2018 Pakistan Key Figures
Population: 201 million
GDP growth rate: 5.53 %/year
Energy independence: 64.2%
Total consumption/GDP:* 81.3 (2015=100)
CO2 Emissions: 0.92 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 16.5%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Per capita consumption is about 0.52 toe, including 590 kWh of electricity (2018).

The country's total consumption stabilized at 104.5 Mtoe in 2018, after a period of significant increase between 2014 and 2017 (4.2%/year); the progression was more moderate between 2008 and 2013 (1.5%/year).


Biomass accounts for 34% ...

Pakistan energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Oil production has remained stable at around 4.9 Mt since 2014. Production supplies just over 20% of the country's needs. Crude oil imports were over 10.5 Mt in 2018 and are steadily increasing (+8%/year since 2011).

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 400 000 bbl/d (end ...

Asia Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Renewable in % electricity production

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

A new Alternative and Renewable Energy (ARE) Policy was published in 2019, which includes a target of at least 20% of alternative and renewable energy (excluding hydroelectricity) in the power capacity in 2025 and 30% in 2030. With hydropower, this corresponds to a share of ...

 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

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

CO2 emissions from fuel combustion dropped slightly in 2018 to around 185 MtCO2, following a period of rapid increase (8%/year over 2013-2017). Before that, they had remained stable over 2007-2013. In 2018, they were about ...

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