Algeria

2018 Algeria Key Figures
Population: 42.1 million
GDP growth rate: 2.06 %/year
Energy independence: 100%
Total consumption/GDP:* 123 (2015=100)
CO2 Emissions: 3.42 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 14.4%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Compared to other developing countries with a similar development level, Algeria's consumption is high (1.3 toe per capita), partly because of consumption and losses in the energy sector (mainly in oil and gas production and in LNG plants). Electricity consumption per capita reaches 1 580 kWh (2018).

Total energy consumption increased rapidly until 2015 (5 %/year since 2000). It ...

Algeria energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Oil production (crude oil and NGL) declined by around 25% between 2007 (86 Mt) and 2013 (65 Mt). It rebounded to 69 Mt in 2016 thanks to production increase at the Hassi Messaoud field (+ 12% at 470 000 bbl/d) and the Ourhoud field (+ 25% to 125,000bbl/d). Production has been decreasing again since 2016 to stand at 66 Mt in 2018. More than 40% of the production of crude oil and NGL is ...

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Oil products consumption

Oil consumption increased very rapidly between 2006 and 2015 (+6.3%/year), pushing consumption to 18 Mt in 2015. It decreased between 2015 and 2017, partly as a result of higher fuel prices. It rebounded in 2018 to 17.5 Mt.

Transport absorbs 77% of total oil products consumption.

Graph: OIL CONSUMPTION (Mt)

Graph: OIL CONSUMPTION BREAKDOWN BY SECTOR (2018, %)

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Refined oil products production

Natural gas consumption

Gas consumption has been increasing rapidly since 2010 by 6.3%/year on average.

Power plants consume 43% of the gas, followed by buildings (residential and services, 24%) and industry (19%) (2018). The remaining 14% is used by the hydrocarbon sector.

Graph: NATURAL GAS CONSUMPTION (bcm)

Graph: GAS CONSUMPTION BREAKDOWN BY SECTOR (2018, %)

EMEA LNG Trade Dataset

 Natural gas domestic consumption

Coal consumption

Coal consumption is low and has decreased nearly threefold since 2008. The totality of the coal (0.3 Mt) is consumed by industry.

Graph: COAL CONSUMPTION (Mt)

Graph: COAL CONSUMPTION BREAKDOWN BY SECTOR (2018, %)

 Coal and lignite domestic consumption

Power consumption

Electricity consumption has grown by almost 10%/year since 2009, bringing it to 66 TWh in 2018. The electrification rate is close to 100%.

Graph: ELECTRICITY CONSUMPTION (TWh)

In 2018, industry accounted for 32% of electricity consumption, followed by the residential sector with 30%; the tertiary sector has a share of 23%.

Graph: ELECTRICITY CONSUMPTION BREAKDOWN BY ...

Renewable in % electricity production

In the framework of the new Programme for the Development of Renewable Energy, adopted in 2015, the Government raised the target for renewables to 22 GW by 2030; they will represent 37% of installed capacity and should cover 27% of the country's electricity supply. The bulk of this new capacity should come from solar PV (13.6 GW), followed by wind power (5 GW), solar CSP (2 GW), biomass (1 ...

 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

In its National Determined Contributions (NDC), the country announced its aim to reduce GHG emissions by 7% by 2030 compared to a BAU scenario, which could be raised to 22% under the condition of access to new financial resources from bilateral and multilateral partners, as well as clean technology transfer on concessional and preferential terms.

CO2 emissions from energy use ...

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