Bolivia Energy Information
Bolivia Key Figures
GDP growth rate: 2.22 %/year
Energy independence: 100%
Data of the last year available: 2019
CO2 Emissions: 1.78 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 12.6%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy Consumption
The country's energy consumption per capita is low but growing, at 0.8 toe in 20198, including 71050 kWh of electricity.
Since 2010, tTotal energy consumption has been increasing rapidlyed between 2010 and 2018 (by an average of 45%/year) and decreased in 2019 to, reaching 9.2 Mtoe in 20198.
Interactive Chart Bolivia Total Energy Consumption
Crude Oil Production
The production of liquid hydrocarbons (crude oil and condensate) has been decreasing since 2014 to 2.96 Mt in 20198 (-2215%); previously, itthey increased at the very rapidly pace of around 10%/year between 2010 and 2014(around 10%/year), when it reached a maximum of 3.4 Mt.. Crude oil exports are marginal.
Bolivia has 3 operating refineries: Gualberto Villarroel (35 000 bblkb/d), Guillermo Elder Bell (24 000 bblkb/d), and Oro Negro (3 250 bbl/d). The two largest are operated by Empresa Boliviana de Refinacion.
Interactive Chart Bolivia Crude Oil Production
Renewable in % Electricity Production
Bolivia has pledged to increase the share of renewables (including hydro) in the power mix to 79% by 2030 in its NDC.
Interactive Chart Bolivia Share of Renewables in Electricity Production (incl hydro)
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CO2 Fuel Combustion/CO2 Emissions
Bolivia's NDC includes the eradication of illegal deforestation by 2020 and a 3% increase of forest cover to 540 000 km2 by 2030 (+3% compared to 2010). Those objectives depend on the level of international cooperation and financial support to Bolivia.
CO2 emissions from energy combustion have increased very rapidly fromsince 2000 to 2018 (around 7%/year) and have decreased. iIn 20198 at 21 MtCO2, a levelthey were over 3 times higher than in 1990 at 213 MtCO2. CO2 emissions per capita reached 2 tCO2/cap in 20198, which is 13% below the average for South America.
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