List of countries by electricity production

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This is a list of countries by electricity generation[clarification needed] per year, based on multiple sources. China is the world's largest electricity producing nation.

Production[edit]

Rank Country/region Electricity
production
(GWh)
Date of
information
N/A  World total 27,644,800 2019[1]
1  China 7,503,400 2019[2]
2  United States 4,401,300 2019[2]
3  India 1,558,700 2019[2]
4  Russia 1,118,100 2019[2]
5  Japan 1,036,300 2019[2]
6  Canada 954,400 2018[1]
7  South Korea 794,300 2018[1]
8  Brazil 688,000 2018[1]
9  Germany 648,700 2018[1]
10  France 574,200 2018[1]
11  Saudi Arabia 383,800 2018[1]
12  UK 333,900 2018[1]
13  Mexico 332,100 2018[1]
14  Iran 310,800 2018[1]
15  Turkey (see: Electricity sector in Turkey) 302,500 2018[1]
16  Italy 290,600 2018[1]
17  Spain 275,000 2018[1]
18  Taiwan 273,600 2018[1]
19  Indonesia 267,300 2018[1]
20  Australia 261,400 2018[1]
21  South Africa 256,000 2018[1]
22  Vietnam 212,900 2018[1]
23  Egypt 200,000 2018[1]
24  Thailand 177,600 2018[1]
25  Poland 170,100 2018[1]
26  Malaysia 168,400 2018[1]
27  Sweden 163,500 2018[1]
28  Ukraine 159,400 2018[1]
82  Ethiopia 15,192 2020[3]
30  Norway 147,000 2018[1]
31  Argentina 146,600 2018[1]
32  Pakistan 140,600 2018[1]
32  UAE 136,900 2018[1]
33  Netherlands 117,500 2018[1]
34  Kazakhstan 107,100 2018[1]
35  Iraq 103,300 2018[1]
36  Philippines 99,800 2018[1]
37  Venezuela 99,200 2018[1]
38  Czech Republic 88,000 2018[1]
39  Chile 80,200 2018[1]
40  Bangladesh 79,100 2018[1]
41  Colombia 77,400 2018[1]
42  Algeria 76,400 2018[1]
43  Belgium 74,600 2018[1]
44  Kuwait 74,200 2018[1]
45   Switzerland 69,800 2018[1]
46  Finland 69,600 2018[1]
47  Israel 69,600 2018[1]
48  Austria 68,200 2018[1]
49  Romania 65,200 2018[1]
50  Paraguay 63,700 2016[4]
51  Uzbekistan 62,400 2018[1]
52  Portugal 59,900 2018[1]
53  Peru 58,817 2018[5]
54  Greece 54,200 2018[1]
55  Singapore 52,900 2018[1]
56  Bulgaria 45,300 2017[6]
57  New Zealand 44,300 2018[1]
58  Qatar 39,500 2018[1]
59  Serbia 38,821 2017[7]
60  Belarus 38,800 2018[1]
61  Oman 37,300 2018[1]
62  Hong Kong 36,700 2018[1]
63  Syria 35,892 2011[8]
64  Libya 35,450 2015[9]
65  Morocco 34,400 2018[1]
66  Denmark 33,716 2017[10]
67  Hungary 32,000 2018[1]
68  Ireland 30,400 2016[11]
69  Ecuador 29,400 2018[1]
70  Nigeria 28,000 2017[12]
71  Slovakia 27,500 2016[11]
72  Azerbaijan 25,200 2018[1]
73  Turkmenistan 24,200 2018[1]
74  North Korea 20,992 2011[8]
75  Puerto Rico 20,015 2011[8]
76  Iceland 18,550 2016[13]
77  Cuba 16,745 2011[8]
78  Mozambique 16,661 2011[8]
79  Slovenia 16,500 2016[13]
80  Kyrgyzstan 16,035 2011[8]
81  Sri Lanka 15,500 2018[1]
82  Lebanon 15,423 2011[8]
84  Tajikistan 14,956 2011[8]
85  Tunisia 14,762 2012[8]
86  Bosnia and Herzegovina 14,472 2017[14]
87  Dominican Republic 14,367 2015[8]
88  Bahrain 13,086 2011[8]
89  Jordan 12,998 2011[8]
90  Croatia 12,820 2016[13]
91  Laos 12,242 2011[8]
92  Estonia 12,176 2016[13]
93  Georgia 11,574 2016[13]
94  Zambia 11,338 2010[8]
95  Ghana 10,906 2011[8]
96  Trinidad and Tobago 10,300 2018[1]
97  Uruguay 10,161 2011[8]
98  Costa Rica 9,888 2011[8]
99  Côte d'Ivoire 9,796 2017[15]
