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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National data for this sector, based on Industry Series reports, are preliminary and will be superseded by data released in later reports.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 185 2,570,066 511,978 9,007
211 Oil and gas extraction 13 8,856 1,561 34
2111 Oil and gas extraction 13 8,856 1,561 34
21111 Oil and gas extraction 13 8,856 1,561 34
211111 Crude petroleum and natural gas extraction 13 8,856 1,561 34
212 Mining, except oil and gas 114 2,445,665 469,040 8,048
2122 Metal ore mining 43 2,267,309 429,295 6,932
21222 Gold ore and silver ore mining 39 D D (5000-9999)
212221 Gold ore mining 38 D D (5000-9999)
21223 Copper, nickel, lead, and zinc mining 3 D D (20-99)
212231 Lead ore and zinc ore mining 2 D D (1-19)
212234 Copper ore and nickel ore mining 1 D D (20-99)
21229 Other metal ore mining 1 D D (1-19)
212299 All other metal ore mining 1 D D (1-19)
2123 Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying 71 178,356 39,745 1,116
21231 Stone mining and quarrying 21 37,292 8,521 178
212311 Dimension stone mining and quarrying 1 D D (1-19)
212312 Crushed and broken limestone mining 5 10,705 1,207 30
212313 Crushed and broken granite mining 6 D D (20-99)
212319 Other crushed and broken stone mining 9 14,929 4,355 82
21232 Sand, gravel, clay, and refractory mining 36 60,897 15,126 419
212321 Construction sand and gravel mining 30 43,628 11,286 319
212322 Industrial sand mining 2 D D (20-99)
212325 Clay, ceramic, and refractory minerals mining 4 D D (20-99)
21239 Other nonmetallic mineral mining 14 80,167 16,098 519
212391 Potash, soda, and borate mineral mining 2 D D (20-99)
212393 Other chemical and fertilizer mineral mining 5 D D (100-249)
212399 All other nonmetallic mineral mining 7 59,876 10,955 390
213 Support activities for mining 58 115,545 41,377 925
2131 Support activities for mining 58 115,545 41,377 925
21311 Support activities for mining 58 115,545 41,377 925
213111 Drilling oil and gas wells 9 6,869 2,005 57
213112 Support activities for oil and gas operations 16 D D (20-99)
213113 Support activities for coal mining 2 D D (20-99)
213114 Support activities for metal mining 24 94,636 34,729 739
213115 Support activities for nonmetallic minerals 7 7,163 2,038 50


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