2017 Cameroon Key Figures
Population: 24.1 million
GDP growth rate: 3.55 %/year
Energy independence: 100%
Total consumption/GDP:* 79.1 (2015=100)
CO2 Emissions: 0.26 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 21.4%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Total energy consumption per capita is 0.4 toe, of which 290 kWh of electricity (2017).

Total energy consumption has grown very rapidly since 2013 (8.7%/year) and had remained stable between 2010 and 2013. As in most Sub-Saharan African countries, wood is the most widely used form of energy, with 68% of total consumption. Oil represents 23% of total consumption, natural gas 5%, and ...

Cameroon energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Oil production fell to 3.8 Mt in 2018 (-23%) after it had increased by 50% (15%/year between 2012 and 2016). This increase was due to the start of production of the Bojongo field and the growing production of the Inter-Inoua Barombi, Barombi Northeast and Padouk fields, operated by SNH. This is still far below its 1984 peak level of 8.8 Mt.

Approximately 90% of oil is ...

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

Cameroon set an NDC (Nationally Determined Contribution) commitment of a 32% reduction in GHG emissions by 2035 compared to a reference scenario.

CO2 emissions from energy combustion have doubled since 2006 (7%/year). These emissions are in line with the other countries of the Sub-Saharan Africa region (outside South Africa): 0.3 tCO2/inhabitant in 2017.

Transport is responsible ...

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