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Iron production in thousand metric tons, 2020:

The average for 2020 based on 46 countries was 33143 thousand metric tons. The highest value was in Australia: 564519 thousand metric tons and the lowest value was in Uruguay: 1 thousand metric tons. The indicator is available from 1999 to 2020. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: thousand metric tons; Source: USGS
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Countries Iron production, 2020 Global rank Available data
Australia 564519 1 1999 - 2020
Brazil 246791 2 1999 - 2020
China 225000 3 1999 - 2020
India 127000 4 1999 - 2020
Russia 69500 5 1999 - 2020
Ukraine 49300 6 1999 - 2020
Canada 36100 7 1999 - 2020
South Africa 35400 8 1999 - 2020
Iran 32500 9 1999 - 2020
Sweden 25400 10 1999 - 2020
USA 24100 11 1999 - 2020
Kazakhstan 12673 12 1999 - 2020
Chile 9891 13 1999 - 2020
Mexico 9377 14 1999 - 2020
Peru 8894 15 1999 - 2020
Turkey 8570 16 1999 - 2020
Mauritania 7822 17 1999 - 2020
Mongolia 5530 18 2004 - 2020
Sierra Leone 3500 19 2011 - 2020
Malaysia 3360 20 1999 - 2020
Liberia 3050 21 2011 - 2020
Vietnam 2777 22 1999 - 2020
New Zealand 2270 23 1999 - 2020
Indonesia 1810 24 1999 - 2020
North Korea 1750 25 1999 - 2020
Argentina 1460 26 2014 - 2020
Norway 969 27 1999 - 2020
Bosnia & Herz. 892 28 1999 - 2020
Austria 749 29 1999 - 2020
Laos 628 30 2014 - 2020
Greece 524 31 1999 - 2020
Venezuela 487 32 1999 - 2020
Colombia 382 33 1999 - 2020
Egypt 347 34 1999 - 2020
South Korea 322 35 1999 - 2020
Algeria 317 36 1999 - 2020
Pakistan 184 37 2004 - 2020
Tunisia 180 38 1999 - 2020
Kenya 90 39 2009 - 2020
R. of Congo 46 40 2019 - 2020
Morocco 27 41 1999 - 2020
Philippines 27 42 2014 - 2020
Bhutan 22 43 2014 - 2020
Togo 18 44 2011 - 2020
Thailand 11 45 1999 - 2020
Uruguay 1 46 2014 - 2020



Definition: Iron production in thousand metric tons.
564519
246791
225000
127000
69500
49300
36100
35400
32500
25400
24100
12673
9891
9377
8894
8570
7822
5530
3500
3360
3050
2777
2270
1810
1750
1460
969
892
749
628
524
487
382
347
322
317
184
180
90
46
27
27
22
18
11
1
0
141129.8
282259.5
423389.3
564519
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