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Statsguru: Six charts explain declining diesel consumption in India

With available data, commercial vehicles, most of which run on diesel, are the top users

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StatsGuru | Diesel prices | diesel

Abhishek Waghmare 

Fuel, petrol, diesel, prices
A more surprising fact is that diesel use in India has declined at a rate never seen before

The consumption of the most widely used multi-purpose fuel, diesel, is on a decline in India. Its monthly consumption, which had stagnated for a long time, is now falling (chart 1). This is happening at a time when the economy is recovering. consumption, on the other hand, has been on a gradual rise for many years, and it has not moved from its path.

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First Published: Mon, November 15 2021. 01:43 IST
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