Thailand

2017 Thailand Key Figures
Population: 69.1 million
GDP growth rate: 3.71 %/year
Energy independence: 53.6%
Total consumption/GDP:* 93.9 (2015=100)
CO2 Emissions: 3.88 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 6.32%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Per capita consumption in 2017 was 2 toe, including around 2 700 kWh of electricity.

Total energy consumption is growing rapidly (3.9%/year since 2000) and reached 138 Mtoe in 2017. Oil covers 40% of the country's needs, natural gas 26%, biomass 20% and coal 12%. The gas market share has increased (12% in 1990, 24% in 2000) to the detriment of oil.

Since 2000 the final ...

Thailand energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

The production of liquid hydrocarbons (crude oil and NGL) represented approximately 1/4 of the demand in 2017. Production more than doubled between 2000 and 2012, from 7.7 Mt to 19 Mt. However, it started to decrease in 2013-2014, before recovering to 19.5 Mt in 2016. Production declined slightly to 18 Mt in 2017. Net imports of crude oil reached 48 Mt in 2017, compared to just 31 Mt in ...

Asia Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Renewable in % electricity production

According to the Alternative Energy Development Plan (AEDP; 2015-2036), the main elements are: increase power generation from solid waste, biomass and biogas to support farmers and communities; set up targets for provincial renewable development; more generation from wind and solar if they are competitive with LNG and provide incentives in the form of FiTs, investment grants and an ESCO ...


 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

Thailand ratified the Kyoto Protocol in 2002. Following the COP 21 in Paris, the country has submitted its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC). The target for 2030 is to reduce its GHG emissions by 20% compared to the BAU level. It also has a scenario in which the GHG emission reduction could reach 25% subject to technology transfer and financial support.

Total CO2 emissions from ...

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