Annual Statistics of Mineral Production

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Mineral production in Canada, 2018

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Prior to 2001, the Grand total included the total value of Metals, Nonmetals and Fuels (Coal, Crude oil and equivalent, Natural gas and Natural gas by products). Since 2002, the Grand total includes the total value of Metals, Nonmetals and Coal only.

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Metals

Metals (PDF, 673.27 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 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
$000 0 0 0 0 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 54
Bismuth tonnes 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
$000 0 0 0 0 58 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 58
Cadmium tonnes 0 0 0 0 148 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 148
$000 0 0 0 0 595 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 595
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 916 0 0 0 x 1,136 x 0 0 0 0 0 0 3,279
$000 86,651 0 0 0 x 107,437 x 0 0 0 0 0 0 310,086
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 28,338 0 0 642 35,769 140,164 33,865 0 0 279,450 9,282 0 0 527,510
$000 237,558 0 0 5,378 299,849 1,174,998 283,893 0 0 2,342,631 77,812 0 0 4,422,120
Gold kilograms 725 0 2,929 0 61,315 84,010 4,742 2,961 56 21,362 2,506 0 11,276 191,882
$000 38,238 0 154,423 0 3,233,191 4,429,954 250,056 156,125 2,954 1,126,435 132,130 0 594,619 10,118,125
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 15,111 0 0 0 32,697 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4,947 52,755
$000 1,815,972 0 0 0 2,694,802 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 438,414 4,949,188
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 13,564 0 0 0 0 0 2,041 0 0 0 15,605
$000 0 0 0 39,229 0 0 0 0 0 5,902 0 0 0 45,131
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 5,048 0 0 0 5,048
$000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 152,725 0 0 0 152,725
Nickel tonnes 39,066 0 0 0 52,948 68,789 17,064 0 0 0 0 0 0 177,867
$000 660,106 0 0 0 894,670 1,162,329 288,322 0 0 0 0 0 0 3,005,427
Platinum group kilograms 55 0 0 0 x 22,823 x 0 0 0 0 0 0 29,832
$000 2,460 0 0 0 x 967,274 x 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,268,494
Selenium tonnes 0 0 0 0 x x x 0 0 0 0 0 0 85
$000 0 0 0 0 x x x 0 0 0 0 0 0 4,133
Silver tonnes 2 0 0 43 83 113 57 0 0 84 3 0 5 392
$000 1,491 0 59 28,114 54,039 73,824 37,301 53 0 54,564 1,751 0 3,562 254,759
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 6,975 0 0 0 0 0 6,975
$000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 490,077 0 0 0 0 0 490,077
Zinc tonnes 0 0 0 39,570 72,666 63,139 109,190 0 0 3,067 0 0 0 287,632
$000 0 0 0 149,615 274,750 238,729 412,848 0 0 11,595 0 0 0 1,087,538
Total $000 2,842,476 0 154,482 222,336 8,782,182 8,159,620 1,306,108 646,255 2,954 3,693,853 211,693 0 1,036,595 27,058,554

Nonmetals

Nonmetals (PDF, 636.89 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
Clay productsFootnote2 $000 0 0 x 0 109 123,187 0 0 x x 0 0 0 131,928
Diamonds 000 carats 0 0 0 0 1,312 936 0 0 0 0 0 20,541 0 22,789
$000 0 0 0 0 145,992 516,207 0 0 0 0 0 2,042,103 0 2,704,302
CoalFootnote5 kilotonnes 0 0 x 0 0 0 0 x x x 0 0 0 54,599
$000 0 0 x 0 0 0 0 x x x 0 0 0 6,459,413
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 87
$000 0 0 0 0 0 x 0 0 x x 0 0 0 2,349
Graphite kilotonnes 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
$000 0 0 0 0 19,156 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19,156
Gypsum kilotonnes 0 0 x 0 0 x x 0 0 x 0 0 0 3,240
$000 0 0 x 0 0 x x 0 0 x 0 0 0 40,157
Lime kilotonnes 0 0 0 x x x x 0 x 45 0 0 0 1,785
$000 0 0 0 x x x x 0 x 12,828 0 0 0 335,739
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 0 565 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 565
$000 0 0 0 0 0 131,689 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 131,689
Peat kilotonnes x x 1 437 354 0 229 33 229 1 0 0 0 1,306
$000 x x 461 82,122 79,667 0 75,227 20,118 53,904 332 0 0 0 314,924
Potash (K₂O)Footnote3 kilotonnes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14,024 0 0 0 0 0 14,024
$000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5,726,798 0 0 0 0 0 5,726,798
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 563 1,559 55 124 1,873 610 0 0 0 4,864
$000 x 0 x x 28,561 22,878 506 1,864 136,652 9,264 0 0 0 202,387
Salt kilotonnes 0 0 x 28 x x x 1,693 148 0 0 0 0 10,713
$000 0 0 x 969 x x x 104,313 28,630 0 0 0 0 488,535
Sand and gravelFootnote4 kilotonnes 1,645 x 5,013 1,884 20,040 83,037 12,102 12,485 69,494 38,318 x x 0 245,815
$000 7,744 x 35,899 10,656 125,422 719,905 83,499 124,664 722,103 417,865 x x 0 2,284,402
Soapstone, talc, pyrophyllite kilotonnes x 0 0 0 x x 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 279
$000 x 0 0 0 x x 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 42,635
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 3,926 x 9,987 7,457 51,021 85,245 8,797 0 8,507 13,221 x x 0 188,974
$000 20,168 x 109,826 62,904 609,781 845,334 96,657 0 116,737 119,153 x x 0 1,987,973
Sulphur, in smelter gas kilotonnes 0 0 x x 108 327 x 0 0 x 0 0 0 505
$000 0 0 x x 18,554 56,333 x 0 0 x 0 0 0 87,206
Sulphur, elemental kilotonnes 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 277 4,331 218 0 0 0 4,828
$000 1 0 0 0 0 100 2 11,479 418,119 19,740 0 0 0 449,441
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 12 0 0 0 12
Total $000 42,218 2,766 261,051 176,036 1,641,231 2,859,372 282,261 6,195,250 2,354,379 6,089,606 6,110 2,079,843 0 21,990,122

Historical data

Historical data (PDF, 549.66 kB)

1988 - 2018 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 2,884,695 2,766 415,533 398,372 10,423,412 11,018,992 1,588,369 6,841,505 2,357,333 9,783,459 217,803 2,079,843 1,036,595 49,048,676
Grand total, 2017 $000 3,513,400 5,403 248,253 396,896 8,922,938 10,099,386 1,658,567 5,837,674 1,929,698 9,177,962 318,056 2,104,582 1,110,366 45,323,180
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

⁞ 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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