Iron and steel scrap: reported consumption in the U.S. 2006-2018

This statistic shows the reported consumption of iron and steel scrap in the United States from 2006 to 2018. In 2018, around 51 million metric tons of iron and steel scrap were consumed in the United States.

Reported consumption of iron and steel scrap in the U.S. from 2006 to 2018

Reported consumption in million metric tons
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Release date

March 2019


United States

Survey time period

2006 to 2018

Supplementary notes

* Figures for 2014 to 2017 have been restated in the 2019 edition of the report.
The figures for 2007 and 2013 are taken from previous editions of the publication; the figure for 2018 is an estimate.

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