Which Country Produces the Most Manganese?

Manganese Ore Production (kt), 2015 or latest
Metals & Mining | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 26 countries in 2015, South Africa ranked the highest in manganese ore production with 15,979 kt followed by China and Australia. On the other end of the scale was Vietnam with 0.800 kt, Burkina Faso with 1.60 kt and Sudan with 3.50 kt.

Data for more countries are available at Manganese Ore Production indicator page.

Manganese Ore 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 4,445 6,474 6,961 7,179 7,426
Brazil kt 2,320 3,125 2,738 2,796 2,833
China kt 12,000 13,000 14,000 14,500 15,000
Gabon kt 1,992 3,201 3,831 3,363 4,091
Georgia kt 370 370 370 370 370
Ghana kt 1,013 1,194 1,828 1,491 1,998
India kt 2,492 3,056 2,412 2,342 2,626
Iran kt 126 132 194 173 172
Ivory Coast kt ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 100 87.4 43.6 100 245
Kazakhstan kt 2,457 3,045 2,963 2,975 2,852
Malaysia kt ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 568 900 598 1,100 1,125
Mexico kt 330 467 437 511 580
South Africa kt ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 4,576 7,172 8,652 8,943 10,952
Turkey kt ... ... ... 141 134 172 193 322
Ukraine kt 932 1,589 1,391 1,234 1,525