Costa Rica: Energy imports

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 Costa Rica

Energy imports as percent of total energy use

 Latest value 49.83
 Year 2014
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1971 - 2014
 Average 55.62
 Min - Max 46.92 - 65.53
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Costa Rica from 1971 to 2014. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was 55.62 percent with a minimum of 46.92 percent in 2005 and a maximum of 65.53 percent in 1978. The latest value from 2014 is 49.83 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2014 based on 132 countries is -15.95 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Costa Rica - Energy imports - Recent values chart

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Costa Rica - Energy imports - historical chart - 1971-2014

We show the energy imports for Costa Rica and other countries. The measure equals the total energy used in the country minus its production of energy. A negative sign means that the country uses less energy than it produces, i.e. it is a net exporter of energy. A positive sign means that it is a net importer. The numbers are percent of the energy used.
Definition: Net energy imports are 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.

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 Energy use per $1000 GDP 54.80 2014 kilograms of oil equivalent
 Electricity from renewable sources, kWh 2,637.00 2015 million kWh
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions 6,967 2020 kt
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 Energy imports 49.83 2014 percent
 Natural resources income 0.76 2021 percent
 Oil revenue 0.01 2021 percent
 Natural gas revenue 0.00 2021 percent
 Access to electricity 100.00 2021 percent
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