World Statistics on Mining and Utilities

World Statistics on Mining and Utilities

UNIDO

World Statistics on Mining and Utilities provides a unique biennial overview of the role of mining and utility activities in the world economy. This extensive resource from UNIDO provides detailed time series data on the level, structure and growth of international mining and utility activities by country and sector.

Introduction

UNIDO

Subjects: development studies, development economics, economics and finance, development economics, environmental economics, institutional economics, environment, management natural resources

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The Statistics on Mining and Utilities are compiled using data collected by UNIDO from the National Statistical Offices as well as those obtained from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development for OECD member countries. The publication intends to present the detail country data on major indicators of statistics on mining and utilities at 2-digit and/or 3-digit level of International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities (ISIC), Revision 3 and Revision 4. The main purpose of this publication is to provide internationally comparable statistics on mining and utilities sectors on major indicators. Concepts and methods applied to this publication, which are fully compatible to those used in the International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics, are briefly described below. 1.1 Scope and coverage According to the International Recommendations for Industrial Statistics 2008, industrial statistics are those related to the economic activities defined under following sections of ISIC Revision 4: Section B: Mining and quarrying Section C: Manufacturing Section D: Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply Section E: Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities Data pertaining to Section C are published in the International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics (latest edition 2012). This publication complements the latter and refers to Sections B, D and E, which are broadly understood as mining and utilities sectors. In ISIC Revision 3, these sectors correspond to following categories: Category C: Mining and quarrying Category E: Electricity, gas and water supply Details of the industry groups under these sections and categories with 2-digit and 3-digit...