Log in
E-mail
Password
Remember
Forgot password ?
Become a member for free
Sign up
Sign up
Settings
Settings
Dynamic quotes 
OFFON

4-Traders Homepage  >  News  >  Economy & Forex  >  All News

News : Economy & Forex

Latest NewsCompaniesMarketsEconomy & ForexCommoditiesInterest RatesBusiness LeadersFinance ProfessionalsCalendarSectors 
All NewsEconomyCurrencies / ForexEconomic EventsPress releases

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 "Economy & Forex"
11:02a AIR MACAU : Special ticketing guidelines for Tropical Cyclone Lan
11:02a U.S. tax reform move boosts dollar, stocks, bond yields
11:02a U.S. tax reform move boosts dollar, stocks, bond yields
10:57a EBRD EUROPEAN BANK FOR RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELO : Board Directors to visit Turkey
10:52a SONOMA COUNTY CA : A Guide to Safely Re-Entering Your Property
10:52aDJU.K. Borrowing Declines in Year Through September
10:49a BOJ'S NEXT CHALLENGE : unwinding Kuroda's legacy stimulus
10:47a IFA IRISH FARMERS ASSOCIATION : Encourages farmers to apply for forest road grant & increase the value of their timber
10:46a China urges EU to terminate anti-dumping measures on Chinese e-bikes
10:46a Britain posts smallest September deficit for 10 years in boost for Hammond
Latest news "Economy & Forex"
Advertisement