The Region of Newell (which includes all the municipalities within the region) is home to a number of different industries. According to the 2011 Canadian Federal Census, the top five industry employers were:
|Industry Category||Number of Employees|
|Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction||1985|
The Region of Newell top five industry wealth generators in 2011 are:
|Industry Category||Estimated Wealth Generation||Industry Percent of
Region of Newell
|Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction||$2,002,577,650||29.3%|
For more detailed information on the industry in the Region of Newell view our "Exploring Southeast Alberta Industry" Report, a comparative analysis of industry in southeast Alberta by revenues per capita, employment numbers, and returns on production and to economy.