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Workforce data, 2016

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Beginning with reference year 2013, the Nonmetals include Non-metals, Structural materials and Coal.
Since 2002, the Grand total includes the total value of Metals, Nonmetals, Structural materials and Coal only.

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Metallic industry

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NAICS / Year / Province or territoryFootnote3 Employees Salaries and Wages
Production and Related Workers All Other Employees Total Mining Other All Other Employees Total
Mining Other
Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female
number $000
21221 Iron Ore Mining
2014 3,692 417 781 175 384 258 4,857 850 551,305 138,245 127,909 817,459
2015 2,849 409 597 149 231 137 3,677 695 481,381 110,217 83,505 675,104
2016
Newfoundland and Labrador 1,026 256 662 166 70 129 1,758 551 202,956 125,011 29,905 357,872
Quebec 1,746 132 0 0 162 33 1,908 165 296,495 0 34,640 331,135
Nunavut 651 19 0 0 230 58 881 77 38,899 0 23,448 62,346
Canada 3,423 407 662 166 462 220 4,547 793 538,350 125,011 87,993 751,353
21222 Gold and Silver Ore Mining
2014 9,769 349 262 95 1,793 865 11,824 1,309 1,036,878 30,892 422,585 1,490,355
2015 9,871 345 254 85 1,566 565 11,691 995 1,062,028 29,258 253,163 1,344,449
2016
Newfoundland and Labrador x x x x x x x x x x x x
Quebec 3,205 143 231 13 679 253 4,115 409 358,405 26,317 114,514 499,236
Ontario 5,328 231 67 0 1,321 449 6,716 680 552,639 5,661 180,313 738,614
Saskatchewan x x x x x x x x x x x x
Nunavut x x x x x x x x x x x x
Canada 9,095 435 466 87 2,266 762 11,827 1,284 965,838 55,775 349,323 1,370,936
212231 Lead-Zinc Ore Mining
2014 114 10 95 5 25 16 234 31 11,819 9,719 4,566 26,103
2016 465 8 0 0 35 10 500 18 55,095 0 5,054 60,149
212232 Nickel-Copper Ore Mining
2014 4,082 124 177 78 1,011 271 5,270 473 351,731 29,419 125,762 506,912
2015 4,051 135 260 107 988 255 5,299 497 358,352 39,373 118,527 516,252
2016 3,898 129 237 98 995 220 5,130 447 366,444 36,805 122,828 526,077
212233 Copper-Zinc Ore Mining
2014 5,325 444 27 7 1,014 602 6,366 1,053 636,520 3,647 194,895 835,063
2015 5,293 400 5 3 725 321 6,023 724 621,602 917 115,707 738,225
2016 4,972 423 26 1 848 358 5,846 782 623,522 3,198 112,647 739,367
21223 Copper, Nickel, Lead and Zinc Ore Mining
2014 9,521 578 299 90 2,050 889 11,870 1,557 1,000,070 42,784 325,223 1,368,078
2015 9,344 535 265 110 1,713 576 11,322 1,221 979,954 40,290 234,234 1,254,477
2016
Newfoundland and Labrador x x x x x x x x x x x x
New Brunswick 465 8 0 0 35 10 500 18 55,095 0 5,054 60,149
Quebec 1,055 53 246 99 178 102 1,479 254 131,168 38,031 38,086 207,286
Ontario 2,974 56 0 0 863 135 3,837 191 240,628 0 94,099 334,726
Manitoba x x x x x x x x x x x x
British Columbia 3,125 311 0 0 476 208 3,601 519 430,270 0 55,956 486,227
Yukon x x x x x x x x x x x x
Canada 9,335 560 263 99 1,878 588 11,476 1,247 1,045,061 40,003 240,530 1,325,593
21229 Other Metal Ore MiningFootnote1
2014 3,127 220 0 0 589 251 3,716 471 355,734 0 115,206 470,940
2015 2,857 199 0 0 475 179 3,332 378 346,878 0 87,087 433,966
2016
Quebec x x x x x x x x x x x x
Ontario x x x x x x x x x x x x
Manitoba x x x x x x x x x x x x
Saskatchewan 1,274 146 0 0 226 63 1,500 209 181,989 0 47,921 229,911
Canada 2,216 187 0 0 382 123 2,598 310 296,306 0 70,737 367,043
2122 Total Metal Ore
2014 26,109 1,564 1,342 360 4,816 2,263 32,267 4,187 2,943,988 211,922 990,923 4,146,832
2015 24,921 1,488 1,116 344 3,985 1,457 30,022 3,289 2,870,241 179,764 657,990 3,707,995
2016
Newfoundland and Labrador 1,386 268 662 166 106 156 2,154 590 237,114 125,011 34,352 396,478
New Brunswick 465 8 0 0 35 10 500 18 55,095 0 5,054 60,149
Quebec 6,534 362 477 112 1,099 431 8,110 905 852,563 64,348 199,824 1,116,735
Ontario 8,696 292 67 0 2,251 594 11,014 886 839,853 5,661 283,479 1,128,993
Manitoba 1,354 107 0 0 271 113 1,625 220 146,270 0 40,014 186,284
Saskatchewan 1,499 170 0 0 266 75 1,765 245 201,264 0 62,842 264,106
British Columbia 3,125 311 0 0 476 208 3,601 519 430,270 0 55,956 486,227
Yukon x x x x x x x x x x x x
Nunavut x x x x x x x x x x x x
Canada 24,069 1,589 1,391 352 4,988 1,693 30,448 3,634 2,845,554 220,789 748,582 3,814,925

