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Malaysia Energy Information

Malaysia Key Figures

Population: 32.4 million
GDP growth rate: -5.8 %/year
Energy independence: 100%

Data of the last year available: 2020
Total consumption/GDP:* 73.3 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 7.47 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 7.37%

* at purchasing power parity

View all macro and energy indicators in the Malaysia energy report

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Total Energy Consumption

In 2020, consumption per capita was 2.7 toe. This is higher than neighbouring countries. Electricity consumption per capita has increased from 3 900 kWh per capita in 2010 to 4 600 kWh in 2020.

Graph: CONSUMPTION TRENDS BY ENERGY SOURCE (Mtoe)

Graph: TOTAL CONSUMPTION MARKET SHARE BY ENERGY (2020, %)

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View the detailed fondamentals of the market at country level (graphs, tables, analysis) in the Malaysia energy report

Crude Oil Production

Oil production has been declining by 9%/year since 2018, reaching 27.5 Mt in 2020, after remaining stable over the previous ten years. The development of E&P activities in deep-water fields of the eastern region such as Gumusut-Kakap or Kikeh has enabled the declining outputs from the mature fields of the Peninsula to be offset. One third of the oil produced comes from the Peninsula (vs two thirds in 2000), the largest being the field of Tapis near Terengganu, one fourth from Sarawak and more than 40% from Sabah (2017).

Interactive Chart Malaysia Crude Oil Production

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Renewable in % Electricity Production

SEDA, the Sustainable Energy Development Authority, was set up in 2011 for checking that sustainable energy programmes are properly managed and for assessing and fostering new sustainable energy solutions.

The 11th Malaysian Plan (2016-2020) goal of reaching 2 080 MW of renewable capacity in 2020 (large hydro excluded, i.e. >100 MW) was fulfilled as it reached over 3 GW.

Interactive Chart Malaysia Share of Renewables in Electricity Production (incl hydro)

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CO2 Fuel Combustion/CO2 Emissions

In its NDC, the country aims to reduce GHG intensity of GDP by 45% in 2030 relative to 2005. Out of the total target, 35% is unconditional and 10% is conditional to financing and technology transfer by developed countries. Between 2005 and 2019, CO2 emissions rose by 11% (i.e. ~3%/year).

CO2 emissions from energy combustion increased at a high rate over 2000-2008 (6.5%/year), but the growth rate subsequently halved between 2009 and 2019 (3%/year). In 2020, CO2 emissions dropped by 7.5% to 233 Mt.

Graph: CO2-ENERGY EMISSIONS (MtCO2)

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