Liberia Energy - 2021


SOURCE: 2021 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Electricity access

electrification - total population: 12% (2019)

electrification - urban areas: 18% (2019)

electrification - rural areas: 6% (2019)

Electricity - production

300 million kWh (2016 est.)

note: according to a 2014 household survey, only 4.5% of Liberians use Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) power, 4.9% use a community generator, 4.4% have their own generator, 3.9% use vehicle batteries, and 0.8% use other sources of electricity, and 81.3% have no access to electricity; LEC accounts for roughly 70 million kWh of ouput.

country comparison to the world: 184

Electricity - consumption

279 million kWh (2016 est.)

country comparison to the world: 187

Electricity - exports

0 kWh (2016 est.)

country comparison to the world: 159

Electricity - imports

0 kWh (2016 est.)

country comparison to the world: 168

Electricity - installed generating capacity

151,000 kW (2016 est.)

country comparison to the world: 173

Electricity - from fossil fuels

57% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

country comparison to the world: 138

Electricity - from nuclear fuels

0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 128

Electricity - from hydroelectric plants

43% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 46

Electricity - from other renewable sources

0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 197

Crude oil - production

0 bbl/day (2018 est.)

country comparison to the world: 163

Crude oil - exports

0 bbl/day (2015 est.)

country comparison to the world: 155

Crude oil - imports

0 bbl/day (2015 est.)

country comparison to the world: 153

Crude oil - proved reserves

0 bbl (1 January 2018 est.)

country comparison to the world: 158

Refined petroleum products - production

0 bbl/day (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 166

Refined petroleum products - consumption

8,000 bbl/day (2016 est.)

country comparison to the world: 164

Refined petroleum products - exports

0 bbl/day (2015 est.)

country comparison to the world: 172

Refined petroleum products - imports

8,181 bbl/day (2015 est.)

country comparison to the world: 152

Natural gas - production

0 cu m (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 158

Natural gas - consumption

0 cu m (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 168

Natural gas - exports

0 cu m (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 139

Natural gas - imports

0 cu m (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 149

Natural gas - proved reserves

0 cu m (1 January 2014 est.)

country comparison to the world: 159

Carbon dioxide emissions from consumption of energy

1.163 million Mt (2017 est.)

NOTE: The information regarding Liberia on this page is re-published from the 2021 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Liberia 2021 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Liberia 2021 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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