2018 Iraq Key Figures
Population: 39.6 million
GDP growth rate: 1.55 %/year
Energy independence: 100%
Total consumption/GDP:* 124 (2015=100)
CO2 Emissions: 4.29 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 54.4%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Total energy consumption per capita amounted to 1.6 toe/capita in 2018. Electricity consumption per capita was 1 065 kWh in 2018. It remains much lower than in neighbouring countries (1 800 kWh per capita in Jordan in 2017 and 3 100 kWh in Turkey in 2018).

Total energy consumption increased rapidly since 2015 (8.5%/year), to reach 66.4 Mtoe in 2018.

Oil accounts for most of the ...

Iraq energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Oil production has been increasing rapidly since 2010 (15%/year), with a major increase in 2016 (+30%), and reached 230 Mt in 2018. This rise 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 its output under the ...

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 country's CO2 emissions linked to energy combustion ...

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