Which Country Produces the Most Wood Fuel?

Wood Fuel Production ('000 cbm), 2015 or latest
Paper, Pulp & Forestry | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 171 countries in 2015, India ranked the highest in wood fuel production with 306,634 '000 cbm followed by China and Taiwan. On the other end of the scale was Iceland with 0.900 '000 cbm, Mauritius with 1.80 '000 cbm and Israel with 2.00 '000 cbm.

Total wood fuel production reached 1,865,962 '000 cbm in 2015 in the World according to Faostat. This is 0.227 % more than in the previous year and 3.60 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total wood fuel production reached an all time high of 1,865,962 '000 cbm in 2015 and an all time low of 1,491,096 '000 cbm in 1962. The average annual growth amounted to 0.407 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, India, accounted for 16.4 % of wood fuel production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 35.3 % share while the ten largest countries some 62.5 % in 2015.

Data for more countries are available at Wood Fuel Production indicator page.