* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
India: Energy use per capita: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for India from 1971 to 2014. The average value for India during that period was 386.13 kilograms of oil equivalent with a minumum of 268.08 kilograms of oil equivalent in 1972 and a maximum of 637.43 kilograms of oil equivalent in 2014. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.