NAME OF COLLECTION
Quantity and Value of Minerals and Petroleum by Local Government Area (Western Australia)
Principal Policy Officer
Corporate Policy, Planning and Finance Division
Department of Minerals and Energy (Western Australia)
Mineral House, 100 Plain Street
EAST PERTH WA 6004
Telephone: 08 9222 3661
Facsimile: 08 9222 3069
Minerals and petroleum production data for local government areas in Western Australia are a by-product of the royalties collection process.
Method of collection
Under legislation, mining lease holders in Western Australia who have recorded production are required to submit a production report to the Department of Minerals and Energy (Western Australia) each month, and a royalty return to the Department each quarter.
The same applies to petroleum production licence holders, except that both production reports and royalty returns are submitted monthly.
Local government area
Metallic content of selected minerals
All local government areas in Western Australia.
Frequency of data availability
Six-monthly with annual data. Years ended 30 June and 31 December.
Data are available from 1985.
Products and services availableStatistics Digest.
Other products and servicesData are available as an Acrobat file on the Internet web site of the Department of Minerals and Energy (Western Australia)