GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Mining Industry Statistics

Mining industry statistics show trends in production, employment, and profitability within the sector.

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"Globally, the mining industry is worth about 1.73 trillion U.S. dollars."

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"The top mining company in the world by revenue is Glencore with 215 billion dollars in 2019."

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"The largest mining company based on market capitalization is BHP Group at about 137 billion U.S. dollars."

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"The mining and quarrying sector in the UK in 2020 was worth around 16 billion GBP."

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"China is the largest gold producing country, accounting for 12% of global gold production."

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"Approximately 3,500 mines are active in the U.S. producing more than 100 types of minerals."

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"The global mining equipment market size was valued at $121,694.3 million in 2019 and is expected to reach $165,827.8 million by 2027."

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"Iron ore mining is the third largest commodity market in volume terms after crude oil and coal."

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"Coal mining employment in the United States has decreased by approximately 40% from 2012 to 2019."

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"Australia has the world's largest estimated reserves of coal, at 144 billion tonnes."

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"Global copper production amounted to 20 million metric tons in 2019."

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"Approximately 70% of the world’s platinum is produced in South Africa."

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"The average salary in the Australian mining industry as of 2020 was approximately 138,000 Australian dollars."

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"The global mining industry's CO2 emissions in 2018 amounted to approximately 1.2 billion tons."

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"Canada produced 1,600 metric tons of gold in 2020."

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"Silver mining output worldwide in 2020 was a total of 25,000 metric tons."

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"The net profit margin of the mining industry has dropped from 17 percent in 2010 to 9 percent in 2019."

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"The lithium mining market is expected to reach 5.3 billion U.S. dollars by 2025."

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"The bauxite production globally amounted to around 330 million metric tons in 2020."

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"The global dronedeployment in the mining industry is projected to reach $4,552.6 million by 2027."

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