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8415.0 - Mining Operations, Australia, 2012-13 Quality Declaration 
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KEY FIGURES 2012-13


SALES AND SERVICE INCOME


2011-12
2012-13
2011-12 to 2012-13
$m
$m
%

06 Coal mining
58 417
48 518
-16.9
07 Oil and gas extraction
35 196
38 822
10.3
08 Metal ore mining
0801 Iron ore mining
68 338
62 155
-9.0
0803 Copper ore mining
np
6 083
np
0804 Gold ore mining
13 382
12 607
-5.8
0805 Mineral sand mining
np
2 212
np
0807 Silver-lead-zinc mining
4 657
4 659
0.0
0802, 0806, 0809 Bauxite, nickel and other metal ore mining
5 369
5 104
-4.9
Total 08 Metal ore mining
101 843
92 821
-8.9
09 Non-metallic mineral mining and quarrying
6 038
5 797
-4.0
10 Exploration and other mining support services
15 936
15 189
-4.7
Total mining
217 430
201 147
-7.5

np not available for publication but included in totals where applicable, unless otherwise indicated

  • Sales and service income in the Mining industry decreased by 7.5% (or $16.3b) to $201.1b between 2011-12 and 2012-13.
  • Coal mining declined by 16.9% ($9.9b) and Metal ore mining fell by 8.9% ($9b), driven by a $6.2b drop in Iron ore mining.
  • Oil and gas extraction, unlike the rest of the Mining industry, saw a rise in sales and service income of 10.3% ($3.6b) over the same period.


INDUSTRY VALUE ADDED (IVA)
2011-12
2012-13
2011-12 to 2012-13
$m
$m
%

06 Coal mining
25 535
16 909
-33.8
07 Oil and gas extraction
27 847
29 682
6.6
08 Metal ore mining
0801 Iron ore mining
53 860
45 684
-15.2
0803 Copper ore mining
3 765
2 453
-34.8
0804 Gold ore mining
6 637
5 223
-21.3
0805 Mineral sand mining
1 845
1 251
-32.2
0807 Silver-lead-zinc mining
2 434
2 567
5.5
0802, 0806, 0809 Bauxite, nickel and other metal ore mining
1 831
1 684
-8.0
Total 08 Metal ore mining
70 371
58 862
-16.4
09 Non-metallic mineral mining and quarrying
2 079
*2 625
26.2
10 Exploration and other mining support services
6 732
6 366
-5.4
Total mining
132 563
114 443
-13.7

* estimate has a relative standard error of 25% to 50% and should be used with caution
  • Industry value added (IVA) decreased by 13.7% ($18.1b) to $114.4b for the Mining industry between 2011-12 and 2012-13.
  • IVA for Metal ore mining fell by 16.4% ($11.5b), of which $8.2b was a drop in Iron ore mining.
  • Coal mining IVA fell by 33.8% ($8.6b).
  • Oil and gas extraction IVA rose by 6.6% ($1.8b).


EMPLOYMENT AT END JUNE
2011-12
2012-13
2011-12 to 2012-13
no.
no.
%

06 Coal mining
44 914
43 380
-3.4
07 Oil and gas extraction
17 537
18 682
6.5
08 Metal ore mining
0801 Iron ore mining
26 946
29 814
10.6
0803 Copper ore mining
7 086
7 211
1.8
0804 Gold ore mining
17 096
16 399
-4.1
0805 Mineral sand mining
3 207
3 190
-0.5
0807 Silver-lead-zinc mining
4 926
5 238
6.3
0802, 0806, 0809 Bauxite, nickel and other metal ore mining
^9 494
6 684
-29.6
Total 08 Metal ore mining
68 754
68 536
-0.3
09 Non-metallic mineral mining and quarrying
13 315
12 745
-4.3
10 Exploration and other mining support services
48 822
46 350
-5.1
Total mining
193 342
189 692
-1.9

^ estimate has a relative standard error of 10% to less than 25% and should be used with caution

  • Mining industry employment decreased by 1.9% (3,650 people) between June 2012 and June 2013, to 189,692 people at June 2013.
  • Most segments of the Mining industry saw employment fall. However, Iron ore mining employment rose by 10.6% (2,869 people), and Oil and gas extraction rose by 6.5% (1,146 people).


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