Material consumption: India
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The extent of consumption
1970-2015: Material consumption in India, China, Germany, Japan and the USA.
Fossil fuels, biomass, metal ores and nonmetal ores consumption in India increased by over six times in the past 45 years, from 1.18 billion tonnes (BT) in 1970 to 7.4 BT in 2015, and is projected to double by 2030 from its current level.