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2002 Economic Census
Mining
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Mining - by subsector

National data for this sector, based on Industry Series reports, are preliminary and will be superseded by data released in later reports.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
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NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
  21 Mining 24,087 182,911,093 21,173,895 477,840
211 Oil and gas extraction 7,730 113,031,437 5,357,902 99,580
212 Mining, except oil and gas 7,253 47,728,025 9,009,343 197,061
213 Support activities for mining 9,104 22,151,631 6,806,650 181,199

 

 

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National data for this sector, based on Industry Series reports, are preliminary and will be superseded by data released in later reports.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
211 Oil and gas extraction 7,730 113,031,437 5,357,902 99,580
2111 Oil and gas extraction 7,730 113,031,437 5,357,902 99,580
21111 Oil and gas extraction 7,730 113,031,437 5,357,902 99,580
211111 Crude petroleum and natural gas extraction 7,227 83,973,980 4,876,484 90,719
211112 Natural gas liquid extraction 503 29,057,457 481,418 8,861

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
212 Mining, except oil and gas 7,253 47,728,025 9,009,343 197,061
2121 Coal mining 1,190 20,591,397 3,718,500 74,578
21211 Coal mining 1,190 20,591,397 3,718,500 74,578
212111 Bituminous coal and lignite surface mining 650 10,829,309 1,647,285 33,376
212112 Bituminous coal underground mining 477 9,638,368 2,045,215 40,406
212113 Anthracite mining 63 123,720 26,000 796
2122 Metal ore mining 325 8,011,042 1,443,659 27,317
21221 Iron ore mining 24 1,770,163 283,972 5,183
212210 Iron ore mining 24 1,770,163 283,972 5,183
21222 Gold ore and silver ore mining 190 2,972,069 574,613 9,942
212221 Gold ore mining 179 2,875,264 550,378 9,365
212222 Silver ore mining 11 96,805 24,235 577
21223 Copper, nickel, lead, and zinc mining 54 2,594,224 408,259 8,928
212231 Lead ore and zinc ore mining 20 D D (1000-2499)
212234 Copper ore and nickel ore mining 34 D D (5000-9999)
21229 Other metal ore mining 57 674,586 176,815 3,264
212291 Uranium-radium-vanadium ore mining 17 81,283 13,041 329
212299 All other metal ore mining 40 593,303 163,774 2,935
2123 Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying 5,738 19,125,586 3,847,184 95,166
21231 Stone mining and quarrying 2,495 9,263,625 1,866,158 46,280
212311 Dimension stone mining and quarrying 179 268,453 76,399 2,712
212312 Crushed and broken limestone mining 1,523 5,583,028 1,147,246 28,646
212313 Crushed and broken granite mining 322 1,945,237 313,503 7,394
212319 Other crushed and broken stone mining 471 1,466,907 329,010 7,528
21232 Sand, gravel, clay, and refractory mining 2,911 6,757,820 1,433,399 36,267
212321 Construction sand and gravel mining 2,612 4,502,331 1,061,160 26,845
212322 Industrial sand mining 141 650,541 105,321 2,729
212324 Kaolin and ball clay mining 35 917,581 140,723 3,203
212325 Clay, ceramic, and refractory minerals mining 123 687,367 126,195 3,490
21239 Other nonmetallic mineral mining 332 3,104,141 547,627 12,619
212391 Potash, soda, and borate mineral mining 24 1,120,824 166,764 3,435
212392 Phosphate rock mining 15 914,723 148,325 3,175
212393 Other chemical and fertilizer mineral mining 47 347,779 80,815 1,963
212399 All other nonmetallic mineral mining 246 720,815 151,723 4,046

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
213 Support activities for mining 9,104 22,151,631 6,806,650 181,199
2131 Support activities for mining 9,104 22,151,631 6,806,650 181,199
21311 Support activities for mining 9,104 22,151,631 6,806,650 181,199
213111 Drilling oil and gas wells 1,926 9,069,001 2,490,409 60,450
213112 Support activities for oil and gas operations 6,367 11,542,808 3,847,309 108,363
213113 Support activities for coal mining 343 708,231 215,392 5,702
213114 Support activities for metal mining 184 281,217 96,336 2,107
213115 Support activities for nonmetallic minerals 284 550,374 157,204 4,577


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