Bolivia

2015 Bolivia Key Figures
Population: 10.7 million
GDP growth rate: 4.85 %/year
Energy independence: 100%
Total consumption/GDP:* 100 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 1.74 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 9.40%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

The country's energy consumption per capita is low but growing, at 0.79 toe in 2015, including 730 kWh of electricity.

Since 2010, total energy consumption increased by an average of 5.9%/year, reaching 8.5 Mtoe in 2015.

Oil accounts for 45% of the country's total energy...

Bolivia energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

The production of liquid hydrocarbons (crude oil and condensate) has increased at the very rapid pace of around 8%/year since 2011, bringing it to 3.2 Mt in 2015.. Crude oil exports are marginal.

Bolivia has 2 refineries, operated by Empresa Boliviana de Refinacion, with a total refining...


 Crude oil production

Renewable in % electricity production

Bolivia envisages over 160 MW of wind and solar by 2025. As part of the national objectives submitted in 2015 for the COP21, Bolivia stated that it aims to achieve a 79% renewables share in the power mix in 2030 (including hydro).

 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

Bolivia published its INDC as part of the climate agreements in the COP21, which included an engagement to increase the share of renewables in the power mix from 39% in 2010 to 79% in 2030 and eradicate illegal deforestation by 2020.

CO2 emissions from energy combustion have...

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