China: Energy use per capita

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 China

Energy use per capita

 Latest value 2224.35
 Year 2014
 Measure kilograms of oil equivalent
 Data availability 1971 - 2014
 Average 985.93
 Min - Max 464.93 - 2224.35
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for China from 1971 to 2014. The average value for China during that period was 985.93 kilograms of oil equivalent with a minimum of 464.93 kilograms of oil equivalent in 1971 and a maximum of 2224.35 kilograms of oil equivalent in 2014. The latest value from 2014 is 2224.35 kilograms of oil equivalent. For comparison, the world average in 2014 based on 132 countries is 2619.16 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
China - Energy use per capita - recent values

Historical chart
China - Energy use per capita - historical chart - 1971-2014




The energy use per capita in China 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.


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 Diesel prices 0.81 2016 dollars
 Energy use per capita 2,224.35 2014 kilograms of oil equivalent
 Share of clean energy 14.81 2020 percent
 Energy use per $1000 GDP 187.69 2014 kilograms of oil equivalent
 Electricity from renewable sources, kWh 283,851.00 2015 million kWh
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions 10,944,686 2020 kt
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per capita 7.76 2020 metric tons
 Greenhouse gas emissions 12,942,868 2020 kt of CO2 equivalent
 GDP per unit of energy 5.61 2014 GDP per kg of oil equivalent
 Energy imports 15.02 2014 percent
 Natural resources income 1.71 2021 percent
 Oil revenue 0.31 2021 percent
 Natural gas revenue 0.21 2021 percent
 Access to electricity 100.00 2021 percent
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