Energy Imports (As % of Energy Use) rose to 21.0% in World in 2015

Energy Imports (As % of Energy Use) (%)
Energy & Utility | World | December 26, 2018
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Energy imports as of total energy use reached 21.0 % in 2015 in World, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 952 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, energy imports as of total energy use in World reached an all time high of 29.5 % in 1970 and an all time low of -4.10 % in 1998. When compared to World's main peers, energy imports as of total energy use in Germany amounted to 61.4 %, 93.0 % in Japan and 7.31 % in USA in 2015.

World has been ranked 27th within the group of 36 countries we follow in terms of energy imports as of total energy use, 66 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Net energy imports are estimated as energy use less production, both measured in oil equivalents.

Energy Imports (As % of Energy Use) Unit 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Austria % 63.9% 64.8% 65.4% 62.0% 63.4%
Belgium % 73.4% 74.3% 71.4% 73.7% 73.2%
Canada % -50.2% -51.4% -53.0% -59.1% -64.4%
China % 10.4% 11.4% 11.9% 14.4% 14.8% ...
France % 49.2% 48.2% 46.1% 46.8% 46.4%
Germany % 59.3% 60.7% 60.6% 60.7% 62.1%
India % 27.5% 28.3% 29.4% 31.5% 32.5% ...
Japan % 80.4% 80.1% 88.9% 93.8% 93.9%
Mexico % -24.7% -22.7% -18.0% -14.0% -12.7%
Poland % 28.6% 33.2% 32.5% 27.0% 27.3%
Russia % -84.0% -85.8% -80.0% -77.9% -83.8% ...
South Korea % 80.7% 82.0% 82.0% 82.4% 83.5%
USA % 22.1% 22.2% 18.6% 15.7% 13.9%
World % -2.89% -2.10% -3.13% -2.73% -3.07%