Nigeria Produced 43.49m Tons of Solid Minerals in 2016 - NBS


Saturday, March 10, 2017 10:03 PM / NBS 

The States Disaggregated Mining and Quarrying Data for 2016 reflected Nigeria produced 43,495,423.12 tons of solid minerals in 2016. Ogun State produced the highest tons of solid minerals among the 36 States and the FCT. The State produced 16,376,547.50 tons of solid minerals representing 37.65% of the total tons of solid minerals produced in the year under review. 

Kogi and Cross River States followed closely with 12,739,318.65 and  2,997,678.73 tons of solid minerals produced representing about 29.29% and 6.89% of the total tons of the minerals produced while Borno and Yobe States, both from the North Eastern Zone, produced the least tons of solid minerals with 1,250 and 883.08 tons of minerals produced respectively. 

Limestone is the most produced solid minerals in 2016 with 28,204,522.91 tons of limestone produced representing about 64.84% of the total tons of minerals produced. Granite and laterite followed closely with 5,846,368.08 and 2,160,737.61 tons produced representing 13.44% and 4.97% of the total tons of minerals produced in 2016. However, Aquamarine and Beryl Ore are the least produced solid minerals in 2016.



Click Here to Download 2016 Mining and Quarrying Data (PDF) Report  

Latest 2017 NBS Reports 

1.       NIPOST Generates N8.84bn Revenue in 2016 - NBS

2.      Q4 2016 Merchandise Trade Intensity - Total Trade Grows by 6.5% in 2016

3.      Merchandise Trade Grows in Q4 2016 - Records First Quarterly Positive Trade Balance Since Q4 2015

4.      JAMB Received 11.7m Applications Between 2010 and 2016

5.      Average Kerosene Price Increases to N433.84 in Jan'17 from N231.85 in Dec'16

6.      Average Intracity Transport Fare Increases to N122 in Jan'17 from N84.29 in Dec'16

7.      Average Cooking Gas Price Increases to N2,567.56 in Jan’17 from N2,002.16 in Dec’16

8.     Average Diesel Price Increases to N240.52 in Jan’17 from N196.20 in Dec’16

9.      Average Petrol Price Increases to N148.7 in Jan'17 from N146.7 in Dec'16

10.  CPI Rises to 18.72% in January 2017, 0.17% Higher Than 18.55% December 2016 Rate

11.   GENCOs Issued Total Invoice of N331bn to DISCOs in 2016

12.  Nigeria Produced 5.79 mln Tonnes of Fish Between 2010 and 2015

13.  4,296 Applications Were Received by NAFDAC for New Products Registration in 2016 - NBS

14.  19,833 Vessels Berthed At Nigerian Ports Between 2013 and 2016 - NBS

15.   Total Value of Capital Imported into Nigeria in Q4 2016 Estimated at $1,548.88mln - NBS

16.  Telecoms Sector Contributes N1,399bn to GDP in Q3 2016 - NBS

17.   FAAC Disburses N426.88bn in December 2016 - NBS

18.  Banking Sector Records 910.18m Volume of Transaction in 2016 on Electronic Payment Channels - NBS

19.  Daily Energy Generation Attained a Peak of 3,859.59MW in Q4 2016 - NBS

20. 10.8% of Nigeria's Total Working Population Are Registered Under The National Pension Scheme - NBS

21.  Nigeria Imports 4.83 bn Litres of PMS in Q4 2016 - NBS

22. 72.53% of Nigeria’s Prison Population in 2015 were Un-sentenced - NBS

23. Lagos, Ogun Top IGR for H1 2016  

Related News 

1.       NEITI Publishes 2013 Solid Minerals Audit Report

2.      NEITI Publishes 2013 Oil & Gas Audit Report

3.      President Buhari Approves New Board For NEITI – Feb 24, 2016

4.      Time for Buhari to announce all Board appointments - CBN, BOI, NERC, CAC, NIPC, etc

5.      Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

6.      NEITI Physical And Process Audit Report - Final - Proshare

7.      First NEITI report gave impetus to PIB  ... – May 31, 2013 


Related News