Country Comparison > Electricity - production

RankCountryElectricity - production (billion kWh)
1China4,604
2United States3,953
3Japan937.6
4Russia925.9
5India835.3
6Canada604.4
7Germany556.4
8France510
9Brazil509.2
10Korea, South459.5
11United Kingdom346
12Italy290.7
13Spain275.1
14Mexico239.1
15South Africa238.3
16Australia232
17Taiwan229.1
18Iran212.8
19Saudi Arabia194.4
20Turkey185.2
21Ukraine172.9
22Poland141.8
23Indonesia141.2
24Thailand139
25Norway129.9
26Sweden129.4
27Egypt123.9
28Venezuela123.1
29Malaysia118.2
30Argentina115.4
31Vietnam106
32Netherlands105.7
33Pakistan93.35
34Kazakhstan86.2
35Belgium84.2
36United Arab Emirates80.94
37Czech Republic79.47
38Finland67.94
39Switzerland64.08
40Austria62.98
41Romania60.98
42Chile60.28
43Philippines59.19
44Paraguay54.91
45Israel53.04
46Greece51.5
47Colombia51.01
48Kuwait49.82
49Iraq48.96
50Uzbekistan47.42
51Portugal46.53
52Singapore45.37
53New Zealand42
54Hong Kong41.22
55Algeria40.11
56Denmark38.79
57Syria38.71
58Peru38.7
59Hungary37.37
60Serbia36.06
61Bulgaria34.31
62Belarus32.95
63Slovakia27.7
64Libya26.95
65Ireland26.35
66Bangladesh25.62
67Azerbaijan22.55
68Korea, North22.52
69Puerto Rico20.92
70Nigeria20.13
71Morocco19.49
72Qatar19.18
73Oman17.63
74Cuba16.99
75Ecuador16.88
76Iceland16.48
77Tajikistan16.1
78Turkmenistan15.5
79Mozambique14.98
80Kyrgyzstan14.9
81Croatia14.67
82Dominican Republic14.58
83Bosnia and Herzegovina14.58
84Tunisia14.4
85Jordan13.01
86Slovenia13
87Estonia12.96
88Lithuania12.27
89Bahrain11.22
90Sri Lanka10.71
91Lebanon10.41
92Georgia10.1
93Zambia9.6
94Uruguay9.5
95Costa Rica9.29
96Ghana8.17
97Guatemala8.15
98Zimbabwe7.72
99Congo, Democratic Republic of the7.45
100Armenia7.43
101Trinidad and Tobago7.42
102Jamaica7.32
103Kenya6.79
104Bolivia6.61
105Honduras6.58
106Panama6.55
107Burma6.43
108Macedonia6.39
109Yemen6.15
110El Salvador5.73
111Cote d'Ivoire5.55
112Cameroon5.42
113Albania5.2
114Kosovo5.16
115Sudan4.32
116Mongolia4.31
117Tanzania4.28
118Angola3.94
119Ethiopia3.72
120Latvia3.57
121Nicaragua3.42
122Moldova3.41
123Brunei3.22
124Nepal3.16
125Papua New Guinea2.97
126Luxembourg2.67
127Montenegro2.66
128Mauritius2.4
129Senegal2.23
130Namibia2.2
131Uganda2.18
132Malta2.17
133Gabon1.96
134Bahamas, The1.95
135New Caledonia1.8
136Guam1.76
137Malawi1.68
138Suriname1.58
139Laos1.55
140Bhutan1.48
141Cambodia1.38
142Madagascar1.11
143Macau1.1
144Barbados1.01
145Fiji0.97
146Guinea0.92
147Aruba0.91
148Virgin Islands0.84
149Guyana0.82
150Bermuda0.69
151French Polynesia0.67
152Burkina Faso0.66
153Haiti0.65
154Cayman Islands0.6
155Botswana0.59
156Mauritania0.55
157Maldives0.54
158Mali0.49
159Swaziland0.47
160Congo, Republic of the0.45
161Saint Lucia0.34
162Liberia0.34
163Somalia0.32
164Sint Maarten0.3
165Afghanistan0.29
166Faroe Islands0.28
167Djibouti0.28
168Greenland0.28
169Eritrea0.27
170Seychelles0.26
171Cape Verde0.26
172Gambia, The0.22
173Belize0.22
174Burundi0.21
175Lesotho0.2
176Niger0.2
177Grenada0.2
178Micronesia, Federated States of0.19
179American Samoa0.19
180Turks and Caicos Islands0.18
181Rwanda0.16
182Central African Republic0.16
183Togo0.16
184Gibraltar0.16
185Saint Vincent and the Grenadines0.13
186East Timor0.13
187Saint Kitts and Nevis0.13
188Benin0.13
189Antigua and Barbuda0.12
190Samoa0.11
191Andorra0.1
192Chad0.1
193Equatorial Guinea0.09
194Western Sahara0.09
195Dominica0.09
196Solomon Islands0.08
197Guinea-Bissau0.07
198Sierra Leone0.06
199Saint Pierre and Miquelon0.05
200Comoros0.05
201British Virgin Islands0.05
202Vanuatu0.04
203Sao Tome and Principe0.04
204Tonga0.04
205Nauru0.03
206Cook Islands0.03
207Montserrat0.02
208Kiribati0.02
209Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)0.02
210Saint Helena0.01
211Niue0
212Northern Mariana Islands0
213Gaza Strip0
214West Bank0

Definition: This entry is the annual electricity generated expressed in kilowatt-hours. The discrepancy between the amount of electricity generated and/or imported and the amount consumed and/or exported is accounted for as loss in transmission and distribution.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012

See also: Electricity - production map

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