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Indicator NameEnergy use (kg of oil equivalent) per $1,000 GDP (constant 2017 PPP)
Long definitionEnergy use per PPP GDP is the kilogram of oil equivalent of energy use per constant PPP GDP. Energy use refers to use of primary energy before transformation to other end-use fuels, which is equal to indigenous production plus imports and stock changes, minus exports and fuels supplied to ships and aircraft engaged in international transport. PPP GDP is gross domestic product converted to 2017 constant international dollars using purchasing power parity rates. An international dollar has the same purchasing power over GDP as a U.S. dollar has in the United States.
SourceIEA Statistics © OECD/IEA 2014 (, subject to
TopicEnvironment: Energy production & use
Base Period2017
Aggregation methodWeighted Average
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