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South Africa

South Africa Energy Stats

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  • Adjusted savings: energy depletion > Current US$: Adjusted savings: energy depletion (current US$). Energy depletion is the ratio of the value of the stock of energy resources to the remaining reserve lifetime (capped at 25 years). It covers coal, crude oil, and natural gas.
  • Adjusted savings: energy depletion > Current US$ per capita: Adjusted savings: energy depletion (current US$). Energy depletion is the ratio of the value of the stock of energy resources to the remaining reserve lifetime (capped at 25 years). It covers coal, crude oil, and natural gas. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Carbon dioxide emissions from consumption of energy: This entry is the total amount of carbon dioxide, measured in metric tons, released by burning fossil fuels in the process of producing and consuming energy.
  • Coal > Consumption: Billion short tons of coal consumed per country per year.
  • Coal > Consumption by energy sector > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Coal > Consumption by households > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Coal > Consumption per capita: Billion short tons of coal consumed per country per year. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Coal > Production > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Commercial energy use: Commercial energy use (kg of oil equivalent per capita). Commercial energy use refers to apparent consumption, which is equal to indigenous production plus imports and stock changes, minus exports and fuels supplied to ships and aircraft engaged in international transport.
  • Crude oil > Imports per thousand people: This entry is the total amount of crude oil imported, in barrels per day (bbl/day). Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Crude oil > Production: This entry is the total amount of crude oil produced, in barrels per day (bbl/day).
  • Crude oil > Production per thousand people: This entry is the total amount of crude oil produced, in barrels per day (bbl/day). Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Crude oil > Proved reserves: This entry is the stock of proved reserves of crude oil, in barrels (bbl). Proved reserves are those quantities of petroleum 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.
  • Crude oil > Proved reserves per capita: This entry is the stock of proved reserves of crude oil, in barrels (bbl). Proved reserves are those quantities of petroleum 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. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Electric power > Consumption > KWh per capita: 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. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Electric power consumption > KWh per capita: Electric power consumption (kWh per capita). 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.
  • Electric power transmission and distribution losses > KWh: Electric power transmission and distribution losses (kWh). Electric power transmission and distribution losses include losses in transmission between sources of supply and points of distribution and in the distribution to consumers, including pilferage.
  • Electrical outages > Days: Electrical outages are the average number of days per year that establishments experience power outages or surges from the public grid.
  • 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. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Electricity > Consumption by households per capita: . Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Electricity > Consumption by petroleum refineries per capita: . Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • 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 > From other renewable sources: This entry measures the capacity of plants that generate electricity by using renewable energy sources other than hydroelectric (including, for example, wind, waves, solar, and geothermal), expressed as a share of the country's total generating capacity.
  • 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 > Installed generating capacity per thousand people: 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. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Electricity > Production > KWh: Electricity production is measured at the terminals of all alternator sets in a station. In addition to hydropower, coal, oil, gas, and nuclear power generation, it covers generation by geothermal, solar, wind, and tide and wave energy, as well as that from combustible renewables and waste. Production includes the output of electricity plants that are designed to produce electricity only as well as that of combined heat and power plants."
  • Electricity > Production > Per capita: 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. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Electricity > Production per capita: 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.
  • Electricity production > KWh: Electricity production (kWh). Electricity production is measured at the terminals of all alternator sets in a station. In addition to hydropower, coal, oil, gas, and nuclear power generation, it covers generation by geothermal, solar, wind, and tide and wave energy, as well as that from combustible renewables and waste. Production includes the output of electricity plants that are designed to produce electricity only as well as that of combined heat and power plants.
