U.S. Fossil Fuel Consumption 1960-2021

Fossil fuel comprises coal, oil, petroleum, and natural gas products.
  • U.S. fossil fuel consumption for 2015 was 82.43%, a 0.66% decline from 2014.
  • U.S. fossil fuel consumption for 2014 was 83.09%, a 0.15% increase from 2013.
  • U.S. fossil fuel consumption for 2013 was 82.94%, a 0.5% decline from 2012.
  • U.S. fossil fuel consumption for 2012 was 83.44%, a 0.28% 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.S. Fossil Fuel Consumption - Historical Data
Year % of Total Energy Use Annual Change
2015 82.43% -0.66%
2014 83.09% 0.15%
2013 82.94% -0.50%
2012 83.44% -0.28%
2011 83.71% -0.44%
2010 84.15% 0.00%
2009 84.15% -0.81%
2008 84.97% -0.65%
2007 85.61% -0.01%
2006 85.63% -0.39%
2005 86.02% -0.11%
2004 86.12% -0.15%
2003 86.28% 0.03%
2002 86.25% -0.10%
2001 86.35% 0.47%
2000 85.88% 0.10%
1999 85.78% -0.30%
1998 86.09% -0.37%
1997 86.46% 0.95%
1996 85.51% 0.04%
1995 85.47% -0.44%
1994 85.91% -0.21%
1993 86.12% 0.54%
1992 85.57% -0.12%
1991 85.69% -0.74%
1990 86.44% -0.66%
1989 87.09% 0.02%
1988 87.08% -0.30%
1987 87.38% -0.28%
1986 87.66% -0.65%
1985 88.30% -0.60%
1984 88.90% -0.55%
1983 89.46% -0.59%
1982 90.04% -0.79%
1981 90.83% -0.59%
1980 91.43% -0.38%
1979 91.80% 0.06%
1978 91.74% -0.68%
1977 92.42% -0.58%
1976 93.01% -0.09%
1975 93.10% -1.06%
1974 94.16% -0.82%
1973 94.98% -0.39%
1972 95.37% -0.28%
1971 95.64% -0.28%
1970 95.92% 0.06%
1969 95.86% -0.06%
1968 95.92% -0.06%
1967 95.98% 0.02%
1966 95.96% 0.10%
1965 95.86% 0.06%
1964 95.80% 0.03%
1963 95.77% 0.16%
1962 95.61% 0.04%
1961 95.57% 0.04%
1960 95.53% 0.04%