Uranium Production Figures, 2009-2018

(Updated August 2019)

Production from mines (tonnes U)

Country 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Kazakhstan 14,020 17,803 19,451 21,317 22,451 23,127 23,607 24,586 23,321 21,705
Canada 10,173 9783 9145 8999 9331 9134 13,325 14,039 13,116 7001
Australia 7982 5900 5983 6991 6350 5001 5654 6315 5882 6517
Namibia 4626 4496 3258 4495 4323 3255 2993 3654 4224 5525
Niger 3243 4198 4351 4667 4518 4057 4116 3479 3449 2911
Russia 3564 3562 2993 2872 3135 2990 3055 3004 2917 2904
Uzbekistan (est) 2429 2400 2500 2400 2400 2400 2385 2404 2404 2404
China (est) 750 827 885 1500 1500 1500 1616 1616 1885 1885
Ukraine (est) 840 850 890 960 922 926 1200 1005 550 1180
USA 1453 1660 1537 1596 1792 1919 1256 1125 940 582
India (est) 290 400 400 385 385 385 385 385 421 423
South Africa 563 583 582 465 531 573 393 490 308 346
Iran (est) 0 0 0 0 0 0 38 0 40 71
Pakistan (est) 50 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45
Czech Republic 258 254 229 228 215 193 155 138 0 0
Romania (est) 75 77 77 90 77 77 77 50 0 0
Brazil (est) 345 148 265 326 192 55 40 44 0 0
France 8 7 6 3 5 3 2 0 0 0
Germany 0 8 51 50 27 33 0 0 0 0
Malawi 104 670 846 1101 1132 369 0 0 0 0
Total world 50,772 53,671 53,493 58,493 59,331 56,041 60,304 62,379 59,462 53,498
tonnes U3O8 59,874 63,291 63,082 68,974 69,966 66,087 71,113 73,560 70,120 63,087
% of world demand* 80% 84% 87% 94% 91% 85% 98% 96% 93% 83%

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