Hong-Kong

2015 Hong-Kong Key Figures
Population: 7.30 million
GDP growth rate: 2.52 %/year
Energy independence: 0.78%
Total consumption/GDP:* 77.7 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 5.91 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 10.7%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Total per capita energy consumption is about 1.9 toe. Per capita electricity consumption is about 6 000 kWh.

Coal covers 49% of the country's total energy consumption, oil 24%, gas 19% and electricity imports 7% (2015).

Graph: CONSUMPTION TRENDS BY ENERGY SOURCE (Mtoe)

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Hong-Kong energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

All the country's oil is 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".

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


 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

CO2 intensity to GDP related to energy combustion has decreased by 2.4%/year since 2005. In 2013, CO2 emissions from coal combustion accounted for 68% of total emissions.

Graph: CO2-ENERGY EMISSIONS (MtCO2)

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