List of countries by zinc production

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World zinc output in 2009.

This is a list of countries by zinc production in 2009 based on United States Geological Survey numbers. [1]

Rank Country/Region Zinc production (tonnes)
 World total 11,200,000
1  China 3,100,000
2  Peru 1,509,129
3  Australia 1,290,000
4  United States 736,000
5  Canada 698,901
6  India 695,000
7  Kazakhstan 480,000
8  Bolivia 421,721
9  Mexico 390,000[2]
10  Ireland 385,670
11  Russia 225,000 [2]
12  Sweden 192,538
13  Brazil 174,000[3]
14  Iran 160,000[2]
15  Poland 100,000[2]
16  Morocco 98,000
17  Turkey 76,000[2]
18  Mongolia 72,000[2]
19  North Korea 65,000[2]
20  Vietnam 45,000[2]
21  Namibia 38,300[2][4]
22  Honduras 36,370
23  Thailand 34,000
24  Macedonia 32,000
25  Finland 30,233
26  Argentina 30,000[2]
27  South Africa 28,159
28  Chile 27,801
29  Greece 18,126
30  Congo, the Democratic Republic of the 16,000
31  Bulgaria 12,000[2]
32  Philippines 10,035
33  Spain 6,500[2]
34  Saudi Arabia 4,500[2]
35  South Korea 4,000[2]
36  Armenia 3,900[2]
37  Kosovo 3,690
38  Bosnia and Herzegovina 2,000[2]
39  Laos 1,000[2]
39  Serbia 1,000[2]
41  Portugal 501
42  Myanmar 45

References[edit]

  1. ^ Minerals Yearbook 2009
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r estimate
  3. ^ preliminary
  4. ^ does not include ores sent to solvent extraction-electrowinning plant