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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 1999:
Mining
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U.S. - Mining by Employment Size of Enterprise
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Employment size of enterprise Firms Estab-
lish-
ments
Paid
employees
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
All firms 18,828 23,699 456,645 20,975,962
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 1,998 1,999 0 134,384
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 9,068 9,115 18,064 522,321
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 2,861 2,943 18,683 595,841
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 2,062 2,229 27,328 946,979
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 2,051 2,615 74,649 2,849,056
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 445 1,168 57,327 2,504,650
Firms with 500 employees or more 343 3,630 260,594 13,422,731
    Firms with 500 to 999 employees 103 501 27,342 1,371,398
    Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 51 385 21,764 1,047,108
    Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 50 346 23,148 1,130,651
    Firms with 2,500 employees or more 139 2,398 188,340 9,873,574
        Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 45 344 30,907 1,517,626
        Firms with 5,000 to 9,999 employees 46 1,128 62,957 2,958,406
        Firms with 10,000 employees or more 48 926 94,476 5,397,542
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

U.S. - Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction - by Year
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Year Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to 2008 detail 2008 21,288 16.5% 4.7% 1.6% 629,271 88.3% 73.1% 57.4%
link to 2007 detail 2007 20,682 18.5% 5.1% 1.7% 700,887 89.7% 74.3% 59.7%
link to 2006 detail 2006 20,583 16.3% 4.4% 1.6% 554,333 87.0% 70.3% 55.9%
link to 2005 detail 2005 19,406 16.0% 4.2% 1.6% 497,272 86.4% 69.3% 55.8%
link to 2004 detail 2004 18,605 16.0% 4.2% 1.7% 470,280 86.2% 69.0% 55.1%
link to 2003 detail 2003 18,210 15.6% 4.3% 1.7% 454,550 85.9% 69.2% 55.8%
link to 2002 detail 2002 18,475 15.6% 4.3% 1.7% 465,775 86.0% 69.5% 56.1%
link to 2001 detail 2001 19,340 15.5% 4.1% 1.7% 485,565 86.2% 69.4% 55.8%
link to 2000 detail 2000 18,756 15.3% 4.2% 1.8% 456,128 85.8% 69.0% 56.0%
link to 1999 detail 1999 18,828 15.1% 4.2% 1.8% 456,645 86.0% 69.6% 57.1%
link to 1998 detail 1998 19,831 15.9% 4.2% 1.7% 497,849 86.1% 68.8% 56.0%

 

 

