Primary aluminium production reached 1,646 kt in 2015 in Australia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 3.42 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, primary aluminium production in Australia reached an all time high of 1,974 kt in 2008 and an all time low of 206 kt in 1970. When compared to Australia's main peers, primary aluminium production in Indonesia amounted to 257 kt, 440 kt in Malaysia and 333 kt in New Zealand in 2015.
Australia has been ranked 6th within the group of 41 countries we follow in terms of primary aluminium production, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.