Economic Impact

At the end of 2016, Freeport-McMoRan had more than 790 employees at Bagdad. Across the entire state, the Bagdad mine was directly and indirectly responsible for approximately 2,000 jobs in Arizona in 2016. The estimated total direct and indirect impact of the Bagdad Mine on Yavapai County and Arizona was $101.4 million and $206.9 million respectively.

Economic impact numbers were produced by the L. William Seidman Research Institute, Arizona State University.