Ireland Fossil Fuel Consumption 1960-2021

Fossil fuel comprises coal, oil, petroleum, and natural gas products.
  • Ireland fossil fuel consumption for 2015 was 85.34%, a 0.91% increase from 2014.
  • Ireland fossil fuel consumption for 2014 was 84.44%, a 1.84% decline from 2013.
  • Ireland fossil fuel consumption for 2013 was 86.28%, a 0.58% decline from 2012.
  • Ireland fossil fuel consumption for 2012 was 86.86%, a 1.47% 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%
Ireland Fossil Fuel Consumption - Historical Data
Year % of Total Energy Use Annual Change
2015 85.34% 0.91%
2014 84.44% -1.84%
2013 86.28% -0.58%
2012 86.86% -1.47%
2011 88.32% -1.68%
2010 90.00% 1.12%
2009 88.89% -1.04%
2008 89.92% -1.01%
2007 90.93% -0.04%
2006 90.97% 0.06%
2005 90.92% -2.36%
2004 93.28% 1.27%
2003 92.00% 0.54%
2002 91.46% -1.06%
2001 92.52% 0.01%
2000 92.52% 0.72%
1999 91.80% 1.73%
1998 90.06% 0.76%
1997 89.30% -0.15%
1996 89.45% 1.39%
1995 88.06% 1.20%
1994 86.85% 0.70%
1993 86.16% 1.60%
1992 84.56% -0.87%
1991 85.43% 0.37%
1990 85.06% 0.08%
1989 84.98% 1.09%
1988 83.89% -0.79%
1987 84.68% -0.82%
1986 85.51% 3.00%
1985 82.50% -2.50%
1984 85.00% 1.23%
1983 83.77% -0.57%
1982 84.35% -1.22%
1981 85.56% 0.42%
1980 85.14% -0.51%
1979 85.65% 2.77%
1978 82.88% 1.74%
1977 81.14% 0.24%
1976 80.90% 0.02%
1975 80.88% -1.42%
1974 82.30% -2.08%
1973 84.38% 4.12%
1972 80.26% 0.47%
1971 79.79% 1.93%
1970 77.86% 4.20%
1969 73.66% 2.71%
1968 70.95% -4.99%
1967 75.94% -0.35%
1966 76.29% -1.28%
1965 77.57% 5.28%
1964 72.29% 1.17%
1963 71.11% 1.03%
1962 70.09% 0.65%
1961 69.44% 2.20%
1960 67.24% 2.20%