China- primary energy consumption by fuel type 2010-2018

The statistic shows China's primary energy consumption in 2010 to 2018, by fuel type. In 2018, China's natural gas consumption came to almost 243.3 million tons oil equivalent. China's energy consumption levels are highly dependent on its growing population as well as its political conditions.

Primary energy consumption in China in 2010 to 2018, by fuel type

CoalOilHydroelectricityNatural GasRenewablesNuclear Energy
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Release date

June 2019



Survey time period

2010 to 2018

Supplementary notes

In this statistic, primary energy comprises commercially traded fuels, including modern renewables used to generate electricity. Not included are fuels such as wood, peat and animals waste. Even though they present important energy sources in some countries, there are few reliable statistics available regarding their consumption.

Oil consumption was measured in million tons; other fuels in million tons of oil equivalent.
Figures prior to 2017 are taken from previous editions of BP's statistical reviews.

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