Annual Ethanol Production

U.S. and World Ethanol Production


World Fuel Ethanol Production by Region

Annual World Fuel Ethanol Production (Mil. Gal.)

Region 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % of World Production
United States 14,807 15,413 15,936 16,091 15,778 13,926 53%
Brazil 7,200 6,750 6,650 7,990 8,590 7,930 30%
European Union 1,360 1,360 1,420 1,450 1,370 1,250 5%
China 770 670 800 770 1,000 880 3%
India 190 280 200 430 510 515 2%
Canada 450 460 460 460 520 428 2%
Thailand 310 340 390 390 430 400 2%
Argentina 220 240 290 290 280 230 1%
Rest of World 393 487 454 529 522 500 2%
Total 25,700 26,000 26,600 28,400 29,000 26,059

*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