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Costa Rica Energy Profile 2017

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Electricity accesspopulation without electricity: 24,362
electrification - total population: 99.5%
electrification - urban areas: 99.9%
electrification - rural areas: 98.3% (2013)
Electricity - production10 billion kWh (2014 est.)
Electricity - consumption9.2 billion kWh (2014 est.)
Electricity - exports600 million kWh (2014 est.)
Electricity - imports800 million kWh (2014 est.)
Electricity - installed generating capacity2.9 million kW (2014 est.)
Electricity - from fossil fuels30.7% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Electricity - from nuclear fuels0% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Electricity - from hydroelectric plants55.9% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Electricity - from other renewable sources13.3% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Oil - production0 bbl/day (2015 est.)
Oil - exports1,300 bbl/day (2013 est.)
Oil - imports0 bbl/day (2013 est.)
Oil - proved reserves0 bbl (1 January 2016 est.)
Refined petroleum products - production0 bbl/day (2013 est.)
Refined petroleum products - consumption53,000 bbl/day (2014 est.)
Refined petroleum products - exports0 bbl/day (2013 est.)
Refined petroleum products - imports51,300 bbl/day (2013 est.)
Natural gas - production0 cu m (2013 est.)
Natural gas - consumption0 cu m (2013 est.)
Natural gas - exports0 cu m (2013 est.)
Natural gas - imports0 cu m (2013 est.)
Natural gas - proved reserves0 cu m (1 January 2014 es)
Carbon dioxide emissions from consumption of energy7.616 million Mt (2013 est.)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on July 9, 2017

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