Which Country Has the Most Energy Intensive Economy?

GDP Per Unit of Energy Use (PPP $ Per kg of Oil Equivalent) (USD), 2015 or latest
Energy & Utility | May 17, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 137 countries in 2015, South Sudan ranked the highest in GDP per unit of energy use in PPP prices per kg of oil equivalent with USD 33.7 followed by Hong Kong and Ireland. On the other end of the scale was Dem. Republic of the Congo with USD 2.13, Trinidad and Tobago with USD 2.28 and Mozambique with USD 2.67.

Data for more countries are available at GDP Per Unit of Energy Use (PPP $ Per kg of Oil Equivalent) indicator page.

GDP Per Unit of Energy Use (PPP $ Per kg of Oil Equivalent) Unit 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Colombia USD 15.0 15.6 17.0 17.9 17.8 ...
Cuba USD 15.8 17.9 18.9 18.7 20.3 ... ...
Denmark USD 12.1 12.2 13.7 14.5 15.0
Dominican Republic USD 13.7 14.3 14.8 14.7 16.6 ...
Hong Kong USD 20.8 24.2 24.0 25.7 27.6 ...
Ireland USD 13.2 13.7 15.7 16.2 17.0
Luxembourg USD 10.3 10.3 11.4 11.9 13.1
Malta USD 13.9 13.8 14.4 14.1 17.2 ...
Mauritius USD 14.8 14.8 15.7 16.3 16.7 ...
Panama USD 15.4 15.5 16.2 17.5 19.4 ...
Peru USD 16.6 15.3 16.4 16.5 17.8 ...
Singapore USD 14.5 14.1 14.8 15.9 16.8 ...
South Sudan USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 26.5 33.2 ...
Sri Lanka USD 17.1 17.3 17.9 18.5 21.8 ...
Switzerland USD 14.9 15.9 17.5 18.1 18.2