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Australian energy production - fuel type

Australian energy production, by fuel type chart
This figure shows Australian energy production by fuel type in petajoules from 1977–78 to 2017–18. Domestic production of primary energy increased by 4 per cent in 2017–18, to reach 18,603 petajoules. Coal accounted for more than two-thirds of Australia’s energy production in 2017-18, followed by natural gas.