Which Country Produces the Most of Biofuel?

Biofuels Production (Barrels) (bpd), 2017
Energy & Utility | December 26, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 24 countries in 2017, USA ranked the highest in biofuels production with 692,373 bpd followed by Brazil and Germany. On the other end of the scale was Mexico with 265 bpd, Australia with 2,703 bpd and Sweden with 3,476 bpd.

Total biofuels production reached 1,576,859 bpd in 2017 in the World according to World Bank / EIA. This is 3.4 % more than in the previous year and 55.5 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total biofuels production reached an all time high of 1,576,859 bpd in 2017 and an all time low of 145,946 bpd in 1990. The average annual growth amounted to 9.21 % since 1990.

The top ranked country, USA, accounted for 43.9 % of biofuels production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 69.8 % share while the ten largest countries some 87.5 % in 2017.

Data for more countries are available at Biofuels Production (Barrels) indicator page.

Biofuels Production (Barrels) Unit 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Argentina bpd ... ... ... 41,879 42,899 37,744 49,562 38,198
Brazil bpd 269,976 275,526 320,796 337,498 362,379
Canada bpd ... ... 16,850 18,764 19,858 22,277 21,413
China bpd ... ... ... ... 36,930 39,307 43,976 48,897 49,735
Colombia bpd ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 10,730 11,729 12,182 12,673 12,998
France bpd 36,276 40,098 43,233 48,225 47,963
Germany bpd 55,608 56,670 51,923 64,862 59,820
Indonesia bpd ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 20,808 26,108 32,806 58,298 24,632
Italy bpd 9,117 5,572 8,516 10,782 10,716
Netherlands bpd ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 12,642 23,860 28,023 37,112 34,033
Poland bpd ... ... ... ... ... ... 7,759 12,180 13,057 14,050 17,611
Spain bpd 15,952 11,584 14,043 19,305 21,027
Thailand bpd ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 14,343 19,702 24,937 27,933 30,054
USA bpd 584,540 557,221 582,165 616,531 634,492
United Kingdom bpd ... ... ... ... ... 6,029 5,661 9,694 7,559 5,810