2015 Australia Key Figures
Population: 23.9 million
GDP growth rate: 2.48 %/year
Energy independence: 100%
Total consumption/GDP:* 84.8 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 16.0 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 6.36%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Per capita energy consumption is relatively high, at about 5.3 toe, i.e. 70% higher than in the European Union. Per capita electricity consumption is9 200 kWh (2015).

Total energy consumption increased regularly between 2000 and 2013, at an average pace of 1.4%/year. Since 2013, it has...

Australia energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Australia's production of liquid hydrocarbons (crude oil, condensates and LPG) was 18.1 Mt in 2015; it has almost halved since it peaked in 2000 due to the decline in the production from mature basins. Australia's two largest producing basins, Carnarvon Basin in north-western Australia and...

Asia Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Oil products consumption

The consumption of oil products has been increasing since 2000 (almost 1.7%/year), despite slight reductions in 2008 and 2009 and a flat year in 2014. The transport sector alone accounts for about 64% of consumption.



Asia Refineries Dataset

 Refined oil products production

Natural gas consumption

Natural gas consumption increased very rapidly between 2007 and 2014 (2.7%/year). In 2015, consumption decreased by 6.4%, mainly due to the decrease of gas' share in industry and residential consumption (-2 points each in 2015). Electricity production accounts for 38% of the consumption,...

Asia LNG Trade Dataset

 Natural gas domestic consumption

Coal consumption

Coal consumption declined slowly between 2009 and 2014 due to stable power production and an increased share produced from gas. In 2015, coal consumption increased by 1.8% due to the increase of coal share in industry consumption. More than 90% of the consumption goes to the electricity sector...

 Coal and lignite domestic consumption

Power consumption

Electricity consumption has been increasing by about 0.2%/year since 2007, following a period of steady growth (2.4%/year, on average, over 2000-2007). Industry is the main user of electricity with 36% of electricity consumption, followed by households (28%) and services (27%).


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