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Electricity access
population without electricity: 11 million (2019)
electrification - total population: 37% (2019)
electrification - urban areas: 76% (2019)
electrification - rural areas: 6% (2019)
Electricity - production
11.55 billion kWh (2016 est.)
Electricity - consumption
11.04 billion kWh (2016 est.)
Electricity - exports
1.176 billion kWh (2015 est.)
Electricity - imports
2.185 billion kWh (2016 est.)
Electricity - installed generating capacity
2.573 million kW (2016 est.)
Electricity - from fossil fuels
5% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)
Electricity - from nuclear fuels
0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)
Electricity - from hydroelectric plants
93% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)
Electricity - from other renewable sources
2% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)
Oil - production
0 bbl/day (2018 est.)
Oil - exports
0 bbl/day (2015 est.)
Oil - imports
12,860 bbl/day (2015 est.)
Oil - proved reserves
0 bbl (1 January 2018 est.)
Refined petroleum products - production
13,120 bbl/day (2015 est.)
Refined petroleum products - consumption
23,000 bbl/day (2016 est.)
Refined petroleum products - exports
371 bbl/day (2015 est.)
Refined petroleum products - imports
10,150 bbl/day (2015 est.)
Natural gas - production
0 cu m (2017 est.)
Natural gas - consumption
0 cu m (2017 est.)
Natural gas - exports
0 cu m (2017 est.)
Natural gas - imports
0 cu m (2017 est.)
Natural gas - proved reserves
0 cu m (1 January 2014 est.)
Carbon dioxide emissions from consumption of energy
3.777 million Mt (2017 est.)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on Friday, November 27, 2020

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