India: Energy use per capita

(measure: kilograms of oil equivalent; Source: The World Bank)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

India: Energy use per capita

: For that indicator, we provide data for India from 1971 to 2014. The average value for India during that period was 384.96 kilograms of oil equivalent with a minimum of 267.31 kilograms of oil equivalent in 1972 and a maximum of 636.57 kilograms of oil equivalent in 2014. The latest value from 2014 is 636.57 kilograms of oil equivalent. For comparison, the world average in 2014 based on 132 countries is 2620.85 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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The energy use per capita in India 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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