United States mining industry

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Statista Dossier on the United States mining industry

This dossier provides some of the most interesting facts and figures relating to the mining sector in the United States. Numerous industries depend on the supply of commodities from underground - such as minerals and metals. This document provides an overview of the key figures, major commodity mining, and the top mining companies in the U.S. mining industry (excluding coal mining). The dossier closes with some information on the employment figures in the U.S. mining industry.

Table of contents

  • 1. Overview
    • Value added by the mining industry U.S. 1998-2019

    • U.S. production index of the mining industry 2014-2018

    • U.S. mining industry capacity utilization 2013-2020

    • Active mines in the U.S. 2000-2018

    • Active mines in the U.S. by commodity 2018

    • U.S. production value of nonfuel minerals 2020

    • U.S. import reliance on critical minerals 2020

    • U.S. consumption of minerals per capita by type 2020

    • Number of mining suppliers in leading mining countries globally 2019

  • 2. Metals
    • Active metal mines in the U.S. 2008-2018

    • Iron ore mine production - U.S. 2016-2020

    • Copper mine production in the U.S. 2006-2020

    • U.S. beryllium mine shipments 2011-2016

    • U.S. uranium mine production 2003-2019

  • 3. Precious metals
    • U.S. gold mine production 2005-2020

    • U.S. silver mine production 2005-2020

    • U.S. mine production of platinum in kilograms 2008-2018

  • 4. Non-metallic minerals
    • Active nonmetal mines in the U.S. 2008-2018

    • U.S. sulfur production volume 2014-2020

    • Sodium carbonate production in the U.S. 2010-2020

    • U.S. crushed stone production 2011-2020

    • U.S. cement production: Portland and masonry 2007-2020

    • Industrial sand and gravel production in the U.S. 2016-2020

  • 5. Companies
    • Leading U.S. mining companies based on revenue 2020

    • Leading U.S. mining companies based on market capitalization 2020

    • Newmont Corporation's revenue 2010-2020

    • Peabody Energy's revenue 2005-2020

    • Arch Coal's revenue 2009-2020

  • 6. Employment
    • U.S. mining industry total employment 1998-2019

    • Employment in the U.S. mining industry excluding oil and gas 1998-2019

    • U.S. employment in support activities for mining 1998-2019

    • Employees in the U.S. mining industry by sector 2018

  • 7. Environmental, social, & political impact
    • U.S. land reclaimed from mining by type 1975-2019

    • U.S. mining fatalities 2005-2020

    • Number of U.S. mining company meetings with Interior Department officials 2017-2019

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