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Australian Energy Statistics

The Australian Energy Statistics is the authoritative and official source of energy statistics for Australia and forms the basis of Australia’s international reporting obligations. It is updated annually and consists of historical energy consumption, production and trade statistics.

The dataset is accompanied by the Australian Energy Update report, which contains an overview and analysis of the latest trends.

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This infographic shows a snapshot of important and interesting facts raised in the report: It reads: Australian Energy Statistics in 2018–19. 

The graphics in order are: Energy consumption 1% up; $304 million GDP for every PJ consumed; 19% Energy Productivity improvement (economic output/energy consumption) over the last decade; 39% of energy consumption was oil; 56% electricity generation from coal in 2019 ; diesel use up 52% petrol use down 6% over the last 10 years; coal exports grew 3%; net exports were two thirds of production; 36% natural gas use is to generate electricity; 16% natural gas production growth, 50% growth in solar generation; 21% electricity generation from renewables in 2019

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Australian Energy Statistics by state and territory

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