Global salt production 1975-2018

This statistic shows the worldwide salt production from 1975 to 2018. In 2018, worldwide production of salt amounted to some 300 million metric tons. In that year, China was the leading salt producer worldwide with the production of 68 million tons.

World salt production from 1975 to 2018 (in million metric tons)*

Salt production in million metric tons
2018300
2017288
2016270
2015271
2014266
2013262
2012280
2011286
2010280
2009279
2008276
2007266
2006261
2005249
2004235
2003225
2002214
2001199
2000195
1999210
1998200
1997221
1996204
1995199
1994191
1993187
1992185
1991202
1990183
1989192
1988186
1987179
1986175
1985173
1984173
1983159
1982164
1981171
1980169
1979173
1978168
1977157
1976161
1975162
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Source

Release date

March 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

1975 to 2018

Supplementary notes

* Estimate.

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