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South Africa - Energy intensity level of primary energy

9 (MJ per dollar of GDP) in 2015

In 2015, energy intensity for South Africa was 9 MJ per dollar of GDP. Though South Africa energy intensity fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 1996 - 2015 period ending at 9 MJ per dollar of GDP in 2015.

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What is energy intensity?

Energy intensity level of primary energy is the ratio between energy supply and gross domestic product measured at purchasing power parity at constant prices of 2011. Energy intensity is an indication of how much energy is used to produce one unit of economic output. Lower ratio indicates that less energy is used to produce one unit of output.

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What is South Africa energy intensity?

Date Value Change, %
2015 9 -3.70 %
2014 9 2.22 %
2013 9 -1.86 %
2012 9 -3.54 %
2011 9 -3.45 %
2010 10 -4.43 %
2009 10 -0.44 %
2008 10 4.38 %
2007 10 1.63 %
2006 10 -5.97 %
2005 10 -5.17 %
2004 11