Manitoba's Mineral Industry

Manitoba Mineral Sector Profile

Manitoba Mineral/Petroleum Industry Statistics 2011 to 2016

Mineral Exploration Expenditures ($ millions)

 

2011

2012

2013 2014 2015 2016a

Expenditures

$140.0
(up 68%)

$105.6
(down 25%)

$61.4
(down 42%)

$28.0
(down 54%)

$46.9
(up 68%)

$55.1
(up 17%)

% of total Canadian expenditures

3.3 2.7 2.6 1.4 2.5 3.8

a Revised spending intentions current as of February 2017; source: Natural Resources Canada

 

Value of Production

 

2011

2012 2013 2014 2015 2016

Metals

$1 596 131 054
(up 8%)

$1 285 719 794
(down 19%)

$1 095 159 000
(down 15%)

$1 191 584 000
(up 9%)
$1 067 375 000
(down 10%)

$1 089 883 000b
(up 2%)

Non-metals

$197 757 077
(down 1%)

$205 856 756
(up 4%)

$211 033 000
(up 3%)

$236 782 000
(up 12%)
$280 495 000
(up 18%)

$229 107 000b
(down 18%)

Petroleum

$1 366 288 350
(up 55%)

$1 600 018 360
(up 17%)

$1 765 139 343
(up 10%)

$1 669 082 671
(down 5%)

$943 337 039a
(down 43%)

$749 956 424c
(down 21%)

TOTAL

$3 160 176 481
($3.2 billion)
(up 24%)

$3 091 594 910
($3.1 billion)
(down 2%)

$3 071 331 343
($3.1 billion)
(down 0.7%)

$3 097 448 671
($3.1 billion)
(up 0.9%)
$2 291 207 039
($2.3 billion)
(down 26%)
$2 068 946 424
($2.1 billion)
(down 10%)

a Petroleum production values current as of March 2017
b
Preliminary estimates current as of February 2017; source: Natural Resources Canada
c Preliminary estimate current as of March 2017

 

Employment (mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction)a

2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
5700 persons
(down 6.6%)
5800 persons
(up 1.8%)
5900 persons
(up 1.7%)
6000 persons
(up 1.7%)
4700 persons
(down 21.7%)
5200 persons
(up 10.6%)

a Current as of January 2017; source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM v2366958

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