Domestic Material Consumption of Metals

This key economic indicator for the Metals sector has been recently updated.

  1. China jumped by 3.6% of Domestic Material Consumption of Metals in 2018, compared to a year earlier.
  2. Since 2013 China Domestic Material Consumption of Metals increased 5.2% year on year totalising 3,741.52 Million Metric Tons.
  3. In 2018 Mexico was ranked number 5 in Domestic Material Consumption of Metals.
  4. In 2018 Croatia was number 109 in Domestic Material Consumption of Metals with 1.71 Million Metric Tons, moving from 132 in 2017.

Top Countries in Domestic Material Consumption of Metals

# 168 Countries Million Metric Tons Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 China 3,741.52 2018 +3.6 % +5.2 % View data
2 United States 616.41 2018 +0.1 % -0.4 % View data
3 Chile 612.29 2018 +1.4 % +0.9 % View data
4 Indonesia 579.41 2018 -1.2 % -8.9 % View data
5 Mexico 337.60 2018 +3.2 % +1.7 % View data
6 Australia 326.09 2018 +0.6 % -0.6 % View data
7 Peru 295.54 2018 +0.6 % +0.3 % View data
8 Russia 209.57 2018 +1.5 % +2.1 % View data
9 India 190.87 2018 +2.2 % +0.9 % View data
10 Kazakhstan 187.14 2018 +2.2 % +2.0 % View data
11 Canada 181.44 2018 +1.7 % +1.4 % View data
12 Japan 102.43 2018 -0.3 % +0.3 % View data
13 Iran 102.02 2018 +2.2 % +2.7 % View data
14 Brazil 98.22 2018 -3.4 % +1.1 % View data
15 Turkey 88.40 2018 +3.8 % +5.2 % View data
16 Zambia 87.63 2018 +1.4 % +1.9 % View data
17 South Korea 84.61 2018 +2.1 % +4.3 % View data
18 Argentina 72.38 2018 +1.9 % +1.4 % View data
19 Bolivia 66.81 2018 +3.2 % +7.3 % View data
20 South Africa 66.40 2018 -4.4 % -5.5 % View data
21 Mongolia 57.17 2018 +3.3 % +7.9 % View data
22 Sweden 54.82 2018 +1.7 % -0.1 % View data
23 Egypt 51.19 2018 +6.6 % +30.4 % View data
24 Democratic Republic of the Congo 45.89 2018 +5.6 % +9.4 % View data
25 Laos 44.67 2018 +4.7 % +6.1 % View data
26 Colombia 44.32 2018 +2.3 % +3.3 % View data
27 Poland 42.55 2018 +3.3 % +1.9 % View data
28 Finland 41.51 2018 +22.9 % +1.0 % View data
29 Germany 41.47 2018 -0.2 % +1.7 % View data
30 Uzbekistan 35.13 2018 -0.3 % +1.3 % View data
31 Saudi Arabia 33.63 2018 +4.5 % +8.5 % View data
32 Bulgaria 32.64 2018 +2.7 % +2.3 % View data
33 Ethiopia 29.17 2018 +7.4 % +33.4 % View data
34 Spain 29.15 2018 +7.5 % +11.6 % View data
35 Ghana 28.99 2018 +1.8 % +1.3 % View data
36 Sudan 28.25 2018 +0.7 % +9.6 % View data
37 Vietnam 27.75 2018 +3.6 % +8.8 % View data
38 Sierra Leone 26.50 2018 +7.2 % +15.9 % View data
39 Eritrea 24.30 2018 +7.9 % +52.3 % View data
40 Papua New Guinea 23.52 2018 -4.9 % -8.7 % View data
41 Cuba 22.85 2018 -3.1 % -7.1 % View data
42 Serbia 20.97 2018 +4.2 % +5.1 % View data
43 France 20.93 2018 +4.2 % +4.4 % View data
44 Thailand 17.56 2018 +1.6 % +3.0 % View data
45 Norway 16.53 2018 +10.4 % +5.4 % View data
46 Burkina Faso 16.33 2018 +4.1 % +11.2 % View data
47 Italy 16.12 2018 +14.4 % +2.7 % View data
