Egypt

2015 Egypt Key Figures
Population: 91.6 million
GDP growth rate: 4.19 %/year
Energy independence: 92.5%
Total consumption/GDP:* 84.9 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 2.14 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 18.3%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Energy consumption per capita is 0.9 toe, including 1 600 kWh of electricity (2015).

The country's overall consumption increased very rapidly between 2000 and 2007 (by an average of 8.3%/year); growth has been much slower since then (1.7%/year on average between 2007 and 2015).

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Egypt energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Oil production has remained roughly stable since 2006 (34.5 Mt in 2015) after a decrease of 33% between 1993 and 2006 when it dropped to 32 Mt (47.5 Mt in 1993). Egypt is a net exporter of crude oil (net exports of around 9.7 Mt in 2015). Production is concentrated in the Gulf of Suez (more than...

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Oil products consumption

The consumption of oil products has increased strongly since 2003 (by an average of 4.5%/year) and reached 37 Mt in 2015. The largest share of the consumption is absorbed by the transport sector (40%), followed by the power and industry sectors (20% and 19%, respectively) and the residential and...

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Refined oil products production

Natural gas consumption

Gas consumption increased strongly from 2000 to 2013 (almost +9%/year). That rapid trend was mainly driven by industry and electricity production. However, it dropped by 4% in 2014 and stood at around 47 bcm since then. More than 60% of the gas is used for the generation of electricity, and...

EMEA LNG Trade Dataset

 Natural gas domestic consumption

Coal consumption

Coal consumption is low and rather stable. Coal is primarily consumed by industry (93%).

Graph: COAL CONSUMPTION (Mt)

Graph: COAL CONSUMPTION BREAKDOWN BY SECTOR (2015, %)

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 Coal and lignite domestic consumption

Power consumption

Electricity consumption increased very rapidly between 2000 and 2012 (7%/year, on average) and has remained roughly stable since then. Households absorb 48% of that consumption, followed by industry (25%) and the tertiary sector (22%) (2015).

Graph: ELECTRICITY CONSUMPTION (TWh)

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Renewable in % electricity production

NREA, the New & Renewable Energy Authority, was created in 1986 under the supervision of the Ministry of Electricity and Energy to promote renewable energy sources, in particular solar and wind energy and biomass.

Egypt enacted the Renewable Energy...

 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

Egypt submitted its INDC during the COP21 in Paris. To achieve high mitigation levels, Egypt plans to phase out energy subsidies within three or five years and, potentially, to create a national carbon market. Egypt also aims to use renewable and nuclear power sources. The initial total...

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