2016 Russia Key Figures
Population: 144 million
GDP growth rate: -0.2 %/year
Energy independence: 100%
Total consumption/GDP:* 85.8 (2015=100)
CO2 Emissions: 11.1 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 11.0%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Total per capita consumption reached 4.9 toe in 2016. Per capita electricity consumption is around 6 100 kWh.

Total energy consumption increased by 1.5%/year between 2000 and 2012, when it reached 739 Mtoe. It has been decreasing slightly (-1%/year) since then due to the economic crisis...

Russia energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Oil production has been increasing slowly since 2004 (1.4%/year), reaching 547 Mt in 2016. In 2016, Russia was the world's second largest crude oil producer, after Saudi Arabia.

Russia is the world's second largest oil exporter. In 2016, exports of crude oil and petroleum products...

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Oil products consumption

Oil product consumption has increased slightly since 2012 (157 Mt in 2016). Industry (including non-energy uses) is the first consuming sector with 39% of total oil products ahead of transport (37%) and the residential-tertiary-agriculture sector (11%).


EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Refined oil products production

Natural gas consumption

Gas consumption has been decreasing since 2011 (437 bcm in 2016); it increased by 1.8%/year, on average, between 2000 and 2011, when it reached 476 bcm.

Gas is mainly consumed in the electricity sector (46%, i.e. substantially above its 2000 level of 39%). Industry represents 18% and the...

EMEA LNG Trade Dataset

 Natural gas domestic consumption

Coal consumption

Coal consumption was at its lowest level ever in the years 2013-2015 (207 Mt in 2015) and rose slowly to 224 Mt in 2016. The large majority of the coal is consumed in power plants (55% in 2016).



 Coal and lignite domestic consumption

Power consumption

Total electricity consumption has increased slightly since 2012 (0.3%/year), reaching 886 TWh in 2016 (+ 2%/year between 2000 and 2012).

Industry is the main electricity consumer with 38% of the total (decreasing since 2002 when it stood at 46%), ahead of the tertiary sector with 17% (up...

Renewable in % electricity production

In 2014, the Government set a target of a 2.5% share of renewables in electricity generation by 2020 (State Programme on Energy Efficiency and Energy Development), which implies about 14.7 GW of new renewable capacities by 2020. This target will not be reached, with only about 1 GW currently...

 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

In 2015, Russia submitted to the UNFCCC its 2030 intended National Determined Contribution (iNDC), which aims to limit GHG emissions to 70-75% of 1990 levels by the year 2030 (presidential decree N°752). Russia signed the Paris agreement in 2016, but its...

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