2015 Kuwait Key Figures
Population: 3.94 million
GDP growth rate: 0.90 %/year
Energy independence: 100%
Total consumption/GDP:* 117 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 23.1 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 13.3%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Per capita consumption is very high, at 9.8 toe in 2015, with electricity accounting for around 13 000kWh.

Total energy consumption is growing very rapidly (around 5%/year, on average, since 2000). Oil covers 58% of the country's energy needs and gas 42% (2015).


Kuwait energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

The oil production increased rapidly between 2002 and 2012, from 92 Mt to  158 Mt (by 5.5%/year or about 70%), and has been slightly decreasing since then (151 Mt in 2015). Production at the Khafji and the Wafra fields in the divided zone ceased in October 2014 and May 2015, respectively, as a...

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Renewable in % electricity production

The country set an ambitious goal to generate 10% of its electricity from renewables by 2020 and 15% in 2030..

 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

In its INDC for the COP 21, Kuwait made a commitment to set up a transition to a low-carbon economy, without a quantitative target.

Energy-related CO2 emissions have increased 3.3-fold since 1990.



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