Economy

To learn more about the economic benefits generated by the Québec's mining industry, consult the Economic Study completed by the Québec Mining Association.

  • 40 540

    emplois

    40 540 emplois directs, indirects et induits

  • expense of

    $8.5 billion

    Annual mining expenditures of $8.5 billion in 2016 distributed in all Québec's region

  • 3,950

    suppliers

    Extensive network of 3,950 suppliers throughout Québec

  • $1.66 billion

    in wages

    $1.66 billion in wages paid in the mineral production alone in 2015

  • $1.5 billion

    paid to various levels of government

    $1.5 billion paid each year to various levels of government, including $1 billion to the Québec government alone

  • Contribution of

    $7.6 billion

    to Québec's GDP

    The mining sector contributes over $7.6 billion to Québec's GDP