USA: GDP per unit of energy
(measure: GDP (in dollars) per kilogram of oil equivalent; source: The World Bank)
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USA: GDP per unit of energy used: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for the USA from 1990 to 2015. The average value for the USA during that period was 5.29 GDP (in dollars) per kilogram of oil equivalent with a minumum of 3.12 GDP (in dollars) per kilogram of oil equivalent in 1990 and a maximum of 8.26 GDP (in dollars) per kilogram of oil equivalent in 2015.
We show how much GDP, in dollars, is produced using one kilogram of oil equivalent of energy in the USA and other countries. The energy use includes oil, natural gas, solid fuels, renewables and electricity, all converted into oil equivalents. GDP per unit of energy rankings around the world. Create and download charts for USA GDP per unit of energy and other indicators with the country comparator.
Definition: GDP per unit of energy use is the PPP GDP per kilogram of oil equivalent of energy use. PPP GDP is gross domestic product converted to 2011 constant international dollars using purchasing power parity rates. An international dollar has the same purchasing power over GDP as a U.S. dollar has in the United States.