Economic Census: Industry Snapshots

Gold ore mining (NAICS 212221)
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Nevada accounted for 69% 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 300 179 118 -34.1%
Value of shipments ($ Millions) 3,952 2,875 5,922 106.0%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 778 550 821 49.2%
Total employment 17,512 9,365 11,464 22.4%
Value of shipments per establishment ($1,000) 13,172 16,063 50,190 212.5%
Value of shipments per employee ($1,000) 226 307 517 68.3%
Value of shipments per $ of payroll 5.1 5.2 7.2 38.1%
Payroll per employee ($) 44,406 58,770 71,606 21.8%
Employees per establishment 58.4 52.3 97.2 85.7%
Value of shipments per capita ($) 15 10 20 96.7%
Population per establishment 888,300 1,607,411 2,553,308 58.8%
Source: 1997, 2002, and 2007 Economic Census
Data in this Snapshot include only establishments with paid employees. See Industry Snapshot FAQs .
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