Germany: Energy use per capita

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Energy use per capita

 Latest value 3,817.55
 Year 2015
 Measure kilograms of oil equivalent
 Data availability 1960 - 2015
 Average 3,856.98
 Min - Max 1,952.59 - 4,685.30
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Germany from 1960 to 2015. The average value for Germany during that period was 3856.98 kilograms of oil equivalent with a minimum of 1952.59 kilograms of oil equivalent in 1960 and a maximum of 4685.3 kilograms of oil equivalent in 1979. The latest value from 2015 is 3817.55 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
Germany - Energy use per capita - Recent values chart

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Germany - Energy use per capita - historical chart - 1960-2015

The energy use per capita in Germany 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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 Gasoline prices 1.39 2016 dollars
 Diesel prices 1.20 2016 dollars
 Energy use per capita 3,817.55 2015 kilograms of oil equivalent
 Share of clean energy 18.60 2020 percent
 Energy use per $1000 GDP 74.62 2015 kilograms of oil equivalent
 Electricity from renewable sources, kWh 168,389.00 2015 million kWh
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions 603,351 2020 kt
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per capita 7.26 2020 metric tons
 Greenhouse gas emissions 692,751 2020 kt of CO2 equivalent
 GDP per unit of energy 12.47 2015 GDP per kg of oil equivalent
 Energy imports 61.40 2015 percent
 Natural resources income 0.08 2021 percent
 Oil revenue 0.01 2021 percent
 Natural gas revenue 0.02 2021 percent
 Access to electricity 100.00 2021 percent
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