2015 Canada Key Figures
Population: 36.0 million
GDP growth rate: 1.18 %/year
Energy independence: 100%
Total consumption/GDP:* 84.4 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 15.5 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 9.85%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

At about 7.5 toe, Canada's per capita energy consumption is among the highest in the world and double the average EU level. Electricity consumption per capita is around 14 400 kWh.

Total energy consumption has remained roughly stable since 2000 (271 Mtoe in 2015).

Together, oil and...

Canada energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Oil production (crude, NGL and non-conventional oil) has increased by 42% since 2009 and by 77% since 2000 to 221 Mt in 2015 (first estimates show a stable trend for 2016). Production has been increasing following the development of offshore production and of non-conventional oil. The...

 Crude oil production

Oil products consumption

The consumption of oil products has been decreasing since 2012 (101 Mt in 2015). The transport sector is the biggest consumer of oil products (more than half of the total), followed by industry (including non-energy uses).



 Refined oil products production

Natural gas consumption

The consumption of natural gas increased, with slight fluctuations, from the mid-90s until 2014 (+2%/year, on average); it decreased in 2015 to 112 bcm. The residential-tertiary sector together with industry represents about 48% of the total consumption of natural gas, whereas 15% is consumed by...

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 Natural gas domestic consumption

Coal consumption

Coal and lignite consumption has been decreasing since 2007, reaching 41 Mt in 2015. The power sector represents 85% of consumption.



 Coal and lignite domestic consumption

Power consumption

Electricity consumption has remained roughly stable since 2009 (516 TWh in 2015). It increased on a regular basis between 1990 and 2005 (+1.4%/year) when it reached 533 TWh. Industry is the largest electricity consumer, followed by the residential and services sectors.


Renewable in % electricity production

There have been many federal programmes, such as the "ecoENERGY for Renewable Power Program", aimed at encouraging the development of renewables including wind, low-impact hydro, biomass, photovoltaic and geothermal energy.

In Ontario, by 2018 renewables (excluding hydro...

 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)
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