Malaysia

2018 Malaysia Key Figures
Population: 32.2 million
GDP growth rate: 4.70 %/year
Energy independence: 100%
Total consumption/GDP:* 74.2 (2015=100)
CO2 Emissions: 7.33 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 6.91%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

In 2017, consumption per capita was 2.9 toe. This is higher than neighbouring countries. Electricity consumption per capita has increased from 2 600 kWh per capita in 2000 to 4 750 kWh in 2019.

Graph: CONSUMPTION TRENDS BY ENERGY SOURCE (Mtoe)

Graph: TOTAL CONSUMPTION MARKET SHARE BY ENERGY (2018, %)

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

Malaysia energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Oil production has remained relatively stable over the last ten years (34 Mt in 2018). 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 the ...

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 4 000 MW of renewables ...

 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 (6.5%/year), but since 2009 the growth rate has been half ...

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