Global lithium consumption distribution by end use 2018

Distribution of lithium consumption worldwide in 2018 by end use*

by Statista Research Department, last edited Dec 5, 2018
Global lithium consumption distribution by end use 2018 This statistic illustrates the estimated distribution of lithium consumption worldwide in 2018 by end use. It is estimated that some 46 percent of the lithium produced across the world is used for the manufacturing of batteries and power cells as of 2018.
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Distribution of lithium consumption worldwide in 2018 by end use*

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Share of consumption
Batteries46%
Ceramics and glass27%
Lubricating greases7%
Polymers5%
Casting mold powders4%
Air treatment2%
Other uses9%
Share of consumption
Batteries46%
Ceramics and glass27%
Lubricating greases7%
Polymers5%
Casting mold powders4%
Air treatment2%
Other uses9%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Dec 5, 2018
This statistic illustrates the estimated distribution of lithium consumption worldwide in 2018 by end use. It is estimated that some 46 percent of the lithium produced across the world is used for the manufacturing of batteries and power cells as of 2018.
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