The province's mineral deposits include potash, copper, zinc, lead and nickel.
The average family in the province earning $112,418 will pay $49,623 in total taxes.
The province's median employment income was $3,350 lower than the Canadian average.
The province's median wait time between referral to a specialist and receipt of treatment was 43.3 weeks.
Provincial government subsidies total more than $100 million per year.
Canada's large natural gas reserves represent tens of thousands of jobs.
The province’s business tax rate is higher than rates in all provinces outside Atlantic Canada.