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Statistical yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2014

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This publication presents data for the 58 ESCAP member countries, as well as world, regional, sub-regional and economic aggregates for comparison. It offers current trends and emerging topics in the Asia-Pacific region, grouped around the themes of people, the environment, the economy and connectivity. It provides the international and regional community with key indicators, objective analyses of the current trends and emerging issues, along with data and charts. In order to maximize the comparability, the data is sourced exclusively from international agencies that adhere to the official global statistical standards.

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Energy supply and use

Countries in Asia and the Pacific with the highest growth rates in total use of energy between 2000 and 2012 were (in descending order of growth rates): China, Viet Nam, and Kazakhstan. Total energy used, measured in million tons of oil equivalent (Mtoe), in these three countries has more than doubled since 2000. Averaged across the entire Asia-Pacific region, the growth rate since 2000 has been around 68%. The largest energy users (2012) within each of the five subregions of Asia and the Pacific are: China (2,894 Mtoe, in East and North-East Asia), India (788 Mtoe, in South and South-West Asia), the Russian Federation (757 Mtoe, in North and Central Asia), Indonesia (214 Mtoe, South-East Asia) and Australia (128 Mtoe, in the Pacific).

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