Who Consumes the Most of Energy per Capita?

Energy Use (kg of Oil Equivalent Per Capita) (kg), 2015 or latest
Energy & Utility | December 30, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 140 countries in 2015, Qatar ranked the highest in energy use in terms of kg of oil equivalent per capita with 17,923 kg followed by Iceland and Trinidad and Tobago. On the other end of the scale was South Sudan with 66.3 kg, Niger with 150 kg and Eritrea with 164 kg.

Average energy use in terms of kg of oil equivalent per capita reached 1,919 kg in 2015 in the World according to World Bank / EIA. This is 0.181 % less than in the previous year and 7.97 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average energy use in terms of kg of oil equivalent per capita reached an all time high of 1,923 kg in 2014 and an all time low of 1,337 kg in 1971. The average annual growth amounted to 0.825 % since 1960.

Data for more countries are available at Energy Use (kg of Oil Equivalent Per Capita) indicator page.

Energy Use (kg of Oil Equivalent Per Capita) Unit 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Australia kg 5,863 5,793 5,745 5,575 5,468
Bahrain kg 10,339 10,208 9,913 9,660 10,420 ...
Brunei kg 7,926 8,337 9,837 9,599 7,522 ...
Canada kg 7,797 7,789 7,912 7,733 7,744
Finland kg 6,268 6,829 6,538 6,276 6,116
Iceland kg 16,911 17,023 18,158 17,630 18,178
Kuwait kg 11,134 10,721 10,221 11,106 9,907 ...
Luxembourg kg 7,952 8,329 8,056 7,722 7,312
Norway kg 6,484 6,935 5,650 5,906 6,416
Oman kg 5,499 6,154 6,771 6,768 6,490 ...
Qatar kg 14,643 14,890 15,371 17,344 17,266 ...
Saudi Arabia kg 6,258 6,764 6,301 6,872 6,395 ...
Trinidad and Tobago kg 14,211 15,109 14,776 14,312 14,479 ...
USA kg 7,057 7,162 7,031 6,873 6,907
United Arab Emirates kg 7,572 7,215 7,191 7,481 7,605 ...