Canada: Energy use per capita

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 Canada

Energy use per capita

 Latest value 7,631.34
 Year 2015
 Measure kilograms of oil equivalent
 Data availability 1960 - 2015
 Average 7,225.83
 Min - Max 4,251.35 - 8,455.55
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Canada from 1960 to 2015. The average value for Canada during that period was 7225.83 kilograms of oil equivalent with a minimum of 4251.35 kilograms of oil equivalent in 1960 and a maximum of 8455.55 kilograms of oil equivalent in 2004. The latest value from 2015 is 7631.34 kilograms of oil equivalent. For comparison, the world average in 2015 based on 34 countries is 4181.47 kilograms of oil equivalent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Canada - Energy use per capita - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Canada - Energy use per capita - historical chart - 1960-2015




The energy use per capita in Canada includes all types of energy sources, from domestic production and imports. For easy comparison, the energy is expressed in kilograms of oil equivalent.
Definition: Energy use refers to use of primary energy before transformation to other end-use fuels, which is equal to indigenous production plus imports and stock changes, minus exports and fuels supplied to ships and aircraft engaged in international transport.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Gasoline prices 0.81 2016 dollars
 Diesel prices 0.73 2016 dollars
 Energy use per capita 7,631.34 2015 kilograms of oil equivalent
 Share of clean energy 23.85 2020 percent
 Energy use per $1000 GDP 160.63 2015 kilograms of oil equivalent
 Electricity from renewable sources, kWh 42,037.00 2015 million kWh
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions 516,874 2020 kt
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per capita 13.60 2020 metric tons
 Greenhouse gas emissions 677,709 2020 kt of CO2 equivalent
 GDP per unit of energy 5.85 2015 GDP per kg of oil equivalent
 Energy imports -72.53 2015 percent
 Natural resources income 4.95 2021 percent
 Oil revenue 2.83 2021 percent
 Natural gas revenue 0.79 2021 percent
 Access to electricity 100.00 2021 percent
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