100  Kenya 9,258 2015[16]
101  Sudan[17] 8,917 2011[8]
102  Guatemala 8,361 2011[8]
103  Congo, Democratic Republic of the 7,802 2011[8]
104  Armenia 7,763 2017[18]
105  Panama 7,642 2011[8]
106  Zimbabwe 7,297 2011[8]
107  Burma 7,144 2011[8]
108  Bhutan 6,976 2011[8]
109  Bolivia 6,835 2011[8]
110  Honduras 6,712 2011[8]
111  Latvia 6,425 2016[13]
112  El Salvador 5,992 2011[8]
113  Kosovo 5,906 2017[19]
114  Cameroon 5,857 2011[8]
115  Yemen 5,834 2011[8]
116  Mongolia 5,802 2016[20]
117  North Macedonia 5,629 2016[13]
118  Angola 5,512 2011[8]
119  Moldova 5,456 2010[8]
120  Tanzania 5,115 2011[8]
121  Cyprus 4,887 2016[13]
122  Jamaica 4,745 2011[8]
123  Albania 4,525 2017[21]
124  Lithuania 4,266 2016[13]
125  Senegal 3,921 2017[22]
126  Nicaragua 3,522 2011[8]
127  Brunei 3,500 2011[8]
128  Papua New Guinea 3,325 2011[8]
129    Nepal 3,279 2011[8]
130  Montenegro 3,141 2016[13]
131  Reunion 2,841 2011[8]
132  Mauritius 2,627 2011[8]
133  Uganda 2,493 2011[8]
134  New Caledonia 2,430 2011[8]
135  Malta 2,250 2016[23]
136  Luxembourg 2,196 2016[13]
137  Bahamas 2,190 2011[8]
138  Malawi 2,069 2011[8]
139  Guam 1,734 2011[8]
140  Gabon 1,702 2011[8]
141  Martinique 1,702 2011[8]
142  Guadeloupe 1,650 2011[8]
143  Suriname 1,600 2011[8]
144  Namibia 1,585 2011[8]
145  Madagascar 1,340 2011[8]
146  Netherlands Antilles 1,287 2011[8]
147  Congo, Republic of the 1,255 2011[8]
148  Barbados 1,002 2011[8]
149  U.S. Virgin Islands 996 2001[8]
150  Cambodia 991 2011[8]
151  Aruba 980 2011[8]
152  Guinea 950 2011[8]
153  Mauritania 930 2011[8]
154  French Guiana 885 2011[8]
155  Fiji 836 2011[8]
156  Afghanistan 833 2011[8]
157  Macau 833 2011[8]
158  French Polynesia 825 2011[8]
159  Botswana 3,449 2015[24]
160  Guyana 725 2011[8]
161  Lesotho 700 2011[8]
162  Bermuda 674 2011[8]
163  Haiti 652 2011[8]
164  Cayman Islands 594 2011[8]
165  Burkina Faso 579 2011[8]
166  Greenland 538 2016[25]
167  Palestine 535 2011[8]
168  Rwanda 525 2016[25]
169  Mali 520 2011[8]
170  Equatorial Guinea 500 2016[25]
171  Niger 495 2016[25]
172  Belize 452 2011[8]
173  Eritrea 416 2016[25]
174  Djibouti 406 2016[25]
175  Maldives 402 2016[25]
176  Eswatini 381 2016[25]
177  Saint Lucia 369 2016[25]
178  Somalia 339 2016[25]
179  Benin 335 2016[25]
180  Antigua and Barbuda 331 2016[25]
181  Faroe Islands 306 2014[26]
182  Gambia 304 2016[25]
183  Burundi 304 2016[25]
184  Liberia 300 2016[25]
185  Sierra Leone 300 2016[25]
186  Gibraltar 239 2016[25]
187  Turks and Caicos Islands 235 2016[25]
188  Togo 233 2016[25]
189  Chad 224 2016[25]
190  Saint Kitts and Nevis 208 2016[25]
191  Grenada 202 2016[25]
193  Micronesia 192 2002
194  Central African Republic 171 2016[25]
195  American Samoa 169 2016[25]
196  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 157 2016[25]
197  Samoa 132 2016[25]
198  Dominica 111 2016[25]
199  Solomon Islands 103 2016[25]
200  Western Sahara 85 2005
201  Sao Tome and Principe 66 2016[25]
202  Tonga 52 2016[25]
203  Saint Pierre and Miquelon 46 2016[25]
204  Comoros 42 2016[25]
205  Guinea-Bissau 39 2016[25]
206  Kiribati 29 2016[25]
207  Montserrat 24 2016[25]
208  Falkland Islands 19 2016[25]
209  Saint Helena 7 2016[25]
210  Niue 3 2016[25]

