A person in what county used the largest amount of energy on average?

Grade level:  3rd – 5th grades

Skills: Bar graphs

Related environmental issues: Energy

The bar graph below shows how much energy was used on average by one person daily in 9 countries in 2013.

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  1. On average, a person in which county used the largest amount of energy a day?
  2. On average, how much more or less energy did a person in the United States use than a person in China?
  3. On average, how much more or less energy did a person in the South Africa use than a person in Australia?
  4. On average, a person in which country used twice as much energy as a person in Mexico?
  5. On average, a person in which country used the fourth least energy a day?
  6. On average, a person in which country used as much energy as a person in South Africa and Mexico combined?
  7. How many countries were there whose people use more energy than people in the United States on average?

Sources: World Bank

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Answer keys

  1. Canada
  2. 19 – 6 = 13 (kg) more
  3. 15 – 7 = 9 (kg) less
  4. United Kingdom
  5. United Kingdom
  6. France
  7. 1