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Iron ore mining (NAICS 21221)
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Payroll represented 13% of value of shipments 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 32 24 20 -16.7%
Value of shipments ($ Millions) 1,938 1,770 2,954 66.9%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 394 284 381 34.3%
Total employment 7,920 5,183 4,985 -3.8%
Value of shipments per establishment ($1,000) 60,555 73,757 147,698 100.3%
Value of shipments per employee ($1,000) 245 342 593 73.5%
Value of shipments per $ of payroll 4.9 6.2 7.7 24.2%
Payroll per employee ($) 49,738 54,789 76,528 39.7%
Employees per establishment 247.5 216.0 249.2 15.4%
Value of shipments per capita ($) 7 6 10 59.4%
Population per establishment 8,327,812 11,988,610 15,064,517 25.7%
Source: 1997, 2002, and 2007 Economic Census
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VALUE OF SHIPMENTS PER EMPLOYEE
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