Benin Benin: Electricity production from oil, gas and coal sources (% of total)

The data set "Electricity production from oil, gas and coal sources (% of total)" for Benin contains data from the year 1973 until 2014.
Sources of electricity refer to the inputs used to generate electricity. Oil refers to crude oil and petroleum products. Gas refers to natural gas but excludes natural gas liquids. 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.


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Electricity Daten

Data set Value
Electricity consumption per capita (kWh) 100,000
Electricity exports (kWh) 0
Electricity imports (kWh) 935,000,000
Access to electricity (% of population) 41.4
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Electricity production from oil, gas and coal sources (% of total)
Electric power transmission and distribution losses (% of output) 61.1
Time required to get electricity (days) 90.0
Delay in obtaining an electrical connection (days) 193.2
Capacity of power plants, total (megawatt) 383
Capacity of power plants, public (megawatt) 338
Capacity of power plants, self-producer (megawatt) 45

General data

Data set Value
Population, total 11,485,674
Area (sq. km) 114,760.0
Gross domestic product in exchange rates (US $) 9,273,558,272
Gross domestic product per capita (US $) 830
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