Nonmetallic industry

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NAICS / Year / Province or territoryFootnote3 Employees Salaries and Wages
Production and Related Workers All Other Employees Total Mining Other All Other Employees Total
Mining Other
Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female
number $000
212314 Granite Mining and Quarrying
2014 489 18 9 0 75 51 573 69 27,332 471 8,186 35,989
2015 520 10 0 0 50 18 570 28 30,786 0 4,676 35,461
2016 487 14 0 0 70 54 557 68 28,899 0 7,607 36,506
212315 Limestone Mining and Quarrying
2014 1,724 65 36 0 202 128 1,962 193 96,037 1,693 25,757 123,487
2015 2,051 75 14 0 142 78 2,207 153 117,898 525 19,724 138,148
2016 2,143 108 14 0 196 147 2,353 255 124,441 525 29,607 154,573
212316 Marble Mining and Quarrying
2014 103 7 0 0 10 12 113 19 9,145 0 2,380 11,525
2015 101 6 0 0 12 6 113 12 9,807 0 2,363 12,171
2016 113 6 0 0 16 7 129 13 10,110 0 2,478 12,588
212317 Sandstone Mining and Quarrying
2014 180 2 7 0 35 22 222 24 8,294 246 2,819 11,360
2015 215 2 0 0 21 11 236 13 10,503 0 1,839 12,342
2016 199 2 0 0 37 23 236 25 8,705 0 3,357 12,062
21231 Stone Mining and Quarrying
2014 2,496 92 52 0 322 213 2,870 305 140,808 2,410 39,142 182,361
2015 2,887 93 14 0 225 113 3,126 206 168,994 525 28,603 198,122
2016
Newfoundland and Labrador x x x x x x x x x x x x
Nova Scotia 251 7 0 0 26 9 277 16 14,296 0 2,508 16,804
New Brunswick 109 6 0 0 14 9 123 15 5,473 0 1,437 6,911
Quebec 733 52 0 0 102 102 835 154 44,278 0 11,943 56,222
Ontario 1,163 57 14 0 120 75 1,297 132 72,302 525 18,347 91,174
Manitoba x x x x x x x x x x x x
Alberta 139 3 0 0 22 6 161 9 8,621 0 3,198 11,819
British Columbia 287 5 0 0 18 22 305 27 15,147 0 2,981 18,128
Canada 2,942 130 14 0 319 231 3,275 361 172,155 525 43,049 215,729
212323 Sand and Gravel Mining and Quarrying
2014 5,016 179 20 6 477 413 5,513 598 325,988 2,038 60,808 388,835
2015 4,481 194 4 3 468 416 4,953 613 297,319 352 61,096 358,767
2016 4,445 225 3 2 461 431 4,909 658 293,862 219 64,785 358,866
212326 Shale, Clay and Refractory Mineral Mining and Quarrying
2014 198 5 2 0 39 14 239 19 11,833 108 5,085 17,026
2015 212 6 0 0 38 13 250 19 12,769 0 4,803 17,572
2016 204 6 0 0 40 14 244 20 16,042 0 5,579 21,622
21232 Sand, Gravel, Clay and Ceramic and Refractory Minerals Mining and Quarrying
2014 5,214 184 22 6 516 427 5,752 617 337,820 2,146 65,894 405,860
2015 4,693 200 4 3 506 429 5,203 632 310,088 352 65,899 376,339
2016
Newfoundland and Labrador x x x x x x x x x x x x
Prince Edward Island x x x x x x x x x x x x
Nova Scotia 31 0 0 0 5 4 36 4 1,457 0 442 1,899
New Brunswick 37 2 0 0 4 6 41 8 1,646 0 471 2,117
Quebec 340 11 0 0 47 43 387 54 16,920 0 5,301 22,221
Ontario 1,463 96 2 2 227 188 1,692 286 94,610 188 32,130 126,928
Manitoba 83 0 0 0 16 11 99 11 3,912 0 1,982 5,894
Saskatchewan 255 14 0 0 15 25 270 39 14,236 0 2,619 16,855
Alberta 1,800 89 0 0 139 107 1,939 196 132,251 0 19,531 151,783
British Columbia 589 14 1 0 46 51 636 65 40,367 32 6,729 47,128
Yukon x x x x x x x x x x x x
Canada 4,649 231 3 2 501 445 5,153 678 309,904 219 70,365 380,488
212392 Diamond Mining
2014 1,638 170 300 49 259 168 2,197 387 264,829 30,710 59,421 354,960
