2015 Bahrain Key Figures
Population: 1.38 million
GDP growth rate: 2.86 %/year
Energy independence: 100%
Total consumption/GDP:* 87.1 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 23.2 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 3.96%
* at purchasing power parity
Bahrain Related Research

Total Energy consumption

Total per capita energy consumption was 10.3 toe in 2015.

Total energy consumption has increased by 4.2%/year on average since 2004 and reached 14.3 Mtoe in 2015.


Gas supplies 86% of the total energy consumption and oil 14% (2015); those shares have remained stable since 2000.

In 2015, oil, gas and electricity ...

Bahrain energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Oil production has been increasing slightly since 2010 (by 2.5%/year) and reached 10.4 Mt in 2015; around 75% of the production comes from the Abu Safah field. Production remained stable at around 9.5 Mt between 1990 and 2010 and has increased slightly since then.

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

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Renewable in % electricity production

According to the Vision 2030 Economic Plan, the country aims for renewables to represent 5% of the electricity capacity by 2020. In January 2017, the Electricity and Water Affairs Minister announced updated targets for renewables, which should account for 5% of the energy consumption in 2025 and 10% in 2035.

 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 (4.4%/year since 2004); they reached 32 MtCO2 in 2015, up from 18 MtCO2 in 2000.


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