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    Distribution of mining investment by Québec administrative region, 2019

    Mining investment including all exploration and deposit appraisal expenditures, expenditures on development work to bring a mine to production and to renew mineral reserves, on infrastructure construction and equipment and machinery acquisition, as well as on repair and maintenance required to maintain the value of capital assets.

      Administrative region Exploration and deposit Mine complex Capital Repair and Total by region
        appraisal work development work expenditures maintenance  
       
           
        On-mine-site Off-mine-site        
       
        $k

    01 Bas-Saint-Laurent - 11 - - - 11
    02 Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean x x x x x 142,814
    03 Capitale-Nationale x x x x x 2,545
    04 Mauricie x x x x x 1,693
    05 Estrie - 178 - - - 178
    06 Montréal - - - - - -
    07 Outaouais - 2,815 - - - 2,815
    08 Abitibi-Témiscamingue 9,914 95,673 407,827 285,307 133,965 932,685
    09 Côte-Nord 2 783 7 862 5 702 316,848 209,591 542,786
    10 Nord-du-Québec 23,643 346,245 320,066 354,959 279,756 1,324,669
    11 Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine x x x x x 13,384
    12 Chaudière-Appalaches - 2,172 - - - 2,172
    13 Laval - - - - - -
    14 Lanaudière - 4,727 - - - 4,727
    15 Laurentides x x x x x 6,822
    16 Montérégie x x x x x 676
    17 Centre-du-Québec - - - - - -
    All of Québec 36,340 466,819 755,011 1,039,560 680,249 2,977,979

      
    Source: Institut de la statistique du Québec, Annual Census of Mining Investment.
    Update : November 25, 2020
    Symbols used in tables
    .. Data not available
    ... Not applicable
    Void or zero
    Negligible data
    p Preliminary data
    r Revised data
    e Estimated data
    x Confidential
    F Data unreliable
    n.e.s. Not elsewhere specified
    p.-y. Person-year
    f.t.e Full-time equivalent
    Per thousand
    kg Kilogramme
    l Liter
    n Number
    t Metric ton
    $ In dollars
    k and '000 In thousands
    M and '000 000 In millions
    G In billions