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Hannah Ritchie, Max Roser


6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th


Science, Social Studies, Geography, Mathematics

Resource Types

  • Interactive Media
  • Charts, Graphs, and Tables

Regional Focus



Microsoft Excel

Energy Country Profiles

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  • This resource allows students to explore interactive charts, data, and maps that show energy use, access, sources, and production for countries all over the world.
Teaching Tips


  • This one-stop-shop for global energy data provides a plethora of information for any country.
  • The data presented in graphs, maps, and charts are easy to read and use.

Additional Prerequisites

  • Students should know how to read a line graph, bar graph, and map.


  • There could be many uses for this resource in a variety of courses, including cross-curricular connections for math, social studies, and economics.
  • Social studies classes could discuss the connection between access to energy and a higher standard of living.
  • Science and math classes could use the data tables to create their own graphs that combine groups of countries to see regional information.
Scientist Notes

The resource displays energy country profiles. Students can check their country's profile to gain knowledge on energy needs. The resource is recommended for teaching.


This resource addresses the listed standards. To fully meet standards, search for more related resources.

  • Science
    • ESS3: Earth and Human Activity
      • HS-ESS3-2. Evaluate competing design solutions for developing, managing, and utilizing energy and mineral resources based on cost-benefit ratios.
    • ETS1: Engineering Design
      • HS-ETS1-1. Analyze a major global challenge to specify qualitative and quantitative criteria and constraints for solutions that account for societal needs and wants.
  • Mathematics
    • Statistics & Probability: Making Inferences & Justifying Conclusions (9-12)
      • HSS.IC.B.6(+) Evaluate reports based on data (e.g., interrogate study design, data sources, randomization, the way the data are analyzed and displayed, inferences drawn and methods used; identify and explain misleading uses of data; recognize when arguments based on data are flawed).
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