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.

Wood Fuel Production Unit 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Bangladesh '000 cbm 27,359 27,287 27,128 26,971 26,816
Brazil '000 cbm 104,547 107,032 113,175 119,965 118,123
China '000 cbm 192,390 188,823 185,430 182,100 178,831 ... ...
Dem. Republic of the Congo '000 cbm 75,446 76,602 77,736 78,894 80,078
Ethiopia '000 cbm 99,870 101,274 102,609 103,966 105,346
France '000 cbm 25,366 26,174 26,653 26,550 26,853
Ghana '000 cbm 36,564 37,791 38,985 40,203 41,448
India '000 cbm 308,545 309,307 308,776 308,244 307,709
Indonesia '000 cbm 62,341 59,743 57,288 54,917 52,627
Mexico '000 cbm 38,752 38,829 38,834 38,840 38,845
Myanmar '000 cbm 38,286 38,286 38,286 38,286 38,286
Nigeria '000 cbm 62,793 63,215 63,600 63,999 64,414
Pakistan '000 cbm 29,660 29,660 29,660 29,660 29,660
Taiwan '000 cbm 192,390 188,823 185,431 182,102 178,839
Uganda '000 cbm 39,046 39,636 41,600 41,600 41,600