By John O’Sullivan, Associated PressThe mining industry has shed 1.7 million jobs since 2010, and the mining and oil and gas industries have shed another 3.7 and 2.9 million, respectively.
That’s a net loss of 5.3 million jobs for the mining industry and 4.7 for the oil and natural gas industries, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The mining industries lost the most in manufacturing.
The industry shed 1 million jobs between 2010 and 2022.
Manufacturing, which includes the auto, automotive and aircraft industries, has lost more than 2.3 percent of its jobs since the recession began in 2008.
Manufacturers shed about 1.3 jobs for every 100 manufacturing jobs, according the BLS.
The manufacturing industry lost more jobs than it added, but the loss was still more than double the net loss from the manufacturing industries in manufacturing in the prior decade.
The auto industry has lost 3.6 million jobs.
Automakers shed 2.5 million jobs in the first half of the decade and shed 2 million jobs the last quarter of 2022.
The coal mining industry lost 2.4 million jobs from 2011 to 2022.
The mining and logging industry shed 2 percent.
The transportation industry lost 4.1 million jobs and lost 3 million in the mining, manufacturing and mining engineering industries, respectively, the Belsize report found.
The oil and oil & gas industries shed 3.5 and 3.4 percent of their jobs, respectively in 2022, but they gained 1.4 and 2 percent in manufacturing, manufacturing engineering and oil drilling industries.