2015 1,925 194 238 50 342 190 2,505 434 276,633 34,280 67,318 378,231
2016 1,291 162 222 36 205 68 1,718 266 211,209 40,027 45,305 296,541
212393 Salt Mining
2014 1,109 34 3 0 198 61 1,310 95 101,930 159 22,902 124,990
2015 1,198 35 2 0 162 60 1,362 95 111,110 142 18,348 129,600
2016 1,119 38 2 0 172 57 1,293 95 98,908 204 21,297 120,410
212395 Gypsum Mining
2014 101 0 0 0 13 9 114 9 4,847 0 1,432 6,280
2015 99 3 0 0 13 9 112 12 5,531 0 1,563 7,095
2016 x x x x x x x x x x x x
212396 Potash Mining
2014 4,035 223 226 6 837 353 5,098 582 500,053 11,476 183,502 695,031
2015 4,227 218 211 16 799 275 5,237 509 548,856 34,230 140,001 723,086
2016 3,717 226 333 22 500 254 4,550 502 514,158 32,738 103,781 650,677
212397 Peat Extraction
2014 1,041 120 82 4 139 92 1,262 216 44,267 3,422 12,257 59,946
2015 1,040 114 87 7 129 92 1,256 213 44,346 3,703 11,889 59,939
2016 1,065 136 114 5 104 86 1,283 227 49,059 4,618 12,180 65,857
212398 All Other Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying
2014 153 3 2 2 34 22 189 27 10,913 213 5,346 16,473
2015 123 3 3 1 34 25 160 29 8,349 179 5,872 14,400
2016 x x x x x x x x x x x x
21239 Other Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying
2014 8,077 550 613 61 1,480 705 10,170 1,316 926,840 45,979 284,860 1,257,679
2015 8,612 567 541 74 1,479 651 10,632 1,292 994,826 72,534 244,991 1,312,351
2016
Newfoundland and Labrador x x x x x x x x x x x x
Prince Edward Island x x x x x x x x x x x x
Nova Scotia 154 8 1 0 33 12 188 20 9,805 73 3,409 13,288
New Brunswick 388 39 54 4 28 17 470 60 16,201 2,345 2,531 21,077
Quebec 525 29 55 2 106 71 686 102 28,515 2,144 13,695 44,354
Ontario 939 44 160 28 116 43 1,215 115 92,379 21,165 15,724 129,268
Manitoba 178 26 3 0 4 3 185 29 7,474 128 483 8,084
Saskatchewan 3,835 241 335 22 517 272 4,687 535 524,160 32,834 106,844 663,838
Alberta 128 41 5 0 16 8 149 49 10,585 236 2,143 12,964
British Columbia 25 0 0 0 9 4 34 4 2,365 0 1,611 3,976
Yukon x x x x x x x x x x x x
Northwest Territories 1,145 139 63 8 187 55 1,395 202 192,199 18,993 41,818 253,011
Canada 7,334 568 676 64 1,019 488 9,029 1,120 884,347 77,919 188,484 1,150,750
2123 Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying
2014 15,787 826 687 67 2,318 1,345 18,792 2,238 1,405,468 50,536 389,897 1,845,901
2015 16,192 860 559 77 2,210 1,193 18,961 2,130 1,473,908 73,411 339,493 1,886,811
2016
Newfoundland and Labrador 223 3 0 0 15 8 238 11 10,575 0 2,149 12,725
Prince Edward Island x x x x x x x x x x x x
Nova Scotia 436 15 1 0 64 25 501 40 25,558 73 6,359 31,991
New Brunswick 534 47 54 4 46 32 634 83 23,320 2,345 4,440 30,105
Quebec 1,598 92 55 2 255 216 1,908 310 89,713 2,144 30,939 122,797
Ontario 3,565 197 176 30 463 306 4,204 533 259,291 21,878 66,202 347,370
Manitoba x x x x x x x x x x x x
Saskatchewan 4,090 255 335 22 532 297 4,957 574 538,396 32,834 109,463 680,693
Alberta 2,067 133 5 0 177 121 2,249 254 151,458 236 24,872 176,566
British Columbia 901 19 1 0 73 77 975 96 57,880 32 11,321 69,232
Yukon x x x x x x x x x x x x
Northwest Territories 1,145 139 63 8 187 55 1,395 202 192,199 18,993 41,818 253,011
Canada 14,925 929 693 66 1,839 1,164 17,457 2,159 1,366,406 78,663 301,898 1,746,967

