2015 Myanmar Key Figures
Population: 53.9 million
GDP growth rate: 7.03 %/year
Energy independence: 100%
Total consumption/GDP:* 28.0 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 0.37 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 16.1%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

In 2015, consumption per capita was 0.36 toe. Electricity consumption per capita remains among the lowest in Asia (around 249 kWh in 2015).

Total energy consumption in 2015 was 19.3 Mtoe, unchanged from 2014 and following rapid growth of 4%/year between 2010 and 2014. Biomass accounts for...

Myanmar energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Myanmar exported its first barrel in 1853, making it one of the world's oldest oil producers. Nevertheless, oil production is low (0.7 Mt in 2015). It has remained relatively flat since 1990. Net crude oil exports amounted to 0.09 Mt and net oil product imports to 3.4 Mt in 2015.


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....

 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...

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