  • Electricity production > KWh per capita: Electricity production (kWh). Electricity production is measured at the terminals of all alternator sets in a station. In addition to hydropower, coal, oil, gas, and nuclear power generation, it covers generation by geothermal, solar, wind, and tide and wave energy, as well as that from combustible renewables and waste. Production includes the output of electricity plants that are designed to produce electricity only as well as that of combined heat and power plants. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Electricity production from coal sources > KWh: Electricity production from coal sources (kWh). Sources of electricity refer to the inputs used to generate electricity. Coal refers to all coal and brown coal, both primary (including hard coal and lignite-brown coal) and derived fuels (including patent fuel, coke oven coke, gas coke, coke oven gas, and blast furnace gas). Peat is also included in this category.
  • Electricity production from coal sources > KWh per capita: Electricity production from coal sources (kWh). Sources of electricity refer to the inputs used to generate electricity. Coal refers to all coal and brown coal, both primary (including hard coal and lignite-brown coal) and derived fuels (including patent fuel, coke oven coke, gas coke, coke oven gas, and blast furnace gas). Peat is also included in this category. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Electricity production from hydroelectric sources > KWh: Electricity production from hydroelectric sources (kWh). Sources of electricity refer to the inputs used to generate electricity. Hydropower refers to electricity produced by hydroelectric power plants.
  • Electricity production from hydroelectric sources > KWh per capita: Electricity production from hydroelectric sources (kWh). Sources of electricity refer to the inputs used to generate electricity. Hydropower refers to electricity produced by hydroelectric power plants. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Electricity production from natural gas sources > KWh: Electricity production from natural gas sources (kWh). Sources of electricity refer to the inputs used to generate electricity. Gas refers to natural gas but excludes natural gas liquids.
  • Electricity production from natural gas sources > KWh per capita: Electricity production from natural gas sources (kWh). Sources of electricity refer to the inputs used to generate electricity. Gas refers to natural gas but excludes natural gas liquids. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Electricity production from nuclear sources > KWh: Electricity production from nuclear sources (kWh). Sources of electricity refer to the inputs used to generate electricity. Nuclear power refers to electricity produced by nuclear power plants.
  • Electricity production from oil sources > KWh: Electricity production from oil sources (kWh). Sources of electricity refer to the inputs used to generate electricity. Oil refers to crude oil and petroleum products.
  • Electricity production from renewable sources > KWh: Electricity production from renewable sources (kWh). Electricity production from renewable sources includes hydropower, geothermal, solar, tides, wind, biomass, and biofuels.
  • Electricity production from renewable sources > KWh per capita: Electricity production from renewable sources (kWh). Electricity production from renewable sources includes hydropower, geothermal, solar, tides, wind, biomass, and biofuels. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric > KWh: Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric (kWh). Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric, includes geothermal, solar, tides, wind, biomass, and biofuels.
  • Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric > KWh per capita: Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric (kWh). Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric, includes geothermal, solar, tides, wind, biomass, and biofuels. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Production > Kilotons of oil equivalent: Energy production refers to forms of primary energy--petroleum (crude oil, natural gas liquids, and oil from nonconventional sources), natural gas, solid fuels (coal, lignite, and other derived fuels), and combustible renewables and waste--and primary electricity, all converted into oil equivalents."
  • Energy use > Equivalent in kilograms of oil per capita: Energy use refers to use of primary energy before transformation to other end-use fuels, which is equal to indigenous production plus imports and stock changes, minus exports and fuels supplied to ships and aircraft engaged in international transport."
  • Energy use > Kg of oil equivalent per $1,000 GDP > Constant 2005 PPP: Energy use (kg of oil equivalent) per $1,000 GDP (constant 2005 PPP). Energy use per PPP GDP is the kilogram of oil equivalent of energy use per constant PPP GDP. Energy use refers to use of primary energy before transformation to other end-use fuels, which is equal to indigenous production plus imports and stock changes, minus exports and fuels supplied to ships and aircraft engaged in international transport. PPP GDP is gross domestic product converted to 2005 constant international dollars using purchasing power parity rates. An international dollar has the same purchasing power over GDP as a U.S. dollar has in the United States.
