COUNTRY WISE PAPER & PAPERBOARD PRODUCTION & CONSUMPTION STATISTICS

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World Paper Production in Million Metric Ton from 1950-2010

Particulars 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010
Europe (East) 2.84 5.77 10.56 14.10 3.54 11.26 22.32
Europe (West) 10.35 20.06 34.82 45.39 62.33 88.81 87.14
USA 22.11 31.26 45.19 57.79 71.52 85.83 75.85
Canada 6.18 8.14 11.14 13.39 16.47 20.77 12.79
Japan 0.873 4.51 12.97 18.09 28.09 31.83 27.29
China 0.511 1.91 3.75 5.10 13.72 30.90 92.6
Others 0.876 3.28 11.26 18.26 43.14 54.58 75.92
World 43.74 74.93 129.69 172.11 238.80 323.98 393.9

 

Global paper production by region (last reviewed/updated: 15/12/2014) Global Paper Production by Region 2013

 

World leading exporters of pulp, paper and sawn timber

World Leading Pulp, Paper & Timber Exporters 2013

 

Various Type Paper Production in Million Metric Ton in 2010

Paper & Board Category Production
  Million MT %
Newsprint 33.0 8.4
Other Writing & Printing Papers 110.0 27.9
Packaging Paper & Paperboard 204.0 51.8
Hygiene & Sanitary Paper 29.0 7.4
Others Papers & Paperboards 18.0 4.6
Total 394.0 100

Continent-wise Various Type Paper Production in Million Metric Ton in 2010

Continent Packaging & Board Graphic & Printing Tissue Others Total
Asia 93.5 57.6 9.6 9.9 170.6
North America 47.8 47.3 7.9 2.4 105.4
Europe 48.5 30.0 7.6 4.6 90.7
South America 11.4 5.0 3.2 0.4 20.0
Australasia 2.5 1.1 0.3 0.0 3.9
Africa 2.6 1.2 0.5 0.1 4.4
Total 206.2 142.3 29.2 17.5 395.2

Continent-wise Production of Virgin Fiber and consumption of Recovered Paper in 2010 (Million MT)

Continent Virgin Fibers Recovered Paper
  Production Consumption Collection Consumption
Asia 60.1 60.1 94.0 119.8
North America 67.8 57.6 51.0 31.4
Europe 46.7 51.8 61.5 53.3
South America 21.1 9.9 10.9 12.4
Australasia 2.9 2.9 3.5 1.9
Africa 2.1 3.9 2.5 2.4
Total 200.7 186.2 223.4 221.1

Country-wise Production and consumption of  Pulp and Paper in 2010 (Million MT)

Country

Pulp

Paper & Board Per Capita Consumption
  Production Consumption Production Consumption  
China 22.0 32.4 92.6 91.6 70.7
USA 49.2 46.7 75.9 74.3 236.0
Japan 9.4 10.7 27.3 27.9 220.5
Germany 2.8 7.0 23.1 19.7 2374
Canada 18.5 9.3 12.8 6.3 169.8
Finland 10.6 8.8 11.8 1.5 255.9
Sweden 11.9 9.2 11.4 2.0 231.3
South Korea     11.1 9.4 182.0
Indonesia 6.3 4.6 10.0 6.1 33.6
Brazil 14.1 6.1 9.8 9.5 47.7
India 3.9 4.5 9.2 10.8 9.3
Italy     9.1 10.8 175.6
France 1.9 3.5 8.8 9.2 149.4
Russia 7.4 5.8 7.6 6.6 43.5
Spain 1.9 1.8 6.2 6.5 168.1
Austria 1.7 2.0 5.0 2.2 274.0
Mexico     4.8 7.3 80.3
Thailand     4.7 4.8 62.6
UK     4.3 10.5 170.5
Taiwan     4.0 4.0  

Country-wise Collection and consumption of  Recovered Paper in 2010 (Million MT)

Country Recovered Paper
  Collection Consumption
USA 46.7 28.0
China 41.5 66.3
Japan 21.6 17.3
Germany 15.6 16.3
UK 8.0 3.8
South Korea 9.0 10.1
France 7.0 5.3
Italy 6.1 5.2
Spain 4.6 5.1
Canada 4.3 3.5
Brazil 4.1 4.1
Mexico 3.6 4.7
Indonesia 3.4 5.8
Taiwan 2.9 3.4
India 3.1 5.0
The Netherland 2.5 2.0
Russia 2.3 2.1
Belgium 1.9 1.2
Thailand 1.9 2.9
Austria 1.6 2.5
Switzerland 1.3 0.9

 For detailed statistics of 2010 by Bureau of International Recycling, Brussels, Belgium click here 

FAO Committee on Forestry 2010 : Facts & Figures