Which Country Produces the Most Alumina?

Alumina Production (kt), 2015 or latest
Metals & Mining | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 25 countries in 2015, China ranked the highest in alumina production with 58,978 kt followed by Australia and Brazil. On the other end of the scale was Hungary with 1.00 kt, Japan with 20.0 kt and Turkey with 190 kt.

Data for more countries are available at Alumina Production indicator page.

Alumina Production Unit 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Australia kt 19,939 19,806 18,727 20,915 21,528
Brazil kt 8,618 9,524 10,307 10,321 9,942
Canada kt 1,233 1,417 1,473 1,499 1,555
China kt 23,805 29,065 34,078 37,696 47,750
Germany kt 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000
India kt 3,433 3,577 3,931 3,610 3,779
Ireland kt 806 1,212 1,249 1,251 1,265
Jamaica kt 1,774 1,591 1,960 1,758 1,855
Kazakhstan kt 1,608 1,640 1,670 1,510 1,590
Russia kt 2,794 2,857 2,825 2,719 2,659
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Spain kt 1,300 1,300 1,300 1,100 1,400
Suriname kt 1,536 1,486 1,421 1,203 1,149
USA kt 2,369 3,468 3,792 4,372 4,324
Ukraine kt 1,524 1,534 1,601 1,429 1,493