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2002 Economic Census
Mining
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Mining - by industry

National data for this sector, based on Industry Series reports, are preliminary and will be superseded by data released in later reports. Table includes only establishments of firms with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. Introductory text includes scope, methodology, non-sampling error, and confidentiality protection. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.

D = Withheld to avoid disclosing data of individual companies; data are included in higher level totals

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
21 Mining 950 5,342,881 686,454 13,448
211 Oil and gas extraction 370 3,675,018 274,863 4,382
2111 Oil and gas extraction 370 3,675,018 274,863 4,382
21111 Oil and gas extraction 370 3,675,018 274,863 4,382
211111 Crude petroleum and natural gas extraction 350 2,873,813 256,529 4,051
211112 Natural gas liquid extraction 20 801,205 18,334 331
212 Mining, except oil and gas 189 1,117,250 221,523 4,482
2121 Coal mining 15 608,535 115,607 1,934
21211 Coal mining 15 608,535 115,607 1,934
212111 Bituminous coal and lignite surface mining 8 204,527 38,320 674
212112 Bituminous coal underground mining 7 404,008 77,287 1,260
2122 Metal ore mining 41 212,987 45,277 940
21222 Gold ore and silver ore mining 29 111,155 24,771 513
212221 Gold ore mining 28 D D (500-999)
212222 Silver ore mining 1 D D (1-19)
21223 Copper, nickel, lead, and zinc mining 2 D D (20-99)
212234 Copper ore and nickel ore mining 2 D D (20-99)
21229 Other metal ore mining 10 D D (250-499)
212291 Uranium-radium-vanadium ore mining 3 D D (20-99)
212299 All other metal ore mining 7 D D (250-499)
2123 Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying 133 295,728 60,639 1,608
21231 Stone mining and quarrying 57 155,079 28,232 730
212311 Dimension stone mining and quarrying 5 6,450 2,338 70
212312 Crushed and broken limestone mining 11 18,467 4,966 168
212313 Crushed and broken granite mining 16 59,051 9,020 204
212319 Other crushed and broken stone mining 25 71,111 11,908 288
21232 Sand, gravel, clay, and refractory mining 62 84,079 20,483 611
212321 Construction sand and gravel mining 59 76,708 19,711 585
212322 Industrial sand mining 1 D D (1-19)
212325 Clay, ceramic, and refractory minerals mining 2 D D (1-19)
21239 Other nonmetallic mineral mining 14 56,570 11,924 267
212391 Potash, soda, and borate mineral mining 4 D D (100-249)
212393 Other chemical and fertilizer mineral mining 1 D D (1-19)
212399 All other nonmetallic mineral mining 9 D D (20-99)
213 Support activities for mining 391 550,613 190,068 4,584
2131 Support activities for mining 391 550,613 190,068 4,584
21311 Support activities for mining 391 550,613 190,068 4,584
213111 Drilling oil and gas wells 74 247,255 78,850 1,961
213112 Support activities for oil and gas operations 285 270,449 94,622 2,284
213113 Support activities for coal mining 6 4,594 2,018 44
213114 Support activities for metal mining 14 15,454 8,899 121
213115 Support activities for nonmetallic minerals 12 12,861 5,679 174


Source: 2002 Economic Census, Geographic Area Series   Questions?
Last revised: January 06, 2012