Numbers of Nuclear Fuel Cycle Facilities


Type Planned Construction Commissioning In Operation StandBy Shutdown Decomm. Other Total
Uranium Mining and Milling 10 15 1 56 16 52 73 8 231
Conversion 1 3 0 22 1 10 10 0 47
Enrichment 2 2 2 19 1 4 11 2 43
Uranium Fuel Fabrication 1 0 0 54 2 8 28 2 95
Spent Fuel Storage 5 4 0 130 1 2 5 3 150
Spent Fuel Reprocessing and Recycling 2 2 2 19 3 11 46 6 91
Spent Fuel Conditioning 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
Related Industrial Activities 0 1 0 32 1 9 7 2 52
Total 21 27 5 332 27 96 180 23 711

(*) Please note that the list might not include all of the facilities in the world due to the unavailability of the data.

(+) Planned includes: Planned, Under Study-Assessment, Siting-Design phases.
(+) StandBy includes: Stand by, Refurbishment phases.
(+) Decomm. includes: Decommissioning, Decommissioned phases.
(+) Other includes: Cancelled, Deferred, Unknown phases.