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Global distribution of final fuel consumption by fuel 1973-2018

Oil is the most consumed energy source worldwide, and accounted for more than 40 percent of the world's 9,938 million metric ton consumption in 2018. Oil has had the highest global share of total final consumption since 1973.

Distribution of fuel consumption worldwide in 1973 and 2018, by fuel type

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Release date

August 2020



Survey time period

1973 and 2018

Supplementary notes

* Includes peat and oil shale. ** Figures are estimates for a number of countries.
*** Includes geothermal, solar, wind. heat, etc.

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