U.S. Energy Information Administration - EIA - Independent Statistics and Analysis
Frequently Asked Questions
How much of the world's energy does the United States use?
In 2010, world total primary energy consumption was 511 quadrillion Btu. The United States' primary energy consumption was nearly 98 quadrillion Btu, nearly 19% of world total primary energy consumption.
Last updated: April 30, 2013
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