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Silver production in metric tones, 2020:

The average for 2020 based on 70 countries was 322195 metric tons. The highest value was in Mexico: 5541000 metric tons and the lowest value was in Algeria: 12 metric tons. The indicator is available from 2002 to 2020. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: metric tons; Source: USGS
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Countries Silver production, 2020 Global rank Available data
Mexico 5541000 1 2002 - 2020
China 3378000 2 2002 - 2020
Peru 2771825 3 2002 - 2020
Chile 1575794 4 2002 - 2020
Russia 1380000 5 2002 - 2020
Australia 1343000 6 2002 - 2020
Poland 1218000 7 2002 - 2020
Bolivia 930000 8 2002 - 2020
Argentina 768000 9 2002 - 2020
India 705795 10 2002 - 2020
Kazakhstan 435000 11 2002 - 2020
Indonesia 335200 12 2002 - 2020
Canada 295051 13 2002 - 2020
Morocco 260000 14 2002 - 2020
USA 237000 15 2002 - 2020
South Africa 136833 16 2002 - 2020
Papua N.G. 132000 17 2002 - 2020
Sudan 107000 18 2002 - 2020
Uzbekistan 104000 19 2002 - 2020
Portugal 96000 20 2002 - 2020
Domin. Rep. 87990 21 2012 - 2020
Brazil 68000 22 2002 - 2020
Eritrea 65284 23 2012 - 2020
Mongolia 57000 24 2002 - 2020
Finland 54833 25 2002 - 2020
Iran 50000 26 2002 - 2020
Tanzania 43490 27 2002 - 2020
Bulgaria 32760 28 2002 - 2020
Greece 30209 29 2002 - 2020
Laos 30100 30 2012 - 2020
Suriname 27300 31 2016 - 2020
Philippines 24024 32 2002 - 2020
Zimbabwe 23929 33 2002 - 2020
Armenia 22300 34 2002 - 2020
Turkey 21000 35 2002 - 2020
Nicaragua 20186 36 2002 - 2020
North Korea 20000 37 2002 - 2020
Colombia 19022 38 2002 - 2020
Honduras 18088 39 2002 - 2020
Togo 14000 40 2016 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan 11700 41 2012 - 2020
Sweden 7858 42 2002 - 2020
Senegal 6732 43 2016 - 2020
South Korea 5739 44 2002 - 2020
Tajikistan 5500 45 2002 - 2020
Georgia 5467 46 2012 - 2020
Zambia 4373 47 2012 - 2020
Azerbaijan 4310 48 2012 - 2020
New Zealand 4050 49 2002 - 2020
Pakistan 3000 50 2012 - 2020
Ghana 1800 51 2002 - 2020
Uganda 1800 52 2016 - 2020
Ecuador 1792 53 2012 - 2020
Japan 1757 54 2002 - 2020
Spain 1637 55 2002 - 2020
Uruguay 1100 56 2016 - 2020
Burkina Faso 1000 57 2013 - 2020
Ethiopia 1000 58 2002 - 2020
Ireland 918 59 2002 - 2020
Fiji 518 60 2012 - 2020
Slovakia 500 61 2012 - 2020
Cyprus 486 62 2017 - 2020
Venezuela 480 63 2016 - 2020
Malaysia 423 64 2012 - 2020
Rwanda 300 65 2017 - 2020
UK 130 66 2012 - 2020
Sierra Leone 125 67 2016 - 2020
Niger 120 68 2012 - 2020
Swaziland 30 69 2019 - 2020
Algeria 12 70 2002 - 2020



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