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By the Numbers

Canada's oil and natural gas industry delivers major benefits

Despite a challenging economic environment, Canada's oil and natural gas sector delivered the following in 2015:

  • $55 billion in investment;
  • $4.5 billion in natural resource revenues (royalties, land sales, etc.)
  • $7.5 billion in federal personal income taxes (direct, indirect and induced)
  • $3.3 billion in provincial personal income taxes (direct, indirect and induced)
  • $600 million in provincial corporate taxes
  • $1.7 billion in municipal and education property taxes
  • $160 billion in federal gross domestic product (direct, indirect and induced)
  • 600,000 full-time employees (direct and indirect)