Annual Mineral Production Survey - Metallic Commodities

    Type of survey

    Annual census survey that collects data from the previous year.

    Targeted population

    Establishments classified under metal ore mining (NAICS 2122) in the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS).

    Sampling and data collection

    No sample. All businesses in the targeted population are surveyed.


    Production, shipments, outgoing transfers, crude ore extracted, total revenue, total expenses, number of jobs, wages and salaries, recoverable metals.

    Methodological and technical information

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