2016 Mexico Key Figures
Population: 128 million
GDP growth rate: 2.30 %/year
Energy independence: 98.3%
Total consumption/GDP:* 80.3 (2015=100)
CO2 Emissions: 3.46 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 13.7%
* 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 2 100 kWh (2016).

Total energy consumption has been decreasing since 2013 (-1.2%/year) to 186 Mtoe. It grew at an average pace of 1.9%/year between 2000 and 2013.


Mexico energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Since a peak level in 2004, oil production has fallen by 4.2%/year on average, down to 109 Mt in 2017 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 91 Mt to 81 Mt in 2016. Transport represents around two-thirds of the demand.



 Refined oil products production

Natural gas consumption

Due to the commissioning of numerous CCGTs (+20 GW over 2000-2012), gas demand rose rapidly over the period (by 5%/year, on average), reaching 74 bcm in 2012. After a sharp decrease in 2013, due to lower power generation, gas consumption is on the rise again, by 3%/year on average, and stood at...

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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 (4.4%/year until 2010 and 3.3%/year since 2010). Industry's share decreased slowly and stood at 53% in 2016, and that of households remained stable at 22%. About 99% of the population is connected to the...

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 renewables and other "clean energies" (nuclear, CHP and CCS plants) in power capacity, of which 32.8% for...

 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)
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