  • Energy use > Kg of oil equivalent per capita: Energy use (kg of oil equivalent per capita). Energy use refers to use of primary energy before transformation to other end-use fuels, which is equal to indigenous production plus imports and stock changes, minus exports and fuels supplied to ships and aircraft engaged in international transport.
  • Gasoline > Pump price for gasoline > US$ per liter: Pump price for gasoline (US$ per liter). Fuel prices refer to the pump prices of the most widely sold grade of gasoline. Prices have been converted from the local currency to U.S. dollars.
  • Gasoline > Road sector gasoline fuel consumption > Kt of oil equivalent: Road sector gasoline fuel consumption (kt of oil equivalent). Gasoline is light hydrocarbon oil use in internal combustion engine such as motor vehicles, excluding aircraft.
  • Gasoline > Road sector gasoline fuel consumption per capita > Kg of oil equivalent: Road sector gasoline fuel consumption per capita (kg of oil equivalent). Gasoline is light hydrocarbon oil use in internal combustion engine such as motor vehicles, excluding aircraft.
  • Gasoline prices: Ratio of premium gasoline price to world average
    Units: Ratio of Gasoline Price to World Average
    Units: Pump price for super gasoline (US$ per liter): Fuel prices refer to the pump prices of the most widely sold grade of gasoline. Prices have been converted from the local currency to U.S. dollars, and the ratio of the gas price to the world average in the same time period was used in order to normalize the data. For more information, see World Development Indicators, Table 3.12.
  • Hydroelectric power > Production > KWh: Sources of electricity refer to the inputs used to generate electricity. Hydropower refers to electricity produced by hydroelectric power plants.
  • Hydroelectricity > Consumption: Figures for year 2003 in billion kilowatthours
  • Natural gas > Consumption: This entry is the total natural gas consumed in cubic meters (cu m). The discrepancy between the amount of natural gas produced and/or imported and the amount consumed and/or exported is due to the omission of stock changes and other complicating factors.
  • Natural gas > Consumption per capita: This entry is the total natural gas consumed in cubic meters (cu m). The discrepancy between the amount of natural gas produced and/or imported and the amount consumed and/or exported is due to the omission of stock changes and other complicating factors. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • 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 > Million tonnes > Per capita: Oil: Consumption, Million tonnes, as of end of 2004

    Notes: Others have less than 0.05 Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • 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 > Consumption per 1000: 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. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Oil > Exports: This entry is the total oil exported in barrels per day (bbl/day), including both crude oil and oil products.
  • Oil > Imports: This entry is the total oil imported in barrels per day (bbl/day), including both crude oil and oil products.
  • 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.
  • Oil > Production > Per capita: 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. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Oil > Production per 1000: 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. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Oil > Proved > Reserves per capita: This entry is the stock of proved reserves of crude oil in barrels (bbl). Proved reserves are those quantities of petroleum 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. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Oil > Reserves: According to Web definitions the term refers to the total amount of petroleum (oil) discovered in any given oil field or nation. Thus it can be said that Kuwait has xxxx millions of barrels (mb) of oil in the ground. However, the exact amount can never be known, simply because of the difficulty in sensing or "seeing" beneath the surface of the Earth. The term Proven Reserve or PR refers to an amount of oil that is generally accepted by geologists to be the actual amount of petroleum in the ground.
  • Oil > Reserves per capita: According to Web definitions the term refers to the total amount of petroleum (oil) discovered in any given oil field or nation. Thus it can be said that Kuwait has xxxx millions of barrels (mb) of oil in the ground. However, the exact amount can never be known, simply because of the difficulty in sensing or "seeing" beneath the surface of the Earth. The term Proven Reserve or PR refers to an amount of oil that is generally accepted by geologists to be the actual amount of petroleum in the ground. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Power outages in firms in a typical month > Number: Power outages in firms in a typical month (number). Power outages are the average number of power outages that establishments experience in a typical month.
