Plastic industry worldwide

Statistics report on the global plastic industry

Plastic industry worldwide

This report offers some of the most interesting facts relating to the plastics industry worldwide, including chapters on production and consumption figures, prices, key companies, and market outlooks.

Table of contents


  • Premium Statistic Global plastic production 1950-2022
  • Premium Statistic Plastic production growth worldwide vs population growth worldwide 2013-2020
  • Premium Statistic Plastic material production worldwide 2022, by region
  • Premium Statistic Global plastic market size 2023-2033


  • Premium Statistic China: production of plastic products by month 2020-2023
  • Premium Statistic Plastics production in Europe 1950-2021
  • Premium Statistic Plastic production in the U.S. 2022, by resin


  • Premium Statistic Global plastic consumption share 2021, by application
  • Premium Statistic Plastic demand distribution in the EU-27+3 2022, by segment
  • Premium Statistic Global polyethylene demand and capacity 2017-2024
  • Basic Statistic Distribution of global demand for polyvinyl chloride (PVC) 2021, by end-use sector
  • Premium Statistic Breakdown of EPS demand worldwide in 2022


  • Premium Statistic Global price of polypropylene 2017-2022
  • Premium Statistic Global price of polyethylene terephthalate 2017-2022
  • Premium Statistic Global price of high-density polyethylene 2017-2022
  • Premium Statistic Global price of polyvinyl chloride 2017-2022


  • Premium Statistic Saudi Basic Industries' petrochemical production 2019-2022, by type
  • Premium Statistic ExxonMobil's chemical product production 2020-2022, by type
  • Premium Statistic LyondellBasell's revenue 2019-2022, by key product
  • Premium Statistic Dow's Packaging & Specialty Plastics segment revenue 2017-2023
  • Premium Statistic Sinopec's chemicals production 2020-2022, by type

Market value

  • Premium Statistic Global polypropylene market value 2015-2030
  • Premium Statistic Global market value of polyethylene 2015-2030
  • Basic Statistic HDPE market size worldwide 2023-232
  • Premium Statistic Global market value of PET 2015-2030
  • Premium Statistic Expanded polystyrene global market value 2022-2033
  • Premium Statistic Global market value of sustainable plastic packaging 2021-2030

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