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Australian energy production - fuel type

This figure shows Australian energy production by fuel type in petajoules from 1978–79 to 2018–19. Domestic production of primary energy increased by 6 per cent in 2018–19, to reach 19,711 petajoules. Coal accounted for around two-thirds of Australia’s energy production in 2018-19, followed by natural gas.

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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
Black coal 1902.6 1916.3 1964.9 2325.3 2440.5 2658.4 2826.6 3203.5 3596.7 3955.1 3610.5 3951.4 4234.0 4396.0 4680.1 4778.0 4786.6 5173.2 5232.0 5580.0 5980.0 5993.9 6375.8 6882.6 7282.3 7287.3 7535.2 8054.8 8141.3 8631.9 8651.1 9008.9 9759.3 9244.4 9885.3 10901.5 11841.6 12195.7 12101.5 12161.8 12370.1
Brown coal 297.4 312.9 321.0 312.0 357.7 329.4 316.5 369.2 350.1 405.0 424.9 474.8 450.7 484.1 497.3 466.8 474.2 492.0 514.4 559.1 636.5 669.0 670.3 666.0 669.5 731.9 726.6 737.3 744.7 728.2 732.4 751.9 759.4 736.9 744.6 644.8 626.0 697.4 624.6 584.2 473.3
Oil and LPG 1016.0 1005.2 959.8 933.5 908.7 893.7 1075.6 1247.8 1280.5 1269.7 1260.9 1145.1 1284.1 1276.3 1253.5 1236.1 1171.1 1249.6 1216.0 1249.2 1374.2 1135.7 1501.9 1539.6 1457.9 1359.2 1156.7 1063.7 984.1 1154.0 1064.4 1134.2 1090.4 1036.8 976.3 867.6 835.6 785.5 753.9 669.6 646.3
Natural gas 283.1 314.9 362.6 416.0 461.9 466.2 490.0 523.3 570.7 588.4 610.5 627.8 797.3 840.4 932.1 978.1 1064.9 1174.9 1204.1 1225.7 1275.5 1332.6 1316.5 1374.8 1388.9 1435.6 1438.7 1611.1 1671.2 1772.5 1845.2 1935.6 2062.1 2270.3 2155.1 2464.1 2534.5 2659.3 3236.8 4129.5 4731.2
Renewables 201.6 200.2 194.4 207.0 212.0 205.1 202.5 215.0 217.3 216.9 220.8 231.1 235.3 238.7 224.5 246.5 255.4 262.2 271.9 284.9 283.4 282.7 266.6 266.3 256.9 276.5 279.1 280.2 284.5 288.3 286.4 239.6 282.3 294.2 293.6 333.9 344.6 347.5 360.0 378.7 382.1