  • Primary Consumption > Million tonnes oil equivalent: Primary Energy: Consumption, Million tonnes oil equivalent, as of end of 2004

    Notes: Others have less than 0.05
  • 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 > Consumption per thousand people: 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. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Wind power > Installed windpower capacity > Megawatts: Installed wind power capacity around the world.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Adjusted savings: energy depletion > Current US$ $14.51 billion 2011 29th out of 211
Adjusted savings: energy depletion > Current US$ per capita $286.82 2011 37th out of 211
Bagasse > Production 8 million ton 2005 11th out of 79
Carbon dioxide emissions from consumption of energy 461.6 million Mt 2011 14th out of 210
Charcoal > Consumption by households 153,700 ton 2005 27th out of 72
Charcoal > Consumption by households and other consumers 153,700 ton 2005 33th out of 109
Charcoal > Production from charcoal plants 188,900 ton 2005 39th out of 119
Coal > Consumption 170.5 million 2000 3rd out of 23
Coal > Consumption by energy sector > Per capita 0.463 ton per 1,000 people 1992 10th out of 15
Coal > Consumption by households > Per capita 104.23 ton per 1,000 people 2005 2nd out of 34
Coal > Consumption per capita 3.88 2000 4th out of 23
Coal > Production 244.99 million ton 2005 5th out of 55
Coal > Production > Per capita 5,224.9 ton per 1,000 people 2005 3rd out of 54
Coal > Total known > Reserves 115 billion ton 2005 3rd out of 23
Commercial energy use 2,513.85 2000 43th out of 116
Crude oil > Imports per thousand people 7.7 bbl/day 2010 35th out of 184
Crude oil > Production 181,000 bbl/day 2012 39th out of 203
Crude oil > Production per thousand people 3.54 bbl/day 2012 61st out of 202
Crude oil > Proved reserves 15 million bbl 2013 80th out of 193
Crude oil > Proved reserves per capita 0.309 bbl 2013 89th out of 192
Electric power > Consumption > KWh 226.46 billion kWh 2004 14th out of 131
Electric power > Consumption > KWh per capita 4,852.93 kWh 2004 38th out of 128
Electric power consumption > KWh 237.47 billion 2011 17th out of 135
Electric power consumption > KWh per capita 4,694.23 2011 45th out of 135
Electric power transmission and distribution losses > KWh 22 billion 2011 18th out of 134
Electrical outages > Days 5.45 days 2003 14th out of 18
Electricity > Consumption 234.2 billion kWh 2012 3rd out of 23
Electricity > Consumption > Per capita 5,486.63 kWh per capita 2007 31st out of 155
Electricity > Consumption by households 36.97 billion kWh 2005 19th out of 188
Electricity > Consumption by households per capita 783.29 kWh 2005 60th out of 174
Electricity > Consumption by petroleum refineries 7.84 billion kWh 2005 6th out of 50
Electricity > Consumption by petroleum refineries per capita 166.17 kWh 2005 9th out of 48
Electricity > Consumption per capita 5,002.35 kWh 2007 32nd out of 146
Electricity > Exports 15.04 billion kWh 2012 12th out of 156
Electricity > From other renewable sources 0.5% of total installed capacity 2010 71st out of 184
Electricity > Installed generating capacity 44.26 million kW 2010 17th out of 186
Electricity > Installed generating capacity per thousand people 885.35 kW 2010 72nd out of 184
Electricity > Production 257.9 billion kWh 2012 4th out of 27
Electricity > Production > KWh 260.5 billion 2007 14th out of 129
Electricity > Production > Per capita 6,000.3 kWh per capita 2007 41st out of 176
Electricity > Production per capita 5,470.68 kWh 2007 42nd out of 167
Electricity production > KWh 259.58 billion 2011 16th out of 137
Electricity production > KWh per capita 5,131.3 2011 44th out of 137
Electricity production from coal sources > KWh 243.41 billion 2011 7th out of 137
