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Mauritania Energy Profile 2017

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Electricity accesspopulation without electricity: 2,800,000
electrification - total population: 28%
electrification - urban areas: 47%
electrification - rural areas: 2% (2013)
Electricity - production800 million kWh (2014 est.)
Electricity - consumption800 million kWh (2014 est.)
Electricity - exports0 kWh (2013 est.)
Electricity - imports0 kWh (2013 est.)
Electricity - installed generating capacity518,600 kW (2015 est.)
Electricity - from fossil fuels66.9% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Electricity - from nuclear fuels0% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Electricity - from hydroelectric plants33.1% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Electricity - from other renewable sources0% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Oil - production4,000 bbl/day (2016 est.)
Oil - exports11,250 bbl/day (2013 est.)
Oil - imports0 bbl/day (2013 est.)
Oil - proved reserves20 million bbl (1 January 2016 est.)
Refined petroleum products - production0 bbl/day (2013 est.)
Refined petroleum products - consumption16,000 bbl/day (2014 est.)
Refined petroleum products - exports0 bbl/day (2013 est.)
Refined petroleum products - imports16,390 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 reserves28.32 billion cu m (1 January 2016 es)
Carbon dioxide emissions from consumption of energy2.4 million Mt (2013 est.)

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

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