Log in
Login
Password
Remember
Forgot password ?
Become a member for free
Sign up
Sign up
Settings
Settings
Dynamic quotes 

4-Traders Homepage  >  News

News

Latest NewsCompaniesMarketsEconomy & ForexCommoditiesInterest RatesHot NewsMost Read NewsRecomm.Business LeadersCalendar 

Statistics Canada : Surveying and mapping services, 2012

share with twitter share with LinkedIn share with facebook
share via e-mail
0
12/13/2013 | 03:46pm CEST

Operating revenues in the surveying and mapping industry increased 11.9% in 2012, reaching a new high of $3.0 billion, surpassing the previous peak of $2.9 billion set in 2008.

Operating expenses rose 12.0% in 2012, while the operating profit margin edged down to 12.5%. The largest expense item, salaries, wages and benefits, representing almost half of total expenses, was up by 11.7%.

The two main categories of goods and services provided in this industry are geophysical and non-geophysical surveying and mapping services. Geophysical surveying services, which primarily entail surveying sub-surface resources such as oil, gas and minerals, generated 44.4% of total industry operating revenue.

Non-geophysical surveying, which focuses on surveying the surface of the earth, accounted for 48.4% of total operating revenue. Sales from other goods and services, which include Geographic Information System development and customization, represented the remaining 7.2%.

More than half (53.9%) of the industry operating revenues were generated in Alberta, with the province posting a 17.8% year-over-year gain in 2012. While Saskatchewan surveying and mapping establishments accounted for 4.8% of the industry total, its year-over-year growth of 22.2% also contributed to the overall industry growth.

The bulk of the industry's sales are generated by the business sector, accounting for 77.3% of industry revenues in 2012, and up from 75.6% the previous year. The remaining sales were derived from individuals and households (8.2%), governments and public institutions (7.6%) and clients outside Canada (6.8%).

Note to readers

Data for the period from 2007 to 2011 have been revised.

Available in CANSIM: tables CANSIM table360-0006, CANSIM table360-0016 and CANSIM table360-0017.

Definitions, data sources and methods: survey number survey number4715.

The publication Surveying and Mapping Services, 2012 (

share with twitter share with LinkedIn share with facebook
share via e-mail
0
Latest news
Date Title
08:50a MINISTRY OF ECONOMIC AFFAIRS AND FINANCE OF IS : Iran, South Korea stress on implementing customs agreement
08:44a NISSAN MOTOR : In fin fettle!
08:44a FOSUN : Wolves have a chance of the big time
08:29a G20 PREPARED FOR BREXIT IMPACT : China statement
08:25a KIPCO ASSET MANAGEMENT KSCC : KAMCO organizes ‘5 Choices’ and ‘7 Habits’ workshop sessions to increase employee efficiency productivity
08:24a ARAB BANK : diverse business nudges up profit
08:20a JENSON AND NICHOLSON INDIA : Jul 13 2016 Corporate Governance Report for quarter ended 30 June 2016
08:17a UNILEVER : Manufacturers make, shops sell. But Dollar Shave Club breaks that mould
08:13a U.S. Treasury's Lew says Europe banks need to continue clean-up
08:10a MAZDA MOTOR : McCumbee, McAleer win IMSA race
Latest news
Advertisement
Hot News 
4.80%STANLEY BLACK & DECKER : Names New CEO, Raises Guidance
-6.75%PAYPAL : Visa profit tops estimates on higher payments volume
-2.57%HONEYWELL : Cuts Revenue Guidance
11.88%ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES : Correction to AMD earnings article
8.51%TSX at highest close in year, 4th weekly gain; telecoms shine
Most Read News
07/23 Eckrich, Operation Homefront and Richard Petty Motorsports Honor Military Family
07/23 MANCHESTER UNITED : Sunderland snap up 'first choice' Moyes as boss
07/23 EXCLUSIVE : Tesla, SolarCity close to merger agreement
07/23 MICROSOFT : will spend up to $2.5B for 1.7M square-foot data center in Iowa, its largest in U.S.
07/23 MAROC : Forte hausse des exportations de l’usine Renault-Nissan de Tanger au 1er semestre 2016
Most recommended articles
02:29a G20 PREPARED FOR BREXIT IMPACT : China statement
07/23 EXCLUSIVE : Tesla, SolarCity close to merger agreement
07/23 ELON MUSK : sources
07/23 Bottom line - brands chase China's high-end lingerie market
07/23 APPLE : weathers anti-U.S. demo in China, where patriotic protests snowball