Annual Statistics of Mineral Production

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Preliminary estimate of the mineral production in Canada, 2019

Preliminary estimate of the mineral production in Canada, 2019 (PDF, 113.94 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 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
$000 0 0 0 0 55 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 55
Bismuth tonnes 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
$000 0 0 0 0 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 45
Cadmium tonnes 0 0 0 0 164 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 164
$000 0 0 0 0 612 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 612
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 904 0 0 0 x 1,162 x 0 0 0 0 0 0 3,336
$000 39,538 0 0 0 x 50,855 x 0 0 0 0 0 0 145,976
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 28,529 0 0 707 35,557 158,212 24,884 0 0 295,719 0 0 0 543,609
$000 228,092 0 0 5,655 284,281 1,264,903 198,946 0 0 2,364,274 0 0 0 4,346,152
Gold kilograms 661 0 2,698 0 59,938 73,733 3,407 3,616 38 13,791 2,621 0 14,473 174,974
$000 38,836 0 158,578 0 3,523,134 4,334,037 200,239 212,528 2,251 810,625 154,034 0 850,710 10,284,971
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 20,049 0 0 0 33,218 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5,205 58,472
$000 2,427,930 0 0 0 2,695,655 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 463,242 5,586,827
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 14,205 0 0 0 0 0 7,577 0 0 0 21,782
$000 0 0 0 37,799 0 0 0 0 0 20,162 0 0 0 57,961
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 3,896 0 0 0 3,896
$000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 118,803 0 0 0 118,803
Nickel tonnes 40,192 0 0 0 54,411 73,998 12,809 0 0 0 0 0 0 181,410
$000 736,233 0 0 0 996,703 1,355,500 234,632 0 0 0 0 0 0 3,323,068
Platinum group kilograms 60 0 0 0 x 21,084 x 0 0 0 0 0 0 28,217
$000 2,811 0 0 0 x 889,153 x 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,201,792
Selenium tonnes 0 0 0 0 x x x 0 0 0 0 0 0 57
$000 0 0 0 0 x x x 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,671
Silver tonnes 2 0 0 32 84 113 40 0 0 105 0 0 3 379
$000 1,417 0 132 22,015 57,291 77,118 27,154 71 0 71,946 1 0 2,027 259,173
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 6,796 0 0 0 0 0 6,796
$000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 513,885 0 0 0 0 0 513,885
Zinc tonnes 0 0 0 41,497 71,533 67,206 110,831 0 0 8,748 0 0 0 299,814
$000 0 0 0 142,750 246,073 231,189 381,257 0 0 30,092 0 0 0 1,031,361
Total $000 3,474,856 0 158,710 208,220 9,008,702 8,205,821 1,072,411 726,484 2,251 3,415,903 154,035 0 1,315,978 27,743,371

Preliminary estimate of the mineral production in Canada, 2019

Preliminary estimate of the mineral production in Canada, 2019 (PDF, 180.67 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 0 102,026 0 0 x x 0 0 0 110,871
Diamonds 000 carats 0 0 0 0 1,870 421 0 0 0 0 0 16,200 0 18,491
$000 0 0 0 0 180,600 225,816 0 0 0 0 0 1,779,706 0 2,186,122
CoalFootnote5 kilotonnes 0 0 x 0 0 0 0 x x x 0 0 0 51,652
$000 0 0 x 0 0 0 0 x x x 0 0 0 5,773,909
FluorsparFootnote1 kilotonnes x 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x
$000 x 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x
Gemstones tonnes 0 0 0 0 0 x 0 0 x x 0 0 0 49
$000 0 0 0 0 0 x 0 0 x x 0 0 0 1,810
Graphite kilotonnes 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
$000 0 0 0 0 22,116 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 22,116
Gypsum kilotonnes 0 0 x 0 0 x 0 0 0 x 0 0 0 2,408
$000 0 0 x 0 0 x 0 0 0 x 0 0 0 33,950
Lime kilotonnes 0 0 0 x x x x 0 x 49 0 0 0 1,706
$000 0 0 0 x x x x 0 x 14,190 0 0 0 293,402
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 0 523 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 523
$000 0 0 0 0 0 118,755 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 118,755
Peat kilotonnes x x 1 377 383 0 222 32 221 0 0 0 0 1,259
$000 x x 452 76,679 76,072 0 83,101 19,136 54,165 0 0 0 0 313,250
Potash (K₂O)Footnote3 kilotonnes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12,770 0 0 0 0 0 12,770
$000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5,548,260 0 0 0 0 0 5,548,260
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) kilotonnes x 0 x x 600 1,499 55 124 1,779 611 0 0 0 4,740
$000 x 0 x x 32,505 22,023 506 1,860 135,838 9,267 0 0 0 204,161
Salt kilotonnes 0 0 x 0 x x x 1,650 52 0 0 0 0 10,243
$000 0 0 x 0 x x x 114,708 7,981 0 0 0 0 471,618
Sand and gravelFootnote4 kilotonnes 1,646 x 4,656 1,544 14,983 82,059 12,460 12,089 71,028 40,813 x x 0 243,818
$000 7,752 x 36,124 8,655 96,387 712,657 83,544 116,284 734,147 431,305 x x 0 2,272,364
Soapstone, talc, pyrophyllite kilotonnes x 0 0 0 x x 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 243
$000 x 0 0 0 x x 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 47,245
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
Stone kilotonnes 4,801 x 9,465 6,628 50,493 74,316 8,427 0 11,739 11,077 x x 0 177,733
$000 26,750 x 105,153 60,189 583,697 803,978 94,146 0 166,189 112,055 x x 0 1,960,931
Sulphur, in smelter gas kilotonnes 0 0 x x 102 349 x 0 0 x 0 0 0 520
$000 0 0 x x 19,400 66,065 x 0 0 x 0 0 0 98,500
Sulphur, elemental kilotonnes 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 260 6,154 3 0 0 0 6,418
$000 0 0 0 0 0 18 2 3,806 218,440 25 0 0 0 222,291
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 10 0 0 0 10
Total $000 68,223 3,396 260,200 165,674 1,766,554 2,457,104 287,757 6,003,054 2,185,285 5,383,859 15,789 1,817,924 0 20,414,818

Preliminary estimate of the mineral production in Canada, 2019

Preliminary estimate of the mineral production in Canada, 2019 (PDF, 97.96 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, 2019 $000 3,543,079 3,396 418,909 373,893 10,775,256 10,662,925 1,360,168 6,729,538 2,187,535 8,799,761 169,824 1,817,924 1,315,978 48,158,188

⁞ 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.
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Source: Statistics Canada


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