Electricity Production from Oil Sources (As % of Total) rose to 3.01% in Zambia in 2015

Electricity Production from Oil Sources (As % of Total) (%)
Energy & Utility | Zambia | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from oil sources as a percentage of total reached 3.01 % in 2015 in Zambia, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 5.96 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from oil sources as a percentage of total in Zambia reached an all time high of 5.02 % in 1971 and an all time low of 0.143 % in 2013. When compared to Zambia's main peers, electricity production from oil sources as a percentage of total in Angola amounted to 46.8 %, 21.9 % in Tanzania, 0.494 % in Zimbabwe and 0.134 % in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2015.

Zambia has been ranked 64th within the group of 131 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from oil sources as a percentage of total, 49 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
Angola % 29.1% 39.2% 42.0% 46.8% 46.8% ... ...
Botswana % ... ... 8.58% 28.6% 17.6% 4.28% 3.61% ... ...
Central African Republic % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Congo % 0.696% 0.527% 0.509% ... ... ... ...
Dem. Republic of the Congo % 0.101% 0.118% 0.109% 0.045% 0.134% ... ...
Kenya % 33.1% 25.2% 30.7% 18.5% 12.5% ... ...
Mozambique % ... ... ... ... 0.763% ... ...
Namibia % 0.420% 1.28% 1.35% 0.868% 1.76% ... ...
South Africa % 0.076% 0.076% 0.076% 0.076% 0.074%
Tanzania % 9.54% 15.2% 21.5% 15.5% 21.9% ... ...
Uganda % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Zambia % 0.130% 0.146% 0.143% 2.84% 3.01% ... ...
Zimbabwe % 0.488% 0.554% 0.596% 0.539% 0.494% ... ...