Who Produces the Most of Biofuel within the World?

Biofuels Production (As % of Worldwide Production) (%), 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 as a share of worldwide production with 43.9% followed by Brazil and Germany. On the other end of the scale was Mexico with 0.017%, Australia with 0.171% and Sweden with 0.220%.

Data for more countries are available at Biofuels Production (As % of Worldwide Production) indicator page.

Biofuels Production (As % of Worldwide Production) Unit 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Argentina % ... ... ... 3.40% 3.43% 2.78% 3.30% 2.55%
Brazil % 21.9% 22.0% 23.6% 22.5% 24.2%
Canada % ... ... 1.37% 1.50% 1.46% 1.49% 1.43%
China % ... ... ... ... 3.00% 3.15% 3.24% 3.26% 3.32%
Colombia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.872% 0.939% 0.897% 0.845% 0.868%
France % 2.95% 3.21% 3.18% 3.22% 3.20%
Germany % 4.52% 4.53% 3.83% 4.32% 4.00%
Indonesia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1.69% 2.09% 2.42% 3.89% 1.65%
Italy % 0.741% 0.446% 0.627% 0.719% 0.716%
Netherlands % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1.03% 1.91% 2.06% 2.47% 2.27%
Poland % ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.630% 0.975% 0.962% 0.937% 1.18%
Spain % 1.30% 0.927% 1.03% 1.29% 1.40%
Thailand % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1.16% 1.58% 1.84% 1.86% 2.01%
USA % 47.5% 44.6% 42.9% 41.1% 42.4%
United Kingdom % ... ... ... ... ... 0.490% 0.453% 0.714% 0.504% 0.388%