Which Country Produces the Most Bauxite?

Bauxite Production (kt), 2015 or latest
Metals & Mining | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 31 countries in 2015, Australia ranked the highest in bauxite production with 80,910 kt followed by China and Brazil. On the other end of the scale was Tanzania with 0.205 kt, Mozambique with 4.99 kt and Hungary with 8.30 kt.

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

Bauxite 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 66,169 68,584 70,231 76,281 81,119
Brazil kt 26,074 32,028 33,625 34,988 33,904
China kt 29,213 36,837 37,174 44,052 50,339
Dominican Republic kt ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 53.3 8.89 ... 10.5 770
Greece kt 1,935 1,902 2,324 1,816 1,844
Guinea kt 14,774 16,427 17,593 17,823 18,763
Guyana kt 1,485 1,083 1,818 2,214 1,713
India kt 14,124 12,723 13,600 16,612 22,319
Jamaica kt 8,104 8,540 10,189 9,339 9,435
Kazakhstan kt 5,130 5,310 5,495 5,170 5,193
Malaysia kt 274 124 188 122 209
Russia kt 5,300 5,035 5,380 5,166 5,322
Saudi Arabia kt ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 236 206 760 1,044
Sierra Leone kt ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 743 1,089 1,321 776 616
Suriname kt 3,388 3,097 3,236 2,874 2,671