Myanmar

2016 Myanmar Key Figures
Population: 52.9 million
GDP growth rate: 6.50 %/year
Energy independence: 100%
Total consumption/GDP:* 55.0 (2015=100)
CO2 Emissions: 0.51 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 13.5%
* at purchasing power parity
Myanmar Related Research

Total Energy consumption

In 2016, consumption per capita was 0.39 toe. Electricity consumption per capita remains among the lowest in Asia (around 300 kWh in 2016).

Total energy consumption in 2016 was 21 Mtoe, 13% higher than in 2014, following rapid growth of 8%/year between 2010 and 2014. Biomass accounts for 49% of the energy consumption, oil for 28% and natural gas for 16%; coal and primary electricity ...

Myanmar energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Oil production is low and stable (0.5 Mt in 2016). Net crude oil exports amounted to 0.08 Mt and net oil product imports to 5.1 Mt in 2016.

The country's refining capacity amounts to 51 000 bbl/d, distributed in three small refineries: Thanlyin (20 000 bbl/d), Thanbayakan (25 000 bbl/d) and Chauk (6 000 bbl/d). The refineries are old and their utilisation rates are low.

A 771 ...

Asia Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Renewable in % electricity production

The energy policy has three main goals for renewables: developing hydropower by incentivising private sector participation (build-operate-transfer basis or joint ventures); increasing the use of renewable sources; and increasing the use by households of alternative fuels, including biofuels.

There is no unified framework with clear targets, but the Department of Research and ...


 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

Myanmar submitted its INDC to the UNFCC in 2015. However, there are no quantitative estimates for GHG reduction in the INDC document. Instead, it outlines the various mitigation efforts pursued by the Government in the sectors of forestry and energy. The country does, however, note that it is a net GHG emissions sink.

CO2 emissions from energy combustion have tripled to 27 MtCO2 since ...

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