Canada: Employment in Forestry, Fishing, Mining, Quarrying, Oil and Gas industry 2019 (by provinces/regions)

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Dataset contains 65 data items (see table below).


Calgary has the highest number of employments (55,400 persons or 6% of total labour) in the Forestry, Fishing, Mining, Quarrying, Oil and Gas industry, followed by Edmonton (26,400 persons or 3.28% of its total labour).

Percentage-wise, the Wood Buffalo-Cold Lake region has the highest percentage of its labour (27.24% or 22,500 persons) employed in the Forestry, Fishing, Mining, Quarrying, Oil and Gas industry, followed by the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region at 13.82%.

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Industry Coverage

Under the NAICS classification, the forestry and fishing industry covers forest nurseries, gathering of forest products, timber tract operations, logging, finfish fishing, shellfish fishing and other types of marine fishing. The mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction industry includes crude petroleum extraction, natural gas extraction, coal mining, metal ore mining, nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying, and drilling of oil and gas wells.



This dataset is derived from open data portal of Canada (source url) and contains information licensed under the Open Government Licence – Canada. The industry classification in this dataset is based on the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS).


Regional employment distribution for these industries:

  Accommodation and Food Services


  Business, Building and other Support Services


  Education Services

  Finance, Insurance, Real Estate Rental and Leasing

  Forestry, Fishing, Mining, Quarrying, Oil and Gas

  Healthcare and Social Assistance

  Information, Culture and Recreation


  Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

  Public Administration

  Transportation and Warehousing


  Wholesale and Retail Trade