Key Statistics & Information
Population

 Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2014, link

7,518,472
Gross State Product (2014-15) AU$486.4mn
Current Energy Mix (2014-15) 79.1% coal, 4.2% gas, 6.9% Hydro, 3.3% wind, 6.4% solar
Renewable Energy Target Aspirational zero emissions by 2050 (link).
Minister for Resources, Energy and Utilities Don Harwin MLC (LP)
Shadow Minister for Industry, Resources and Energy Adam Searle MLC (ALP)
Economic Snapshot
State Budget (NSW Budget) $69.566 billion
NSW royalties from coal (NSW Budget) $1.27 billion
People employed in mining (Department of Industry – 2013)

(Coal services 2016)

 

48,100

19,388 full-time mine workers

2015/16 standing offer bill $1403