2015 India Key Figures
Population: 1293 million
GDP growth rate: 7.34 %/year
Energy independence: 67.3%
Total consumption/GDP:* 82.8 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 1.68 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 19.7%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Total energy consumption per capita remains very low: 0.68 toe in 2015, compared to 1.8 toe per capita at the global level, and 1.41 toe per capita in the Asian region. Electricity consumption per capita was 795 kWh in 2015, vs a global average of 2 820 kWh per capita and 2 187 kWh in Asia....

India energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Oil production has remained near-stable since 2010 (around 43 Mt in 2015).

Given the rapid growth in oil demand, net oil imports are increasing rapidly and in 2015 India became the world's third largest importer of crude with imports of 199 Mt, compared to 74 Mt in 2000. India reached its...

Asia Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Oil products consumption

Oil consumption has increased rapidly since 2000 (3.6%/year) to reach 183 Mt in 2015. Of the total oil products, 42% are consumed in transport, 25% in the industrial sector, and 21% in the residential, services and agriculture sector. The remainder is consumed in power plants (5%) and for other...

Asia Refineries Dataset

 Refined oil products production

Natural gas consumption

Gas consumption soared in 2009 with 59 bcm and in 2010 with 64 bcm, and then dropped to 51 bcm in 2014 due to supply problems. It increased in 2015 (+5%) as global LNG prices fell and the country imported more LNG.

Currently, electricity production consumes 31% and industry 47% (mainly...

Asia LNG Trade Dataset

 Natural gas domestic consumption

Coal consumption

Coal and lignite consumption is increasing very rapidly (6.7%/year since 2000). It is mainly used for the production of electricity (70%) and in industry (25%).



 Coal and lignite domestic consumption

Power consumption

Electricity consumption has increased rapidly since 2002 (6.9%/year; electricity consumption levels doubled over 2005-2015


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 plans to double its renewable capacity to 60 GW by March 2017, from about 29.5 GW...

 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

In its 2015 INDC submitted for COP 21, India aims to reduce its 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 increased...

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