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China Mine Disaster Records
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See also:   China's Mine Rescuer Deaths   —   China's Successful Mine Rescues

China Coal Mine Deaths
Year Deaths % change
2016
2015 768 (17.5%) ↓    
2014 931 (11.3%) ↓    
2013 1,049 (24.2%) ↓    
2012 1,384 (29.9%) ↓    
2011 1,973 (18.9%) ↓    
2010 2,433 (7.50%) ↓    
2009 2,631 (18.2%) ↓    
2008 3,215 (15.3%) ↓    
2007 3,796 (20.0%) ↓    
2006 4,746 (20.7%) ↓    
2005 5,986 (0.70%) ↓    
2004 6,027 (10.1%) ↓    
2003 6,702 (4.20%) ↓    
2002 6,995 23.40% ↑    
2001 5,670 (2.20%) ↓    
2000 5,798  
16-Year Total   60,104
Record Chinese Mine Entrapments
Date Mine Name Miners Period
01/2016 Yurong Gypsum Mine 4   36 days
07/2009 Xinqiao Coal Mine 3   25 days
05/2012 Junyuan No. 2 Coal Mine 1   17 days
04/2005 Unnamed Mine 2   15 days
11/2005 Kangli Gypsum Mine 1   11 days
06/2010 Jiaonan Coal Mine 1   10.9 days
10/2013 Zhengsheng Coal Mine 2   10 days
03/2010 Shunda Iron Mine 2   8.4 days
04/2010 Wangjialing Coal Mine 115   8 days
10/2009 Shenmu Coal Mine 3   8 days
07/2002 Unnamed Coal Mine 9   8 days
07/1996 Unnamed Mine 3   8 days
12/2007 Unnamed Iron Mine 11   5.4 days
07/2016 Zhongcun Coal Mine 8   5 days
12/2012 Furuixiang Coal Mine 4   5 days
08/2007 Unnamed Mine 2   5 days





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