Salt Production

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

  1. Chile increased 3.1% of Salt Production in 2018, compared to the previous year.
  2. Since 2013 Chilean Salt Production increased 12.6% per year close to 11,924.83 Thousand Metric Tons.
  3. In 2018 the United States became number 2 in Salt Production.
  4. In 2015 Afghanistan was number 68 in Salt Production to 40 Thousand Metric Tons, jumping from 70 in 2014.

Top Countries

# 94 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 2,500.00 2015 -0.4 % +0.7 % View data
16 Pakistan 2,500.00 2015 -1.6 % +3.3 % View data
18 Romania 2,240.00 2015 NA -1.7 % View data
19 Bulgaria 2,200.00 2015 NA +3.0 % View data
19 Egypt 2,200.00 2015 NA -2.2 % View data
19 Iran 2,200.00 2015 +4.8 % -8.1 % View data
22 Saudi Arabia 1,990.00 2015 NA +2.0 % View data
23 Russia 1,900.00 2015 NA +1.1 % View data
24 Italy 1,600.00 2015 +6.6 % -16.8 % View data
25 Argentina 1,500.00 2015 NA -0.4 % View data
26 Bangladesh 1,400.00 2015 -4.2 % -0.1 % View data
27 Peru 1,200.00 2015 +2.1 % -5.2 % View data
28 Austria 1,100.00 2015 -4.7 % +0.3 % View data
29 Bahamas 1,000.00 2013 NA -0.5 % View data
29 Japan 1,000.00 2015 NA -2.5 % View data
29 Philippines 1,000.00 2015 -1.6 % +12.4 % View data
32 Bosnia and Herzegovina 900.00 2015 -2.3 % +6.3 % View data
33 Namibia 800.00 2015 +0.3 % +0.8 % View data
34 Vietnam 770.00 2015 +0.5 % -4.6 % View data
35 Indonesia 720.00 2015 NA +3.7 % View data
36 Tunisia 700.00 2015 +0.3 % -17.3 % View data
37 Denmark 600.00 2015 NA -0.0 % View data
37 Kazakhstan 600.00 2015 +0.6 % +16.8 % View data
39 Botswana 500.00 2015 -3.0 % +6.5 % View data
39 North Korea 500.00 2015 NA NA View data
41 South Africa 490.00 2015 -0.8 % +4.4 % View data
42 Israel 460.00 2015 NA +1.8 % View data
42 Morocco 460.00 2015 +0.2 % -2.5 % View data
44 Colombia 450.00 2015 +0.9 % +1.0 % View data
44 Ethiopia 450.00 2015 NA +6.4 % View data
46 Switzerland 400.00 2015 +2.6 % -10.0 % View data
47 South Korea 310.00 2015 +2.1 % +6.9 % View data
48 Eritrea 290.00 2015 NA +19.3 % View data
49 Ghana 250.00 2015 NA +24.1 % View data
49 Senegal 250.00 2015 +2.0 % +1.5 % View data
51 Cuba 240.00 2015 -1.2 % -2.5 % View data
52 Kenya 230.00 2015 +3.0 % -1.0 % View data
52 Turkmenistan 230.00 2015 NA +1.4 % View data
54 Algeria 200.00 2015 +3.6 % +13.3 % View data
55 Iraq 180.00 2015 NA +12.0 % View data
56 Mozambique 160.00 2015 NA +2.0 % View data
57 Greece 150.00 2015 +2.5 % -1.8 % View data
58 Myanmar 100.00 2014 NA -5.6 % View data
58 New Zealand 100.00 2015 NA +1.0 % View data
58 Sri Lanka 100.00 2015 -2.0 % +6.3 % View data
61 Madagascar 85.00 2015 NA +1.7 % View data
62 Yemen 75.00 2015 NA NA View data
63 Portugal 70.00 2015 +0.4 % -35.3 % View data
63 Tanzania 70.00 2015 -6.6 % +15.2 % View data
65 Panama 60.00 2015 +6.2 % +16.8 % View data
66 Guatemala 50.00 2014 NA NA View data
67 Puerto Rico 45.00 2015 NA NA View data
68 Afghanistan 40.00 2015 +14.3 % -26.5 % View data
68 Angola 40.00 2015 NA -4.4 % View data
70 Croatia 35.00 2015 +5.9 % -12.1 % View data
70 Sudan 35.00 2015 -6.2 % -24.4 % View data
72 Jordan 33.30 2015 +0.1 % -0.5 % View data
73 Armenia 30.00 2015 NA +0.4 % View data
73 Libya 30.00 2015 NA -5.6 % View data
73 Niger 30.00 2015 NA NA View data
73 Syria 30.00 2015 NA -18.0 % View data
73 Tajikistan 30.00 2015 -7.1 % -10.4 % View data
78 Georgia 29.00 2015 +3.6 % -0.7 % View data
79 Lebanon 15.00 2015 NA -5.6 % View data
79 Uganda 15.00 2015 NA NA View data
81 Kuwait 14.00 2015 NA NA View data
82 Oman 13.00 2015 NA +1.6 % View data
82 Serbia 13.00 2015 +0.1 % -15.8 % View data
84 Montenegro 10.00 2013 -37.5 % -16.9 % View data
85 Laos 8.71 2015 +0.1 % -8.3 % View data
86 Azerbaijan 5.00 2015 -3.2 % +2.4 % View data
87 Mauritius 3.50 2015 NA +21.0 % View data
88 Slovenia 3.36 2013 -40.9 % +44.4 % View data
89 Bolivia 2.42 2015 +0.0 % +14.7 % View data
90 Mongolia 1.85 2015 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
91 Malta 1.00 2015 NA NA View data
92 Mauritania 0.70 2015 NA NA View data
93 Kyrgyzstan 0.60 2015 NA -7.8 % View data
94 Djibouti 0.50 2015 NA -47.0 % View data

Source: U.S. Geological Survey

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