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How much of world energy production and consumption is from renewable energy?

According to EIA's International Energy Statistics, the amounts and percentage shares of renewable energy production and consumption in 2022 are:

Total energy (quadrillion Btu)598.7600.6
         Share of total  7%  6%
Total liquid fuels (million b/d) 100.1100.0
         Share of total3%3%
Total electricity (trillion kWh)28.626.6
         Share of total30%NA
Data source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, International Energy Statistics, as of April 15, 2024; data are subject to change since last update
Note: Btu=British thermal Units; b/d=barrels per day; kWh = kilowatthours; NA=not available

Learn more:
International energy statistics; historical data for the world, regions, and countries
International Energy Outlook; projections for the world, regions, and countries

Last updated: April 15, 2024.

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