Production Data Archive

Total | Coal | Copper | Gold | SilverMolybdenum | Lead | Zinc | Industrial Minerals | Construction Aggregates 

Source: Natural Resources Canada

Total

Year Value (C$ millions)
2015 6,185.8
2014 6,815.4
2013 7,111.7
2012 7,826.3
2011 8,981.5
2010 7,165.9
2009 5,622.0
2008 7,402.7
2007 5,611.4
2006 5,990.6
2005 5,384.2
2004 3,740.0
2003 2,887.3
2002 2,863.6
2001 2,866.8
2000 2,891.5
1999 2,444.8
1998 2,893.3
1997 3,046.9
1996 3,004.1
1995 3,438.0

Coal

Year Production (kilotonnes) Value (C$ millions)
2015 25,551 x
2014 29,392 x
2013 31,131 3,695.9
2012 28,779 4,635.4
2011 27,431 6,072.7
2010 26,040 4,253.4
2009 21,193 3,203.6
2008 26,163 3,738.5
2007 25,725 1,949.0
2006 23,057 2,105.3
2005 26,715 2,299.6
2004 27,314 1,190.9
2003 23,073 971.5
2002 24,397 1,034.9
2001 27,006 959.3
2000 25,681 812.1
1999 24,845 796.9
1998 24,800 956.0
1997 27,830 1,106.9
1996 25,420 1,026.6
1995 24,350 968.3

x = Suppressed by Natural Resources Canada due to confidentiality requirements.

Copper

Year Production (tonnes) Value (C$ millions)
2015 359,276 2,527.5
2014 310,765 2,366.5
2013 262,690 1,986.2
2012 219,463 1,743.9
2011 175,161 1,528.5
2010 195,925 1,520.6
2009 206,824 1,216.3
2008 217,572 1,613.1
2007 245,458 1,877.8
2006 287,555 2,191.7
2005 289,350 1,289.3
2004 244,135 910.4
2003 245,508 590.0
2002 248,322 612.1
2001 275,245 687.8
2000 270,688 733.0
1999 178,197 418.6
1998 277,541 681.4
1997 220,127 696.9
1996 229,831 725.3
1995 278,330 1,119.2

Gold

Year Production (kilograms) Value (C$ millions)
2015 12,410 591.9
2014 11,811 531.6
2013 5,775 269.9
2012 4,124 221.2
2011 3,223 160.8
2010 5,604 227.3
2009 7,535 269.1
2008 9,323 278.5
2007 12,040 289.8
2006 15,600 343.7
2005 16,656 288.7
2004 20,408 349.4
2003 22,922 375.4
2002 21,723 340.0
2001 23,614 317.4
2000 25,129 334.3
1999 24,953 332.3
1998 21,552 302.5
1997 17,513 258.1
1996 18,010 306.2
1995 19,325 327.6

Silver

Year Production (tonnes) Value (C$ millions)
2015 95 61.6
2014 116 79.0
2013 101 79.5
2012 78 78.7
2011 64 72.6
2010 73 49.1
2009 72 38.9
2008 129 66.2
2007 258 119.4
2006 354 149.5
2005 451 128.9
2004 617 172.7
2003 677 149.8
2002 653 152.4
2001 604 132.8
2000 587 140.1
1999 497 124.7
1998 457 120.8
1997 464 101.1
1996 481 109.4
1995 462 105.9

Molybdenum

Year Production (tonnes) Value (C$ millions)
2015 2,505 48.8
2014 9,358 259.9
2013 7,956 186.8
2012 8,936 248.0x
2011 8,543 285.0x
2010 8,524 296.0x
2009 9,116 225.0x
2008 8,229 516.0x
2007 6,819 433.0x
2006 7,117 412.0x
2005 7,667 592.0x
2004 9,946 398.0x
2003 8,887 129.0x
2002 7,953 85.0x
2001 8,556 73.8
2000 6,980 62.7
1999 6,250 59.6
1998 8,099 98.8
1997 7,594 87.6
1996 8,789 100.2
1995 9,113 202.9

x = Values from Natural Resources Canada are confidential, so values displayed are from PwC's The Mining Industry in British Columbia report.

Lead

Year Production (tonnes) Value (C$ millions)
2015 190 0.4
2014 1,432 3.3
2013 1,438 3.2
2012 1,147 2.4
2011 762 2.0
2010 2,538 5.6
2009 2,045 4.0
2008 2,677 7.3
2007 2,484 6.9
2006 2,605 3.8
2005 3,663 4.3
2004 2,558 2.9
2003 20,020 14.4
2002 6,256 4.4
2001 35,278 25.7
2000 46,930 31.6
1999 40,278 30.0
1998 30,792 24.1
1997 45,980 39.7
1996 50,195 52.9
1995 59,282 51.3

Zinc

Year Production (tonnes) Value (C$ millions)
2015 8,550 19.6
2014 25,720 61.5
2013 26,391 51.9
2012 30,294 59.0
2011 34,020 73.8
2010 35,074 78.0
2009 28,053 53.0
2008 35,209 70.3
2007 30,151 105.0
2006 32,858 119.2
2005 49,232 82.4
2004 44,973 61.3
2003 65,692 76.6
2002 67,982 83.1
2001 108,855 153.4
2000 145,516 243.7
1999 126,170 201.7
1998 152,245 231.4
1997 159,152 290.0
1996 153,478 214.6
1995 135,912 192.3

Industrial Minerals

Year Value (C$ millions)
2015 x
2014 x
2013 450.3
2012 460.8
2011 453.8
2010 348.5
2009 278.2
2008 695.7
2007 424.1
2006 363.2
2005 364.4
2004 355.0
2003 336.4
2002 310.2
2001 296.4
2000 284.3
1999 246.4
1998 245.5
1997 249.4
1996 251.1
1995 249.2

x = Suppressed by Natural Resources Canada due to confidentiality requirements.

 

Construction Aggregates

Year Sand & Gravel Stone Total
Production
(kilotonnes)
Value
(C$ millions)
Production
(kilotonnes)
Value
(C$ millions)
Production
(kilotonnes)
Value
(C$ millions)
2015 27,523 273.1 7,704 64.9 35,228 338.0
2014 24,058 231.1 8,593 81.3 32,652 312.4
2013 29,990 289.2 11,664 98.4 41,654 387.6
2012 29,913 276.5 11,632 93.4 41,545 369.9
2011 25,383 237.0 10,939 87.5 36,322 324.5
2010 27,014 275.9 10,570 96.8 37,584 372.6
2009 25,192 213.0 8,445 90.1 33,637 303.1
2008 36,013 271.7 11,643 107.2 47,656 378.9
2007 36,720 242.5 11,978 108.7 48,698 351.2
2006 34,491 195.1 10,166 78.6 44,657 273.7
2005 35,624 203.8 9,972 74.3 45,596 278.1
2004 32,158 172.0 9,112 66.5 41,270 238.5
2003 29,983 168.8 7,099 57.5 37,082 226.3
2002 30,102 174.0 7,324 56.6 37,426 230.5
2001 30,687 165.2 7,212 51.4 37,899 216.6
2000 33,872 174.7 6,636 49.2 40,508 223.9
1999 32,615 164.0 7,440 54.5 40,055 218.5
1998 31,908 161.1 6,321 47.0 38,229 208.1
1997 32,999 151.9 6,266 43.5 39,265 195.4
1996 35,674 149.7 6,050 39.5 41,724 189.2
1995 39,024 158.2 7,204 45.9 46,228 204.1