List of countries by copper production

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World copper output in 2005.
Production trends in the top five copper-producing nations

This is list of countries by copper production is mostly based on British Geological Survey accessed in June 2008. Some 2013 updates are provided for the top 10 producers based on USGS[1]

Rank Country/Region 2006 Copper production (tonnes) 2013 Copper production (tonnes)
 World 15,100,000 17,900,000
1 Chile Chile 5,360,800 5,700,000
2 United States United States 1,220,000 1,220,000
3 Peru Peru 1,049,933 1,300,000
4 China China 915,000 1,650,000
5 Australia Australia 875,000 990,000
6 Indonesia Indonesia 817,796 380,000
7 Russia Russia 675,000 930,000
8 Zambia Zambia 502,998 830,000
9 Canada Canada 606,958 630,000
10 Poland Poland 497,200 430,000
11 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 459,200 440,000
12 Iran Iran 249,100 255,000[2]
13 Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea 194,355
14 Argentina Argentina 180,144
15 Brazil Brazil 147,836
16 Democratic Republic of the Congo DR Congo 131,400 900,000
17 Mongolia Mongolia 129,675
18 Mexico Mexico 129,042 480,000
19 Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 103,500
20 Bulgaria Bulgaria 99,000
21 South Africa South Africa 89,700
22 Sweden Sweden 86,746
23 Serbia Serbia 80,000
24 Portugal Portugal 78,660
25 Laos Laos 60,803
26 India India 31,000
27 Turkey Turkey 30,000
28 Botswana Botswana 24,255
29 Burma Burma 19,500
30 Pakistan Pakistan 18,700
31 Armenia Armenia 17,800
32 Philippines Philippines 17,700
33 Nigeria Nigeria 16,200
34 Georgia (country) Georgia 14,600
35 Finland Finland 13,000
36 Romania Romania 12,179
37 North Korea North Korea 12,000
38 Vietnam Vietnam 11,400
39 Spain Spain 8,700
40 Republic of Macedonia Macedonia 7,054
41 Namibia Namibia 6,262
42 Mauritania Mauritania 5,031
43 Morocco Morocco 4,500
44 Tanzania Tanzania 3,285
45 Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 2,581
46 Japan Japan 1,000
47 Cyprus Cyprus 900
48 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 604
49 Colombia Colombia 600
50 Albania Albania 400

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