New Zealand

2015 New Zealand Key Figures
Population: 4.55 million
GDP growth rate: 3.40 %/year
Energy independence: 81.8%
Total consumption/GDP:* 102 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 7.05 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 6.47%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Energy consumption per capita is high, at 4.6 toe and 8 770 kWh for electricity in 2015.

Energy consumption has been increasing by 2.7%/year since 2009, reaching 21 Mtoe in 2015. It remained relatively stable at about 17-18 Mtoe between 2000 and 2009.

Graph: CONSUMPTION TRENDS BY...

New Zealand energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

The crude oil and condensate production was 2.1 Mt in 2015. After a rapid decrease between 2009 and 2013 (- 10%/year), production is now increasing (8%/year).

The top 5 oil and condensate fields are Maari, Pohokura, Maui, Kupe and Mangahewa. Pohokura has the biggest share in production...

Asia Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Renewable in % electricity production

NZEECS (2011-2016) has set a renewable energy target of 90% for electricity by 2025, compared to the current 80%.

Through the National Policy Statement for Renewable Electricity Generation (NPS REG), which took effect in 2011 and which is scheduled to end in 2021, councils have to make...


 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)
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