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Table 03. Average Number of Employees at Anthracite Mines in the United States,

by Primary Activity, 1978-2007

 

 

Year

Underground Mines

Surface Mines

 

Underground

Surf at UG

Total

Strip

Auger

Culm Bank

Dredge

Total

1978

468

83

551

1,289

-

206

7

1,502

1979

416

58

474

1,063

-

221

7

1,291

1980

426

56

482

1,418

-

202

8

1,628

1981

482

78

560

1,516

-

192

9

1,717

1982

513

90

603

1,412

-

172

11

1,595

19831

479

95

574

1,133

-

184

12

1,329

1984

513

110

623

1,129

-

199

13

1,341

1985

482

107

589

917

-

187

15

1,119

1986

515

123

638

976

-

216

13

1,205

1987

419

120

539

761

-

179

12

952

1988

391

128

519

683

-

180

9

872

1989

330

108

438

724

-

154

7

885

1990

317

99

416

695

-

250

4

949

1991

293

95

388

665

-

273

5

943

1992

267

97

364

625

-

309

4

938

1993

222

75

297

554

-

372

3

929

1994

207

73

280

598

-

301

4

903

1995

202

65

267

522

-

327

2

851

1996

186

60

246

572

-

319

3

894

1997

187

66

253

630

-

306

2

938

1998

180

70

250

657

-

248

-

905

1999

161

60

221

630

-

173

-

803

2000

130

55

185

539

-

199

-

738

2001

127

41

168

373

-

171

-

544

2002

114

40

154

353

-

127

-

480

2003

99

44

143

351

-

123

-

474

2004

91

40

131

388

-

129

-

517

2005

82

39

121

389

-

147

-

536

2006

91

39

130

377

-

156

-

533

2007

86

28

114

398

-

174

-

572

 


Table 03. Average Number of Employees at Anthracite Mines in the United States,

by Primary Activity, 1978-2007 continued:

 

Year

Total Mining

Indp Shops/Yrds

Prep Plants

Total w/o Office

Office

Grand Total

1978

2,053

60

946

3,059

118

3,177

1979

1,765

39

868

2,672

105

2,777

1980

2,110

80

1,103

3,293

115

3,408

1981

2,277

83

1,139

3,499

122

3,621

1982

2,198

59

1,141

3,398

142

3,540

19831

1,903

52

853

2,808

121

2,929

1984

1,964

50

895

2,909

135

3,044

1985

1,708

49

885

2,642

148

2,790

1986

1,843

61

937

2,841

146

2,987

1987

1,491

45

837

2,373

120

2,493

1988

1,391

44

846

2,281

111

2,392

1989

1,323

37

760

2,120

114

2,234

1990

1,365

44

750

2,159

126

2,285

1991

1,331

41

703

2,075

126

2,201

1992

1,302

23

666

1,991

137

2,128

1993

1,226

23

562

1,811

140

1,951

1994

1,183

29

616

1,828

138

1,966

1995

1,118

25

572

1,715

144

1,859

1996

1,140

22

553

1,715

141

1,856

1997

1,191

16

640

1,847

145

1,992

1998

1,155

10

563

1,728

146

1,874

1999

1,024

9

567

1,600

149

1,749

2000

923

0

500

1,423

130

1,553

2001

712

0

443

1,155

113

1,268

2002

634

3

410

1,047

116

1,163

2003

617

-

388

1,005

128

1,133

2004

648

-

365

1,013

114

1,127

2005

657

-

331

988

103

1,091

2006

663

-

332

995

113

1,108

2007

686

-

355

1,041

121

1,162

 

 

 

1Beginning in 1983, only operator data are available at this level of detail.

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