Note: The March quarter 2006 release contained an error with the PERCENTAGE DIFFERENCE FROM PREVIOUS YEAR figure for 1996 in Table 2b ANNUAL KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS OF THE MINING INDUSTRY.
Please note that the June quarter 2006 release contained the correct figure.
The quarterly data published in this product are sourced from the following ABS publications; 5676.0 Business Indicators, Australia; 5625.0 Private New Capital Expenditure and Expected Expenditure, Australia; 6291.0.55.003 Labour Force, Australia, Detailed, Quarterly; and 8412.0 Mineral and Petroleum Exploration, Australia.
The financial year data published in this product are sourced from the following ABS publications; 5204.0 Australian System of National Accounts; 5368.0 International Trade in Goods and Services, Australia (Data by request); 1350.0 Australian Economic Indicators; 6427.0 Producer Price Indexes, Australia; 8415.0 Mining Operations, Australia; and 8104.0 Research and Experimental Development, Businesses, Australia. This table also includes data published from the following sources; Minerals Council of Australia, Minerals Industry Survey Report; Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) Financial Survey; and Minerals Council of Australia, Safety and Health Performance Report of the Australian Minerals Industry.
The calendar year data published in this product are sourced from the following publications; APPEA, Health, Safety, Environmental and Social Performance Report; and APPEA, The Australian Petroleum Exploration and Production Industry, Key Statistics.
Mining Indicators presents key performance indicators of the Australian mining industry, including income from sales, inventories, employment, exploration expenditure, lost time injuries and overseas mineral exploration expenditure. The product contains three tables; one table highlighting quarterly indicators, the other two annual indicators (split into financial and calendar years). These indicators are sourced from ABS and non-ABS data.