Benin - Net energy imports as a share of energy use

46.6 (%) in 2014

In 2014, energy imports for Benin was 46.6 %. Energy imports of Benin increased from -0.3 % in 1995 to 46.6 % in 2014 growing at an average annual rate of 212.79 %.

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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.