Which Country Produces the Most Aluminium?

Aluminium (Primary) Production (kt), 2015 or latest
Metals & Mining | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 43 countries in 2015, China ranked the highest in primary aluminium production with 31,413 kt followed by Russia and Canada. On the other end of the scale was Japan with 0.500 kt, Nigeria with 2.00 kt and Netherlands with 28.2 kt.

Data for more countries are available at Aluminium (Primary) Production indicator page.

Aluminium (Primary) 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 1,945 1,928 1,945 1,864 1,777
Bahrain kt 848 851 881 890 913
Brazil kt 1,536 1,536 1,440 1,436 1,304
Canada kt 3,030 2,963 2,988 2,781 2,967
China kt 12,891 16,244 20,072 23,534 26,534
Iceland kt 805 826 781 803 736
India kt 1,481 1,621 1,654 1,720 1,667
Mozambique kt ... 545 551 562 562 562
Norway kt 1,098 1,090 1,201 1,111 1,173
Qatar kt ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 10.0 125 469 628 634
Russia kt 3,815 3,947 3,992 4,024 3,724
Saudi Arabia kt ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 187
South Africa kt 809 807 810 665 822
USA kt 1,727 1,726 1,986 2,070 1,946
United Arab Emirates kt 1,010 1,400 1,750 1,814 1,845