Mining by State
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State Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to industry detail United States 18,828 15.1% 4.2% 1.8% 456,645 86.0% 69.6% 57.1%
link to industry detail Alabama 213 41.8% 23.9% 16.4% 7,947 91.9% 77.0% 67.9%
link to industry detail Alaska 111 47.7% 32.4% 23.4% 8,246 97.7% 91.7% 77.3%
link to industry detail Arizona 181 30.4% 12.2% 8.8% 12,027 95.6% 86.9% 83.4%
link to industry detail Arkansas 245 26.1% 15.1% 11.8% 3,046 78.1% D 47.2%
link to industry detail California 736 26.4% 12.6% 8.2% 19,489 87.6% 70.8% 57.2%
link to industry detail Colorado 849 18.5% 10.1% 6.5% 11,621 80.2% 62.5% 45.2%
link to industry detail Connecticut 63 14.3% 3.2% 3.2% 680 60.1% D D
link to industry detail Delaware 14 21.4% 14.3% 7.1% (100-249) D D D
link to industry detail District of Columbia 3 66.7% 66.7% 33.3% (1-19) D D D
link to industry detail Florida 199 30.2% 17.6% 13.1% 6,741 92.4% 80.2% 67.1%
link to industry detail Georgia 140 28.6% 20.7% 18.6% 6,888 91.7% D 82.7%
link to industry detail Hawaii 10 40.0% 40.0% 20.0% (20-99) D D D
link to industry detail Idaho 103 23.3% 15.5% 10.7% 2,277 82.8% 71.0% 43.7%
link to industry detail Illinois 500 14.0% 8.0% 5.2% 9,465 82.7% 73.5% 58.4%
link to industry detail Indiana 223 26.9% 15.2% 9.9% 6,014 85.7% 71.8% 53.5%
link to industry detail Iowa 75 37.3% 13.3% 5.3% 1,804 D D D
link to industry detail Kansas 840 12.3% 5.2% 3.6% 6,003 58.7% 32.9% 21.1%
link to industry detail Kentucky 498 39.4% 12.9% 6.4% 20,798 93.0% 68.4% 49.3%
link to industry detail Louisiana 1,190 25.6% 11.8% 7.4% 44,053 91.7% 79.7% 66.8%
link to industry detail Maine 23 21.7% 13.0% 8.7% (20-99) D D D
link to industry detail Maryland 87 37.9% 14.9% 10.3% 1,831 D D D
link to industry detail Massachusetts 86 29.1% 10.5% 4.7% 1,080 65.9% D D
link to industry detail Michigan 415 21.9% 8.9% 6.0% 6,788 81.7% 59.1% 47.0%
link to industry detail Minnesota 136 16.2% 11.8% 8.8% 6,876 94.1% D 90.8%
link to industry detail Mississippi 308 23.7% 14.3% 9.7% 3,901 74.2% D D
link to industry detail Missouri 202 30.2% 14.4% 8.4% 4,475 85.8% 66.9% 41.8%
link to industry detail Montana 259 19.7% 12.4% 7.7% 4,553 86.2% 78.4% 58.4%
link to industry detail Nebraska 110 15.5% 7.3% 4.5% (500-999) D D D
link to industry detail Nevada 199 34.7% 18.1% 10.6% 12,013 95.4% 87.4% 76.1%
link to industry detail New Hampshire 42 19.0% 11.9% 4.8% 495 79.2% D D
link to industry detail New Jersey 101 35.6% 16.8% 11.9% 2,189 86.8% 57.6% 38.9%
link to industry detail New Mexico 516 31.0% 14.9% 10.9% 11,945 88.4% 71.4% 63.7%
link to industry detail New York 290 19.3% 10.0% 5.2% 3,523 72.8% 53.0% 37.0%
link to industry detail North Carolina 112 31.3% 18.8% 13.4% 3,521 86.7% 74.2% 64.3%
link to industry detail North Dakota 189 23.3% 13.8% 9.5% 3,583 83.3% 75.1% 61.2%
link to industry detail Ohio 665 19.4% 8.1% 4.4% 11,252 D D D
link to industry detail Oklahoma 1,982 11.9% 5.0% 3.2% 22,495 73.9% 54.5% 43.8%
link to industry detail Oregon 129 24.0% 6.2% 4.7% 1,924 D D 32.8%
link to industry detail Pennsylvania 764 22.8% 8.9% 5.1% 17,102 83.5% 60.4% 38.8%
link to industry detail Rhode Island 27 18.5% 3.7% 3.7% (100-249) D D D
link to industry detail South Carolina 49 51.0% 28.6% 28.6% (1000-2499) D D D
link to industry detail South Dakota 48 31.3% 20.8% 8.3% (1000-2499) D D D
link to industry detail Tennessee 149 39.6% 17.4% 13.4% 4,151 D D 53.9%
link to industry detail Texas 5,355 12.9% 4.4% 2.6% 102,337 83.5% 67.8% 57.6%
link to industry detail Utah 263 32.3% 19.4% 14.8% 7,526 89.1% 77.3% 65.8%
link to industry detail Vermont 52 19.2% 5.8% 3.8% (500-999) D D D
link to industry detail Virginia 285 44.9% 16.5% 9.8% 10,332 91.0% 61.7% 42.4%
link to industry detail Washington 167 26.9% 13.2% 9.0% 3,064 81.4% 58.2% 50.8%
link to industry detail West Virginia 580 26.2% 9.1% 5.3% 20,256 90.6% 72.0% 59.6%
link to industry detail Wisconsin 144 30.6% 15.3% 9.7% 2,462 77.7% 52.5% 33.7%
link to industry detail Wyoming 547 23.2% 13.2% 9.5% 15,157 89.2% 79.8% 72.4%
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

