2015 Mexico Key Figures
Population: 127 million
GDP growth rate: 2.55 %/year
Energy independence: 100%
Total consumption/GDP:* 82.3 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 3.45 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 14.3%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Total energy consumption per capita is 1.5 toe and electricity consumption per capita reached around 2 000 kWh (2015).

Total energy consumption grew at an average pace of 1.9%/year between 2000 and 2013 and fell between 2013 and 2015 (-1.8%/year) to 186 Mtoe.


Mexico energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Since a peak level in 2004, oil production has fallen by 3.7%/year on average, down to 126 Mt in 2016. Approximately 70% of the production is extracted in the Bay of Campeche, in the south of the Gulf of Mexico (offshore). Mexico's sliding oil production is mainly explained by the decline of the...

 Crude oil production

Oil products consumption

The consumption of oil products has been decreasing since 2007 from around 96 Mt to 87 Mt in 2015. Transport represents more than half of the demand (58%).



 Refined oil products production

Natural gas consumption

Gas demand rose rapidly between 2000 and 2012 (over 5%/year, on average), reaching 74 bcm in 2014. This increase was mainly due to the commissioning of numerous CCGT power plants (+20 GW of capacity since 2000). However, in 2012 natural gas consumption decreased by 5 % and remained roughly...

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 Natural gas domestic consumption

Coal consumption

The demand for coal is low; about two thirds of the total are used for the production of electricity.



 Coal and lignite domestic consumption

Power consumption

Electricity consumption has been growing at the significant pace of 3.8%/year since 2000. Industry's share remained stable at around 55%, and that of households is also stable at 22%. About 99% of the population is connected to the grid.



Renewable in % electricity production

The Special Improvement Programme for Renewable Energies ("Programa Especial para el Aprovechamiento de Energías Renovables" 2014-2018) sets the following targets for 2018: a 34.6% share for renewable and clean energies (nuclear, CHP and CCS plants) in power capacity, of which 32.8% share for...

 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)
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