2015 Iran Key Figures
Population: 79.2 million
GDP growth rate: 0.03 %/year
Energy independence: 100%
Total consumption/GDP:* 112 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 7.57 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 11.2%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Per capita energy consumption stands at 3.1 toe (in line with the average for the Middle Eastern countries, similar to the EU, and above the world average), including about 3 000 kWh in 2015.

Since 2007 energy consumption growth has almost halved, dropping from 6.4%/year between 2000 and...

Iran energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Oil production (crude oil and NGL) has fallen by nearly 25% since 2011, to 3.35 mb/d in 2015, mainly because of international sanctions and the oil embargo. However, oil production has increased since January 2016, after the lifting of international sanctions (30% increase in 2016 according to...

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Oil products consumption

Oil consumption has been decreasing since 2013: in 2015, it reached 82 Mt. This situation is mostly explained by the increase in the price of motor fuels and by the low economic growth.

Transport is still the main consuming sector with a growing share over the last years reaching 49% of...

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Refined oil products production

Natural gas consumption

Gas consumption is skyrocketing, increasing threefold between 2000 and 2015. It reached 183 bcm in 2015. Buildings (i.e. residential-services sector) are the largest consumers with 31% in 2015, closely followed by the industry and power sectors (29% each in 2015). The share of the electricity...

EMEA LNG Trade Dataset

 Natural gas domestic consumption

Coal consumption

Coal consumption is low and remained stable at around 1.5-2 Mt until 2012. Its increase then accelerated with a 45% growth rate over 2012-2015. It is mainly consumed by industry (64%).



 Coal and lignite domestic consumption

Power consumption

Electricity consumption is increasing very quickly (6.2%/year, on average, since 2000) and reached 236 TWh in 2015. Most of the population is electrified (99.5%). Industry represents 33% of electricity consumption, the residential sector 31%, and the services sector 19%. The remainder (17%) is...

Renewable in % electricity production

SUNA (Iran Renewable Energy Organization)is a public company responsible for the management of renewables projects.

The country aims to generate 1.5% of its electricity from renewables by 2016 (excluding hydro) (less than 1% in 2015).

In the 6th Plan,...

 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

Through its Intended Nationally-Determined Contribution (INDC) to fight climate change, Iran committed to reducing its GHG emissions by 4% to 12% (unconditional and conditional pledge) by 2030 compared to the level defined in its Business As Usual (BAU) scenario. This BAU will be updated in the...

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