2017 Pakistan Key Figures
Population: 197 million
GDP growth rate: 5.70 %/year
Energy independence: 67.4%
Total consumption/GDP:* 85.7 (2015=100)
CO2 Emissions: 0.92 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 16.2%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Per capita consumption is about 0.53 toe, including 500 kWh of electricity (2017).

The country's total consumption reached 105 Mtoe in 2017 (+9% compared to 2016), after a significant increase since 2014 (4.3%/year), which followed a more moderate progression between 2008 and 2013 (1.5%/year).

Biomass accounts for 33% of overall consumption, gas for 28%, oil for 27%, coal and ...

Pakistan energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Oil production fell by around 10% to approximately 4.4 Mt between 2014 and 2017. Production supplies only 20% of the country's needs. Crude oil imports were over 10 Mt in 2017 and are steadily increasing (+7%/year since 2010).

In 2017, Pakistan produced half of its refined oil product needs (production and imports of around 14 Mt each). The country has a refining capacity of ...

Asia Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Renewable in % electricity production

AEDB, Alternative Energy Development Board, is the national agency of promotion of renewables.

A new draft Alternative and Renewable Energy (ARE) Policy was published in July 2019, which includes a target of at least 20% of alternative and renewable energy (excluding hydroelectricity) in the generation capacity by 2025 and 30% by 2030.

The Policy for Development of Renewable ...

 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

In its INDC, Pakistan announced its targets to reduce up to 20% its GHG emissions relative to a BAU scenario in 2030 subject to international financial support.

CO2 emissions from fuel combustion have been increasing rapidly since 2013 (7%/year), mainly in industry and transport (by 13%/year and 8%/year, respectively) after remaining stable between 2007 and 2013. In 2017, they were 3 ...

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