Bosnia-Herzegovina

2017 Bosnia-Herzegovina Key Figures
Population: 3.51 million
GDP growth rate: 3.19 %/year
Energy independence: 63.2%
Total consumption/GDP:* 99.2 (2015=100)
CO2 Emissions: 6.51 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 10.1%
* at purchasing power parity
Bosnia-Herzegovina Related Analysis
Bosnia-Herzegovina Related Research

Total Energy consumption

The country's overall consumption per capita reaches 1.9 toe (37% below the EU average) with electricity accounting for 3 450 kWh (36% below the EU average).

The country's total consumption increased very rapidly between 1995 and 2011, with an average growth of 10%/year. After a 20% fall between 2011 and 2015, it recovered through 2017 (+4.8%/year) to 6.5 Mtoe.

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 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

The 4.2 Mt/year Bosanski Brod refinery, situated in the Republic of Srpska, is the country's only refinery; it is operating at a loss and well below its capacity (around 1.2 Mt/year), and is currently idle due to a fire in late 2018. It started producing again in late 2008 after being closed for 3 years. Bosnia and Herzegovina has around 800 000 mcm of storage capacity, including 2/3 at the ...

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Renewable in % electricity production

In 2012, Bosnia and Herzegovina adopted a 40% target of renewables in final energy consumption by 2020 (from 34% in 2009). A National Renewable Energy Action Plan (NREAP) was adopted in 2016, reaffirming the 40% target by 2020 (57% for electricity, 52% for heating and cooling, and 10% for transport). The country released its third progress report in July 2019: in 2017, the share of ...


 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

In 2017, Bosnia and Herzegovina submitted a Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), which plans a 3% reduction on 1990 levels (23% reduction on a BaU scenario in 2030), provided it secures international support.

CO2 emissions from energy combustion, which increased 7-fold (+13%/an) between 1995 and 2011 before declining by 6.6%/year until 2014, have been rising again since 2015, ...

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