Silver supply worldwide in 2018, by source
(in million ounces)
Global silver supply by source 2018
This statistic shows the figures for the global silver supply in 2018, broken down by source. In that year, 151.3 million ounces of the total global silver supply came from scrap sources. Mine production yielded 855.7 million ounces, and was the largest source of the global silver supply by far.
Silver supply worldwide in 2018, by source
(in million ounces)
Supply in million ounces
Mine production855.7
Scrap151.3
Net hedging supply-2.8
Total1,004.3
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Source

Release date

August 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2018

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Global silver supply by source 2018
This statistic shows the figures for the global silver supply in 2018, broken down by source. In that year, 151.3 million ounces of the total global silver supply came from scrap sources. Mine production yielded 855.7 million ounces, and was the largest source of the global silver supply by far.
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