Contract drilling operations (except oil and gas extraction), 2016

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Contract drilling operations (except oil and gas extraction), 2016

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Province or Territory Metres Drilled Income From Drilling Average Number of Employees Total Salaries and Wages Paid
Surface Underground $000 $000
Maritime provinces 104,735 53,093 16,477,552 132 5,612,364
Quebec 903,389 680,685 108,910,265 778 50,106,689
Ontario 1,013,852 1,186,221 188,019,809 1,188 81,945,156
Prairie provinces 400,169 270,602 93,442,375 541 39,763,468
British Columbia 180,821 115,488 43,185,792 419 20,397,023
Yukon , Nunavut and Northwest Territories 288,215 72,410 58,881,984 281 20,402,155
Total 2,891,181 2,378,499 508,917,777 3,339 218,226,855

This table excludes petroleum and natural gas. For the symbols and abbreviations used in the table, refer to: Symbols and Abbreviations

Source: Natural Resources Canada