Salt Production

This key economic indicator for the Salt sector has been recently updated.

  1. Chile Salt Production increased 3.1% in 2018, from a year earlier.
  2. Since 2013 Chile Salt Production rose 12.6% year on year attaining 11,924.83 Thousand Metric Tons.
  3. In 2018 United States was ranked number 2 in Salt Production.
  4. In 2018 Niger was ranked number 68 in Salt Production with 35 Thousand Metric Tons, compared to 70 in 2017.

Top Countries in Salt Production

# 91 Countries Thousand Metric Tons Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 China 63,207.65 2018 +0.6 % -3.0 % View data
2 United States 42,712.00 2018 -0.1 % +1.4 % View data
3 India 18,998.00 2018 +1.4 % +1.1 % View data
4 Australia 11,996.00 2018 +0.4 % -1.4 % View data
5 Chile 11,924.83 2018 +3.1 % +12.6 % View data
6 Germany 11,794.70 2018 -3.0 % -7.5 % View data
7 Mexico 10,844.30 2018 +1.5 % +2.8 % View data
8 Canada 10,402.16 2018 -1.9 % -3.1 % View data
9 Brazil 7,638.99 2018 +0.8 % +1.0 % View data
10 Turkey 6,463.47 2018 +3.0 % +3.0 % View data
11 Ukraine 6,297.77 2018 +1.9 % +1.7 % View data
12 France 5,904.66 2018 -0.5 % +0.0 % View data
13 United Kingdom 4,924.00 2018 -2.0 % -5.7 % View data
14 Spain 4,338.56 2018 +0.4 % +0.3 % View data
15 Poland 4,250.60 2018 +0.3 % -2.2 % View data
16 Belarus 2,768.20 2018 +2.7 % +1.1 % View data
17 Pakistan 2,711.00 2018 +2.1 % +1.1 % View data
18 Bulgaria 2,254.00 2018 +0.8 % +1.4 % View data
19 Egypt 2,221.00 2018 NA +0.2 % View data
20 Romania 2,209.45 2018 -0.4 % -0.3 % View data
21 Saudi Arabia 2,182.00 2018 +2.8 % +2.8 % View data
22 Iran 2,143.36 2018 -0.7 % +0.6 % View data
23 Russia 1,807.00 2018 -1.4 % -1.0 % View data
24 Bangladesh 1,580.94 2018 +2.9 % +1.9 % View data
25 Argentina 1,504.72 2018 -0.3 % -1.9 % View data
26 Italy 1,241.35 2018 -9.9 % -15.5 % View data
27 Peru 1,233.91 2018 +0.8 % +0.5 % View data
28 Austria 1,185.90 2018 +1.8 % +1.2 % View data
29 Philippines 1,114.86 2018 +3.1 % +2.4 % View data
30 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1,032.42 2018 +3.7 % +3.8 % View data
31 Japan 947.00 2018 -1.8 % -2.1 % View data
32 Namibia 835.36 2018 +1.1 % +0.2 % View data
33 Vietnam 749.00 2018 -1.1 % +0.8 % View data
34 Indonesia 735.00 2018 +0.6 % +0.4 % View data
35 Kazakhstan 668.54 2018 +3.5 % +4.7 % View data
36 Tunisia 651.10 2018 -4.1 % -10.7 % View data
37 Denmark 604.18 2018 +0.2 % +0.1 % View data
38 Botswana 568.25 2018 +3.4 % +1.7 % View data
39 South Africa 514.85 2018 +1.6 % +1.4 % View data
40 Ethiopia 514.56 2018 +3.6 % +1.8 % View data
41 Morocco 501.72 2018 +1.6 % -0.3 % View data
42 North Korea 498.00 2018 NA -0.1 % View data
43 Israel 450.60 2018 -0.4 % +0.4 % View data
44 Colombia 429.35 2018 -1.0 % -0.1 % View data
45 Switzerland 412.00 2018 -0.7 % -8.8 % View data
46 Eritrea 342.29 2018 +4.7 % +3.4 % View data
47 Ghana 269.00 2018 +1.9 % +1.5 % View data
48 Kenya 266.64 2018 +4.3 % +5.2 % View data
49 South Korea 264.60 2018 -5.2 % -8.9 % View data
50 Senegal 247.00 2018 NA +0.3 % View data
51 Cuba 242.60 2018 +0.4 % +1.8 % View data
52 Turkmenistan 233.00 2018 +0.4 % +0.7 % View data
53 Algeria 203.92 2018 +1.1 % +3.3 % View data
54 Iraq 189.00 2018 +1.6 % +0.8 % View data
55 Mozambique 172.00 2018 +1.8 % +2.8 % View data
56 Greece 147.94 2018 -1.0 % -4.8 % View data
57 Burma 110.46 2018 +2.1 % +2.0 % View data
58 New Zealand 106.00 2018 +1.9 % +1.2 % View data
59 Sri Lanka 102.76 2018 +2.4 % +22.7 % View data
60 Madagascar 91.28 2018 +2.0 % +1.4 % View data
61 Tanzania 73.64 2018 +2.6 % +16.7 % View data
62 Yemen 71.00 2018 -1.4 % -1.1 % View data
63 Portugal 70.00 2015 +0.4 % -35.3 % View data
64 Panama 68.02 2018 +4.0 % +2.3 % View data
65 Guatemala 49.00 2018 NA -0.4 % View data
66 Puerto Rico 45.00 2015 NA NA View data
67 Angola 41.00 2018 NA +0.5 % View data
68 Niger 34.99 2018 +4.1 % +3.1 % View data
69 Croatia 34.76 2018 -0.7 % -3.9 % View data
70 Afghanistan 31.40 2018 -14.0 % -24.0 % View data
71 Sudan 29.89 2018 -3.9 % +7.5 % View data
72 Armenia 29.70 2018 -0.3 % -0.7 % View data
73 Georgia 29.00 2018 NA -0.7 % View data
74 Libya 28.00 2018 -3.5 % -1.4 % View data
75 Tajikistan 25.80 2018 -5.0 % -4.1 % View data
76 Uganda 17.00 2018 +6.3 % +2.5 % View data
77 Lebanon 15.60 2018 +0.7 % +0.8 % View data
78 Jordan 14.12 2018 -27.3 % -15.7 % View data
79 Oman 12.51 2018 -0.9 % +0.8 % View data
80 Syria 8.43 2018 -42.2 % -22.4 % View data
81 Kuwait 8.30 2018 -16.2 % -11.2 % View data
82 Laos 6.38 2018 -9.3 % +0.9 % View data
83 Serbia 4.95 2018 -31.9 % -18.4 % View data
84 Azerbaijan 4.70 2018 -1.9 % -0.6 % View data
85 Mauritius 2.98 2018 -4.8 % -4.7 % View data
86 Bolivia 2.66 2018 +2.8 % +3.3 % View data
87 Mongolia 1.97 2018 +1.1 % -2.0 % View data
88 Malta 1.00 2015 NA NA View data
89 Mauritania 0.70 2018 NA NA View data
90 Djibouti 0.50 2015 NA -47.0 % View data
90 Kyrgyzstan 0.50 2018 NA -3.6 % View data

Source: U.S. Geological Survey

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