Manitoba's Mineral Industry

Manitoba Mineral Sector Profile

Manitoba Mineral/Petroleum Industry Statistics

Value of Production

 

2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Metals $1 285 719 794
(down 19%)
$1 095 159 000
(down 15%)
$1 191 584 000
(up 9%)
$1 066 989 000
(down 10%)
$1 113 190 000
(up 4%)
$1 366 317 000a
(up 23%)
Non-metals $205 856 756
(up 4%)
$211 033 000
(up 3%)
$236 782 000
(up 12%)
$280 495 000
(up 18%)
$304 344 000
(up 9%)
$289 362 000a
(down 5%)
Petroleum $1 600 018 360
(up 17%)
$1 765 139 343
(up 10%)
$1 669 082 671
(down 5%)
$891 000 000
(down 47%)
$749 956 424
(down 16%)
$876 691 684b
(up 17%)
TOTAL $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%)
$2 238 484 000
($2.2 billion)
(down 28%)
$2 167 490 424
($2.2 billion)
(down 3%)
$2 532 370 684
($2.5 billion)
(up 17%)

a Preliminary estimates current as of February 2018; source: Natural Resources Canada
b
Petroleum preliminary estimate current as of April 2018

 

Mineral Exploration Expenditures ($ millions)

 

2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018a
Expenditures $61.4
(down 42%)
$28.0
(down 54%)
$46.9
(up 68%)
$47.3
(up 0.9%)
$38.5
(down 8.8%)
$54.7
(up 42%)
% of total Canadian expenditures 2.6 1.4 2.5 2.9 1.8 2.4

a Spending intentions current as of February 2018; source: Natural Resources Canada

 

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

2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
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%)
6200 persons
(up 19.2%)

a Current as of September 2018; source: Statistics Canada, Table 14-10-0023-01

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