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South Africa Energy Profile 2017

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Electricity accesspopulation without electricity: 7,700,000
electrification - total population: 85%
electrification - urban areas: 90%
electrification - rural areas: 77% (2013)
Electricity - production235 billion kWh (2014 est.)
Electricity - consumption212 billion kWh (2014 est.)
Electricity - exports14 billion kWh (2014 est.)
Electricity - imports11 billion kWh (2014 est.)
Electricity - installed generating capacity46 million kW (2014 est.)
Electricity - from fossil fuels90.4% of total installed capacity (2013 est.)
Electricity - from nuclear fuels4.4% of total installed capacity (2013 est.)
Electricity - from hydroelectric plants4.5% of total installed capacity (2013 est.)
Electricity - from other renewable sources0.7% of total installed capacity (2013 est.)
Oil - production3,000 bbl/day (2015 est.)
Oil - exports0 bbl/day (2013 est.)
Oil - imports466,100 bbl/day (2013 est.)
Oil - proved reserves15 million bbl (1 January 2016 est.)
Refined petroleum products - production488,200 bbl/day (2013 est.)
Refined petroleum products - consumption663,000 bbl/day (2014 est.)
Refined petroleum products - exports131,500 bbl/day (2013 est.)
Refined petroleum products - imports169,900 bbl/day (2013 est.)
Natural gas - production950 million cu m (2014 est.)
Natural gas - consumption4.75 billion cu m (2014 est.)
Natural gas - exports0 cu m (2013 est.)
Natural gas - imports3.8 billion cu m (2014 est.)
Natural gas - proved reserves15.01 billion cu m (1 January 2012 es)
Carbon dioxide emissions from consumption of energy482 million Mt (2013 est.)

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

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