Malaysia

2019 Malaysia Key Figures
Population: 32.6 million
GDP growth rate: 4.33 %/year
Energy independence: 98.8%
Total consumption/GDP:* 72.4 (2015=100)
CO2 Emissions: 7.48 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 8.06%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

In 2019, consumption per capita was 2.8 toe. This is higher than neighbouring countries. Electricity consumption per capita has increased from 3 900 kWh per capita in 2010 to 4 750 kWh in 2019.

Graph: CONSUMPTION TRENDS BY ENERGY SOURCE (Mtoe)

Graph: TOTAL CONSUMPTION MARKET SHARE BY ENERGY (2019, %)

Total energy consumption increased at a rapid pace of ...

Malaysia energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Oil production declined by 14% in 2019 (29 Mt, after a stable level over the past ten years. The development of E&P activities in deep-water fields of the eastern region such as Gumusut-Kakap or Kikeh has enabled the declining outputs from the mature fields of the Peninsula to be offset. One third of the oil produced comes from the Peninsula (vs two thirds in 2000), the largest being ...

Asia Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Renewable in % electricity production

SEDA, the Sustainable Energy Development Authority, was set up in 2011 for checking that sustainable energy programmes are properly managed and for assessing and fostering new sustainable energy solutions.

The 11th Malaysian Plan (2016-2020) aims at reaching 2 080 MW of renewable capacity in 2020 (large hydro excluded). Currently, the long-term targets are for 4 GW of renewables in ...

 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

In its NDC the country aims to reduce GHG intensity of GDP by 45% in 2030 relative to 2005. Out of the total target, 35% is unconditional and 10% is conditional to financing and technology transfer by developed countries. Between 2005 and 2019, CO2 emissions rose by 11% (i.e. ~3%/year)

CO2 emissions from energy combustion increased at a high rate over 2000-2008 (6.5%/year), but since ...

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