Mineral Exploration Statistics

Newfoundland & Labrador Exploration Statistics 1981- 2016

YearClaims in Good StandingClaims StakedDiamond Drilling (m)Expenditures $
LabradorNewfoundlandLabradorNewfoundlandLabradorNewfoundland
2016f5,842,03314,686,625
201549,0193,2563,00815,47847,78827,695,93719,671,412
201470,6518,1144,75020,58576,80062,018,50918,704,031
201380,6256,8875,23215,93360,94099,924,32119,556,548
201295,6604,5685,452104,28776,593169,025,96031,419,795
2011113,74016,41012,124151,779169,521114,058,36042,753,336
2010112,22815,63116,56672,00090,00058,000,00047,000,000
2009120,8178,69710,23536,00038,00035,000,00020,000,000
2008172,66218,37714,781103,000130,00097,574,04149,085,908
2007189,77344,33635,360153,842145,80591,695,47856,328,967
2006132,80031,44126,071130,21790,71772,058,10928,778,296
200588,60932,0909,97764,69280,61830,117,23818,557,559
200463,86212,0857,23035,89374,26511,785,46721,416,126
200359,5864,3159,23213,71544,9037,692,60315,381,132
200266,5905,55227,57420,62546,07131,299,70112,890,176
200147,7105,7809,88314,47632,70017,431,89411,009,831
200047,5686,1856,78329,19045,35611,939,04215,377,627
199958,9051739,45853,40662,85718,257,00014,096,000
199889,2703,05011,31361,59333,80235,842,00012,013,000
1997132,4404,8898,483105,49349,14561,486,00010,266,000
1996196,3884,36110,954181,23354,39981,443,00011,104,000
1995283,455230,76217,84372,25056,66060,818,00010,295,000
199439,13017,4274,96193348,5521,154,98011,241,020
199323,5101,7785,1798,20038,3101,654,2367,251,764
199224,2471,6153,5062,52419,3493,712,6127,429,388
199133,1871,9855,42660043,3271,131,02010,933,000
199045,3691,4538,9621,35091,346753,93022,520,000
198965,17661516,9560122,8521,221,91435,028,086
198868,80884325,763518234,313453,44940,706,551
198748,4092,54819,5941,89187,781191,26032,308,740
198634,8682,86112,4133,11048,03561,55911,738,441
198530,7712,22912,3201,35937,382252,83012,347,100
198421,7851,05710,99220543,941444,1007,595,900
198316,8102863,8251,65225,3621,365,7216,334,279
198219,56305,2739,34239,4292,639,6489,360,352
198125,922013,999064,5032,517,80313,482,197


p: preliminary; f: forecast
Source: Newfoundland Department of Natural Resources