2015 Tanzania Key Figures
Population: 53.5 million
GDP growth rate: 6.96 %/year
Energy independence: 87.4%
Total consumption/GDP:* 79.7 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 0.23 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 17.5%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

The total per capita energy consumption is around 0.48 toe (2015), lower than the Africa's average. The per capita electricity consumption reaches approximately 97.7 kWh (2015).



Tanzania energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

The country does not produce oil.

In the past, Tanzania had one operating refinery, the Tanzania and Italian petroleum Refinery (Tiper) located in Kigamboni, Dar es Salaam. The facility had the capacity to reach 14 900 bbl/d. It was shut down in 1999.

In 2016, the Kamal Group...

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Renewable in % electricity production

Under the framework of the 2010 SE4ALL AA, Tanzania intends to double the share of renewable energy in its energy mix by 2030. Tanzania was selected by the Scaling-Up Renewable Energy Programme (SREP), part of the Climate Investment Funds (CIF). The plan is in line with Tanzania National Energy...

 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

In September 2015, Tanzania presented its INDC (Intended Nationally Determined Contribution) for the COP21 in Paris but did not submit the NDC yet. It set a GHG emissions reduction target of 20% by 2030, compared to a business as usual scenario. The actual target will depend on international...

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