U.S. - Mining by Subsector
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Industry
detail
NAICS
code
Industry title
(with link to definition)
Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
  21 Mining 18,828 15.1% 4.2% 1.8% 456,645 86.0% 69.6% 57.1%
link to industry detail 211 Oil & gas extraction 6,345 7.9% 3.0% 1.6% 90,012 78.7% 66.3% 54.5%
link to industry detail 212 Mining (except oil & gas) 4,830 29.2% 9.3% 4.1% 215,949 91.5% 75.5% 62.2%
link to industry detail 213 Support activities for mining 7,771 13.3% 3.0% 1.3% 150,684 82.4% 63.2% 51.2%
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U.S. - Mining by Industry
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NAICS
code
Industry title
(with link to definition)
Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to state detail 211 Oil & gas extraction 6,345 7.9% 3.0% 1.6% 90,012 78.7% 66.3% 54.5%
link to state detail 211111     Crude petroleum & natural gas extraction 6,286 7.6% 2.7% 1.5% 80,013 76.2% 62.6% 50.2%
link to state detail 211112     Natural gas liquid extraction 92 64.1% 53.3% 41.3% 9,999 98.7% 95.5% 89.2%
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NAICS
code
Industry title
(with link to definition)
Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to state detail 212 Mining (except oil & gas) 4,830 29.2% 9.3% 4.1% 215,949 91.5% 75.5% 62.2%
link to state detail 2121   Coal mining 948 43.2% 12.0% 4.9% 76,381 95.8% 80.1% 65.9%
link to state detail 212111     Bituminous coal & lignite surface mining 542 42.1% 14.9% 7.0% 33,042 94.6% D D
link to state detail 212112     Bituminous coal underground mining 392 53.1% 15.8% 7.4% 42,366 97.2% 84.0% 71.9%
link to state detail 212113     Anthracite mining 54 22.2% 7.4% 3.7% 973 75.4% D D
link to state detail 2122   Metal ore mining 409 19.6% 12.0% 7.6% 39,928 97.3% 94.7% 86.1%
link to state detail 21221    Iron ore mining 31 29.0% 22.6% 19.4% 7,982 D D 97.0%
link to state detail 21222    Gold ore & silver ore mining 264 15.5% 8.3% 4.2% 13,805 94.9% 90.6% 76.1%
link to state detail 212221     Gold ore mining 254 15.7% 8.3% 4.3% (10k-24999) D D D
link to state detail 212222     Silver ore mining 12 25.0% 16.7% 8.3% (500-999) D D D
link to state detail 21223    Copper, nickel, lead, & zinc mining 53 34.0% 24.5% 18.9% 14,376 99.2% 98.1% 92.2%
link to state detail 212231     Lead ore & zinc ore mining 21 38.1% 28.6% 23.8% 2,088 98.5% D D
link to state detail 212234     Copper ore & nickel ore mining 33 33.3% 24.2% 18.2% 12,288 99.3% D D
link to state detail 21229    Other metal ore mining 69 29.0% 18.8% 14.5% 3,765 D D 76.5%
link to state detail 212291     Uranium-radium-vanadium ore mining 20 55.0% 30.0% 25.0% 725 D D 57.5%
link to state detail 212299     All other metal ore mining 50 20.0% 14.0% 10.0% 3,040 D D 81.1%
link to state detail 2123   Nonmetallic mineral mining & quarrying 3,501 27.0% 8.9% 4.0% 99,640 85.9% 64.3% 49.9%
link to state detail 21231    Stone mining & quarrying 1,312 34.1% 12.4% 6.3% 46,053 88.1% 66.6% 50.4%
link to state detail 212311     Dimension stone mining & quarrying 219 12.8% 2.7% 1.8% 2,169 D D 28.3%
link to state detail 212312     Crushed & broken limestone mining & quarrying 645 44.5% 18.6% 9.9% 28,068 90.3% 69.2% 50.1%
link to state detail 212313     Crushed & broken granite mining & quarrying 115 48.7% 27.8% 18.3% 7,188 D D 74.6%
link to state detail 212319     Other crushed & broken stone mining & quarrying 391 34.0% 14.3% 8.2% 8,628 81.7% 53.6% 36.8%
link to state detail 21232    Sand, gravel, clay, ceramic & refractory minerals mng & quarrying 2,027 24.8% 8.6% 4.3% 37,985 79.4% 52.9% 39.1%
link to state detail 212321     Construction sand & gravel mining 1,843 23.4% 7.7% 3.3% 27,665 73.7% 42.2% 24.8%
link to state detail 212322     Industrial sand mining 79 35.4% 12.7% 11.4% 2,779 D D 69.2%
link to state detail 212324     Kaolin & ball clay mining 23 82.6% 60.9% 60.9% 3,913 D 93.0% 93.0%
link to state detail 212325     Clay & ceramic & refractory minerals mining 102 43.1% 27.5% 20.6% 3,628 D D 66.6%
link to state detail 21239    Other nonmetallic mineral mining & quarrying 271 37.6% 21.8% 14.0% 15,602 95.3% 85.0% 74.5%
link to state detail 212391     Potash, soda, & borate mineral mining 17 70.6% 64.7% 52.9% 5,060 D D 96.4%
link to state detail 212392     Phosphate rock mining 13 84.6% 76.9% 61.5% 3,610 D D D
link to state detail 212393     Other chemical & fertilizer mineral mining 46 37.0% 17.4% 13.0% 2,032 94.4% D D
link to state detail 212399     All other nonmetallic mineral mining 203 34.5% 18.7% 11.3% 4,900 87.8% 63.9% 43.1%
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NAICS
code
Industry title
(with link to definition)
Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to state detail 213 Support activities for mining 7,771 13.3% 3.0% 1.3% 150,684 82.4% 63.2% 51.2%
link to state detail 213111     Drilling oil & gas wells 1,281 16.9% 5.1% 2.3% 37,244 89.4% 72.8% 59.5%
link to state detail 213112     Support activities for oil & gas operations 5,973 12.0% 2.6% 1.1% 103,545 79.9% 61.2% 51.1%
link to state detail 213113     Support activities for coal mining 274 27.7% 9.1% 4.7% 5,456 82.8% 47.5% 17.9%
link to state detail 213114     Support activities for metal mining 148 19.6% 8.1% 4.7% 2,266 81.2% 55.3% 26.8%
link to state detail 213115     Support activities for nonmetallic minerals (except fuels) 134 23.1% 6.7% 3.0% 2,173 76.2% 42.2% 20.5%
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

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Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13 2011   Questions?