8415.0 - Mining Operations, Australia, 2014-15 Quality Declaration 
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COAL MINING 2014-15


KEY DATA

2013-14
2014-15
2013-14 to
2014-15
%

Employment at end June
no.
43 381
39 128
-9.8
Wages and salaries
$m
6 023
5 746
-4.6
Sales and service income
$m
49 014
45 869
-6.4
Total income
$m
50 418
43 729
-13.3
Total expenses
$m
49 097
47 325
-3.6
Operating profit before tax (OPBT)
$m
^1 153
-3 898
-438.1
Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA)
$m
8 187
6 194
-24.3
Industry value added (IVA)
$m
18 835
15 925
-15.4

^ estimate has a relative standard error of 10% to less than 25% and should be used with caution
Source: Mining Operations, Australia (cat. no. 8415.0)


In 2014-15 sales and service income in the Coal mining industry decreased by 6.4% to $45.9b. Falling sales were related to falling commodity prices, reflected in the 11.5% fall in the Coal mining subdivision Export Price Index between 2013-14 and 2014-15.

During 2014-15 total capital expenditure for the Coal mining industry was $6b, mainly comprising expenditure of $3.8b on plant, machinery and equipment and $1.5b on dwellings, other buildings and structures.


Graph Image for Coal mining. 2006-07 onwards

Footnote(s): (a) Includes rent, leasing and hiring income. (b) Includes capitalised wages and salaries, salary sacrificed amounts and other remuneration; excludes the drawings of working proprietors. (c) Includes working proprietors and partners of unincorporated businesses.

Source(s): Australian Industry (cat. no. 8155.0)