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South Africa Energy Profile 2018

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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 - production229.2 billion kWh (2015 est.)
Electricity - consumption207.7 billion kWh (2015 est.)
Electricity - exports16.55 billion kWh (2016 est.)
Electricity - imports10.56 billion kWh (2016 est.)
Electricity - installed generating capacity47.28 million kW (2015 est.)
Electricity - from fossil fuels86.7% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Electricity - from nuclear fuels3.9% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Electricity - from hydroelectric plants1.4% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Electricity - from other renewable sources7.1% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Oil - production2,000 bbl/day (2016 est.)
Oil - exports0 bbl/day (2014 est.)
Oil - imports434,500 bbl/day (2014 est.)
Oil - proved reserves15 million bbl (1 January 2017 es)
Refined petroleum products - production431,000 bbl/day (2014 est.)
Refined petroleum products - consumption660,000 bbl/day (2015 est.)
Refined petroleum products - exports78,110 bbl/day (2014 est.)
Refined petroleum products - imports164,700 bbl/day (2014 est.)
Natural gas - production1.1 billion cu m (2015 est.)
Natural gas - consumption8.66 billion cu m (2015 est.)
Natural gas - exports0 cu m (2013 est.)
Natural gas - imports3.8 billion cu m (2015 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 January 20, 2018

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