48 Ukraine 16.01 2018 -11.3 % -2.8 % View data
49 Dominican Republic 15.20 2018 +6.0 % +8.9 % View data
50 Armenia 14.62 2018 +3.0 % +3.3 % View data
51 Belgium 12.79 2018 -19.3 % +20.2 % View data
52 Tanzania 12.02 2018 +1.9 % -0.1 % View data
53 Mali 12.01 2018 +1.1 % +0.4 % View data
54 United Kingdom 11.43 2018 +1.0 % -2.0 % View data
55 Portugal 10.92 2018 +0.3 % -0.9 % View data
56 United Arab Emirates 10.85 2018 +2.6 % +0.2 % View data
57 Myanmar 10.62 2018 +4.6 % +13.3 % View data
58 Namibia 10.35 2018 +0.7 % -0.4 % View data
59 Zimbabwe 9.99 2018 +2.2 % +3.3 % View data
60 Algeria 9.75 2018 +2.0 % +4.5 % View data
61 Guyana 9.19 2018 +0.6 % -3.9 % View data
62 Romania 8.52 2018 +23.0 % +17.8 % View data
63 Austria 8.41 2018 -3.5 % +0.5 % View data
64 Malaysia 8.13 2018 -3.1 % -6.5 % View data
65 Venezuela 8.06 2018 -13.0 % -7.3 % View data
66 Qatar 7.97 2018 +4.1 % +6.0 % View data
67 Oman 7.53 2018 +4.7 % +33.5 % View data
68 New Zealand 7.50 2018 +2.9 % +6.1 % View data
69 Botswana 7.33 2018 +1.1 % -1.2 % View data
70 Mauritania 6.90 2018 -1.1 % +2.7 % View data
71 Togo 6.69 2018 +4.0 % +4.9 % View data
72 Netherlands 6.68 2018 +25.3 % +9.4 % View data
73 Guatemala 6.51 2018 +3.6 % +10.0 % View data
74 Greece 6.24 2018 +5.3 % +6.0 % View data
75 Morocco 5.98 2018 +1.7 % +2.4 % View data
76 Ireland 5.92 2018 -1.9 % -1.0 % View data
77 Philippines 5.86 2018 -11.0 % NA View data
78 Ivory Coast 5.46 2018 +6.0 % +9.2 % View data
79 Gabon 5.10 2018 +4.6 % +3.0 % View data
80 Liberia 5.06 2018 +5.9 % +0.9 % View data
81 Nigeria 4.37 2018 -0.8 % -2.5 % View data
82 Democratic People's Republic of Korea 4.20 2018 -5.9 % -5.5 % View data
83 Singapore 4.19 2018 +2.6 % +14.8 % View data
84 Bangladesh 4.12 2018 +2.6 % +3.3 % View data
85 Syria 4.07 2018 +2.6 % +5.0 % View data
86 Ecuador 3.96 2018 +3.3 % +1.6 % View data
87 Kyrgyzstan 3.96 2018 +1.3 % -0.7 % View data
88 Slovakia 3.70 2018 +6.3 % -3.1 % View data
89 Pakistan 3.65 2018 -8.3 % -12.1 % View data
90 Nicaragua 3.51 2018 +4.0 % +3.3 % View data
91 North Macedonia 3.47 2018 -6.2 % +0.5 % View data
92 Tajikistan 3.32 2018 +3.9 % +17.0 % View data
93 Czech Republic 3.05 2018 -30.3 % -5.5 % View data
94 Hungary 2.92 2018 +11.8 % +29.5 % View data
95 Bosnia and Herzegovina 2.63 2018 +1.8 % +3.7 % View data
96 Niger 2.59 2018 +0.9 % +0.7 % View data
97 Georgia 2.50 2018 +3.0 % +6.5 % View data
98 Switzerland 2.50 2018 +4.1 % +0.9 % View data
99 Suriname 2.49 2018 -3.8 % -3.0 % View data
100 Kuwait 2.43 2016 +5.2 % NA View data
101 Kenya 2.43 2018 +4.6 % +4.4 % View data
102 Bahrain 2.39 2018 +9.2 % +41.1 % View data
103 Senegal 2.36 2018 +4.3 % +5.2 % View data
104 Jamaica 2.06 2018 -11.1 % -7.1 % View data
105 Israel 2.05 2018 +0.4 % -5.4 % View data
106 Mozambique 1.80 2018 +5.8 % +13.9 % View data
107 Yemen 1.79 2018 +4.7 % +13.9 % View data
108 Azerbaijan 1.76 2018 +1.4 % +3.3 % View data
