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    Person-years, wage bill and paid hours by administrative region, Québec, 2018-2019

    Number of jobs (person-years), wage bill, and paid hours for mines and surface mineral extraction sites operated in Québec. They also comprise certain primary metal processing plants and non-metallic mineral product manufacturing plants that are active in Québec and process commodities extracted in the province. These data exclude mineral exploration companies, as well as mines under construction or in care and maintenance mode.

      

    Administrative region and business segment Person-years       Wage bill       Paid hours
     
     
     
      2018 2019   2018 2019   2018 2019
     
     
     
      n   $   n

     
     
    01 Bas-Saint-Laurent 374 632   14,195,036 22,073,179   712,926 900,302
    Lime, stone, sand and gravel, peat
      
    02 Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean 622 835   66,387,690 69,841,344   1,249,958 1,291,788
    Niobium (ferroniobium), stone, sand and gravel, peat
      
    03 Capitale-Nationale 489 709   30,225,308 34,148,591   935,623 1,029,023
    Cement, stone, sand and gravel, silica
      
    04 Mauricie 109 101   4,777,739 2,891,732   192,738 116,309
    Stone, sand and gravel, silica                
      
    05 Estrie 190 314   14,535,130 14,377,171   344,602 334,751
    Lime, stone, sand and gravel                
      
    06 Montréal 572 585   71,831,164 74,211,793   1,256,422 1,256,451
    Smelting, refining and manufacturing, stone                
      
    07 Outaouais 56 62   2,415,667 2,070,618   97,032 88,163
    Stone, sand and gravel                
      
    08 Abitibi-Témiscamingue 4,142 3,932   462,625,931 478,339,752   8,886,280 8,228,905
    Smelting, refining and manufacturing, gold, lithium (spodumene), stone, sand and gravel, peat                
      
    09 Côte-Nord 2,948 3,048   459,903,204 499,757,227   6,235,014 6,567,570
    Ilmenite (FeTiO3), Iron Ore, stone, sand and gravel, silica, peat                
      
    10 Nord-du-Québec 4,331 4,048   552,473,242 548,833,587   9,041,509 8,639,049
    Diamond, nickel, gold, iron ore, stone, sand and gravel, zinc                
      
    11 Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine 202 419   15,622,049 34,027,107   373,186 733,176
    Stone, sand and gravel, salt, peat                
      
    12 Chaudière-Appalaches 194 249   7,891,769 6,657,510   292,626 251,216
    Stone, sand and gravel, peat                
      
    13 Laval 81 38   6,461,772 2,332,363   167,562 76,495
    Stone                
      
    14 Lanaudière 292 541   20,167,640 24,244,798   574,114 666,365
    Lime, cement, stone, sand and gravel
      
    15 Laurentides 334 362   23,392,681 22,164,025   715,239 646,564
    Cement, graphite, stone, sand and gravel, silica
      
    16 Montérégie 2,815 2,918   242,375,197 249,357,317   5,996,735 6,021,526
    Lime, cement, smelting, refining and manufacturing, mica, stone, clay product, sand and gravel, peat                
      
    17 Centre-du-Québec 158 125   8,842,619 6,528,648   332,940 226,191
    Stone, sand and gravel, peat                
      
    All of Québec 17,909 18,918   2,004,123,838 2,091,856,762   37,404,506 37,073,844

      
    Source: Institut de la statistique du Québec, Annual Census on Mineral Production.
     

     

    Update : June 21, 2021
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    F Data unreliable
    n.e.s. Not elsewhere specified
    p.-y. Person-year
    f.t.e Full-time equivalent
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