Fossil fuel energy consumption (% of total) - Country Ranking

Definition: Fossil fuel comprises coal, oil, petroleum, and natural gas products.

Source: IEA Statistics © OECD/IEA 2014 (http://www.iea.org/stats/index.asp), subject to https://www.iea.org/t&c/termsandconditions/

See also: Thematic map, Time series comparison

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Rank Country Value Year
1 Brunei 100.00 2014
2 Qatar 100.00 2014
3 Algeria 99.98 2014
4 Oman 99.96 2014
5 Saudi Arabia 99.93 2014
6 Trinidad and Tobago 99.92 2014
7 Bahrain 99.37 2014
8 Kazakhstan 99.17 2014
9 Libya 99.11 2014
10 Iran 99.02 2014
11 Yemen 98.49 2013
12 Azerbaijan 98.37 2014
13 Egypt 97.93 2014
14 Syrian Arab Republic 97.79 2014
15 Malta 97.79 2014
16 Uzbekistan 97.74 2013
17 Lebanon 97.62 2014
18 Jordan 97.61 2014
19 Israel 97.38 2015
20 Malaysia 96.63 2014
21 Iraq 95.98 2014
22 Kuwait 93.69 2014
23 Netherlands 93.46 2015
24 Mongolia 93.20 2014
25 Hong Kong SAR, China 93.17 2014
26 Japan 93.03 2015
27 Cyprus 92.91 2014
28 Belarus 92.44 2014
29 Russia 92.14 2014
30 Singapore 90.58 2014
31 Mexico 90.43 2015
32 Poland 90.29 2015
33 Australia 89.63 2015
34 Tunisia 88.87 2014
35 Moldova 88.69 2014
36 Morocco 88.47 2014
37 Venezuela 88.38 2013
38 Argentina 87.72 2014
39 China 87.67 2014
40 Ecuador 86.88 2014
41 Turkey 86.84 2015
42 South Africa 86.79 2014
43 Dominican Republic 86.56 2014
44 United Arab Emirates 86.13 2014
45 Cuba 85.60 2014
46 Ireland 85.34 2015
47 Mauritius 84.54 2014
48 Bolivia 84.15 2014
49 Serbia 83.87 2014
50 Greece 82.57 2015
51 United States 82.43 2015
52 Korea 81.03 2015
53 Jamaica 80.97 2014
54 Panama 80.71 2014
55 Luxembourg 80.56 2015
56 United Kingdom 80.35 2015
57 Italy 79.95 2015
58 Thailand 79.84 2014
59 Peru 79.56 2014
60 North Macedonia 79.43 2014
61 Germany 78.86 2015
62 Czech Republic 77.73 2015
63 Bosnia and Herzegovina 77.52 2014
64 Portugal 77.02 2015
65 Colombia 76.69 2014
66 Suriname 76.25 2014
67 Belgium 75.87 2015
68 Kyrgyz Republic 75.48 2014
69 Ukraine 75.35 2014
70 Botswana 74.69 2014
71 Chile 74.65 2015
72 Armenia 74.56 2014
73 Canada 74.09 2015
74 Bangladesh 73.77 2014
75 India 73.58 2014
76 Spain 72.96 2015
77 Romania 72.52 2014
78 Georgia 72.21 2014
79 Bulgaria 71.05 2014
80 Croatia 70.70 2014
81 Vietnam 69.82 2013
82 Hungary 69.55 2015
83 Lithuania 67.99 2014
84 Namibia 66.72 2014
85 Indonesia 66.09 2014
86 Austria 65.66 2015
87 Denmark 64.93 2015
88 Montenegro 64.66 2014
89 Slovak Republic 64.09 2015
90 Philippines 62.43 2014
91 Dem. People's Rep. Korea 62.05 2014
92 Pakistan 61.59 2014
93 Albania 61.42 2014
94 Slovenia 61.11 2015
95 New Zealand 59.75 2015
96 Brazil 59.11 2014
97 Norway 56.95 2015
98 Latvia 56.72 2014
99 Senegal 53.91 2014
100 Ghana 52.54 2014
101 Honduras 52.48 2014
102 Sri Lanka 50.55 2014
103 Switzerland 50.17 2015
104 Costa Rica 49.88 2014
105 El Salvador 48.43 2014
106 Angola 48.31 2014
107 France 46.49 2015
108 Uruguay 46.27 2014
109 Tajikistan 45.98 2014
110 Myanmar 44.29 2014
111 Nicaragua 40.70 2014
112 Congo 40.48 2014
113 Finland 40.21 2015
114 Cameroon 38.32 2014
115 Guatemala 37.38 2014
116 Benin 36.72 2014
117 Paraguay 33.70 2014
118 Sudan 31.73 2014
119 Cambodia 30.63 2014
120 Zimbabwe 29.10 2013
121 Côte d'Ivoire 26.49 2014
122 Sweden 25.12 2015
123 Niger 24.06 2014
124 Eritrea 23.13 2014
125 Gabon 22.79 2014
126 Haiti 22.02 2014
127 Nigeria 18.88 2014
128 Togo 17.80 2014
129 Kenya 17.38 2014
130 Nepal 15.48 2014
131 Tanzania 14.38 2014
132 Estonia 13.06 2015
133 Mozambique 12.62 2014
134 Iceland 11.29 2015
135 Zambia 10.56 2013
136 Ethiopia 6.57 2014
137 Dem. Rep. Congo 5.36 2014
138 Fiji 0.00 2007
138 Samoa 0.00 2007
138 Guyana 0.00 2007
138 Timor-Leste 0.00 2007
138 Lesotho 0.00 2007
138 Solomon Islands 0.00 2007
138 The Bahamas 0.00 2007
138 Barbados 0.00 2007
138 Djibouti 0.00 2007
138 Equatorial Guinea 0.00 2007
138 Eswatini 0.00 2007
138 Palau 0.00 1990
138 Comoros 0.00 2007
138 The Gambia 0.00 2007
138 St. Kitts and Nevis 0.00 2007
138 Tonga 0.00 2007
138 Antigua and Barbuda 0.00 2007
138 Bhutan 0.00 2007
138 Cabo Verde 0.00 2007
138 Dominica 0.00 2007
138 St. Lucia 0.00 2007
138 Vanuatu 0.00 2007
138 Guinea-Bissau 0.00 2007
138 Grenada 0.00 2007
138 São Tomé and Principe 0.00 2007
138 Seychelles 0.00 2007
138 Belize 0.00 2007
138 Kiribati 0.00 2007
138 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 0.00 2007

