Venezuela

2015 Venezuela Key Figures
Population: 31.1 million
GDP growth rate: -5.7 %/year
Energy independence: 100%
Total consumption/GDP:* 87.3 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 4.23 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 21.7%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Energy consumption per capita (1.9toe, including nearly 2 700 kWh of electricity in 2015) is relatively high compared to the level of income per capita. It is the highest in South America. However, both energy and electricity consumption per capita has been decreasing since 2013 (17% and 16%...

Venezuela energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Crude oil production has been declining since 2005, dropping from 182 Mt to 146 Mt in 2015 (-20%). It decreased strongly between 1998 and 2003 (-24%) because of OPEC's production quotas and PDVSA's 2002-2003 strike. In 2005 it recovered to its 1998 level. Venezuela produces 620 000 bbl/d from...


 Crude oil production

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

During the COP21 in Paris in December 2015, Venezuela presented its national objective to reduce GHG emissions by 20% by 2030. The commitment will depend on financial aid and technology transfer from wealthy countries.

CO2 emissions from energy combustion have dropped by 24%...

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