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Global plastic production by feedstock type 1950-2019

Cumulative plastic production volume worldwide from 1950 to 2018 and 2019*, by feedstock type

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Release date

January 2020



Survey time period

1950 to 2018

Supplementary notes

*The figures shown for 2018 refer to the total cumulative global production of plastics from 1950 to 2018, and the figures for 2019 refer to the same information but for 1950 to 2019. Providing the figures for 2018 has been maintained in order to show the production growth between 2018 and 2019.
This statistic has been assembled using more than one edition of the report.

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