2016 Chile Key Figures
Population: 18.1 million
GDP growth rate: 1.70 %/year
Energy independence: 31.0%
Total consumption/GDP:* 92.7 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 4.61 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 6.66%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Energy consumption per capita is around 2.1 toe. The country's electricity consumption per capita is around 3 884 kWh.

Total energy consumption increased by 3.1% in 2016, reaching 38.5 Mtoe. It is dominated by oil, with 45% in 2016. The share of gas has been decreasing since its peak of...

Chile energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Oil production is negligible (0.4 Mt in 2016). Imports consist of 9.2 Mt of crude and 7.8 Mt of oil products.

The Arica pipeline makes it possible to import oil from Bolivia. The Transandin pipeline, which connects Chile to Argentina, stopped operating in 2006.

The country has a...

 Crude oil production

Renewable in % electricity production

The Centre for Renewable Energies (CER) was jointly founded by CNE and Corfo (a state development organisation) in 2009 to develop and promote non-conventional renewables.

In 2013, CNE approved a new legal target of 20% by 2025 for the share of renewables...

 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)
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