Iron Ore Production by Country (Thousand metric tons)

Product
Alumina
Aluminum, Primary
Ammonia
Antimony
Arsenic Trioxide
Asbestos
Barite
Bauxite
Bentonite
Beryl
Bismuth
Boron Minerals
Bromine
Cadmium
Celestite
Chromite
Cobalt
Copper
Crude Iodine
Diatomite
Feldspar
Ferrochromium
Ferromanganese And Silicomanganese
Fuller's Earth
Gold
Graphite
Gypsum
Hydraulic Cement
Indium
Industrial Sand And Gravel (Silica)
Iron Ore
Kaolin
Lead
Lithium Minerals And Brine
Magnesite
Magnesium
Marketable Potash
Mercury
Mica
Molybdenum
Monazite Concentrate
Natural Iron Oxide Pigments
Niobium And Tantalum
Peat
Perlite
Pig Iron
Platinum-Group Metals
Pumice And Related Materials
Quicklime And Hydrated Lime, Including Dead-Burned Dolomite
Rare Earths
Raw Steel
Rhenium
Salt
Selenium
Silver
Soda Ash
Synthetic Diamond
Talc And Pyrophyllite
Tellurium
Tin
Tungsten
Vanadium
Vermiculite
Wollastonite
Zinc
Zirconium Mineral Concentrates
Graph
Production
Unit of Measure
RankCountryWorld Production, By Country (Thousand metric tons)
1China880,000880000
2Australia394,000394000
3Brazil300,000300000
4India245,000245000
5Russian Federation92,00092000
6Ukraine66,47666476
7South Africa55,313.0555313.0546875
8Iran, Islamic Republic Of33,00033000
9Canada31,70031700
10United States26,69626696
11Kazakhstan22,289.922289.900390625
12Sweden17,70017700
13Venezuela14,90014900
14Mexico11,60011600
15Mauritania10,40010400
16Chile8,2428242
17Peru6,6986698
18Korea, Democratic People's Republic Of5,0005000
19Turkey4,0004000
20Bosnia and Herzegovina2,6002600
21Algeria2,0002000
22New Zealand2,0002000
23Egypt1,8001800
24Thailand1,7001700
25Austria1,5001500
26Greece1,5001500
27Viet Nam1,0001000
28Mongolia1,0001000
29Malaysia950950
30Norway710.82710.820007324219
31Colombia500500
32Slovakia390390
33Korea, Republic Of360360
34Germany350350
35Pakistan270270
36Tunisia110110
37Indonesia6363
38Nigeria5050
39Portugal1414
40Morocco9.59.5
41Guatemala5.465.46299982070923

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

Note: Check source table for details and footnotes

Year of Estimate: 2009