California - Total energy consumed per dollar of real gross domestic product

3.1 (thousand Btu per US dollar) in 2017

In 2017, energy intensity for California was 3.1 thousand btu per US dollar. Energy intensity of California fell gradually from 5.3 thousand btu per US dollar in 1998 to 3.1 thousand btu per US dollar in 2017.

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What is energy intensity?

A ratio of energy consumption to another metric, typically national gross domestic product in the case of a country's Energy Intensity. Sector-specific intensities may refer to energy consumption per household, per unit of commercial floorspace, per dollar value industrial shipment, or another metric indicative of a sector. Improvements in Energy Intensity include energy efficiency and conservation as well as structural factors not related to technology or behavior.

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