Electricity production from coal sources > KWh per capita 4,811.77 2011 4th out of 137
Electricity production from hydroelectric sources > KWh 2.06 billion 2011 84th out of 137
Electricity production from hydroelectric sources > KWh per capita 40.66 2011 100th out of 137
Electricity production from natural gas sources > KWh 0.0 2011 114th out of 137
Electricity production from natural gas sources > KWh per capita 0.0 2011 114th out of 137
Electricity production from nuclear sources > KWh 13.5 billion 2011 23th out of 137
Electricity production from oil sources > KWh 197 million 2011 91st out of 137
Electricity production from renewable sources > KWh 2.46 billion 2011 92nd out of 137
Electricity production from renewable sources > KWh per capita 48.73 2011 109th out of 137
Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric > KWh 408 million 2011 58th out of 137
Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric > KWh per capita 8.07 2011 69th out of 137
Production > Kilotons of oil equivalent 159,593 2007 18th out of 129
Energy use > Equivalent in kilograms of oil per capita 2,783.77 2007 47th out of 129
Energy use > Kg of oil equivalent per $1,000 GDP > Constant 2005 PPP $287.23 2011 25th out of 127
Energy use > Kg of oil equivalent per capita 2,794.64 2011 41st out of 137
Fuelwood > Consumption by households 33.25 million m³ 2005 12th out of 115
Gas-diesel oils > Consumption in agriculture 880,000 ton 2005 19th out of 95
Gas-diesel oils > Consumption in road transport 4.97 million ton 2005 25th out of 160
Gasoline > Pump price for gasoline > US$ per liter $1.38 2012 89th out of 166
Gasoline > Road sector gasoline fuel consumption > Kt of oil equivalent 6,611 2010 20th out of 136
Gasoline > Road sector gasoline fuel consumption per capita > Kg of oil equivalent 132.24 2010 56th out of 137
Gasoline prices 0.82 2002 95th out of 141
Hydroelectric power > Production > KWh 929 million 2007 85th out of 129
Hydroelectricity > Consumption 0.78 2003 98th out of 212
Natural gas > Consumption 4.01 billion cu m 2010 46th out of 187
Natural gas > Consumption per capita 132.19 cu m 2008 32nd out of 132
Natural gas > Production 2011 55th out of 187
Natural gas > Proved reserves 16 billion cu m 2012 74th out of 198
Oil > Consumption 579,000 bbl/day 2009 26th out of 193
Oil > Consumption > Million tonnes > Per capita 0.531 per 1 million people 2005 46th out of 63
Oil > Consumption > Per capita 10.65 bbl/day per 1,000 peopl 2006 82nd out of 170
Oil > Consumption per 1000 11.74 bbl/day 2009 95th out of 182
Oil > Exports 128,500 bbl/day 2007 32nd out of 142
Oil > Imports 490,500 bbl/day 2007 5th out of 149
Oil > Production 191,000 bbl/day 2009 39th out of 180
Oil > Production > Per capita 4.53 bbl/day per 1,000 peopl 2007 57th out of 111
Oil > Production per 1000 3.87 bbl/day 2009 52nd out of 168
Oil > Proved > Reserves per capita 0.3 bbl 2010 89th out of 186
Oil > Reserves 7.84 million barrels 2005 81st out of 97
Oil > Reserves per capita 0.166 barrels 2005 84th out of 94
Oil imports > Net 258,000 barrels per day 2005 16th out of 21
Power outages in firms in a typical month > Number 0.9 2007 13th out of 15
Primary Consumption > Million tonnes oil equivalent 123.7 2004 18th out of 63
Refined petroleum products > Consumption 590,900 bbl/day 2011 28th out of 208
Refined petroleum products > Consumption per thousand people 11.68 bbl/day 2011 109th out of 205
Wind power > Installed windpower capacity > Megawatts 16.4 Megawatts 2003 35th out of 51

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Citation

  • South Africa ranked first for electricity > consumption by households per capita amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2005.
  • South Africa ranked first for traditional fuel > consumption amongst Emerging markets in 2002.