2016 Bahrain Key Figures
Population: 1.43 million
GDP growth rate: 2.92 %/year
Energy independence: 100%
Total consumption/GDP:* 82.2 (2015=100)
CO2 Emissions: 22.4 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 2.48%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Per capita energy consumption reached 9.7 toe in 2016, while electricity consumption per capita was 19.4 MWh.

Total energy consumption increased by 4 %/year on average between 2000 and 2015, reaching 14.3 Mtoe in 2015. It then declined by 3% in 2016 to 13.9 Mtoe.


Gas supplies 84% of the total energy consumption and ...

Bahrain energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Oil production has been increasing slightly since 2010 (by 1.3%/year), to 209 kb/d in 2016; around 75% of the production comes from the Abu Safah field.

The country has a refining capacity of 260 000 bbl/d. Almost all the oil products are exported (around 85%), mainly to India and the Far East.

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Renewable in % electricity production

In 2017, the Electricity and Water Affairs Minister launched the National Renewable Energy Action Plan (NREAP), which revises the previous renewable target to 5% of the energy mix by 2025 and 10% by 2035 (previous target set at 5% of the electricity capacity in 2020 in Vision 2030 Economic Plan).

In January 2018, EWA launched a net metering policy for residential, commercial and ...

 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

The government of Bahrain has not set a CO2 emissions reduction target, but it has launched strategies, plans and actions to contribute to lower greenhouse gas emissions.

CO2 emissions from energy use are increasing rapidly (4%/year since 2004) and reached 32 MtCO2 in 2016.


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