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Australian energy balance

The figure shows the Australian energy balance of production, consumption and net exports in petajoules from 1978–79 to 2018–19. Australia is a net exporter of energy, including coal and natural gas, with net exports equal to around two-thirds of production.

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  1977–78 1978–79 1979–80 1980–81 1981–82 1982–83 1983–84 1984–85 1985–86 1986–87 1987–88 1988–89 1989–90 1990–91 1991–92 1992–93 1993–94 1994–95 1995–96 1996–97 1997–98 1998–99 1999–00 2000–01 2001–02 2002–03 2003–04 2004–05 2005–06 2006–07 2007–08 2008–09 2009–10 2010–11 2011–12 2012–13 2013–14 2014–15 2015–16 2016–17 2017–18
Production 3,700.7 3,749.5 3,802.7 4,193.8 4,380.8 4,552.8 4,911.2 5,558.8 6,015.3 6,435.1 6,127.6 6,430.2 7,001.4 7,235.5 7,587.5 7,705.5 7,752.2 8,351.9 8,438.4 8,898.9 9,549.6 9,413.9 10,131.1 10,729.3 11,055.5 11,090.6 11,136.3 11,747.2 11,825.7 12,574.9 12,579.5 13,070.2 13,953.5 13,582.7 14,054.8 15,211.9 16,182.3 16,685.4 17,076.7 17,923.7 18,602.9
Consumption 2,985.1 3,053.1 3,131.4 3,146.3 3,237.6 3,122.7 3,221.2 3,370.7 3,402.5 3,514.4 3,623.0 3,832.7 3,945.9 3,949.9 3,982.7 4,081.8 4,181.9 4,365.4 4,505.5 4,611.1 4,777.6 4,884.7 4,971.0 5,011.8 5,097.0 5,138.7 5,284.8 5,399.2 5,546.7 5,724.0 5,738.3 5,843.6 5,823.1 5,902.2 5,888.0 5,918.5 5,895.9 5,900.8 6,044.6 6,119.4 6,171.7
Net exports 682.5 739.4 803.7 937.3 922.2 1,208.1 1,712.1 2,377.7 2,576.9 2,641.0 2,845.3 2,586.1 2,882.1 3,281.2 3,619.2 3,642.7 3,636.5 3,931.1 3,926.6 4,177.5 4,767.9 4,679.3 5,229.4 5,868.1 5,915.5 6,060.5 6,186.8 6,496.7 6,381.9 6,747.1 6,747.8 7,043.2 8,066.4 7,830.0 8,161.5 9,212.5 10,263.7 10,863.4 11,361.0 11,815.7 12,284.7