Who Consumes the Most of Energy per Capita?

Energy Use (kg of Oil Equivalent Per Capita) (kg), 2015 or latest
Energy & Utility | May 17, 2019
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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 18,563 kg followed by Iceland and Trinidad and Tobago. On the other end of the scale was South Sudan with 60.7 kg, Niger with 151 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 0.064 % less than in the previous year and 8.05 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average energy use in terms of kg of oil equivalent per capita reached an all time high of 1,921 kg in 2014 and an all time low of 1,336 kg in 1971. The average annual growth amounted to 0.827 % 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 10,340 10,208 9,912 9,658 10,417 ...
Brunei kg 7,929 8,337 9,829 9,581 7,498 ...
Canada kg 7,797 7,788 7,911 7,725 7,728
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 11,143 10,699 10,148 10,953 9,708 ...
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 5,486 6,154 6,800 6,833 6,583 ...
Qatar kg 15,234 15,532 16,031 18,056 17,927 ...
Saudi Arabia kg 6,250 6,763 6,308 6,888 6,418 ...
Trinidad and Tobago kg 14,203 15,109 14,791 14,347 14,537 ...
USA kg 7,057 7,161 7,030 6,872 6,906
United Arab Emirates kg 7,820 7,459 7,418 7,684 7,767 ...