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Salt production worldwide by country 2010-2018

Major countries in salt production worldwide from 2010 to 2018 (in 1,000 metric tons)

by M. Garside, last edited Apr 10, 2019
Salt production worldwide by country 2010-2018 This statistic depicts the production output of salt worldwide between 2010 and 2018, sorted by major countries. In 2012, the United States produced a total of 37.2 million metric tons of salt. In 2018, salt production in the U.S. came to 42 million metric tons. The greatest single use for salt is as a feedstock for the production of industrial chemicals. This type of use accounts for 68 percent of all the salt manufactured. Only six percent of all salt worldwide is used for food purposes.
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Major countries in salt production worldwide from 2010 to 2018 (in 1,000 metric tons)

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