2018 Jordan Key Figures
Population: 10.0 million
GDP growth rate: 1.94 %/year
Energy independence: 6.00%
Total consumption/GDP:* 82.4 (2015=100)
CO2 Emissions: 2.45 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 10.0%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Consumption per capita is 0.9 toe/cap, including 1 750 kWh of electricity (2018).

The country's overall consumption (9 Mtoe in 2018) increased by 4%/year between 2000 and 2017 and decreased in 2018 (-4%).

Oil is the country's main energy source, with 54% of total consumption, followed by natural gas with 38%.


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 2.4 Mt of crude oil in 2018, 1 Mt less than in 2015. This decrease follows a long-term increasing trend of crude oil and oil products between 2010-2015, which was related to a significant rise in the consumption of fuel oil for electricity generation.

The oil consumed in the country is imported from ...

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Renewable in % electricity production

The Renewable Energy Law (2012) aims for 10% of the country's energy mix to come from renewables in 2020, corresponding to a capacity of 1 800 MW, mainly from wind (1 200 MW) and solar (600 MW). This target will not be reached, as by the end of 2019 only 1 100 MW had been installed.

In 2012, the Electricity Regulatory Commission (ERC) adopted a feed-in tariff system for net metering; ...

 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

In its NDC, Jordan strives to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 14% in 2030. A maximum of 1.5% of this reduction contribution will be unconditionally fulfilled by the country's own means compared to a BAU scenario.

The country's CO2 emissions from energy combustion increased by an average of 4%/year over 2000 to 2017 and decreased slightly in 2018.

Graph: CO2-ENERGY ...

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