Biofuels production

World biofuels production increased by 0.9% in 2015, the slowest rate of growth since output declined in 2000

Global ethanol production increased by 4.1%, the third consecutive year of growth, led by increases from Asia Pacific, South & Central America and North America. Biodiesel production declined by 4.9% in 2015, with output declining in all of the major producing regions.

World biofuels production by region (million tonnes oil equivalent)

World biofuels production by type (million tonnes oil equivalent)


Includes data from FO Lichts: US Energy Information Administration.

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