Frequently Asked Questions

How much ethanol is produced, imported, and consumed in the U.S.?

 

U.S. ethanol production, imports and consumption  

U.S. fuel ethanol1 data summary (billions of gallons)

Year Production Net Imports Stock Change Consumption
1990 0.75 Not available Not available 0.75
2000 1.62 1.62 -0.03 1.65
2007 6.52 0.44 0.07 6.89
2008 9.31 0.53 0.16 9.68
2009 10.94 0.20 0.10 11.04
2010 13.30 -0.38 0.06 12.86
2011 13.93 -1.02 0.01 12.89
2012 13.30 -0.25 0.10 12.95

1 Includes denaturant added to ethanol to make it undrinkable.
 

Learn more:

Fuel Ethanol Overview with historical annual and monthly data
Ethanol imports by source country
Ethanol exports by destination country
Most recent weekly ethanol data
State-level production, annual, most recent available
State-level consumption, annual, most recent available

Last updated: October 2, 2013


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