AFREC’s energy balance 2020 show that thetotal primary energy supply  was 170 ktoe. Biomass (firewood and charcoal) is used heavily for cooking purposes. There is no oil refinery. As a result, all petroleum products including jet fuel, gasoline and kerosene have to be imported. The fuel comes mostly from an Angolan supplier that has an effective monopoly. There are no indigenous sources of oil, coal, natural gas or hydropower. The share of electricity consumption was households 77%, commerce and public sector 23%.

Key Figures

0,22 M
Population (2019)
2,21 kus$
GDP/capita (2019)
33,77 GJ/capita
Energy Consumption/Pop. (2018)
0,17 Mtoe
Total Primary Energy Supply (2018)
0,14 Mtoe
Total Final Consumption (2018)
0,28 Mus$ 2010
GDP (2019)