Production and source[edit]

Source: World Development Indicators: Electricity production, sources, and access (2011)
Country Electricity
production
(TWh)
Fossil Renewable Nuclear
Coal Natural gas Oil Sub-total
fossil
Hydro Other
ren.
Sub-total
renewable
 Argentina 129.6 2.5% 51.4% 15.1% 69.0% 24.4% 1.7% 26.1% 4.9%
 Australia 252.6 68.6% 19.7% 1.6% 89.9% 6.6% 3.5% 10.1% 0.0%
 Austria 62.2 11.8% 19.9% 1.6% 33.3% 55.0% 10.7% 65.7% 0.0%
 Brazil 588.0 4.7% 13.7% 5.0% 23.4% 61.8% 14.8% 76.4% 2.6%
 Canada 636.9 12.0% 9.8% 1.0% 22.8% 59.0% 3.3% 62.3% 14.7%
 Chile 65.7 29.9% 20.9% 9.7% 60.5% 32.0% 7.6% 39.6% 0.0%
 China 4,715.7 79.0% 1.8% 0.2% 81.2% 14.8% 2.2% 17.0% 1.8%
 Hong Kong 39.0 71.2% 28.5% 0.3% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
 Denmark 35.2 39.7% 16.5% 1.3% 57.5% 0.0% 40.2% 40.2% 0.0%
 Egypt 156.6 0.0% 74.7% 15.8% 90.5% 8.3% 1.3% 9.6% 0.0%
 Finland 73.5 14.0% 12.9% 0.6% 27.5% 16.9% 15.9% 32.8% 31.6%
 France 556.9 3.1% 4.8% 0.6% 8.5% 8.0% 3.6% 11.6% 79.4%
 Germany 602.4 45.1% 13.9% 1.1% 60.1% 2.9% 17.6% 20.5% 17.9%
 Iceland 17.2 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 72.7% 27.3% 100.0% 0.0%
 India 1,052.3 67.9% 10.3% 1.2% 79.4% 12.4% 5% 17.4% 3.2%
 Indonesia 182.4 44.4% 20.3% 23.2% 88.0% 6.8% 5.2% 12.0% 0.0%
 Iran 239.7 0.2% 66.8% 27.8% 94.8% 5.0% 0.1% 5.1% 0.1%
 Iraq 54.2 0.0% 79.5% 12.9% 92.4% 7.6% 0.0% 7.6% 0.0%
 Israel 59.6 59.0% 33.1% 7.3% 99.6% 0.0% 0.4% 0.4% 0.0%
 Italy 300.6 16.7% 48.1% 6.6% 71.4% 15.2% 12.4% 27.6% 0.0%
 Japan 1,042.7 27.0% 35.9% 10.1% 73.0% 8.0% 4.2% 12.2% 9.8%
 South Korea 520.1 43.2% 22.3% 3.2% 68.7% 0.9% 0.6% 1.5% 29.8%
 Kuwait 57.5 0.0% 38% 62% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
 Libya 27.6 0.0% 56.3% 43.7% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
 Malaysia 130.1 40.7% 44.7% 7.7% 93.1% 5.9% 1.0% 6.9% 0.0%
 Mexico 295.8 11.5% 52.8% 16.4% 80.7% 12.3% 3.6% 15.9% 3.4%