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Development Relevance: Fossil fuels are non-renewable resources because they take millions of years to form, and reserves are being depleted much faster than new ones are being made. In developing economies growth in energy use is closely related to growth in the modern sectors - industry, motorized transport, and urban areas - but energy use also reflects climatic, geographic, and economic factors (such as the relative price of energy). Energy use has been growing rapidly in low- and middle-income economies, but high-income economies still use almost five times as much energy on a per capita basis. Total energy use refers to the use of primary energy before transformation to other end-use fuels (such as electricity and refined petroleum products). It includes energy from combustible renewables and waste - solid biomass and animal products, gas and liquid from biomass, and industrial and municipal waste. Biomass is any plant matter used directly as fuel or converted into fuel, heat, or electricity.

Limitations and Exceptions: The IEA makes these estimates in consultation with national statistical offices, oil companies, electric utilities, and national energy experts. The IEA occasionally revises its time series to reflect political changes, and energy statistics undergo continual changes in coverage or methodology as more detailed energy accounts become available. Breaks in series are therefore unavoidable.

Statistical Concept and Methodology: Energy data are compiled by the International Energy Agency (IEA). IEA data for economies that are not members of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) are based on national energy data adjusted to conform to annual questionnaires completed by OECD member governments. Data for combustible renewables and waste are often based on small surveys or other incomplete information and thus give only a broad impression of developments and are not strictly comparable across countries. The IEA reports include country notes that explain some of these differences. All forms of energy - primary energy and primary electricity - are converted into oil equivalents. A notional thermal efficiency of 33 percent is assumed for converting nuclear electricity into oil equivalents and 100 percent efficiency for converting hydroelectric power.

Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual

General Comments: Restricted use: Please contact the International Energy Agency for third-party use of these data.