Welcome to the Statistics page of Natural Resources Canada’s (NRCan) Lands and Minerals Sector (LMS). LMS collects and publishes statistics on mineral exploration, development, and production under the Resources and Technical Surveys Act.

Mineral Production
Learn about the Annual Census of Mines, including the types of data collected by NRCan’s Minerals and Metals Statistics Division.

Mineral Exploration
Obtain statistics and survey information about exploration, deposit appraisal, and mine complex development.

Mineral Trade
Find statistical information on Canada’s mineral trade.

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