New Zealand Fossil Fuel Consumption 1960-2021

Fossil fuel comprises coal, oil, petroleum, and natural gas products.
  • New Zealand fossil fuel consumption for 2015 was 59.75%, a 0.1% decline from 2014.
  • New Zealand fossil fuel consumption for 2014 was 59.85%, a 0.99% decline from 2013.
  • New Zealand fossil fuel consumption for 2013 was 60.83%, a 1.4% decline from 2012.
  • New Zealand fossil fuel consumption for 2012 was 62.24%, a 2.48% increase from 2011.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
New Zealand Fossil Fuel Consumption - Historical Data
Year % of Total Energy Use Annual Change
2015 59.75% -0.10%
2014 59.85% -0.99%
2013 60.83% -1.40%
2012 62.24% 2.48%
2011 59.76% -1.30%
2010 61.05% -3.08%
2009 64.13% -2.72%
2008 66.85% -0.73%
2007 67.58% -0.05%
2006 67.63% -0.55%
2005 68.18% -0.08%
2004 68.26% -1.76%
2003 70.02% 0.25%
2002 69.77% -2.03%
2001 71.80% 2.34%
2000 69.46% -1.35%
1999 70.82% 1.22%
1998 69.60% -2.45%
1997 72.05% 2.24%
1996 69.81% 1.92%
1995 67.89% -0.56%
1994 68.45% 0.14%
1993 68.31% -0.72%
1992 69.03% 1.98%
1991 67.05% 0.30%
1990 66.75% -0.70%
1989 67.44% -1.94%
1988 69.39% 0.03%
1987 69.36% -0.32%
1986 69.69% -1.69%
1985 71.38% 3.12%
1984 68.26% 1.32%
1983 66.94% -1.10%
1982 68.04% 3.50%
1981 64.54% -0.22%
1980 64.77% -1.01%
1979 65.78% -3.33%
1978 69.10% -2.01%
1977 71.12% 1.89%
1976 69.22% 4.22%
1975 65.00% -3.61%
1974 68.61% -2.22%
1973 70.83% 1.20%
1972 69.63% 1.97%
1971 67.66% -2.32%
1970 69.99% 0.76%
1969 69.23% 0.81%
1968 68.41% -0.71%
1967 69.12% 1.50%
1966 67.63% -0.04%
1965 67.66% -0.92%
1964 68.58% -0.32%
1963 68.90% -2.13%
1962 71.04% -6.29%
1961 77.33% -1.95%
1960 79.28% -1.95%