Annual Statistics of Mineral Production

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Metals

Metals (PDF, 209.62 kB)

Commodity 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
$000 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Bismuth tonnes 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
$000 0 0 0 0 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 31
Cadmium tonnes 0 0 0 0 60 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 60
$000 0 0 0 0 113 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 113
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 x 0 0 0 x 1,459 x 0 0 0 0 0 0 4,216
$000 x 0 0 0 x 51,630 x 0 0 0 0 0 0 149,145
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 37,198 0 0 0 41,549 195,430 42,245 0 0 333,080 30,024 0 0 679,524
$000 239,738 0 0 0 267,781 1,259,546 272,266 0 0 2,146,699 193,502 0 0 4,379,532
Gold kilograms 656 0 0 0 51,951 77,457 3,341 2,302 32 12,795 3,445 0 9,518 161,497
$000 34,884 0 0 0 2,763,350 4,120,027 177,709 122,422 1,713 680,586 183,225 0 506,263 8,590,179
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 19,308 0 0 0 24,702 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2,721 46,731
$000 1,597,198 0 0 0 1,379,035 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 188,789 3,165,022
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 12,020 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12,020
$000 0 0 0 29,785 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 29,785
Molybdenum tonnes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2,783 0 0 0 2,783
$000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 53,105 0 0 0 53,105
Nickel tonnes 55,194 0 0 0 54,015 96,000 25,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 230,210
$000 701,627 0 0 0 686,641 1,220,356 317,805 0 0 0 0 0 0 2,926,428
Platinum group kilograms x 0 0 0 x 24,587 x 0 0 0 0 0 0 31,471
$000 x 0 0 0 x 750,666 x 0 0 0 0 0 0 947,560
Selenium tonnes 0 0 0 0 x x x 0 0 0 0 0 0 175
$000 0 0 0 0 x x x 0 0 0 0 0 0 3,886
Silver tonnes 3 0 0 29 83 132 37 0 0 84 11 0 7 385
$000 1,962 0 0 21,044 60,587 96,951 27,267 83 0 61,903 7,827 0 5,042 282,666
Tellurium tonnes 0 0 0 0 x x x 0 0 0 0 0 0 18
$000 0 0 0 0 x x x 0 0 0 0 0 0 870
Uranium (U) tonnes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14,133 0 0 0 0 0 14,133
$000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,248,600 0 0 0 0 0 1,248,600
Zinc tonnes 0 0 0 35,389 87,197 75,165 103,460 0 0 0 0 0 0 301,210
$000 0 0 0 97,815 241,012 207,757 285,962 0 0 0 0 0 0 832,545
Total $000 2,624,308 0 0 148,644 6,304,144 7,712,067 1,113,190 1,371,105 1,713 2,942,293 384,554 0 700,094 23,302,112

Nonmetals

Nonmetals (PDF, 228.65 kB)

