Global Inventory of Highly Enriched Uranium 2015

(Data: End of 2013)


Country Military Use(ton) Non-military Use(ton)
Russia 646.0 20.0
US 512.0 83.0
France 26.0 4.6
China 16.0
UK 19.8 1.4
Israel 0.3
Pakistan 3.0
India 2.4
North Korea  
Weapon Countries
Total 1225.5 124.0


Military: HEU used in nuclear warheads or stored for use in weapons; HEU used in reactor fuel for naval nuclear propulsion (including spent fuel)

Non-military: HEU used in fuel for research and testing reactors; HEU declared as surplus for military purposes.

The stockpile of fissile materials includes estimated ones with large uncertainties and thus total quantities are expressed in rounded numbers.

©RECNA Fissile Material Data Monitoring Team

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Federal Republic of Germany, 2014: INFCIRC/549/Add.2/17 (21 August 2014),

French Republic, 2014: INFCIRC/549/Add.5/18 (15 August 2014),

Harold A. Feiveson, Alexander Glaser, Zia Mian, & Frank von Hippel: “Unmaking the Bomb,” MIT Press, 2014.

IPFM, 2013: “Global Fissile Material Report 2013: Increasing Transparency,”

IPFM, 2014: “Next Steps in Increasing Transparency of Nuclear Warhead and Fissile Material Stocks for Nuclear Disarmament (5 May 2014),”

NTI, 2014: “Civilian HEU: Who Has What?”,

United Kingdom, 2014: INFCIRC/549/Add.8/17 (15 August 2014),

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