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Mauritania Energy Profile 2018

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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 - production1.191 billion kWh (2015 est.)
Electricity - consumption1.108 billion kWh (2015 est.)
Electricity - exports0 kWh (2016 est.)
Electricity - imports0 kWh (2016 est.)
Electricity - installed generating capacity412,000 kW (2015 est.)
Electricity - from fossil fuels63.8% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Electricity - from nuclear fuels0% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Electricity - from hydroelectric plants23.5% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Electricity - from other renewable sources16.7% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Oil - production5,000 bbl/day (2016 est.)
Oil - exports6,750 bbl/day (2014 est.)
Oil - imports0 bbl/day (2014 est.)
Oil - proved reserves20 million bbl (1 January 2017 es)
Refined petroleum products - production0 bbl/day (2014 est.)
Refined petroleum products - consumption16,000 bbl/day (2015 est.)
Refined petroleum products - exports0 bbl/day (2014 est.)
Refined petroleum products - imports16,390 bbl/day (2014 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 2017 es)
Carbon dioxide emissions from consumption of energy2.4 million Mt (2013 est.)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on January 20, 2018

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