2016 India Key Figures
Population: 1309 million
GDP growth rate: 7.11 %/year
Energy independence: 64.8%
Total consumption/GDP:* 77.9 (2015=100)
CO2 Emissions: 1.63 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 19.9%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Total energy consumption per capita remains very low: 0.68 toe in 2016, compared to 1.9 toe per capita at the global level, and 1.4 toe per capita in the Asian region. Electricity consumption per capita was 835 kWh in 2016, vs an Asian average of around 2 300 kWh.

Total energy consumption...

India energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Oil production has remained near-stable since 2010 (around 40 Mt in 2016).

Given the rapid growth in oil demand, net oil imports are increasing rapidly and India is now the world's third largest importer of crude with imports of 214 Mt, compared to 74 Mt in 2000. Imports represent around...

Asia Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Oil products consumption

Oil consumption has increased rapidly since 2000 (4.0%/year) to reach 202 Mt in 2016.

Of the total oil products, 40% are consumed in transport, 31% in the industrial sector, and 19% in the residential, services and agriculture sector. The remainder is consumed in power plants (5%) and for...

Asia Refineries Dataset

 Refined oil products production

Natural gas consumption

Gas consumption soared over 2009-2011 to reach 64 bcm, and then dropped to 50 bcm in 2014 and 2015 due to supply problems. Gas consumption increased again in 2016 (+8.9%) to reach 55 bcm, as global LNG prices fell, and the country imported more LNG.

Industry is the main consumer of gas...

Asia LNG Trade Dataset

 Natural gas domestic consumption

Coal consumption

Coal and lignite consumption reached 928 Mt in 2016. It increased very rapidly between 2000 and 2013 (6.1%/year), but has slowed down since 2014 (2.2%/year). Coal is mainly used for the production of electricity (73%) followed by industry (23%).



 Coal and lignite domestic consumption

Power consumption

Electricity consumption has increased sharply at an average of 7.6% year since 2005 to reach 1 092 TWh in 2016.


Compared to other...

Renewable in % electricity production

IREDA,the Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency,has since 1987 been in charge of financing the development of renewables.

As part of the 12th Plan, India planned to double its renewable capacity (excluding large hydro) to 60 GW by March...

 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

In its NDC, India aims to reduce its CO2 emission intensity of GDP by 33-35% by 2030 relative to 2005. It also aims for 40% of the total electricity capacity to be based on non-fossil fuel sources.

CO2 emissions from the use of energy have more than quadrupled since...

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