Which Country Produces the Most Gypsum?

Gypsum and Plaster Production (kt), 2015
Metals & Mining | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 84 countries in 2015, China ranked the highest in gypsum and plaster production with 132,000 kt followed by Iran and Thailand. On the other end of the scale was Madagascar with 0.130 kt, Niger with 0.253 kt and Sri Lanka with 0.600 kt.

Data for more countries are available at Gypsum and Plaster Production indicator page.

Gypsum and Plaster 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 3,709 3,680 3,401 3,835 3,589
Brazil kt 2,348 2,638 3,229 3,750 3,333
China kt 37,000 37,000 127,000 128,000 129,000
Germany kt 1,898 1,822 2,021 1,949 1,778
India kt 3,370 4,925 3,992 3,564 3,116
Iran kt 13,616 11,914 14,657 14,179 17,354
Iraq kt ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 5,026 8,277 11,350 9,424 10,462
Japan kt ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 4,770 5,002 4,771
Mexico kt 7,543 6,478 6,464 9,456 7,903
Oman kt 333 653 1,254 1,915 2,785
Russia kt 2,900 2,900 3,000 3,100 5,100
Spain kt 8,181 6,990 7,826 6,360 7,389
Thailand kt 9,266 10,709 11,608 12,304 13,647
Turkey kt 4,370 6,322 5,723 8,248 9,790
USA kt 11,500 10,200 9,770 14,800 12,900