In 2019, total U.S. primary energy consumption per person (or per capita consumption) was about 305 million British thermal units (Btu).
In 2018, U.S. per capita energy consumption was about 309 million Btu. At the state level in 2018, Wyoming had the highest per capita total primary energy consumption at about 967 million Btu per person, mainly because it had the highest per capita industrial sector energy consumption of any state. Rhode Island had the lowest per capita total primary energy consumption at about 186 million Btu per person. In the residential sector, North Dakota had the highest per capita residential energy consumption in 2018 at about 100 million Btu, and Hawaii had the lowest per capita residential energy consumption at about 24 million Btu per person. The U.S. average residential energy consumption per capita in 2018 was about 66 million Btu.
The world average per capita consumption of primary energy in 2018 was about 78 million Btu.
Historical U.S. per capita energy consumption estimates (Table 1.7)
Energy Consumption Estimates per Capita by End-Use Sector, Ranked by State
International per capita energy consumption for the world and countries
International primary energy consumption for the world and countries
International population statistics for the world and countries
Historical data on U.S. energy consumption by energy source (Table 1.3)
Historical data on U.S. energy consumption by sector
Energy units and calculators
Last updated: December 28, 2020