Commodity 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
Carbonatite 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
CementFootnote1 kilotonnes 0 0 x 0 2,418 5,418 0 0 x x 0 0 0 11,820
$000 0 0 x 0 329,248 640,598 0 0 x x 0 0 0 1,615,674
Clay productsFootnote2 $000 0 0 x 0 x 124,880 0 45 x 2,593 0 0 0 140,122
Diamonds 000 carats 0 0 0 0 370 597 0 0 0 0 0 12,348 0 13,315
$000 0 0 0 0 48,558 354,084 0 0 0 0 0 1,486,090 0 1,888,732
CoalFootnote6 kilotonnes 0 0 x 0 0 0 0 x x x 0 0 0 61,332
$000 0 0 x 0 0 0 0 x x x 0 0 0 4,009,353
Gemstones tonnes 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 0 x x x 0 0 154
$000 0 0 0 0 0 102 0 0 x x x 0 0 5,852
Graphite 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
GypsumFootnote3 kilotonnes 0 0 x x 0 x x 0 0 x 0 0 0 1,679
$000 0 0 x x 0 x x 0 0 x 0 0 0 17,655
Lime kilotonnes 0 0 0 x x x x 0 x x 0 0 0 1,807
$000 0 0 0 x x x x 0 x x 0 0 0 330,366
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 0 571 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 571
$000 0 0 0 0 0 81,219 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 81,219
Peat kilotonnes x x 2 596 341 0 212 29 238 x 0 0 0 1,452
$000 x x 699 121,310 74,611 0 57,952 16,913 53,943 x 0 0 0 330,653
Potash (K₂O)Footnote4 kilotonnes 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 10,784 0 0 0 0 0 10,790
$000 0 0 0 3,683 0 0 0 3,731,950 0 0 0 0 0 3,735,632
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 5 0 0 0 5
$000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 273 0 0 0 273
Quartz (silica)Footnote3 kilotonnes 0 0 14 x 481 353 130 0 1,165 x 0 0 0 2,256
$000 0 0 1,132 x 19,254 5,531 772 0 67,114 x 0 0 0 95,614
Salt kilotonnes 0 0 x 325 x x x 1,323 142 0 0 0 0 10,252
$000 0 0 x 11,388 x x x 92,017 28,659 0 0 0 0 445,891
Sand and gravelFootnote5 kilotonnes 1,716 109 3,458 2,442 18,697 81,508 15,420 10,165 116,927 28,678 1,031 397 0 280,550
$000 7,762 1,443 29,797 13,031 124,089 559,270 139,915 93,205 1,155,155 264,042 5,707 5,216 0 2,398,633
Soapstone, talc, pyrophyllite kilotonnes x 0 0 0 x x 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 199
$000 x 0 0 0 x x 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 55,513
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
StoneFootnote3 kilotonnes 7,472 x 9,020 7,024 42,761 69,779 8,655 0 5,279 8,320 x 1,662 0 160,016
$000 62,748 x 99,057 57,830 504,395 729,267 78,850 0 40,503 75,109 x 16,135 0 1,664,188
Sulphur, elemental kilotonnes 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 163 4,227 349 0 0 0 4,746
$000 447 0 0 0 0 7 0 118 178,920 14,386 0 0 0 193,877
Sulphur, in smelter gas kilotonnes x 0 x 29 121 453 x 0 0 1 0 0 0 635
$000 x 0 x 5,046 20,949 78,709 x 0 0 96 0 0 0 110,307
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 x 0 0 0 x
$000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x 0 0 0 x
Total $000 72,876 5,712 224,661 226,197 1,809,231 2,980,251 304,344 3,966,505 1,892,367 727,999 6,570 1,507,441 0 13,724,154

Historical data

Historical data (PDF, 180.93 kB)

