Annual Ethanol Production

U.S. and World Ethanol Production


World Fuel Ethanol Production by Region

Annual World Fuel Ethanol Production (Mil. Gal.)

Region 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 % of World Production
United States 15,413 15,936 16,091 15,778 13,941 15,000 55%
Brazil 6,870 6,760 8,080 8,790 8,080 7,500 27%
European Union 1,240 1,320 1,360 1,380 1,260 1,300 5%
China 730 850 810 1,010 930 860 3%
India 270 210 420 470 510 820 3%
Canada 450 460 460 500 430 440 2%
Thailand 330 380 390 430 390 390 1%
Argentina 240 290 290 290 210 260 1%
Rest of World 627 664 729 682 659 740 3%
Total 26,170 26,870 28,630 29,330 26,410 27,310

*Source: RFA analysis of public and private data sources

Annual U.S. Fuel Ethanol Production

Year Million Gallons
2011 13,929
2012 13,218
2013 13,293
2014 14,313
2015 14,807
2016 15,413
2017 15,936
2018 16,091
2019 15,776
2020 13,926

*Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration