4604.0 - Energy Account, Australia, 2016-17 Quality Declaration 
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MONETARY ENERGY SUPPLY AND USE

KEY STORIES FOR THE VALUE OF ENERGY

  • Australia's supply of energy products worth $168 billion (23.2% increase) in 2016-17
  • The value of coal increased by $21 billion (up 56.3%)
  • Intermediate use of energy products increased by $6 billion (up 8.0%)
  • Household final consumption of energy products increased by $2 billion (up 5.1%)
  • Exports increased by $25 billion (up 42.2%), with coal exports increasing $20 billion (up 56.9%).

Energy supply
  • The Mining industry produced 58.8% ($99 billion) of Australia's total supply of energy products in 2016-17, increasing $27 billion (37.8%)
  • Imports produced 15.7% ($26 billion), with oil products about 27.7% ($7 billion) of this.

Figure 2.1 - Monetary energy supply, by industry and imports, Australia
Figure 2.1 shows Monetary energy supply, by industry and imports, Australia


Energy use

Figure 2.2 - Monetary energy use, by industry and households, Australia
Figure 2.2 shows Monetary energy use, by industry and households, Australia

  • Households had more than a third ($45 billion) of Australia's total domestic energy use in 2016-17
  • Just under half ($21 billion) of this use was expenditure on petrol products, while about a third ($16 billion) was expenditure on electricity and the remainder ($8 billion) on gas products
  • The Manufacturing industry and Commercial and services industry each had around one sixth ($22 billion each) of Australia's total domestic energy use
  • For Manufacturing, almost a third of this energy ($7 billion) was oil products, and for Commercial and services, over half ($12 billion) was electricity generation.

Energy exports

Figure 2.3 - Monetary exports, by products, Australia
Figure 2.3 shows Monetary exports, by products, Australia

  • Australia's energy exports increased by 42.2% to $85 billion
  • Coal exports were about 64% ($54 billion) of the total, while gas and oil respectively had 26.3% ($22 billion) and 6.3% ($5 billion).