Human Exploitation of Earth

By Benjamin H. Barrett


As of 2017 Humans have exploited from Earth, the following:

Water consumption is 4 trillion cubic meters a year. Excluding agriculture and the like.

Excavated 3.1 Thousand Metric Tons of Gold

29, 800 Metric Tons in 2016 of Silver

Coal 728.4 Million Short tons

copper 22.5 Million Metric Tons

96 million of barrels are pulled from the earth a day

35 billion barrels of oil a year.




International Energy Agency

The World Counts

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