World Energy Consumption

161,471 TWh

was the total world energy consumption in 2018.

20 years ago, that number was 111,951 TWh.


of this energy was provided by oil, coal, and gas.

Renewable energy sources accounted for about 10%.

69.6 TWh (43.1%)

of the overall energy was consumed in Asia Pacific.

North America (32.9 TWh) and Europe (23.6) follow on second and third place.