Japan: Energy use per capita

(measure: kilograms of oil equivalent; Source: The World Bank)
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Japan: Energy use per capita, 1960 - 2015:

For that indicator, we provide data for Japan from 1960 to 2015. The average value for Japan during that period was 3066.04 kilograms of oil equivalent with a minimum of 867.2 kilograms of oil equivalent in 1960 and a maximum of 4083.83 kilograms of oil equivalent in 2000. The latest value from 2015 is 3428.56 kilograms of oil equivalent. For comparison, the world average in 2015 based on 35 countries is 4155.99 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 Japan 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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