The IBEF regularly collects data on the consumption of bitumen and bitumen emulsions in most countries of the world. Data accuracy varies from source to source.

In short

103 million of tons

Bitumen consumption in 2016

8.1 million of tons

Bitumen emulsion consumption in 2016

7,9%

Average emulsion/bitumen ratio

Top ten producers

Split by continent

Continent Bitumen (kT) Emulsion (kT) Emulsion market share
Africa 3 847 320 3,9 %
Americas 28 302 3 257 40 %
Asia 50 919 2 071 25,4 %
Europe 19 029 2 363 29 %
Oceania 1 020 126 1,5 %
Total 103 120 8 137 100 %