World Energy Consumption

161,471 TWh

was the total world energy consumption in 2018.

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

85%

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.