Economic Census: Industry Snapshots

Metal ore mining (NAICS 2122)
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Nevada accounted for 25% of employment in this industry in 2007.


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KEY INDUSTRY STATISTICS

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United States
VALUE OF SHIPMENTS ($ MILLIONS)



1997 2002 2007 02-07 % Chg
Number of establishments 493 325 250 -23.1%
Value of shipments ($ Millions) 11,204 8,011 23,667 195.4%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 1,993 1,444 2,355 63.1%
Total employment 45,467 27,317 35,004 28.1%
Value of shipments per establishment ($1,000) 22,727 24,649 94,670 284.1%
Value of shipments per employee ($1,000) 246 293 676 130.6%
Value of shipments per $ of payroll 5.6 5.5 10.0 81.1%
Payroll per employee ($) 43,837 52,848 67,285 27.3%
Employees per establishment 92.2 84.1 140.0 66.6%
Value of shipments per capita ($) 42 28 79 182.1%
Population per establishment 540,548 885,313 1,205,161 36.1%
Source: 1997, 2002, and 2007 Economic Census
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All figures are in current dollars for the period shown, and do not reflect changes in prices.
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VALUE OF SHIPMENTS PER EMPLOYEE
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Data is from Key Industry Statistics Table: row 6, columns 1 and 2