Production of pig iron in the UK 2009-2018

This statistic shows the amount of pig iron produced in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2009 to 2018, measured in thousand metric tons. In the period of consideration, pig iron production has fluctuated, reaching its peak in 2014, at roughly 9.7 million metric tons. In 2018, British pig iron production amounted to roughly 5.6 million metric tons, the lowest figure in the period of consideration.

Amount of pig iron produced in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2009 to 2018

Production in thousand metric tons
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Release date

December 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

2009 to 2018

Supplementary notes

According to the source, it typically takes 1.5 tons of iron ore and around 450kg of coke to produce a tons of pig iron, the raw iron that comes out of a blast furnace.

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