NAME OF COLLECTION
Overseas Mineral Exploration Expenditure Survey
New Capital Expenditure and Mineral and Petroleum Exploration Section
Australian Bureau of Statistics
GPO Box 796
SYDNEY NSW 1041
Telephone: (02) 9268 4357
Facsimile: (02) 9268 4101
Web site: <www.abs.gov.au>
To provide data about overseas mineral exploration expenditure of companies which are Australian-owned and/or have the majority of their operations based in Australia.
An annual survey of all companies which are Australian-owned and/or have the majority of their operations based in Australia. In the 1997-98 survey, approximately 700 companies were surveyed.
Data were collected by mail questionnaire.
Main data detail
Data are available about overseas mineral exploration expenditure by country and mineral sought.
Frequency of data availability
Annual from 1994-95 to 1997-98. This collection ceased after the 1997-98 cycle.
Year ended 30 June.
Data are available from 1994-95 to 1997-98.
Products and services
Example of information available
OVERSEAS MINERAL EXPLORATION EXPENDITURE, AUSTRALIAN RESIDENT COMPANIES
|Papua New Guinea|
(a) Includes expenditure on petroleum exploration.
(b) Excludes expenditure on petroleum exploration.
(c) Includes Canada.
(d) Comprises Mexico, South America and the Caribbean.