Syria Energy Situation

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Syria
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Capital:

Damascus

Region:

Coordinates:

33.5000° N, 36.3000° E

Total Area (km²): It includes a country's total area, including areas under inland bodies of water and some coastal waterways.

185,180

Population: It is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin.

18,275,704 (2021)

Rural Population (% of total population): It refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population.

44 (2021)

GDP (current US$): It is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources.

21,445,775,364 (2018)

GDP Per Capita (current US$): It is gross domestic product divided by midyear population

1,265.61 (2018)

Access to Electricity (% of population): It is the percentage of population with access to electricity.

89.14 (2020)

Energy Imports Net (% of energy use): It is estimated as energy use less production, both measured in oil equivalents. A negative value indicates that the country is a net exporter. Energy use refers to use of primary energy before transformation to other end-use fuels, which is equal to indigenous production plus imports and stock changes, minus exports and fuels supplied to ships and aircraft engaged in international transport.

47.83 (2014)

Fossil Fuel Energy Consumption (% of total): It comprises coal, oil, petroleum, and natural gas products.

97.79 (2014)

Source: World Bank




Introduction

In2011, before the war, the electrification level in Syria was 96,3 %which means that the electrical service had reached almost to all population except some Bedouin in the eastern part of Syria. Electrical sector is a state-owned monopoly.Ministry of Electricity is responsible for the electricity production, transmission, and distribution all over Syria.


Energy Situation

Renewable Energy

Fossil Fuels

Key Problems of the Energy Sector

Policy Framework, Laws and Regulations

Institutional Set up in the Energy Sector

Other Key Actors / Activities of Donors, Implementing Agencies, Civil Society Organisations

Further Information

References