Hunter 2014/15

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A survey of 23 NSW exploration and mining companies’ expenditure data identified the economic contribution of the industry throughout NSW in 2014/15. The key economic data for NSW & Hunter is detailed below:

Direct spend of NSW mining companies

Direct Contribution

Business

3,417 Businesses Supported

  • 11,078

  • Residing employees (FTEs)
  • $1.4 billion

  • Wages and salaries
  • $3.3 billion

  • Direct spending on goods and services, local councils and community groups
  • Hunter
    42
    42.2% of NSW
  • NSW
    100
    $11.3 billion

Total Employment

75
Miner

63,414

Jobs supported

Direct
11,189

52,225
Indirect

  • $4.5 billion

  • Total wages & salaries
  • 20.9%

  • of the entire region workforce supported by mining

Total Economic Contribution

22.9

22.9%

of Gross Regional Product

  • $10.2 billion

  • Total estimated value added by mining in region
  • $5.9 million

  • Total contributions to community groups
  • Central West Map
  • Direct Contribution
  • Total employment
  • Total Estimated Economic Contributions
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