Electricity Production from Oil Sources (As % of Total) fell to 97.4% in Lebanon in 2015

Electricity Production from Oil Sources (As % of Total) (%)
Energy & Utility | Lebanon | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from oil sources as a percentage of total reached 97.4 % in 2015 in Lebanon, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 1.55 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from oil sources as a percentage of total in Lebanon reached an all time high of 98.9 % in 2014 and an all time low of 39.0 % in 1971. When compared to Lebanon's main peers, electricity production from oil sources as a percentage of total in Cyprus amounted to 91.2 %, 0.652 % in Israel, 50.6 % in Jordan and 29.1 % in Syria in 2015.

Lebanon has been ranked 3rd within the group of 131 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from oil sources as a percentage of total, 5 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Sources of electricity refer to the inputs used to generate electricity.

Electricity Production from Oil Sources (As % of Total) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Cyprus % 96.4% 94.6% 92.4% 92.7% 91.2% ... ...
Egypt % 11.0% 15.2% 17.6% 19.5% 21.0%
Greece % 10.00% 10.0% 9.48% 11.0% 10.9% ... ...
Iraq % 37.8% 43.3% 40.7% 35.6% 25.7% ... ...
Israel % 7.30% 20.9% 3.66% 0.492% 0.652% ... ...
Jordan % 72.5% 81.0% 74.5% 92.5% 50.6% ... ...
Lebanon % 95.1% 93.2% 92.7% 98.9% 97.4% ... ...
Saudi Arabia % 26.5% 27.7% 24.0% 23.9% 20.4%
Syria % 38.5% 38.3% 27.3% 22.5% 29.1% ... ...
Turkey % 0.394% 0.684% 0.724% 0.852% 0.850%