Pakistan

2016 Pakistan Key Figures
Population: 193 million
GDP growth rate: 5.47 %/year
Energy independence: 72.1%
Total consumption/GDP:* 86.8 (2015=100)
CO2 Emissions: 0.85 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 17.8%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Per capita consumption is about 0.52 toe, including 490 kWh of electricity (2016).

The country's total consumption increased rapidly in 2016 (6.6%) to 100 Mtoe after a moderate progression between 2008 and 2014 (1.8%/year).

Biomass accounts for 33% of overall consumption, gas for 28%, oil for 28%, hydro and nuclear for 5% and coal for 5% (2016). After a decrease in the early ...

Pakistan energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Oil production was low at 5.7 Mt in 2016, but has increased by an average 8%/year since 2010(+2% in 2016). Production supplies just 20% of the country's needs. Crude oil imports were 8.1 Mt in 2016 (+4% compared to 2015).

In 2016 Pakistan produced nearly half of its refined oil product needs (production of 13.4 Mt and imports of 14.3 Mt). The country has a refining capacity of ...

Asia Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Renewable in % electricity production

Under the framework of the Alternative and Renewable Energy (ARE) Policy of 2011, the Government of Pakistan (GOP) set a target of at least 5% of alternative and renewable energy in the total commercial energy supplies by 2030.

The Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB), through the Policy for Development of Renewable Energy for Power Generation, requires power distribution ...


 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

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

CO2 emissions from fuel combustion have been increasing rapidly since 2015, mainly in industry and transport (by 21 and 11%, respectively) after remaining stable between 2007 and 2014. In 2017, they were 2.7 times higher than in ...

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