Jordan

2014 Jordan Key Figures
Population: 6.60 million
GDP growth rate: 3.10 %/year
Energy independence: 3.16%
Total consumption/GDP:* 81.8 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 3.74 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 14.5%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Consumption per capita is 1.2 toe/cap, including about 2 300 kWh of electricity (2014).

The country's overall consumption (8.3 Mtoe in 2014) increased by 3.8%/year between 2000 and 2014. Oil is the country's main energy source, with 89% of total consumption; gas accounts for 4% (3% and 32...

Jordan energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

The country has a refinery in Zarqa with a capacity of 102 600 bbl/d. Jordan imported 3.1 Mt of crude oil in 2014. There was a significant increase in imported crude oil and oil products after 2010 because of the significant rise in the consumption of fuel oil for electricity generation. All the...

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Renewable in % electricity production

The Renewable Energy Law (2012) aims for 10% of the country's energy to come from renewable sources in 2020; mainly from wind (wind capacity should reach 1 200 MW), solar (objective of 600 MW) and waste to energy (20-30 MW). Furthermore, during the last decade environmental concerns including...

 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

Jordan ratified the Kyoto Protocol in 2003. In the frame of the COP21 held in Paris in December 2015, Jordan strives to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by a bulk of 14% by 2030. A maximum of 1.5% of this GHG reduction contribution will be unconditionally fulfilled by the country's own means...

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