China: GDP per unit of energy

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 China

GDP per unit of energy used

 Latest value 5.61
 Year 2014
 Measure GDP per kg of oil equivalent
 Data availability 1990 - 2014
 Average 3.41
 Min - Max 1.28 - 5.61
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for China from 1990 to 2014. The average value for China during that period was 3.41 GDP per kg of oil equivalent with a minimum of 1.28 GDP per kg of oil equivalent in 1990 and a maximum of 5.61 GDP per kg of oil equivalent in 2014. The latest value from 2014 is 5.61 GDP per kg of oil equivalent. For comparison, the world average in 2014 based on 128 countries is 10.44 GDP per kg 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 - GDP per unit of energy - recent values

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China - GDP per unit of energy - historical chart - 1990-2014




We show how much GDP, in dollars, is produced using one kilogram of oil equivalent of energy in China and other countries. The energy use includes oil, natural gas, solid fuels, renewables and electricity, all converted into oil equivalents.
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.


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 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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