U.S. Energy Information Administration - EIA - Independent Statistics and Analysis
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What is the United States’ share of world energy consumption?
In 2012, world total primary energy consumption was about 529 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu). Primary energy consumption in the United States was about 95 quadrillion Btu, equal to 18% of world total primary energy consumption.
Last updated: February 10, 2015
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