2015 Vietnam Key Figures
Population: 91.7 million
GDP growth rate: 6.68 %/year
Energy independence: 98.5%
Total consumption/GDP:* 99.2 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 1.72 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 9.18%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Energy consumption per capita is low, at 0.81 toe and 1 596 kWh for electricity (2015). The household electrification rate increased from 82% in 2000 to 98% in 2015.

Since 2000 total energy consumption has increased at the significant rate of 6.5%/year, reaching 74.0 Mtoe in 2015. The...

Vietnam energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Oil production increased rapidly until 2000, when it reached 16.6 Mt (2.7 Mt in 1990). Since then it has fluctuated around 16-18 Mt (19.8 Mt in 2015). Despite the fact that 150 000 bbl/d in new oil production capacity was brought on stream in 2008, the country was only able to maintain its...

Asia Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Renewable in % electricity production

In 2016, the Government entered into force the Vietnam Renewable Energy Development Strategy to 2030 with an outlook up to 2050, which aims to prioritise renewable energy, especially biomass, biogas, wind and solar. The government will promote onshore wind power until 2030 and study potential...

 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

Vietnam ratified the UNFCCC in 1994 and the Kyoto Protocol in 2002.

Vietnam submitted its First Nationally Determined Contribution report (NDC) on 3 November 2016, reaffirming its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction target of 8% (compared to the business as usual scenario) by 2030, i...

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