List of countries by uranium production

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This is a list of countries by uranium production.

Rank Country/Region Uranium production (2017)
(tonnes U)[1]
Uranium Production (2011)
(thousands pounds U3O8)[2]
Percentage of
World Production (2017)
 World 59,462 139,513 100
1 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 23,321 46,284 39.2
2 Canada Canada 13,116 25,434 22.1
3 Australia Australia 5,882 15,339 9.9
4 Namibia Namibia 4,224 11,689 7.1
5 Niger Niger 3,449 10,914 5.8
6 Russia Russia 2,917 1,516 4.9
7 Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 2,404[3] 6,239 4.0
8 China China 1,885[3] 2,150 3.2
9 United States United States 940 4,316 1.6
10 Ukraine Ukraine 550[3] 2,210 0.9
11 India India 421[3] 1,040 0.7
12 South Africa South Africa 308 2,210 0.5
13 Pakistan Pakistan 45[3] 117 0.07
14 Malawi Malawi 0 1,742 0.7
15 Czech Republic Czech Republic 0 660 0.3
16 Brazil Brazil 0[3] 385 0.1
17 Finland Finland 0 350 0.1
18 Romania Romania 0[3] 200 0.1
19  Germany 0 52 0.1
20 France France 2 18 0.0 -->

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "World Uranium Mining". World Nuclear Association. Retrieved 2017-01-29.
  2. ^ "World Uranium Production & Requirements". TradeTech. Retrieved 2016-03-20.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g estimate