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A clickable guide to the world's energy use

Use our interactive graphic to find out which countries were using up Earth's resources fastest in 2011, and which ones were taking a lead on renewable energy.

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Energy use in million tonnes of oil equivalent (Mtoe)
0 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 900 1,000 1,100 1,200 1,300 1,400 1,500 1,600 1,700 1,800 1,900 2,000 2,100 2,200 2,300 2,400 2,500 2,600 2,700 2,800 2,900 3,000 3,100
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Europe & Eurasia
Asia Pacific
South & Central America
Africa
North America
Middle East
Algeria
Argentina
Australia
Austria
Belgium
Brazil
Canada
Chile
Mainland China
Colombia
Czech Republic
Egypt
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hong Kong
India
Indonesia
Iran
Italy
Japan
Kazakhstan
Kuwait
Malaysia
Mexico
Netherlands
Norway
Pakistan
Philippines
Poland
Qatar
Romania
Russia
Saudi Arabia
Singapore
South Africa
South Korea
Spain
Sweden
Taiwan
Thailand
Turkey
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States
Uzbekistan
Venezuela
Vietnam

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Source: BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2012

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Nature
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doi:10.1038/nature.2012.11927
  • This graphic, designed by Chris Ryan, was originally published on 28 November as part of the News Feature 'Awash with carbon'.

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