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Canada

Canada Energy Stats

Background:

Electricity production is hugely important with a total electricity generation of 628 billion kWh in 2005. Of that figure almost 579 billion kWh was produced by public power stations, but a further 49 billion kWh self produced electricity, making Canada the 4th largest producer of independently generated electricity. Almost 58% is produced by hydro electricity production, with fossil fuels the source of 28% of its electrical production and 13% (92 billion kWh) produced through nuclear power stations.

Definitions

  • Electric power consumption > KWh: Electric power consumption (kWh). Electric power consumption measures the production of power plants and combined heat and power plants less transmission, distribution, and transformation losses and own use by heat and power plants.
  • Electricity > Consumption: Total electricity consumed annually plus imports and minus exports, expressed in kilowatt-hours. The discrepancy between the amount of electricity generated and/or imported and the amount consumed and/or exported is accounted for as loss in transmission and distribution.
  • Electricity > Consumption per capita: Total electricity consumed annually plus imports and minus exports, expressed in kilowatt-hours. The discrepancy between the amount of electricity generated and/or imported and the amount consumed and/or exported is accounted for as loss in transmission and distribution. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Electricity > Installed generating capacity: This entry is the total capacity of currently installed generators, expressed in kilowatts (kW), to produce electricity. A 10-kilowatt (kW) generator will produce 10 kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity, if it runs continuously for one hour.
  • Electricity > Production: The annual electricity generated expressed in kilowatt-hours. The discrepancy between the amount of electricity generated and/or imported and the amount consumed and/or exported is accounted for as loss in transmission and distribution.
  • Natural gas > Proved reserves: This entry is the stock of proved reserves of natural gas in cubic meters (cu m). Proved reserves are those quantities of natural gas, which, by analysis of geological and engineering data, can be estimated with a high degree of confidence to be commercially recoverable from a given date forward, from known reservoirs and under current economic conditions.
  • Oil > Consumption: This entry is the total oil consumed in barrels per day (bbl/day). The discrepancy between the amount of oil produced and/or imported and the amount consumed and/or exported is due to the omission of stock changes, refinery gains, and other complicating factors.
  • Oil > Consumption > Per capita: This entry is the total oil consumed in barrels per day (bbl/day). The discrepancy between the amount of oil produced and/or imported and the amount consumed and/or exported is due to the omission of stock changes, refinery gains, and other complicating factors. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Oil > Production: This entry is the total oil produced in barrels per day (bbl/day). The discrepancy between the amount of oil produced and/or imported and the amount consumed and/or exported is due to the omission of stock changes, refinery gains, and other complicating factors.
  • Refined petroleum products > Consumption: This entry is the country's total consumption of refined petroleum products, in barrels per day (bbl/day). The discrepancy between the amount of refined petroleum products produced and/or imported and the amount consumed and/or exported is due to the omission of stock changes, refinery gains, and other complicating factors.
  • Refined petroleum products > Exports: This entry is the country's total exports of refined petroleum products, in barrels per day (bbl/day).
  • Refined petroleum products > Imports: This entry is the country's total imports of refined petroleum products, in barrels per day (bbl/day).
  • Refined petroleum products > Production: This entry is the country's total output of refined petroleum products, in barrels per day (bbl/day). The discrepancy between the amount of refined petroleum products produced and/or imported and the amount consumed and/or exported is due to the omission of stock changes, refinery gains, and other complicating factors.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Electric power consumption > KWh 565.73 billion 2011 8th out of 135
Electricity > Consumption 499.9 billion kWh 2010 4th out of 166
Electricity > Consumption per capita 16,281.22 kWh 2007 2nd out of 146
Electricity > Exports 57.97 billion kWh 2012 2nd out of 156
Electricity > Imports 11.39 billion kWh 2012 16th out of 144
Electricity > Installed generating capacity 136.9 million kW 2010 5th out of 186
Electricity > Production 618.9 billion kWh 2011 5th out of 95
Natural gas > Proved reserves 1.93 trillion cu m 2013 17th out of 199
Oil > Consumption 2.15 million bbl/day 2009 9th out of 193
Oil > Consumption > Per capita 71.01 bbl/day per 1,000 peopl 2007 5th out of 51
Oil > Production 3.29 million bbl/day 2009 5th out of 180
Refined petroleum products > Consumption 2.26 million bbl/day 2011 9th out of 208
Refined petroleum products > Exports 1.07 million bbl/day 2010 6th out of 190
Refined petroleum products > Imports 249,500 bbl/day 2010 18th out of 188
Refined petroleum products > Production 2.02 million bbl/day 2010 7th out of 189

SOURCES: International Energy Agency; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

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"Canada Energy Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Canada/Energy

NationMaster

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You should add provincial statistics.

Posted on 05 May 2009

crazed

crazed

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I agree with P.Krishnamachar

Posted on 16 Jun 2010

Ben

Ben

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