Ireland: Energy imports

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 Ireland

Energy imports as percent of total energy use

 Latest value 85.67
 Year 2015
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2015
 Average 76.04
 Min - Max 56.21 - 90.68
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Ireland from 1960 to 2015. The average value for Ireland during that period was 76.04 percent with a minimum of 56.21 percent in 1984 and a maximum of 90.68 percent in 2007. The latest value from 2015 is 85.67 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2015 based on 34 countries is 20.74 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Ireland - Energy imports - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Ireland - Energy imports - historical chart - 1960-2015




We show the energy imports for Ireland 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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