NIOSH Mine and Mine Worker Charts

The following graphs and tables present 2008-2017 data for all mining in the U.S. by mining sector. The information is organized by Mines, Employees, Fatalities, and Injuries. The Mines section contains information on the number of mining operations. The Employees section details the number of employees and the number of employee hours. The Fatalities section presents the number and rate of fatal injuries, the number and rate by work locations, and the number of fatalities by accident class. The Injuries section presents the number and rate of nonfatal lost-time injuries, the number and rate by work locations, and the number of injuries by accident class. Data source: Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). See Statistical Methodology for further details. Additional Mining Facts for each sector are available from 2000 through 2015.