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Energy intensity level of primary energy

(MJ per dollar of GDP)

In 2015, energy intensity in Colombia was 2 MJ per dollar of GDP. In the ranking by energy intensity including 188 countries, Colombia has the 86th rank that is close to the positions of such countries as Chile and the Costa Rica. Compared to Nicaragua which at the top of the ranking with energy intensity of 5 MJ per dollar of GDP in 2015, Colombia has 58.41 % percent lower energy intensity.

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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.