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Major countries in silicon production 2012-2017

Major countries in silicon production from 2012 to 2017 (in thousand metric tons)

The data displays the estimated silicon production worldwide from 2012 to 2017, by country. For example, Russia's silicon production was approx. 647,000 metric tons in 2011. This figure increased to some 750 thousand in 2017. However, the leading global producer of silicon is China, with an annual production of some 4.8 million metric tons in 2017.

China 5050 5500 4600 4800
Russia 733 700 747 750
United States 383 373 396 405
Norway 339 332 380 380
France 174 130 121 120
Brazil 225 154 100 110
South Africa 132 84 84 85
Iceland 75 75 75 79
Bhutan 61 72 78 69
Ukraine 78 92 64 61
India 70 86 60 59
Canada 55 52 54 51
Other countries 349 379 300 280