Provinces and territoriesFootnote2

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Province or Territory Employees Salaries and Wages
Production and Related Workers All Other Employees Total Production and Related Workers All Other Employees Total
Mining Other Mining Other
Number $000
2015
Newfoundland and Labrador 2,040 746 266 3,052 267,331 110,217 42,244 419,792
Prince Edward Island x x x x x x x x
Nova Scotia 541 1 127 669 28,835 20 8,289 37,144
New Brunswick 855 42 232 1,129 56,722 1,614 29,077 87,414
Quebec 8,997 432 1,884 11,313 940,145 43,111 236,105 1,219,362
Ontario 13,181 237 2,693 16,111 1,190,335 26,603 261,576 1,478,515
Manitoba 2,035 2 444 2,481 173,959 109 43,688 217,756
Saskatchewan 6,883 244 1,526 8,653 793,204 34,827 192,010 1,020,042
Alberta 3,756 5 704 4,465 322,194 235 81,034 403,463
British Columbia 7,373 1 1,254 8,628 803,923 26 140,396 944,345
Yukon x x x x x x x x
Northwest Territories x x x x x x x x
Nunavut 321 250 249 820 28,666 22,326 35,887 86,878
Total 48,304 2,096 9,935 60,335 4,886,789 253,175 1,140,171 6,280,135
2016
Newfoundland and Labrador 1,880 828 285 2,993 247,690 125,011 36,502 409,202
Prince Edward Island x x x x x x x x
Nova Scotia 451 1 89 541 25,558 73 6,359 31,991
New Brunswick 1,054 58 123 1,235 78,415 2,345 9,494 90,254
Quebec 8,586 646 2,001 11,233 942,276 66,492 230,763 1,239,532
Ontario 12,750 273 3,614 16,637 1,099,144 27,539 349,681 1,476,364
Manitoba 1,796 3 426 2,225 159,709 128 43,240 203,076
Saskatchewan 6,421 357 1,291 8,069 787,458 32,834 187,610 1,007,901
Alberta 3,769 5 344 4,118 326,053 236 57,379 383,668
British Columbia 7,100 1 1,317 8,418 848,428 32 134,177 982,637
Yukon x x x x x x x x
Northwest Territories 1,284 71 242 1,597 192,199 18,993 41,818 253,011
Nunavut x x x x x x x x
Total 46,232 2,502 10,334 59,068 4,794,631 299,452 1,165,191 6,259,274

Note: Data from previous years have been revised to reflect updated totals. These tables exclude Oil and Gas Extraction Industry (NAICS 211). For the symbols and abbreviations used in these tables, refer to: Symbols and Abbreviations

Source: Natural Resources Canada