BHP's profit 2006-2019

This statistic shows global mining company BHP's profit, attributable to members of BHP Group, from 2006 to 2019, as of fiscal year end June 30. BHP (formerly known as BHP Billiton) is a British-Australian global mining company, headquartered in London and Melbourne. The company is one of the top global players in the mining and metals sector. In 2019, the company's profit came to approximately 9.5 billion U.S. dollars.

Mining company BHP

BHP’s profit peaked in 2011 at 21.1 billion U.S. dollars and decreased to of 9.52 billion U.S. dollars in 2019. In 2019, BHP employed 28,926 people globally, and around 16.5 thousand of those employees were located in Australia. BHP is a mining, metals, and petroleum company, founded in 1885. BHP and Billiton merged in 2001 and current the headquarters are located in Melbourne, Australia. Billiton was originally a mining company, while BHP, short for Broken Hill Proprietary Company, began with a large silver and lead mine operation in Australia. The company is focused into ten different operational units and includes energy coal, iron ore, petroleum, and uranium. In 2019, the company produced 237.7 million metric tons of iron ore, and thus is one of the largest producers of iron ore in the world. One of its iron ore mines is located in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, known as the Samarco iron ore mine and pelletizing plant. In the same year, BHP produced some 27.5 million metric tons of energy coal and 42.4 million metric tons of metallurgical coal.

BHP's profit from 2006 to 2019 (in million U.S. dollars)*

Profit in million U.S. dollars
Exclusive Premium statistic

You need a Premium Account for unlimited access.

  • Full access to 1m statistics

  • Incl. source references

  • Available to download in PNG, PDF, XLS format

Premium Account

only $59 / month *
*Duration: 12 months, billed annually, single license

Access to this and all other statistics on 80,000 topics from

$708 / Year

Show detailed source information?
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in

Release date

September 2019



Survey time period

2006 to 2019

Supplementary notes

* Fiscal year ended on June 30. Profits attributable to members of BHP Billiton Group; from 2010 on profit after taxation from continuing operations.
This statistic was assembled using several BHP Billton annual reports.

Open this statistic in...
Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $708 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.
This statistic is not included in your account!

Premium Account
Your perfect start with Statista
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references

$59 / Month *

Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* All products require an annual contract.
   Prices do not include sales tax.

Statistics on "BHP"

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $708 / Year
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.