Hong-Kong

2017 Hong-Kong Key Figures
Population: 7.39 million
GDP growth rate: 3.82 %/year
Energy independence: 0.73%
Total consumption/GDP:* 75.2 (2015=100)
CO2 Emissions: 5.95 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 9.06%
* at purchasing power parity
Hong-Kong Related Research

Total Energy consumption

Total per capita energy consumption is about 1.9 toe (2017). Per capita electricity consumption is about 5 900 kWh.

Hong Kong's primary energy consumption has been relatively stable since 2007, at around 14 Mtoe.

Coal covers 46% of the country's total energy consumption, oil 26%, gas 20% and electricity 7% (2017). The share of coal has been increasing since 2000 (27%) at the ...

Hong-Kong energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

All of the country's oil products are imported from China.

Asia Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Renewable in % electricity production

The First Sustainable Development Strategy, released in 2005, aimed to "have between 1% and 2% of Hong Kong's total electricity supply met by power generated from renewable sources by 2012". The target was not met, with only 0.2% of the power mix from wind and biomass in 2012.

Since then, government departments were required to consider the adoption of renewable technologies in all ...


 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

CO2 intensity to GDP related to energy combustion has decreased by 2.7%/year since 2005 (stable emissions since 2015). In 2017, CO2 emissions from coal combustion accounted for 57% of total emissions.

Graph: CO2-ENERGY EMISSIONS (MtCO2)

The UNFCC and Kyoto Protocol were extended to Hong Kong in May 2003 as part of the People's Republic of China. Hong Kong is then obliged ...

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