Bolivia

2014 Bolivia Key Figures
Population: 10.8 million
GDP growth rate: 5.46 %/year
Energy independence: 100%
Total consumption/GDP:* 107 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 1.72 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 9.63%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

The country's energy consumption per capita is low but growing, at 0.84 toe in 2014, including 680 kWh of electricity.

Since 2010, total energy consumption increased by an average of 8%/year, reaching 9 Mtoe in 2014.

Oil accounts for 47% of the country's total energy consumption,...

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 15%/year since 2011, bringing it to 3.4 Mt in 2014. Previously, it increased by around 2%/year, on average, between 1990 and 2007, before stabilizing at around 2.4 Mt until 2011. Crude...


 Crude oil production

Renewable in % electricity production

Bolivia envisages over 160 MW of renewables by 2025 (other than hydro), representing 4% of electricity generation. As part of the national objectives submitted in October 2015 for the COP21, Bolivia stated that it aims to achieve a 79% renewables share in 2030, including hydro.

 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

CO2 emissions from energy combustion have increased threefold since 1990, and since 2000, their growth has been even faster (around 7%/year). CO2 emissions per capita reached 1.7 tCO2/cap in 2014, which is significantly below the average for South America (2.6 ...

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