Which Country Produces the Most Platinum?

Platinum Group Metals (Mine) Production (kg), 2015
Metals & Mining | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 12 countries in 2015, South Africa ranked the highest in platinum group metals (mine) production with 275,515 kg followed by Russia and Canada. On the other end of the scale was Serbia with 23.0 kg, Poland with 145 kg and Botswana with 187 kg.

Data for more countries are available at Platinum Group Metals (Mine) Production indicator page.

Platinum Group Metals (Mine) Production Unit 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Australia kg 1,034 781 445 706 786
Botswana kg ... ... ... ... ... ... 5,474 3,328 2,488 3,017 1,555
Canada kg 11,400 10,000 23,600 23,500 29,500
China kg ... ... ... ... ... 2,100 2,100 2,100 2,100 2,100
Colombia kg 929 997 1,231 1,460 1,504
Finland kg ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 808 1,712
Poland kg ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 50.0 50.0 36.0 62.0 81.0
Russia kg 139,700 144,400 136,100 117,600 111,600
Serbia kg ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 50.0 22.0 10.0 25.0 23.0
South Africa kg 271,393 287,304 288,850 254,338 264,188
USA kg 16,485 15,050 16,100 15,970 16,320
Zimbabwe kg 13,393 17,091 21,411 23,138 25,896