U.K. Fossil Fuel Consumption 1960-2021

Fossil fuel comprises coal, oil, petroleum, and natural gas products.
  • U.K. fossil fuel consumption for 2015 was 80.35%, a 2.36% decline from 2014.
  • U.K. fossil fuel consumption for 2014 was 82.72%, a 0.84% decline from 2013.
  • U.K. fossil fuel consumption for 2013 was 83.56%, a 1.58% decline from 2012.
  • U.K. fossil fuel consumption for 2012 was 85.14%, a 0.42% 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%
U.K. Fossil Fuel Consumption - Historical Data
Year % of Total Energy Use Annual Change
2015 80.35% -2.36%
2014 82.72% -0.84%
2013 83.56% -1.58%
2012 85.14% -0.42%
2011 85.56% -2.60%
2010 88.17% 0.80%
2009 87.37% -2.81%
2008 90.18% 0.56%
2007 89.62% 1.01%
2006 88.61% 0.45%
2005 88.16% -0.46%
2004 88.62% -0.21%
2003 88.83% 0.29%
2002 88.53% 0.71%
2001 87.83% -0.58%
2000 88.41% 1.18%
1999 87.24% 0.46%
1998 86.77% 0.05%
1997 86.72% -0.85%
1996 87.57% -0.14%
1995 87.71% -0.08%
1994 87.79% 0.00%
1993 87.79% -1.42%
1992 89.21% -0.99%
1991 90.20% -0.45%
1990 90.65% 0.72%
1989 89.93% -1.36%
1988 91.29% -1.05%
1987 92.34% 0.27%
1986 92.07% 0.17%
1985 91.90% -0.53%
1984 92.42% -0.53%
1983 92.96% -0.85%
1982 93.81% -0.86%
1981 94.66% -0.31%
1980 94.97% -0.26%
1979 95.23% 0.09%
1978 95.14% 0.32%
1977 94.82% -0.40%
1976 95.21% -0.66%
1975 95.87% 0.21%
1974 95.66% -0.84%
1973 96.50% 0.30%
1972 96.20% -0.22%
1971 96.42% -0.07%
1970 96.48% 0.50%
1969 95.99% -0.19%
1968 96.17% -0.31%
1967 96.49% -0.39%
1966 96.88% -0.74%
1965 97.62% -0.99%
1964 98.61% -0.26%
1963 98.87% -0.34%
1962 99.21% -0.16%
1961 99.37% -0.10%
1960 99.46% -0.10%