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Table 6. Employment in the U.S. uranium production industry by category, 2005–18
person-years
Year Exploration Mining Milling Processing Reclamation Total
2005 79 149 142 154 124 648
2006 188 121 W W 155 755
2007 375 378 107 216 155 1,231
2008 457 558 W W 154 1,563
2009 175 441 W W 162 1,096
2010 211 400 W W 125 1,073
2011 208 462 W W 102 1,191
2012 161 462 W W 179 1,196
2013 149 392 W W 199 1,156
2014 86 246 W W 161 787
2015 58 251 W W 116 625
2016 38 255 W W 98 560
2017 50 136 W W 100 424
2018 27 110 W W 138 372
W = Data withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.
Note: Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding. A large, one-time reclamation project needed to be withheld and was not included in 2016 data.
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration: Form EIA-851A, Domestic Uranium Production Report (2005–18).