Spain

2015 Spain Key Figures
Population: 46.4 million
GDP growth rate: 3.21 %/year
Energy independence: 26.3%
Total consumption/GDP:* 77.8 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 5.38 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 9.85%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

In 2015, total consumption per capita was 2.5 toe (19% lower than the EU average) and electricity consumption per capita was 5 100 kWh (8% below the EU average).

Graph: CONSUMPTION TRENDS BY ENERGY SOURCE (Mtoe)

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Spain energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Oil production is very low (around 230 kt in 2015). Crude oil imports remained rather stable around 60 Mt/year between 2000 and 2011 and have increased by 4.6%/year since then, to 68 Mt in 2015. Three suppliers accounted for more than 40% of crude imports in 2015: Nigeria (17%), Mexico (14%) and...

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Oil products consumption

Oil consumption, which had been growing regularly since 1990, decreased by 5.7%/year between 2007 and 2013 and remained stable at 47 Mt in 2014. It rebounded by 2.7% in 2015 to 49 Mt.

More than half of the oil consumption is absorbed by the transport sector (58% in 2015), with power...

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Refined oil products production

Natural gas consumption

The country's gas consumption grew very rapidly between 2000 and 2008 with the commissioning of new CCGT plants (11%/year on average), but fell between 2008 and 2014 (-6.4%/year); in 2014, gas consumption stood 33% below its 2008 level. It grew by 4.4% in 2015, due to an 11% hike in demand from...

EMEA LNG Trade Dataset

 Natural gas domestic consumption

Coal consumption

More than 80% of the coal and lignite consumed go into electricity production; the remaining amount is mainly used by industry. Coal and lignite consumption fell dramatically between 2007 and 2010 (-65%). Following the 2011 royal decree setting both the amounts of coal to be burned in the power...

 Coal and lignite domestic consumption

Power consumption

The country's electricity consumption decreased between 2008 and 2014 (-1.8%/year) after a previous period of rapid growth (+3.7%/year between 2000 and 2008). In 2015 it grew by 1.9%, reaching 238 TWh. Over January - October 2016, electricity consumption only increased by 0.2% (mainly due to...

Renewable in % electricity production

According to the National Action Plan for Renewable Energies (PANER) of 2010, the share of renewables in final energy consumption should increase to 22.7% by 2020 (18.9% for heating and cooling, 13.6% in transport and 40% in power generation).


 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)
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