Distribution of global silver production by primary source metal 2011-2018

This statistic displays the distribution of global silver production from 2011 to 2018, sorted by primary source. In 2018, some 13 percent of the silver produced worldwide was a by-product of gold production.

Distribution of silver production worldwide from 2011 to 2018, by primary source metal

Primary source metal20112013201520172018
Other0%1%1%0%0%
Gold13%13%13%12%13%
Copper21%20%22%23%23%
Primary29%30%30%27%26%
Lead/zinc37%36%34%38%38%
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Release date

April 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2011 to 2018

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