Canada at a Glance, Environment edition
Economy

Chart 20 Natural resources in Canada

Data table for Chart 20
Table summary
This table displays the results of Data table for Chart 20. The information is grouped by Year (appearing as row headers), Energy, Timber and Minerals, calculated using billions of dollars units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Year EnergyData table Note 1 Timber MineralsData table Note 2
billions of dollars
1985 210.123 68.766 28.788
1986 84.430 112.124 26.818
1987 93.969 170.465 43.705
1988 42.172 196.872 77.381
1989 54.195 168.058 82.642
1990 77.104 91.232 57.431
1991 58.371 32.863 44.445
1992 46.364 44.581 42.087
1993 70.222 107.001 31.994
1994 55.905 202.171 44.995
1995 60.061 352.156 68.895
1996 108.063 265.150 58.652
1997 114.818 261.033 61.417
1998 54.060 229.127 58.160
1999 142.414 291.680 55.969
2000 375.205 376.747 71.976
2001 326.543 318.230 54.164
2002 274.436 268.365 55.415
2003 406.845 196.581 64.060
2004 445.487 294.854 102.589
2005 633.774 236.066 132.988
2006 625.140 211.500 185.092
2007 566.717 157.445 246.922
2008 1,126.419 134.047 307.691
2009 348.766 75.749 128.490
2010 580.180 126.552 236.115
2011 753.023 120.035 326.738
2012 529.670 102.454 224.377
2013 516.264 145.595 157.585
2014 771.469 159.126 119.927
2015 55.559 157.712 74.142
Table 16
Natural resources real gross domestic product, by activity
Table summary
This table displays the results of Natural resources real gross domestic product. The information is grouped by (appearing as row headers), 2008, 2012 and 2016 (appearing as column headers).
  2008 2012 2016
millions of dollars
Total commodities 207,819 204,443 216,978
Extraction 104,969 100,389 114,208
Services 33,060 37,223 32,439
Primary manufacturing 64,002 60,494 63,309
Other commodities 5,788 6,337 7,022

Chart 21 Production of natural resources

Data table for Chart 21
Table summary
This table displays the results of Data table for Chart 21. The information is grouped by Year and quarters (appearing as row headers), Billions of dollars (appearing as column headers).
Year and quarter Billions of dollars
2007 Q1 106.792
Q2 110.770
Q3 111.168
Q4 110.974
2008 Q1 117.243
Q2 136.543
Q3 143.255
Q4 103.618
2009 Q1 88.171
Q2 88.526
Q3 91.770
Q4 97.559
2010 Q1 103.659
Q2 104.692
Q3 104.421
Q4 111.450
2011 Q1 117.653
Q2 121.552
Q3 123.785
Q4 124.980
2012 Q1 125.447
Q2 118.666
Q3 115.371
Q4 121.960
2013 Q1 127.275
Q2 121.631
Q3 129.836
Q4 125.694
2014 Q1 135.044
Q2 138.629
Q3 135.634
Q4 126.441
2015 Q1 111.947
Q2 116.721
Q3 112.903
Q4 108.786
2016 Q1 101.940
Q2 106.375
Q3 112.260
Q4 117.463

Chart 22 Contributions of natural resources to the percentage change in real gross domestic product, first quarter 2017

Data table for Chart 22
Table summary
This table displays the results of Data table for Chart 22 % change (appearing as column headers).
  % change
Forestry -0.08
Minerals and mining 0.08
Hunting, fishing and trapping -0.08
Energy 0.47
Table 17
Exports and imports of natural resources
Table summary
This table displays the results of Exports and imports of natural resources 2008, 2012 and 2016, calculated using millions of dollars units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  2008 2012 2016
millions of dollars
Exports
All subsectors 229,932 205,590 173,199
Forestry 24,756 22,252 28,271
Minerals and mining 70,484 68,286 64,659
Energy 133,512 113,854 78,268
Hunting, fishing and water 1,180 1,196 1,999
Imports
All subsectors 105,918 103,996 84,794
Forestry 5,530 4,947 6,277
Minerals and mining 38,164 40,742 39,375
Energy 61,704 57,711 38,162
Hunting, fishing and water 518 594 982

Chart 23 Employment in natural resources, by subsector

Data table for Chart 23
Table summary
This table displays the results of Data table for Chart 23 2008 and 2016, calculated using number of jobs units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  2008 2016
number of jobs
Forestry 150,822 124,419
Minerals and mining 193,010 193,750
Energy 279,380 261,137
Hunting, fishing and water 22,935 26,252
 
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