List of countries by iron ore production

World iron ore production (thousands of tonnes) in 2013/2015:
  500,000+
  100,000–500,000
  10,000–99,999
  1,000–9,999
  0–999

This is a list of countries by iron ore production based on U.S. Geological Survey data.[1]

ListEdit

Rank Country Usable iron ore production
(thousand tonnes)
Year
 World 2,538,000 2019


1   Australia 660,000 2019
2   Brazil 320,000(estimate) 2019
3   China 210,000 2018
4   India 153,000 2019
5   Russia 101,000 2015
6   South Africa 73,000 2015
7   Ukraine 67,000 2015
8   United States 46,000 2015
9   Canada 46,000 2015
10   Iran 27,000 2015
11   Sweden 25,000 2015
12   Kazakhstan 21,000 2015
13   Mexico 18,840 2013
14   Chile 17,109 2013
15   Venezuela 16,800 2013
16   Mauritania 13,400 2013
17   Sierra Leone 11,895 2013
18   Malaysia 11,588 2013
19   Peru 10,126 2013
20   Turkey 8,589 2013
21   Mongolia 6,736 2013
22   Liberia 5,103 2013
23   Vietnam 4,708 2013
24   Indonesia 4,000 2013
25   Norway 3,409 2013
26   Egypt 3,320 2013
27   New Zealand 3,157 2013
28   North Korea 3,054 2013
29   Austria 2,320 2013
30   Greece 2,221 2013
31   Bosnia and Herzegovina 2,122 2013
32   Laos 1,459 2013
33   Algeria 1,067 2013
34   Philippines 1,057 2013
35   Colombia 710 2013
36   South Korea 663 2013
37   Thailand 334 2013
38   Morocco 301 2013
39   Tunisia 244 2013
40   Pakistan 193 2013
41   Azerbaijan 141 2013
42   France 140 2013
other countries 147 2013

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Pig iron productionEdit

This is a list of countries by pig iron production.

Pig Iron production (million metric tons):
Rank Country 1980 2013 2015
 World 506 1,168 1,180
1   China 38 709 710
2   Japan 87 84 84
3   India 85 50 54
4   Russia n/a 50 51
5   South Korea 5.6 41 47
6   Brazil 13 26 30
7   Germany 36 27 28
8   United States 62 30 26
9   Ukraine n/a 29 25
10   United Kingdom 6.2 9.4 9
other countries 246 91 101

[4][5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Mineral Commodity Summaries 2017" (PDF). U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2017-08-21.
  2. ^ USGS, Iron Ore 2014
  3. ^ "Global iron ore production data; Clarification of reporting from the USGS" (PDF). U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2017-08-21.
  4. ^ "World Steel Production 1980-2013" (PDF). World Steel Association. Nov 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on 20 April 2015. Retrieved 4 April 2015.
  5. ^ USGS 2016