109 Croatia 1.71 2018 +170.1 % +32.5 % View data
110 Lebanon 1.64 2018 +3.5 % +4.8 % View data
111 Sri Lanka 1.53 2018 +4.7 % +13.3 % View data
112 Nepal 1.45 2018 +4.8 % +1.2 % View data
113 Luxembourg 1.42 2018 +12.4 % +8.0 % View data
114 Tunisia 1.34 2018 +0.8 % -0.3 % View data
115 Honduras 1.26 2018 -0.6 % +2.2 % View data
116 Libya 1.22 2018 +4.5 % +3.2 % View data
117 Jordan 1.17 2018 +2.8 % +3.5 % View data
118 Panama 1.14 2018 +3.6 % +5.6 % View data
119 Belarus 1.09 2018 -1.7 % -9.2 % View data
120 Cyprus 1.06 2018 -10.3 % -6.4 % View data
121 Fiji 1.06 2018 +3.0 % +18.6 % View data
122 Uruguay 1.04 2018 +0.3 % -2.7 % View data
123 Albania 1.02 2018 -5.4 % +21.8 % View data
124 Iceland 0.99 2018 +3.2 % +2.9 % View data
125 Cambodia 0.94 2018 +2.8 % +23.3 % View data
126 Rwanda 0.88 2018 +4.0 % +4.7 % View data
127 Denmark 0.87 2018 +20.4 % -4.2 % View data
128 Costa Rica 0.81 2018 +0.2 % +2.2 % View data
129 Paraguay 0.75 2018 +4.0 % +7.6 % View data
130 Uganda 0.69 2018 -5.1 % +7.0 % View data
131 Slovenia 0.69 2018 -0.1 % +5.0 % View data
132 Malawi 0.57 2018 +3.4 % -9.1 % View data
133 Eswatini 0.54 2018 +8.6 % -15.6 % View data
134 Cameroon 0.48 2018 +2.4 % +26.0 % View data
135 Madagascar 0.39 2018 +4.4 % +5.6 % View data
136 Congo 0.36 2018 +6.0 % +12.0 % View data
137 Estonia 0.36 2018 +108.3 % +32.3 % View data
138 Lithuania 0.35 2018 +159.0 % +37.2 % View data
139 El Salvador 0.35 2018 +1.1 % -1.1 % View data
140 Burundi 0.28 2018 -7.8 % -18.1 % View data
141 Moldova 0.24 2018 +4.5 % +24.4 % View data
142 Afghanistan 0.15 2018 +5.2 % +5.0 % View data
143 Malta 0.13 2018 -67.1 % -2.4 % View data
144 Latvia 0.12 2018 +174.0 % +198.9 % View data
145 Brunei 0.11 2018 -2.9 % -13.8 % View data
146 Mauritius 0.11 2018 +0.5 % -2.4 % View data
147 Guinea 0.09 2018 -93.7 % -59.2 % View data
148 Timor-Leste 0.08 2018 NA +7.6 % View data
149 Solomon Islands 0.07 2018 -48.3 % -30.6 % View data
150 Belize 0.05 2018 +0.2 % +7.2 % View data
151 Lesotho 0.04 2018 +2.6 % +1.1 % View data
152 Maldives 0.04 2018 +1.7 % +9.2 % View data
153 Gambia 0.03 2018 +2.1 % +2.1 % View data
154 Iraq 0.02 2018 -1.3 % -3.0 % View data
155 Comoros 0.02 2018 +3.3 % +5.3 % View data
156 Cabo Verde 0.02 2018 -19.4 % NA View data
157 Samoa 0.01 2018 NA +7.0 % View data
158 Central African Republic 0.01 2018 -5.6 % +11.8 % View data
159 Sao Tome and Principe 0.01 2018 +4.0 % +12.9 % View data
160 Vanuatu 0.01 2018 -4.5 % +3.1 % View data
161 Bhutan 0.00 2017 +37.5 % -38.0 % View data
162 Barbados 0.00 2015 -52.9 % -50.5 % View data
163 Antigua and Barbuda 0.00 2018 -11.5 % -20.4 % View data
164 Tonga 0.00 2018 +5.3 % NA View data
165 Palau 0.00 2018 -6.3 % -14.1 % View data
166 Kiribati 0.00 2018 +8.3 % +5.4 % View data
167 Dominica 0.00 2016 -22.2 % NA View data
168 Bahamas 0.00 2014 NA -61.4 % View data

Source: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

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