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Costa Rica

Costa Rica Electricity Stats

Definitions

  • Consumption: This entry consists of total electricity generated 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.
  • Consumption per capita: This entry consists of total electricity generated 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.
  • Exports: This entry is the total exported electricity in kilowatt-hours.
  • Exports per capita: This entry is the total exported electricity in kilowatt-hours. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Imports: This entry is the total imported electricity in kilowatt-hours.
  • Imports per capita: This entry is the total imported electricity in kilowatt-hours. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Production: This entry is 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.
  • Production per capita: This entry is 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. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Consumption 8.25 billion kWh 2008 65th out of 166
Consumption per capita 1,819.44 kWh 2008 70th out of 152
Exports 166 million kWh 2008 48th out of 173
Exports per capita 36.62 kWh 2008 38th out of 159
Imports 70 million kWh 2008 69th out of 174
Imports per capita 15.44 kWh 2008 57th out of 161
Production 9.29 billion kWh 2008 46th out of 134
Production per capita 2,049.55 kWh 2008 49th out of 122

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013; CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013. 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.

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