Croatia

2016 Croatia Key Figures
Population: 4.17 million
GDP growth rate: 2.93 %/year
Energy independence: 54.3%
Total consumption/GDP:* 85.3 (2015=100)
CO2 Emissions: 4.04 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 10.3%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Energy consumption per capita has fallen by 10% since its peak level of 2007 (2.3 toe), bringing it to 2 toe in 2016, with electricity accounting for 3 150 kWh. These figures are 35% and 43% below the EU averages, respectively.

Graph: CONSUMPTION TRENDS BY ENERGY SOURCE (Mtoe)

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Croatia energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

The country produced 0.5 Mt in 2016. Crude oil imports fell by 10%/year between 2010 (4 Mt) and 2014 (2.4 Mt), mainly due to the low utilisation rate of the refineries, but have recovered since then (3 Mt in 2016). According to preliminary statistics, they grew by 12% in 2017.

The...

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Oil products consumption

The consumption of oil products decreased by 5.9%/year (-35%) between 2007 and 2014, but has been recovering since then (+2.3%/year to 3.2 Mt).

Graph: OIL CONSUMPTION (Mt)

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EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Refined oil products production

Natural gas consumption

Gas consumption dropped by an average of 6.8%/year between 2010 and 2014, but rose by 4.4%/year to 2.7 bcm in 2016, driven by the power sector (+80%) due to the commissioning of the Sisak-3 CCGT power plant. According to preliminary statistics, gas consumption soared again in 2017 (+18%) due to...

EMEA LNG Trade Dataset

 Natural gas domestic consumption

Coal consumption

Coal consumption more than tripled between 1999 and 2004 following the commissioning of the 210 MW Plomin-2 power plant. Coal consumption has remained broadly stable at around 1.1 Mt/year since then.

Graph: COAL CONSUMPTION (Mt)

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 Coal and lignite domestic consumption

Power consumption

Electricity consumption, which soared between 2000 and 2008 (+35%), has been declining since then (-2.8%/year to 13 TWh in 2016), despite a 3.6% hike in 2015. According to preliminary statistics, it decreased by 4.3% in 2017.

Graph: ELECTRICITY CONSUMPTION (TWh)

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Renewable in % electricity production

The National Renewable Energy Action Plan (NREAP) of 2013 targets a share of 20% of renewables in the final energy consumption in 2020, including 39% in power production, 10% in transport and 20% in heating and cooling; this target has already been reached (28% in 2016, including nearly 47% for...


 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)
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