* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Copper mine production in metric tons, 2018:

The average for 2018 based on 53 countries was 381635 metric tons. The highest value was in Chile: 5831600 metric tons and the lowest value was in Cyprus: 908 metric tons. The indicator is available from 2001 to 2018. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: metric tons; Source: USGS
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Countries Copper production, 2018 Global rank Available data
Chile 5831600 1 2001 - 2018
Peru 2436950 2 2001 - 2018
China 1591000 3 2001 - 2018
DR Congo 1225607 4 2001 - 2018
USA 1220000 5 2001 - 2018
Australia 920000 6 2001 - 2018
Zambia 854100 7 2006 - 2018
Russia 751400 8 2001 - 2018
Mexico 751000 9 2001 - 2018
Indonesia 651071 10 2001 - 2018
Kazakhstan 602700 11 2001 - 2018
Canada 542900 12 2001 - 2018
Poland 401696 13 2001 - 2018
Brazil 385800 14 2001 - 2018
Iran 316500 15 2001 - 2018
Mongolia 315174 16 2001 - 2018
Spain 186538 17 2001 - 2018
Laos 151880 18 2005 - 2018
Sweden 106100 19 2001 - 2018
Uzbekistan 100000 20 2001 - 2018
Papua N.G. 96000 21 2001 - 2018
Turkey 79600 22 2001 - 2018
Philippines 69933 23 2001 - 2018
Bulgaria 69841 24 2001 - 2018
Armenia 68928 25 2001 - 2018
Portugal 51700 26 2001 - 2018
South Africa 48100 27 2001 - 2018
Finland 46674 28 2001 - 2018
Serbia 42500 29 2001 - 2018
India 36000 30 2001 - 2018
Morocco 30000 31 2001 - 2018
Mauritania 28137 32 2006 - 2018
Vietnam 21900 33 2011 - 2018
Saudi Arabia 18000 34 2001 - 2018
Argentina 17400 35 2001 - 2018
Eritrea 17000 36 2015 - 2018
Namibia 15177 37 2001 - 2018
Botswana 13128 38 2001 - 2018
Pakistan 12538 39 2003 - 2018
Romania 11000 40 2001 - 2018
Domin. Rep. 10600 41 2008 - 2018
North Korea 10000 42 2001 - 2018
Tanzania 10000 43 2001 - 2018
Colombia 9920 44 2001 - 2018
Georgia 9200 45 2001 - 2018
Zimbabwe 9077 46 2001 - 2018
Ecuador 8000 47 2001 - 2018
North Macedonia 7718 48 2001 - 2018
Kyrgyzstan 7600 49 2015 - 2018
Albania 3500 50 2011 - 2018
Bolivia 2900 51 2001 - 2018
Azerbaijan 1650 52 2011 - 2018
Cyprus 908 53 2001 - 2018



Definition: Copper production in metric tons.
5831600
2436950
1591000
1225607
1220000
920000
854100
751400
751000
651071
602700
542900
401696
385800
316500
315174
186538
151880
106100
100000
96000
79600
69933
69841
68928
51700
48100
46674
42500
36000
30000
28137
21900
18000
17400
17000
15177
13128
12538
11000
10600
10000
10000
9920
9200
9077
8000
7718
7600
3500
2900
1650
908
0
1457900
2915800
4373700
5831600
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