Australia Fossil Fuel Consumption 1960-2021

Fossil fuel comprises coal, oil, petroleum, and natural gas products.
  • Australia fossil fuel consumption for 2015 was 89.63%, a 3.76% decline from 2014.
  • Australia fossil fuel consumption for 2014 was 93.39%, a 0.32% decline from 2013.
  • Australia fossil fuel consumption for 2013 was 93.71%, a 0.67% decline from 2012.
  • Australia fossil fuel consumption for 2012 was 94.38%, a 0.04% decline from 2011.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Total Energy Use
Israel 97.38%
Netherlands 93.46%
Japan 93.03%
Poland 90.29%
Australia 89.63%
Ireland 85.34%
Greece 82.57%
United States 82.43%
South Korea 81.03%
Luxembourg 80.56%
United Kingdom 80.35%
Italy 79.95%
Germany 78.86%
Czech Republic 77.73%
Portugal 77.02%
Belgium 75.87%
Chile 74.65%
Canada 74.09%
Spain 72.96%
Hungary 69.55%
Austria 65.66%
Denmark 64.93%
Slovak Republic 64.09%
Slovenia 61.11%
New Zealand 59.75%
Norway 56.95%
Switzerland 50.17%
France 46.49%
Finland 40.21%
Sweden 25.12%
Estonia 13.06%
Iceland 11.29%
Australia Fossil Fuel Consumption - Historical Data
Year % of Total Energy Use Annual Change
2015 89.63% -3.76%
2014 93.39% -0.32%
2013 93.71% -0.67%
2012 94.38% -0.04%
2011 94.42% 0.00%
2010 94.42% -1.09%
2009 95.51% 1.16%
2008 94.35% 0.06%
2007 94.29% 0.01%
2006 94.28% 0.07%
2005 94.22% 0.15%
2004 94.07% 0.18%
2003 93.89% -2.00%
2002 95.89% -2.16%
2001 98.05% 8.72%
2000 89.33% -4.60%
1999 93.93% 0.05%
1998 93.88% 0.37%
1997 93.51% -0.14%
1996 93.65% -0.18%
1995 93.83% -0.05%
1994 93.89% 0.13%
1993 93.76% -0.58%
1992 94.34% 0.65%
1991 93.69% -0.22%
1990 93.91% 0.06%
1989 93.85% 0.27%
1988 93.58% -0.16%
1987 93.74% 0.32%
1986 93.42% 0.54%
1985 92.88% -0.33%
1984 93.21% 0.36%
1983 92.85% -0.08%
1982 92.93% 0.15%
1981 92.78% -0.41%
1980 93.18% 0.36%
1979 92.82% 0.17%
1978 92.66% -0.02%
1977 92.68% 0.79%
1976 91.89% 0.11%
1975 91.78% -0.05%
1974 91.83% -0.27%
1973 92.10% 0.79%
1972 91.31% 0.13%
1971 91.18% -0.35%
1970 91.53% 1.26%
1969 90.27% 0.16%
1968 90.10% 0.60%
1967 89.50% 0.26%
1966 89.24% 1.20%
1965 88.04% 0.07%
1964 87.98% 0.85%
1963 87.13% 0.06%
1962 87.07% 0.82%
1961 86.25% 0.35%
1960 85.91% 0.35%