Mining

In 2018, 42 establishments (businesses and organisations) in the Mining sector provided 3,434 jobs. The sector has total output worth $4.78 Billion and contributes $2.78 Billion in Gross Local Product to the City of Melbourne economy.

Number of Jobs ( 2002 - 2018)

The graph below shows the change in the number of jobs in the Mining sector between 2002 and 2018.


Industry Sub-Sectors

The table below provides detail of the sub-sectors within the Mining sector in the City of Melbourne.

Description Jobs Establishments Output ($ billion) GLP ($ billion)
Metal Ore Mining 1,221 15 1.714 0.996
Exploration and Other Mining Support Services 497 21 0.642 0.373
Others 1,716 6 2.424 1.41
Total 3,434 42 4.78 2.78


Contribution to the local economy

The Mining sector accounts for 0.72% of the City of Melbourne's total employment.

The Mining sector accounts for 2.77% of the City of Melbourne's Gross Local Product (GLP).

Workforce Profile

The graph below details the composition of those employed in the Mining sector in the City of Melbourne. The graph describes the proportion of employees that can be considered as part-time, full-time, casual and contractors.


Floor Space

The graph below details the total floor space occupied by the Mining sector in the City of Melbourne between 2002 and 2018 (in square metres). The figures provide an alternative measure of growth or decline in the sector. The figures are also relevant for understanding how this industry is impacting on then local commerical property market.