 Mongolia 4.8 95.1% 0.0% 4.9% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
 Netherlands 113.0 21.9% 60.6% 1.3% 83.3% 0.1% 10.9% 11.0% 3.7%
 New Zealand 44.5 4.9% 19.1% 0.0% 24.0% 56.4% 19.5% 76.0% 0.0%
 Nigeria 27.0 0.0% 63.3% 15.8% 79.1% 20.9% 0.0% 20.9% 0.0%
 Norway 126.9 0.1% 3.2% 0.0% 3.3% 95.2% 1.3% 96.7% 0.0%
 Pakistan 95.3 0.1% 29% 35.4% 64.6% 29.9% 0.0% 29.9% 5.5%
 Panama 7.9 6.5% 0.0% 41.1% 47.6% 52.2% 0.3% 52.4% 0.0%
 Peru [27] 58.8 0,1% 37.1% 0.3% 37.5% 57.8% 4.7% 62.5% 0.0%
 Philippines 69.2 36.6% 29.8% 4.9% 71.4% 14.0% 14.6% 28.6% 0.0%
 Poland 163.1 86.7% 3.6% 1.5% 92.0% 1.4% 6.6% 8.0% 0.0%
 Russia 1,053.0 15.5% 49.3% 2.6% 67.4% 15.7% 0.1% 15.8% 16.4%
 Saudi Arabia 250.1 0.0% 52.8% 47.2% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
 Singapore 46.0 0.0% 78% 18.4% 97.7% 0.0% 2.3% 2.3% 0.0%
 South Africa 259.6 93.8% 0.0% 0.1% 93.8% 0.8% 0.2% 1.0% 5.2%
 Spain 289.0 15.5% 29.2% 5.1% 50.2% 10.6% 19.2% 29.8% 20.0%
 Sri Lanka 8.7 38.3% 1.1% 16.8% 56.1% 39.4% 4.5% 43.9% 0.0%
 Sudan 8.6 0.0% 0.0% 24.8% 24.8% 75.2% 0.0% 75.2% 0.0%
 Sweden 150.3 0.9% 1.0% 0.5% 2.4% 44.2% 11.7% 55.9% 40.2%
 Syria 41.1 0.0% 52.4% 39.6% 92.0% 8.0% 0.0% 8.0% 0.0%
 Thailand 156.0 22.3% 68.3% 1.3% 92.0% 5.2% 2.8% 8.0% 0.0%
 Turkey 252.0 30.2% 47.9% 0.9% 79.0% 16.1% 4.9% 21.0% 0.0%
 Ukraine 194.9 38.2% 9.5% 0.3% 48.0% 5.6% 0.1% 5.7% 46.3%
 United Arab Emirates 99.1 0.0% 98.3% 1.7% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
 United Kingdom 364.9 0% 38% 1.0% 39.0% 1.6% 40.3% 41.9% 19.1%
 United States 4,326.6 43.3% 24.2% 0.9% 68.6% 7.4% 4.8% 12.2% 19.2%
 Venezuela 122.1 0.0% 17.2% 14.3% 31.5% 68.5% 0.0% 68.5% 0.0%
 Dominican Republic 15.891 13.5% 23.2% 51.8% 88.4% 9.4% 2.1% 11.6% 0.0%
 Vietnam 99.2 21.1% 43.9% 4.8% 69.8% 30.1% 0.1% 30.2% 0.0%
World 22,158.5 41.5% 22.1% 3.9% 67.5% 16.1% 4.2% 20.3% 12.2%

Note: The percentage are subjected to round-off errors.

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