Biofuels Production (Barrels)

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 3.40% 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.

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Country Unit 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 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    
Australia bpd ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...                 4,177 4,512 3,930 3,060 3,042    
Austria bpd                                           7,302 7,282 7,017 6,173 7,143    
Belgium bpd ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...             9,846 10,011 9,860 12,477 9,043    
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    
European Union bpd                                           198,107 216,491 234,163 274,269 260,664    
Finland bpd ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...               3,890 4,924 6,188 6,881 8,092    
France bpd ... ...                                       36,276 40,098 43,233 48,225 47,963    
Germany bpd ... ...                                       55,608 56,670 51,923 64,862 59,820    
India bpd ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...                       3,608 3,138 3,711 3,717 8,210    
Indonesia bpd ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...             20,808 26,108 32,806 58,298 24,632    
Italy bpd ... ...                                       9,117 5,572 8,516 10,782 10,716    
Malaysia bpd ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...           1,943 ... ... ... ... ... ...
Mexico bpd ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...         236 171 133 140 90.9    
Netherlands bpd ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...               12,642 23,860 28,023 37,112 34,033    
Poland bpd ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...                 7,759 12,180 13,057 14,050 17,611    
Portugal bpd ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...             6,191 5,152 5,144 5,646 6,011    
South Korea bpd ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...                   5,798 5,290 6,010 6,313 7,219    
Spain bpd ... ...                                       15,952 11,584 14,043 19,305 21,027    
Sweden bpd ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...                     7,504 9,170 11,905 14,788 4,163    
Thailand bpd ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...               14,343 19,702 24,937 27,933 30,054    
United Kingdom bpd ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...                   6,029 5,661 9,694 7,559 5,810    
USA bpd                                           584,540 557,221 582,165 616,531 634,492    
World bpd                                           1,231,180 1,249,636 1,357,418 1,499,763 1,497,089