Iraq

2017 Iraq Key Figures
Population: 38.4 million
GDP growth rate: -0.4 %/year
Energy independence: 100%
Total consumption/GDP:* 97.3 (2015=100)
CO2 Emissions: 3.68 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 52.0%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Total energy consumption per capita amounts to 1.4 toe/capita in 2017. Electricity consumption per capita has been slightly decreasing since 2013 (1 300 kWh) to reach 970 kWh in 2017. It remains much lower than in neighbouring countries (1 800 kWh per capita in Jordan in 2016 and 3 000 kWh in Turkey in 2017).

Total energy consumption increased rapidly since 2005 (5.5%/year). Oil ...

Iraq energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Oil production has been increasing rapidly since 2010 (8%/year) and reached 195 Mt in 2017. It increased strongly in 2015 and 2016 (by 12% and 11%, respectively), was mainly due to an increased output at fields in southern Iraq and in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region, which more than offset disrupted volumes in the north. Oil production remained broadly stable in 2017, as Iraq had agreed to cut ...

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

In December 2015, the country submitted its Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC) for the COP21. Iraq's INDC includes both conditional and non-conditional targets to reduce GHG emissions by 15% below its business-as-usual (BAU) in 2035. The emissions reductions targeted over 2020-2035 should reach about 90 MtCO2eq. The observed emissions level was at 142 MtCO2eq in 2017, a ...

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