The Workforce for 2021-2030 large-scale mining in Chile

The eighth edition of the Workforce in LargeScale Mining in Chile study

This study provides important information on the human capital challenges expected for the mobile decade 2021-2030 in the COVID-19 pandemic context. Regardless of this adverse scenario, in 2020 the mining industry accounted for 12.5% of the GDP; that is, 3.4 percentage points higher than the previous year. Despite the slight copper production decrease observed in the last year –which reached 5.73 million tons-, this drop was made up by a copper price increase with an average value of US$2.8 per pound (Mining Figures Updated, Mining Council, 2021). On the other hand, though in 2020 the domestic employment rate was dramatically affected by the pandemic -a nearly 10-percentage point drop vs. 2019-, the mining sector was able to directly or indirectly generate over 710,000 jobs.

Conoce la versión en español del Estudio Fuerza Laboral Gran Minería Chilena 2021-2030 aquí.