The 2017 Australian Energy Update and statistics are now available. The release provides annual historical information on Australia’s energy consumption, production and trade, for all types of energy across all parts of the economy.

The statistics show that energy consumption continued to rise in 2015–16, underpinned by an increase in the mining and electricity generation sectors to support the rapid growth in LNG exports. Gas production also increased strongly, as did production of renewable energy and imports of refined products.

Source: Department of the Environment and Energy