South Africa Cobalt Production by Year

Product
Aluminum, Primary
Ammonia
Antimony
Asbestos
Bentonite
Chromite
Cobalt
Copper
Feldspar
Ferrochromium
Ferromanganese And Silicomanganese
Fluorspar
Fuller's Earth
Gold
Gypsum
Hydraulic Cement
Industrial Sand And Gravel (Silica)
Iron Ore
Kaolin
Lead
Magnesite
Mica
Natural Iron Oxide Pigments
Perlite
Pig Iron
Platinum-Group Metals
Quicklime And Hydrated Lime, Including Dead-Burned Dolomite
Raw Steel
Salt
Silver
Synthetic Diamond
Vanadium
Vermiculite
Zinc
Zirconium Mineral Concentrates
Graph
Production
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 %
20101800Metric tons, cobalt content195.08 %
20111600Metric tons, cobalt content-11.11 %
20122500Metric tons, cobalt content56.25 %
Country
Australia
Botswana
Brazil
Canada
China
Congo, The Democratic Republic Of The
Cuba
Finland
Indonesia
Kazakhstan
Madagascar
Morocco
New Caledonia
Norway
Papua New Guinea
Philippines
Russian Federation
South Africa
Zambia
Zimbabwe