Production of Canada's Leading Minerals for December 2019


Production of Zinc


Month Mine outputFootnote1 Primary productionFootnote2 Refined production Domestic shipments of refined production Refined stocks at end of month
2018 2019 2018 2019 2018 2019 2018 2019 2018 2019
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January 21,533 22,937 19,332 20,982 59,603 56,294 36,373 35,226 32,336 25,840
February 22,471 23,192 25,155 20,545 53,287 47,906 28,405 33,954 37,303 21,990
March 29,684 30,200 28,634 29,691 60,326 58,321 x 31,205 33,020 22,531
April 32,124 29,961 30,162 27,566 54,630 57,755 x 34,036 28,655 24,837
May 30,180 24,792 29,718 24,195 61,319 51,991 x 34,969 29,287 20,155
June 25,338 31,391 23,801 28,311 58,194 54,381 x 30,275 23,380 22,601
July 19,328 27,432 17,527 26,075 57,822 56,024 x 36,455 24,179 21,289
August 24,109 31,029 22,452 27,404 58,641 60,392 x 35,064 24,537 23,270
September 23,267 29,147 20,842 26,765 57,002 50,214 x 33,515 23,372 18,192
October 24,192 29,893 21,792 26,853 32,926 49,996 x 33,446 22,080 19,262
November 24,215 28,316 21,080 24,813 31,811 50,995 x x 22,327 20,098
December 28,521 27,517 27,138 24,769 34,641 60,702 x 32,843 22,339 27,590
Total 304,964 335,806 287,632 307,970 620,202 654,971 x x
Year-to-date

r: Revised figures, n.a.: Not applicable, x: Suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act

For definitions regarding data contained in this table, refer to:
Details of the Methods Used in Computing the Mineral Production of Canada
Components may not add due to rounding.
Quebec data is provided by l'Institut de la statistique du Québec

Inquiries concerning this publication should be directed to:
Kevin Stone, Manager
Minerals and Metals Statistics Division, Lands and Minerals Sector
Natural Resources Canada
Telephone: (343) 292-8732 Email: kevin.stone@canada.ca
or:
Julie Simon, Data Production and Development Officer
Manufacturing and Wholesale Trade Division, Economic Statistics Field
Statistics Canada
Telephone: (613) 951-9120 Email: julie.simon@canada.ca