Table 1: Production and disposition of uranium, 1947-1969

1 January 2000

United States tU
Total production 153,600
AEC purchases 146,000 (95%)
Commercial purchases 7600 (5%)
Canada
Total production 84,500
US AEC purchases (1956-1967) 54,200 (64%)
Canadian government stockpile (to Eldorado) 6500 (8%)
Britain & unaccounted 23,800 (28%)
Australia/South Africa/Belgian Congo
Total production 80,000
US AEC purchases 35,500 (44%)
Britain & unaccounted 44,700 (56%)
France & Gabon
Total production 18,500
Western world total
Total production 336,800
US AEC purchases 235,700 (70%)
Reported commercial purchases 14,000 (4%)
Britain, France & unaccounted 87,000 (26%)



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