STATES AND TERRITORIES
The figures in the commentary below relate to 2012-13 for all states and territories, and to the industry designated as 'Selected mining', that is, ANZSIC subdivisions 06-09 (Coal mining, Oil and gas extraction, Metal ore mining and Non-metallic mineral mining and quarrying) only. ANZSIC subdivision 10 (Exploration and other mining support services) is excluded. Data for the Australian Capital Territory are included with those for New South Wales and are not available separately. See Explanatory Notes paragraph 38 for an outline of the methodology used to derive these estimates.
SALES AND SERVICE INCOME
In 2012-13 sales and service income for the Selected mining industry declined by 7.7% ($15.5b). Western Australia accounted for 56.8% (or $105.6b) of sales and service income in 2012-13, followed by Queensland with 19.7% ($36.6b) and New South Wales with 13.2% ($24.5b).
During 2012-13, 41.6% of employment (59,608 people) in the Selected mining industry was recorded against Western Australia, followed by Queensland with 29.2% (41,844 people). New South Wales contributed 17.3% (24,748 people).
WAGES AND SALARIES
In 2012-13, Western Australia accounted for 46.6% (or $9.7b) of wages and salaries for the Selected mining industry, followed by Queensland at 26.9% (or $5.6b) and New South Wales at 15.6% (or $3.2b).
STATE AND TERRITORY CONTRIBUTION TO SELECTED MINING INDUSTRY(a), 2012-13
(a) Includes ANZSIC subdivisions 06 Coal mining, 07 Oil and gas extraction, 08 Metal ore mining and 09 Non-metallic mineral mining and quarrying.
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