MINERAL PRODUCTION, Selected minerals(a): Original - Western Australia
|(a) Latest figures are preliminary and subject to revision. |
|(b) For use in iron and steel making. |
|Sources: ABARE-BRS, Australian Mineral Statistics.|
- In original terms, the quantity of diamond production decreased by 7% in the September quarter 2010, but was 6% higher than in the September quarter 2009.
- The quantity of iron ore produced in the September quarter 2010 was 2.5% higher than in the corresponding quarter of 2009.
- Production of bauxite has remained fairly steady in recent times, with the September quarter 2010 production level only 1.5% higher than one year before.
Statistics on mineral production for WA can be found on the latest releases page of the ABARE-BRS website Australian Mineral Statistics, September Quarter 2010.
Other resource statistics can be found on the Department of Mines and Petroleum