South Africa Cobalt Production by Year

Unit of Measure
Metric tons, cobalt content

Source: United States Geological Survey (USGS) Minerals Resources Program

Note: Check source table for details and footnotes

YearProductionUnit of Measure% Change
2002520Metric tons, cobalt contentNA
2003400Metric tons, cobalt content-23.08 %
2004460Metric tons, cobalt content15.00 %
2005620Metric tons, cobalt content34.78 %
2006600Metric tons, cobalt content-3.23 %
2007600Metric tons, cobalt content0.00 %
2008590Metric tons, cobalt content-1.67 %
2009610Metric tons, cobalt content3.39 %