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What is the United States’ share of world energy consumption?

In 2017, U.S. total primary energy consumption was about 98 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu), which was about 17% of total world primary energy consumption of about 582 quadrillion Btu.

Learn more:
International Energy Statistics: Primary energy consumption for the world and countries
U.S. annual primary energy consumption by source

Last updated: June 10, 2020


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