Share of China in the global energy consumption in 2021: +1.5 point compared to 2019.
After falling by 4.5% in 2020, global energy consumption rebounded by 5% in 2021.
Global energy consumption rebounded with a 5% growth in 2021, after a 4.5% decline in 2020, in a context of global pandemic. This rebound is 3 points above the 2%/year average over the 2000-2019 period. In value, the 2021 global energy consumption stands above the 2019 levels. Energy consumption increased in most countries, +5.2% in China (after a +2.2% in 2020), +4.7% in India (after a -5.6% in 2020), +4.7% in the United States (after a -8.6% drop in 2020), +9% in Russia (after a -4% in 2020), +4.5% in the EU (after a -6.8% in 2020). Energy consumption also increased in most regions: +9% in the CIS, +5% in Latin America, +7% in Africa except Middle East (-0.4%) and the Pacific (-2.5%).
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