Distribution of global uranium resources by country 2017

This statistic shows the distribution of the known recoverable resources of uranium in the countries with the largest resources worldwide in 2017. The known recoverable uranium resources in Australia accounted for a 30 percent share of the global uranium resources.

Distribution of known recoverable resources of uranium worldwide in 2017, by major country

Share of resources
Australia 30%
Kazakhstan 14%
Canada 8%
Russia 8%
Namibia 7%
China 5%
Niger 5%
South Africa 5%
Brazil 5%
Uzbekistan 2%
Ukraine 2%
Mongolia 2%
Botswana 1%
United States 1%
Tanzania 1%
Jordan 1%
Other4%
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Sources

Release date

August 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2017

Supplementary notes

The source makes the following statement regarding the incorporated resources: reasonably assured resources plus inferred resources (recoverable), to 130 U.S. dollars per kilogram of uranium, as at January 1, 2017.

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