4604.0 - Energy Account, Australia, 2016-17 Quality Declaration 
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The Hybrid accounts use data from the Australian National Accounts: Input-Output Tables 2015 -16 (cat. no. 5209.0.55.001) which is the latest year of data currently available, so the accounts published here are for this year.


Supply of physical coal (black and brown) was 12,792 PJ in 2015-16, making up 47.5% of total energy supply. In contrast, the value of this coal was $38 billion, or 21.3% of total energy supply.

Imports of crude oil and diesel were valued at $7 billion and $9 billion respectively in 2015-16. Together these two products comprised 64.3% ($16 billion) of the value of all energy products imported into Australia during the year.


The value of electricity consumed by households was $13.2 billion, about 31.7% of the total value of energy consumed by households. This compared with 208 PJ of electricity, or 17.7% of total energy consumed, by households.

The most valued energy product was black coal use (including exports), valued at $37 billion. Exports of coal (black and brown) was about 57.0% of total exports, worth $35 billion.