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Iron production in thousand metric tons, 2019 - Country rankings:

The average for 2019 based on 46 countries was 32999 thousand metric tons.The highest value was in Australia: 568965 thousand metric tons and the lowest value was in Nigeria: 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, 2019 Global rank Available data
Australia 568965 1 1999 - 2020
Brazil 258000 2 1999 - 2020
China 219000 3 1999 - 2020
India 126000 4 1999 - 2020
Russia 64287 5 1999 - 2020
South Africa 46100 6 1999 - 2020
Ukraine 39500 7 1999 - 2020
Canada 35200 8 1999 - 2020
USA 29800 9 1999 - 2020
Sweden 27600 10 1999 - 2020
Iran 21700 11 1999 - 2020
Kazakhstan 11643 12 1999 - 2020
Peru 10120 13 1999 - 2020
Turkey 9110 14 1999 - 2020
Chile 8427 15 1999 - 2020
Mauritania 7625 16 1999 - 2020
Mexico 7141 17 1999 - 2020
Mongolia 5140 18 2004 - 2020
Vietnam 3236 19 1999 - 2020
Liberia 2770 20 2011 - 2020
Malaysia 2600 21 1999 - 2020
New Zealand 2270 22 1999 - 2020
Argentina 1820 23 2014 - 2020
North Korea 1750 24 1999 - 2020
Indonesia 1730 25 1999 - 2020
Norway 1100 26 1999 - 2020
Bosnia & Herz. 906 27 1999 - 2020
Austria 897 28 1999 - 2020
Venezuela 685 29 1999 - 2020
Greece 524 30 1999 - 2020
Algeria 412 31 1999 - 2020
Colombia 391 32 1999 - 2020
Egypt 312 33 1999 - 2020
Laos 292 34 2014 - 2020
Pakistan 201 35 2004 - 2020
South Korea 192 36 1999 - 2020
Tunisia 188 37 1999 - 2020
Sierra Leone 97 38 2011 - 2020
Kenya 90 39 2009 - 2020
R. of Congo 46 40 2019 - 2020
Morocco 27 41 1999 - 2020
Bhutan 23 42 2014 - 2020
Togo 18 43 2011 - 2020
Thailand 11 44 1999 - 2020
Nigeria 1 45 2000 - 2019
Uruguay 1 46 2014 - 2020


Economic outlook

Definition: Iron production in thousand metric tons.
568965
258000
219000
126000
64287
46100
39500
35200
29800
27600
21700
11643
10120
9110
8427
7625
7141
5140
3236
2770
2600
2270
1820
1750
1730
1100
906
897
685
524
412
391
312
292
201
192
188
97
90
46
27
23
18
11
1
1
0
142241.3
284482.5
426723.8
568965
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