950,224 5,793 2,110,526 0 20,806,308

Preliminary estimate of the mineral production in Canada, 2018

Preliminary estimate of the mineral production in Canada, 2018 (PDF, 150.32 kB)

Historical Production Units Newfoundland and Labrador Prince Edward Island Nova Scotia New Brunswick Quebec Ontario Manitoba Saskatchewan Alberta British Columbia Yukon Northwest Territories Nunavut Canada
Grand total, 2018 $000 2,817,075 4,569 371,538 344,809 9,986,901 10,060,429 1,504,155 6,737,090 2,031,743 9,656,918 216,767 2,110,526 1,164,280 47,006,800

⁞ Not available for a specific reference period.

Note: The sum may not add up to the total due to rounding. This table excludes petroleum and natural gas. Data include shipments by producers regardless of industrial classification. For definitions regarding data contained in this table, refer to:
Techniques Used to Calculate Data on the Mineral Production in Canada.
Symbols and Abbreviations

Source: Statistics Canada


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