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Annual change in gas consumption

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What you should know about this indicator

Excludes natural gas converted to liquid fuels but includes derivatives of coal as well as natural gas consumed in Gas-to-Liquids transformation. The difference between the world consumption figures and the world production statistics is due to variations in stocks at storage facilities and liquefaction plants, together with unavoidable disparities in the definition, measurement or conversion of gas supply and demand data.

Source
Energy Institute - Statistical Review of World Energy (2023) – with major processing by Our World in Data
Last updated
May 8, 2024
Next expected update
May 2025
Date range
1966–2022
Unit
terawatt-hours

Sources and processing

This data is based on the following sources

The Energy Institute Statistical Review of World Energy analyses data on world energy markets from the prior year.

Retrieved on
December 12, 2023
Citation
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Energy Institute - Statistical Review of World Energy (2023).

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Notes on our processing step for this indicator

The annual change in energy consumption by source is calculated as the difference with respect to the previous year.

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“Data Page: Annual change in gas consumption”, part of the following publication: Hannah Ritchie, Pablo Rosado and Max Roser (2023) - “Energy”. Data adapted from Energy Institute. Retrieved from https://ourworldindata.org/grapher/annual-change-gas [online resource]
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Energy Institute - Statistical Review of World Energy (2023) – with major processing by Our World in Data

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Energy Institute - Statistical Review of World Energy (2023) – with major processing by Our World in Data. “Annual change in gas consumption” [dataset]. Energy Institute, “Statistical Review of World Energy” [original data]. Retrieved June 20, 2024 from https://ourworldindata.org/grapher/annual-change-gas