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Region-wise primary energy consumption in world during 2018

Dilbag Singh | September 15, 2020 01:21 PM

 

NAKODAR Total consumption of primary energy was 13,864.9 million tonnes in world during 2018. The top 3 regions with respect to primary energy consumption during 2018 were Asia Pacific, North America and Europe, said a report based on data taken from the Union Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas which has been posted on website data.gov.in.

It said that consumption of primary energy was 5,985.8 million tonnes (43.2%) in Asia Pacific region during 2018, up by 4.14% against 5,748 million tonnes during 2017. Primary energy consumption in North America region was 2,755.5 million tonnes in 2017. It has jumped by 2.78% to 2,832 million tonnes (20.4%) during 2018 above 2017. We have observed annual growth of 3 basis points in consumption of primary energy in Europe region to 2,050.7 million tonnes (14.8%) during 2018 from 2,050 million tonnes during 2017.

Report said that primary energy consumption in CIS, Middle East, S. & Cent. America and Africa region was 930.5 million tonnes (6.7%), 902.3 million tonnes (6.5%), 702 million tonnes (5.1%) and 461.5 million tonnes (3.3%) respectively during 2018.

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