Distribution of global rare earth element consumption by end use 2017

Distribution of rare earth element consumption worldwide in 2017, by end use

by M. Garside, last edited May 2, 2019
Distribution of global rare earth element consumption by end use 2017 This statistic outlines the distribution of rare earth element (REE) consumption worldwide in 2017, by end use. In that year, permanent magnets accounted for the largest share of REE consumption, at 24 percent.
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Distribution of rare earth element consumption worldwide in 2017, by end use

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Share of consumption
Permanent magnets 24%
Fuel cracking catalysts21%
Glass polishing 14%
Metallurgy and alloys 11%
Other catalysts9%
Battery alloys 7%
Phosphors 6%
Ceramics 4%
Other 4%
Share of consumption
Permanent magnets 24%
Fuel cracking catalysts21%
Glass polishing 14%
Metallurgy and alloys 11%
Other catalysts9%
Battery alloys 7%
Phosphors 6%
Ceramics 4%
Other 4%
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by M. Garside, last edited May 2, 2019
This statistic outlines the distribution of rare earth element (REE) consumption worldwide in 2017, by end use. In that year, permanent magnets accounted for the largest share of REE consumption, at 24 percent.
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