Uranium Production Figures, 2011-2020

(Updated September 2021)

Production from mines (tonnes U)

Country 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Kazakhstan 19,451 21,317 22,451 23,127 23,607 24,689 23,321 21,705 22,808 19,477
Canada 9145 8999 9331 9134 13,325 14,039 13,116 7001 6938 3885
Australia 5983 6991 6350 5001 5654 6315 5882 6517 6613 6203
Namibia 3258 4495 4323 3255 2993 3654 4224 5525 5476 5413
Uzbekistan (est.) 2500 2400 2400 2400 2385 3325 3400 3450 3500 3500
Niger 4351 4667 4518 4057 4116 3479 3449 2911 2983 2991
Russia 2993 2872 3135 2990 3055 3004 2917 2904 2911 2846
China (est.) 885 1500 1500 1500 1616 1616 1692 1885 1885 1885
Ukraine 890 960 922 926 1200 808 707 790 800 400
USA 1537 1596 1792 1919 1256 1125 940 582 58 6
India (est.) 400 385 385 385 385 385 421 423 308 400
South Africa (est.) 582 465 531 573 393 490 308 346 346 250
Iran (est.) 0 0 0 0 38 0 40 71 71 71
Pakistan (est.) 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45
Brazil 265 326 192 55 40 44 0 0 0 15
Czech Republic 229 228 215 193 155 138 0 0 0 0
Romania 77 90 77 77 77 50 0 0 0 0
France 6 3 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 0
Germany 51 50 27 33 0 0 0 0 0 0
Malawi 846 1101 1132 369 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total world 53,493 58,493 59,331 56,041 60,304 63,207 60,514 54,154 54,742 47,731
tonnes U3O8 63,082 68,974 69,966 66,087 71,113 74,357 71,361 63,861 64,554 56,287
% of world demand 87% 94% 91% 85% 98% 96% 93% 80% 81% 74%

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