Distribution of rare earth element consumption worldwide in 2018, by end use
Distribution of global rare earth element consumption by end use 2018
This statistic outlines the distribution of rare earth element (REE) consumption worldwide in 2018, by end use. In that year, permanent magnets accounted for the largest share of REE consumption, at 21 percent.
Distribution of rare earth element consumption worldwide in 2018, by end use
Share of consumption
Permanent magnets 21%
Fuel cracking catalysts20%
Metallurgy and alloys 18%
Polishing15%
Glass polishing 9%
Phosphors 7%
Ceramics 5%
Other 5%
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Release date

November 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2018

Distribution of global rare earth element consumption by end use 2018
This statistic outlines the distribution of rare earth element (REE) consumption worldwide in 2018, by end use. In that year, permanent magnets accounted for the largest share of REE consumption, at 21 percent.
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