Table 7
Water intake in manufacturing industries, by purpose of initial use and industry group, 2011

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Water intake in manufacturing industries, by purpose of initial use and industry group, 2011
  Process water Cooling, condensing and steam Sanitary service and domestic use Other Total water intake
  millions of cubic metres
Total 1,680.8 A 1,661.8 A 75.9 B 259.0 A 3,677.5 A
Food 181.6 C 134.8 B 20.9 B 9.1 E 346.4 B
Beverage and tobacco 19.2 C 22.8 A x x 46.8 B
Textile mills 1.4 D x 0.1 A x 1.7 D
Textile products x x x 0.0 1.4 E
Wood 9.7 E 11.6 E x x 28.6 E
Paper 963.7 A 336.9 A 14.3 B 7.5 C 1,322.5 A
Petroleum and coal x 176.7 A 3.1 C x 288.8 A
Chemicals 99.4 E 338.2 B 3.8 C 9.6 E 451.0 C
Plastics and rubber 6.8 E 16.8 D 2.9 D F 26.7 D
Non-metallic minerals 19.0 D 19.0 C x x 44.3 C
Primary metals x 591.9 A x x 1,076.1 A
Fabricated metals 2.7 E 1.1 E 2.2 D F 6.0 D
Machinery F F 1.5 E 0.0 D 3.6 E
Computers and electronics 1 F x 0.5 E x F
Electrical products 1 0.5 D 0.1 E 0.6 D F 1.1 D
Transportation equipment 8.5 C 11.0 A 4.2 D 0.3 E 24.1 B
Miscellaneous 0.9 B 0.1 B 0.3 C 0.0 A 1.4 B
Other 2 0.7 C F 0.7 D 0.0 1.6 D
Percentage of total water intake 45.7 45.2 2.1 7.0 100.0
For 2005, computer and electronic product manufacturing and electrical equipment, appliance and component manufacturing are included in the other manufacturing industries category. As of 2007, they appear separately.
Other manufacturing industries combines the following industry groups 3-digit North American Industry Classification System (NAICS): clothing manufacturing (315), leather and allied product manufacturing (316), printing and related support activities (323) and furniture and related product manufacturing (337). The industry groups included in other manufacturing industries may vary from year to year.
Figures may not add up to totals due to rounding.
Statistics Canada, CANSIM tables 153-0050 and 153-0068.
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