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Primary energy consumption

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Primary energy consumption
Comprises commercially-traded fuels, including modern renewables used to generate electricity. Energy from all sources of non-fossil power generation is accounted for on an input-equivalent basis.
Source
Energy Institute - Statistical Review of World Energy (2023) – with major processing by Our World in Data
Last updated
December 12, 2023
Next expected update
December 2024
Date range
1965–2022
Unit
terawatt-hours

Sources and processing

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

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

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“Data Page: Primary energy 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/primary-energy-consumption-by-region [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. “Primary energy consumption” [dataset]. Energy Institute, “Statistical Review of World Energy” [original data]. Retrieved June 12, 2024 from https://ourworldindata.org/grapher/primary-energy-consumption-by-region