Hong-Kong

2016 Hong-Kong Key Figures
Population: 7.35 million
GDP growth rate: 2.05 %/year
Energy independence: 0.75%
Total consumption/GDP:* 78.6 (2015=100)
CO2 Emissions: 5.98 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 9.33%
* at purchasing power parity
Hong-Kong Related Research

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 25%, gas 19% and electricity 6% (2016).

Graph: CONSUMPTION TRENDS BY ENERGY SOURCE (Mtoe)

Graph: TOTAL CONSUMPTION MARKET SHARE BY ENERGY (2016, %)

As far as final consumption is ...

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 technologies in all new government buildings and major retrofitting projects. A further effort was made in ...


 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

CO2 intensity to GDP related to energy combustion has decreased by 2.5%/year since 2005. In 2016, CO2 emissions from coal combustion accounted for 61% 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 to play a part to fulfil the ...

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