Malaysia

2017 Malaysia Key Figures
Population: 31.7 million
GDP growth rate: 5.90 %/year
Energy independence: 100%
Total consumption/GDP:* 79.0 (2015=100)
CO2 Emissions: 7.84 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 5.85%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

In 2017, consumption per capita was 3 toe. Electricity consumption per capita has increased from 2 640 kWh per capita in 2000 to 4 640 kWh in 2017.

Graph: CONSUMPTION TRENDS BY ENERGY SOURCE (Mtoe)

Graph: TOTAL CONSUMPTION MARKET SHARE BY ENERGY (2017, %)

Total energy consumption increased at the rapid pace of 3.9%/year, on average, from 2000 to 2017. Natural ...

Malaysia energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Oil production has remained relatively stable over the last ten years (nearly 33 Mt in 2017). Two thirds of the oil produced comes from the offshore fields on the Peninsula (50% of which from the field of Tapis near Terengganu) and 1/3 from Sabah and Sarawak. Malaysia has been an oil exporting country since 1975. Crude oil exports reached 22.5 Mt in the early 1990s. Crude oil exports have ...

Asia Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Renewable in % electricity production

The main objective of the National Renewable Energy Policy and Action Plan (2009) is to introduce an appropriate regulatory framework for the development of renewable energy. This plan sets targets for the renewable electricity capacity of 975 MW (6% of total capacity) in 2015, 2 065 MW (10% of total capacity) in 2020, 3 484 MW (13% of total capacity) in 2030 and 11 544 MW (34% of total ...


 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

In the NDCs submitted to UNFCC in 2015, 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.

CO2 emissions from energy combustion increased at a high rate over 2000-2008 (around 6.5%/year), but since 2009 the growth rate has been ...

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