France: Energy imports

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

France: Energy imports as percent of total energy use

: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for France from 1960 to 2015. The average value for France during that period was 55.67 percent with a minumum of 42.82 percent in 1960 and a maximum of 76.66 percent in 1976. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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We show the energy imports for France and other countries. The measure equals the total energy used in the country minus its production of energy. A negative sign means that the country uses less energy than it produces, i.e. it is a net exporter of energy. A positive sign means that it is a net importer. The numbers are percent of the energy used.

Definition: Net energy imports are estimated as energy use less production, both measured in oil equivalents. A negative value indicates that the country is a net exporter. 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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