South Africa Fossil Fuel Consumption 1971-2022

Fossil fuel comprises coal, oil, petroleum, and natural gas products.
  • South Africa fossil fuel consumption for 2014 was 86.79%, a 0.22% increase from 2013.
  • South Africa fossil fuel consumption for 2013 was 86.58%, a 0.58% decline from 2012.
  • South Africa fossil fuel consumption for 2012 was 87.16%, a 0.12% increase from 2011.
  • South Africa fossil fuel consumption for 2011 was 87.04%, a 0.42% decline from 2010.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Energy Use
Algeria 99.98%
Kazakhstan 99.17%
Libya 99.11%
Iran 99.02%
Azerbaijan 98.37%
Lebanon 97.62%
Jordan 97.61%
Malaysia 96.63%
Iraq 95.98%
Belarus 92.44%
Russia 92.14%
Mexico 90.28%
Turkey 89.54%
China 87.67%
Ecuador 86.88%
South Africa 86.79%
Dominican Republic 86.56%
Cuba 85.60%
Mauritius 84.54%
Serbia 83.87%
Jamaica 80.97%
Thailand 79.84%
Peru 79.56%
North Macedonia 79.43%
Bosnia 77.52%
Colombia 76.69%
Suriname 76.25%
Botswana 74.69%
Armenia 74.56%
Romania 72.52%
Bulgaria 71.05%
Namibia 66.72%
Montenegro 64.66%
Albania 61.42%
Brazil 59.11%
Costa Rica 49.88%
Guatemala 37.38%
Paraguay 33.70%
Gabon 22.79%
South Africa Fossil Fuel Consumption - Historical Data
Year % of Total Energy Use Annual Change
2014 86.79% 0.22%
2013 86.58% -0.58%
2012 87.16% 0.12%
2011 87.04% -0.42%
2010 87.46% -0.21%
2009 87.68% -0.47%
2008 88.15% 0.43%
2007 87.72% 0.60%
2006 87.11% -0.04%
2005 87.16% 0.16%
2004 86.99% 0.97%
2003 86.02% 1.13%
2002 84.90% -0.78%
2001 85.68% 1.43%
2000 84.24% -0.41%
1999 84.65% 0.20%
1998 84.46% -0.45%
1997 84.91% -0.09%
1996 84.99% -1.31%
1995 86.30% 0.15%
1994 86.15% -0.50%
1993 86.65% 1.50%
1992 85.15% -1.12%
1991 86.27% 0.11%
1990 86.16% 0.40%
1989 85.76% -1.41%
1988 87.17% -1.39%
1987 88.56% 0.51%
1986 88.04% -0.73%
1985 88.78% -0.57%
1984 89.35% -0.92%
1983 90.27% -0.24%
1982 90.51% 0.62%
1981 89.88% 0.85%
1980 89.03% 0.29%
1979 88.74% -0.33%
1978 89.07% 0.04%
1977 89.02% -0.20%
1976 89.22% 0.45%
1975 88.78% -0.38%
1974 89.16% -0.26%
1973 89.42% 0.24%
1972 89.18% -0.46%
1971 89.64% -0.46%