2015 Qatar Key Figures
Population: 2.27 million
GDP growth rate: 3.66 %/year
Energy independence: 100%
Total consumption/GDP:* 98.2 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 37.8 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 6.48%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

The country's total energy consumption per capita is very high at around 23 toe, including 16 000 kWh of electricity.

The total consumption has experienced strong increases since 2000, growing at an average rate of +11% per year, slowing down since 2013 though. It has reached 52 Mtoe in...

Qatar energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

In 2015 total oil production amounted to 74 Mt, i.e. double the production of 2000, a growth mainly explained by the increase in Natural Gas Liquids (NGL) production, which accounted in 2015 for almost 50% of the production.

Qatar exports about 60% of its oil production (crude and NGL) as...

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Oil products consumption

Oil consumption increased very rapidly between 2000 and 2015 (13%/year), pushing consumption up to 8 Mt in 2015, mainly driven by transport (60% of total oil products consumption).



EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Refined oil products production

Natural gas consumption

Natural gas consumption has increased extremely rapidly since 2005 (12.5%/year) and consumption reached 49 bcm in 2015. Industry consumes 18% (including non-energy uses), electricity production 20% and other sectors (mainly oil and gas) 62%.



EMEA LNG Trade Dataset

 Natural gas domestic consumption

Power consumption

Electricity consumption has increased very rapidly since 2000 (12%/year, on average) with the increasing use of air conditioning and the soaring water desalinisation industry. It reached 36 TWh in 2015. With 16 000 kWh/capita (2015), Qatar has the 5th highest level of electricity...

Renewable in % electricity production

The country strives to meet 20% of its energy demand from renewable sources by 2030. It aims to reach a solar power capacity of 1 800 MW by 2020, for a cost estimated between US$10bn and US$20bn.

 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

Although Qatar submitted an Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) in preparation of the COP21 and ratified the Paris agreement in April 2016, no firm commitments were made to reduce its GHG emissions.

CO2 emissions from fossil fuel combustion have increased more...

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