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Ghana Energy Profile 2017

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Electricity accesspopulation without electricity: 7,300,000
electrification - total population: 72%
electrification - urban areas: 92%
electrification - rural areas: 50% (2013)
Electricity - production11.5 billion kWh (2015 est.)
Electricity - consumption9.6 billion kWh (2015 est.)
Electricity - exports552 million kWh (2015 est.)
Electricity - imports223 million kWh (2015 est.)
Electricity - installed generating capacity3.656 million kW (2015 est.)
Electricity - from fossil fuels56.2% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Electricity - from nuclear fuels0% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Electricity - from hydroelectric plants43.2% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Electricity - from other renewable sources0.6% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Oil - production88,250 bbl/day (2016 est.)
Oil - exports99,890 bbl/day (2015 est.)
Oil - imports26,040 bbl/day (2013 est.)
Oil - proved reserves660 million bbl (1 January 2016 est.)
Refined petroleum products - production10,640 bbl/day (2013 est.)
Refined petroleum products - consumption83,000 bbl/day (2014 est.)
Refined petroleum products - exports1,977 bbl/day (2013 est.)
Refined petroleum products - imports72,850 bbl/day (2013 est.)
Natural gas - production63.54 million cu m (2016 est.)
Natural gas - consumption655 million cu m (2015 est.)
Natural gas - exports0 cu m (2015 est.)
Natural gas - imports584 million cu m (2015 est.)
Natural gas - proved reserves22.65 billion cu m (1 January 2016 es)
Carbon dioxide emissions from consumption of energy11 million Mt (2013 est.)

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

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