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Australian energy consumption - fuel type

Australian energy consumption - fuel type chart
The figure shows Australian energy consumption, by fuel type in PJ from 1977-78 to 2021-22. Energy consumption fell 0.1% in 2021-22 to reach 5,762 PJ. This compares with average falls of 0.2% a year over the past 10 years. Fossil fuels (coal, oil and gas) accounted for 91% of Australia’s primary energy mix in 2021-22.

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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 2018–19 2019–20 2020–21 2021–22
Coal 1,070.4 1,103.0 1,168.9 1,169.4 1,229.2 1,194.9 1,228.3 1,334.2 1,316.4 1,401.5 1,430.7 1,548.4 1,576.1 1,623.2 1,640.3 1,642.6 1,661.4 1,710.1 1,775.9 1,852.6 1,959.5 2,022.7 2,052.5 2,081.5 2,127.8 2,118.7 2,221.7 2,254.5 2,292.7 2,316.6 2,300.2 2,351.0 2,224.8 2,123.9 2,074.7 1,930.9 1,845.8 1,907.2 1,954.9 1,930.0 1,847.3 1,801.7 1,706.7 1,661.4 1,586.8
Oil 1,438.3 1,440.9 1,411.6 1,358.6 1,339.0 1,262.7 1,306.7 1,306.6 1,304.9 1,315.8 1,369.3 1,433.2 1,452.7 1,440.9 1,444.5 1,491.7 1,532.5 1,606.3 1,663.9 1,660.6 1,680.1 1,698.2 1,722.9 1,701.5 1,750.0 1,801.9 1,810.5 1,869.0 1,969.7 1,988.3 1,984.1 2,000.7 2,058.0 2,212.0 2,184.2 2,278.0 2,297.2 2,236.6 2,279.5 2,318.0 2,404.1 2,424.5 2,251.5 2,082.0 2,103.4
Gas 283.0 314.9 362.6 416.0 462.0 466.2 490.0 523.3 570.7 588.4 610.5 627.8 688.1 655.4 678.6 707.0 736.8 793.1 797.0 818.4 859.3 887.4 921.5 959.9 974.7 942.1 974.0 996.4 1,000.9 1,131.9 1,168.7 1,252.9 1,257.8 1,274.2 1,338.5 1,376.5 1,383.8 1,407.0 1,440.3 1,477.6 1,534.4 1,561.9 1,623.8 1,561.1 1,559.3
Renewables 201.2 199.6 193.6 206.0 210.7 203.5 200.9 212.9 214.9 214.5 218.4 228.7 233.0 236.3 221.9 243.8 252.3 258.8 267.2 280.1 278.2 278.3 274.1 268.9 244.5 214.4 217.5 220.5 220.3 226.2 231.4 239.9 282.6 294.6 293.8 333.5 344.2 347.7 360.2 379.1 382.5 400.2 418.8 464.6 512.5

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