Canada's mining industry

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Statista dossier on Canada's mining industry

This dossier provides some of the most interesting facts and figures relating to the mining sector in Canada. Numerous industries depend on the supply of commodities from underground - such as minerals and metals. As Canada is one of the world's largest mining countries, the mining sector is pivotal to the strength and stability of Canada's economy. This document provides an overview of the key figures, major commodity mining, and the top mining companies in Canada's mining industry. The dossier closes with some information on the employment figures in the Canadian mining industry.

Table of contents

  • 1. Overview
    • Production value of minerals in Canada 1982-2017

    • Production value of minerals in Canada by province 2013-2017

    • Mineral production value in Canada by category 1999-2017

    • Real GDP contribution of mining in Canada 2008-2016

    • Real GDP contribution of mining in Canada by mine type 2007-2017

    • Global value of Canada's mining assets by region 2012-2017

    • Distribution of Canada's international mining assets by country 2016

  • 2. Precious metals and diamond mining
    • Production of gold in Canada by province 2017

    • Platinum mine production in Canada 2010-2017

    • Production of silver in Canada by province 2017

    • Canada's diamond production in carats 2004-2018

  • 3. Metal mining
    • Production of metallic minerals in Canada by mineral 2017

    • Production of copper in Canada by province 2017

    • Gross weight of Canada's iron ore production 2006-2015

    • Production of nickel in Canada by province 2017

    • Production of zinc in Canada by province 2017

  • 4. Energy mineral mining
    • Canada's coal production in oil equivalent 1998-2017

    • Canadian coal mine number by province 2017

    • Canada's uranium mine production 2004-2017

    • Canada's uranium production by mine 2005-2017

  • 5. Non-metallic mineral mining
    • Production of non-metallic minerals in Canada by mineral 2017

    • Production value of non-metallic minerals in Canada by mineral 2017

    • Production of quartz (silica) in Canada by province 2017

  • 6. Leading companies
    • Canada's leading mining companies based on revenue 2017

    • Canada's leading mining companies' assets 2017

    • Canada's leading mining companies' net earnings 2017

    • Leading mining companies in Canada by market capitalization 2017

    • Barrick Gold's revenue 2008-2017

    • Suncor Energy's operating revenue 2009-2018

    • PotashCorp's revenue 2007-2017

  • 7. Exploration
    • Mineral exploration spending in Canada 2009-2018

    • Exploration spending in Canada by select mineral commodity 2009-2018

    • Mineral extraction capex in Canada by type 2008-2017

  • 8. Trade
    • Balance of Canadian mineral trade by country 2016

    • Balance of Canadian mineral trade by province and territory 2016

    • Total Canadian mineral trade imports by country 2016

    • Total Canadian mineral trade exports by country 2016

    • Total Canadian mineral trade exports by commodity 2012-2015

    • Total Canadian mineral trade exports by province 2016

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