1986 - 2016 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, 2016 $000 2,697,184 5,712 240,893 374,841 8,113,375 10,692,318 1,417,533 5,536,566 2,654,693 6,703,844 391,124 1,507,441 700,094 41,035,618
Grand total, 2015 $000 2,783,181 4,638 230,707 444,468 7,555,966 10,979,014 1,347,484 8,071,878 2,464,547 6,185,840 246,225 1,816,905 644,165 42,775,019
Grand total, 2014 $000 3,210,270 4,187 197,637 439,074 8,489,710 10,994,882 1,428,366 6,779,350 2,614,751 6,815,371 408,001 1,882,373 636,424 43,900,395
Grand total, 2013 $000 4,078,547 3,627 220,783 597,580 8,061,574 10,205,284 1,306,192 6,858,339 2,662,414 7,111,670 466,905 1,658,958 629,041 43,860,914
Grand total, 2012 $000 4,296,715 4,192 238,068 1,155,839 8,023,919 9,538,630 1,491,577 7,789,631 2,720,418 7,826,270 485,576 1,725,392 614,441 45,910,667
Grand total, 2011 $000 5,072,866 2,747 238,347 1,334,924 8,465,486 10,685,247 1,793,888 9,100,784 2,696,459 8,981,532 367,419 2,138,340 427,322 51,305,360
Grand total, 2010 $000 4,583,117 2,933 240,509 1,210,536 7,140,137 8,128,101 1,694,797 6,488,024 2,305,158 7,165,905 298,848 2,044,797 317,140 41,620,002
Grand total, 2009 $000 2,409,490 3,565 271,341 1,100,415 5,628,495 6,324,648 1,341,397 5,059,128 1,926,000 5,622,036 240,257 1,506,569 31,433,340
Grand total, 2008 $000 5,315,760 3,230 357,314 1,536,973 6,191,978 9,561,159 1,686,975 8,603,948 3,952,089 7,402,675 207,644 2,123,469 12,654 46,955,870
Grand total, 2007 $000 4,949,381 4,115 327,705 1,540,180 5,540,091 10,855,586 2,479,553 5,511,105 1,812,043 5,611,423 73,963 1,830,902 34,821 40,570,868
Grand total, 2006 $000 3,029,847 5,040 322,850 1,538,565 4,559,856 9,524,218 2,089,006 3,876,777 1,580,258 5,990,584 46,339 1,638,172 31,595 34,233,107
Grand total, 2005 $000 1,744,549 4,149 304,519 906,568 3,914,212 7,438,261 1,249,291 3,793,526 1,463,552 5,384,165 38,954 1,790,371 3,773 28,035,889
Grand total, 2004 $000 770,445 3,136 285,636 778,578 4,012,242 7,122,629 1,210,337 3,037,917 1,210,800 3,739,966 61,970 2,112,471 35,458 24,381,586
Grand total, 2003 $000 845,161 3,974 263,194 702,496 3,563,171 5,690,433 892,234 2,276,573 1,218,098 2,887,311 33,589 1,666,722 34,649 20,077,602
Grand total, 2002 $000 872,806 5,285 x 653,479 3,742,025 5,937,321 850,459 x 1,094,405 2,863,558 43,109 874,174 271,629 19,959,836
Grand total, 2001 $000 2,901,399 3,983 1,410,641 807,203 3,603,927 5,772,583 1,023,259 7,733,519 49,375,263 8,623,308 139,218 1,323,427 320,910 83,038,640
Grand total, 2000 $000 3,170,447 5,482 1,193,011 772,546 3,653,206 5,867,446 1,234,065 8,414,541 49,967,120 7,901,035 118,050 1,165,354 384,597 83,846,901
Grand total, 1999 $000 1,817,792 7,119 380,819 850,797 3,657,469 5,221,729 907,132 5,996,814 29,229,537 4,535,903 89,443 892,891 349,046 53,936,491
Grand total, 1998 $000 1,539,496 6,499 453,027 862,992 3,559,965 5,044,271 967,070 4,796,247 21,886,355 4,466,237 150,336 585,233 44,317,729
Grand total, 1997 $000 1,038,173 3,410 480,717 953,071 3,437,046 5,614,963 1,125,710 5,508,422 26,671,286 4,681,322 225,392 798,793 50,538,306
Grand total, 1996 $000 905,901 3,604 592,653 954,683 3,414,784 5,718,296 1,001,946 5,330,854 26,218,031 4,339,930 425,627 780,585 49,686,893
Grand total, 1995 $000 878,299 3,887 559,761 1,020,674 3,338,006 5,825,126 1,022,003 4,580,392 20,675,732 4,501,289 196,009 766,293 43,367,470
Grand total, 1994 $000 837,449 2,706 608,269 862,044 2,956,265 4,921,352 820,445 4,225,199 21,118,987 4,066,161 85,764 680,270 41,184,910
Grand total, 1993 $000 699,383 4,270 554,420 771,849 2,691,815 4,533,769 862,131 3,238,262 18,925,423 3,538,275 140,513 584,866 36,544,975
Grand total, 1992 $000 705,673 1,699 523,033 910,138 2,694,407 4,776,317 1,081,882 3,157,751 17,055,714 3,500,079 496,230 681,144 35,584,066
Grand total, 1991 $000 772,184 3,261 459,535 671,397 2,930,011 5,101,464 1,124,748 2,862,986 16,372,931 3,839,913 348,651 703,178 35,190,259
Grand total, 1990 $000 865,987 3,271 459,488 877,926 3,037,007 6,445,825 1,311,466 3,182,501 19,110,856 3,954,393 541,814 987,900 40,778,434
Grand total, 1989 $000 897,338 2,214 441,502 859,375 2,877,630 7,307,702 1,668,354 3,016,947 16,455,830 4,123,281 533,910 1,149,286 39,333,368
Grand total, 1988 $000 864,766 2,233 445,957 910,764 2,712,011 6,895,272 1,626,594 3,042,776 15,062,056 3,943,090 492,199 957,005 36,954,725
Grand total, 1987 $000 742,818 2,541 406,639 623,611 2,780,144 5,652,001 1,000,046 3,150,831 17,079,970 3,614,729 437,199 870,494 36,361,024
Grand total, 1986 $000 817,338 1,754 366,719 501,574 2,190,541 4,824,739 763,892 2,524,553 16,330,583 3,159,871 176,101 788,287 32,445,952

⁞ 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: Natural Resources Canada


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