International Energy Sources Statistics

Color Coding Key
GREEN Ranked 1st for statistic
RED Ranked last for statistic

Each country is compared in a breakdown of statistics of its use of fossil fuels and renewable energies.

  % of Primary Energy Supply Renewable Energy Greendex
  Total fossil share Renewables (overall) Clean energy investment per capita Total renewable energy capacity per capita 2010 Score Total Energy Consumption
Australia 94.4 5.6 235 3.17 50.3 127.7
Canada 74.9 16.9 134 3.48 47.9 351.8
Denmark 80.4 17.4     N/A N/A
France 51.0 7.7 70 2.26 48.9 268.7
Germany 79.5 8.7 276 8.59 48.9 346.4
Italy 87.5 9.7 250 5.37 N/A N/A
Japan 81.0 3.3 128 2.11 49.7 543.3
Netherlands 93.1 4.0     N/A N/A
Norway 58.8 43.3     N/A N/A
Sweden 32.7 34.8     50.7 N/A
United Kingdom 81.3 3.2 136 2.52 49.6 234.1
United States 84.1 5.4 118 4.42 45.0 2,377.5

Source:

View HDRView Graphical Data

UN Development Programme HDR 2013, for 2011.

View PEW report

Clean energy investment per capita View Graphical Data

U.S. dollars invested per capita. International Comparisons adds that per capita calculation as PEW is more concerned with the bottom line ($) with this annual report.

Total renewable energy per capita View Graphical Data

Gigowats per 10,000,000 people.

Denmark, The Netherlands, and Sweden's statistics are included under "Other EU-27" which accumulates the combined figures for the 27 European Union member states that were not reported individually.

Visit Greendex website from National Geographic

National Geographic: Consumer Choice and the Environment is the first survey to compare the personal consumption and environment in several countries. Survey covers 65 variables such as food source and consumption, housing, transportation, energy, waste, appliances, and attitudes. Respondents were scored by the environmental impact of their consumption.

Greendex score View Graphical Data

Total energy consumption View Graphical Data

Total energy consumption measured per capita in kilograms of equivalent oil. Figures are from 2008 report (not available in 2010).