Afghanistan Energy Resources

AFGHANISTAN

Afghanistan Electricity access:

population without electricity: 18,999,254 (2012)

electrification – total population: 43% (2012)

electrification – urban areas: 83% (2012)

electrification – rural areas: 32% (2012)

Afghanistan Electricity – production:

1.211 billion kWh (2016 est.)

country comparison to the world: 146

Afghanistan Electricity – consumption:

5.526 billion kWh (2016 est.)

country comparison to the world: 119

Afghanistan Electricity – exports:

0 kWh (2016 est.)

country comparison to the world: 96

Afghanistan Electricity – imports:

4.4 billion kWh (2016 est.)

country comparison to the world: 42

Afghanistan Electricity – installed generating capacity:

634,100 kW (2016 est.)

country comparison to the world: 138

Afghanistan Electricity – from fossil fuels:

45% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

country comparison to the world: 159

Afghanistan Electricity – from nuclear fuels:

0% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 32

Afghanistan Electricity – from hydroelectric plants:

52% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 34

Afghanistan Electricity – from other renewable sources:

4% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 111

Afghanistan Crude oil – production:

0 bbl/day (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 101

Afghanistan Crude oil – exports:

0 bbl/day (2015 est.)

country comparison to the world: 82

Afghanistan Crude oil – imports:

0 bbl/day (2015 est.)

country comparison to the world: 84

Afghanistan Crude oil – proved reserves:

0 bbl (1 January 2018 est.)

country comparison to the world: 99

Afghanistan Refined petroleum products – production:

0 bbl/day (2015 est.)

country comparison to the world: 110

Afghanistan Refined petroleum products – consumption:

35,000 bbl/day (2016 est.)

country comparison to the world: 117

Afghanistan Refined petroleum products – exports:

0 bbl/day (2015 est.)

country comparison to the world: 124

Afghanistan Refined petroleum products – imports:

34,210 bbl/day (2015 est.)

country comparison to the world: 97

Afghanistan Natural gas – production:

164.2 million cu m (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 79

Afghanistan Natural gas – consumption:

164.2 million cu m (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 108

Afghanistan Natural gas – exports:

0 cu m (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 57

Afghanistan Natural gas – imports:

0 cu m (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 81

Afghanistan Natural gas – proved reserves:

49.55 billion cu m (1 January 2018 est.)

country comparison to the world: 62

Afghanistan Carbon dioxide emissions from consumption of energy:

9.067 million Mt (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 111

 


Data for Educational Purpose Only.

Source: 

The World Factbook 2016-17. Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 2016.

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html


Other Pages Relating to Country Afghanistan:

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Afghanistan Background and Introduction

Afghanistan Geography

Afghanistan People and Society

Afghanistan Government

Afghanistan Economy

Afghanistan Energy Resources

Afghanistan Communications System

Afghanistan Transportation System

Afghanistan Military and Security System

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Afghanistan Communications System

AFGHANISTAN

 

Afghanistan Telephones – fixed lines:

total subscriptions: 118,769 (2017 est.)

subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: less than 1 (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 138

Afghanistan Telephones – mobile cellular:

total subscriptions: 23,929,713 (2017 est.)

subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 70 (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 52

Afghanistan Telephone system:

general assessment: progress has been made on Afghanistan’s first limited fixed-line telephone service and nationwide optical fibre backbone; aided by the presence of multiple providers, mobile-cellular telephone service continues to improve swiftly; the Afghan Ministry of Communications and Information claims that more than 90% of the population live in areas with access to mobile-cellular services (2017)

domestic: less than 1 per 100 for fixed-line teledensity; 70 per 100 for mobile-cellular; an increasing number of Afghans utilize mobile-cellular phone networks (2017)

international: country code – 93; multiple VSAT’s provide international and domestic voice and data connectivity (2016)

Afghanistan Broadcast media:

state-owned broadcaster, Radio Television Afghanistan (RTA), operates a series of radio and television stations in Kabul and the provinces; an estimated 174 private radio stations, 83 TV stations, and about a dozen international broadcasters are available

Afghanistan Internet country code:

.af

Afghanistan Internet users:

total: 3,531,770 (July 2016 est.)

percent of population: 10.6% (July 2016 est.)

country comparison to the world: 91

Afghanistan Broadband – fixed subscriptions:

total: 16,810 (2017 est.)

subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: less than 1 (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 156


Data for Educational Purpose Only.

Source: 

The World Factbook 2016-17. Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 2016.

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html


Other Pages Relating to Country Afghanistan:

Afghanistan at a Glance and One Page Summary

Afghanistan Background and Introduction

Afghanistan Geography

Afghanistan People and Society

Afghanistan Government

Afghanistan Economy

Afghanistan Energy Resources

Afghanistan Communications System

Afghanistan Transportation System

Afghanistan Military and Security System

Afghanistan Transnational Issues

Afghanistan Capital Flag and Currency

 

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