Primary energy supply - worldwide by source 2016

Distribution of primary energy supply worldwide in 2016, by source

by Statista Research Department, last edited Nov 1, 2018
Primary energy supply - worldwide by source 2016 This statistic shows the global distribution of energy supply in 2016, with a breakdown by source. Nuclear energy accounted for just under five percent of the world's total energy supply, which stood at just approximately 13.8 billion metric tons of oil equivalent in 2017.
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Distribution of primary energy supply worldwide in 2016, by source

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Share of energy supply
Oil31.9%
Coal*27.1%
Natural gas22.1%
Biofuels/
waste
9.8%
Nuclear energy4.9%
Hydro2.5%
Other**1.7%
Share of energy supply
Oil31.9%
Coal*27.1%
Natural gas22.1%
Biofuels/
waste
9.8%
Nuclear energy4.9%
Hydro2.5%
Other**1.7%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Nov 1, 2018
This statistic shows the global distribution of energy supply in 2016, with a breakdown by source. Nuclear energy accounted for just under five percent of the world's total energy supply, which stood at just approximately 13.8 billion metric tons of oil equivalent in 2017.
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