Country Comparison > Electricity - production

RankCountryElectricity - production (billion kWh)
1China5,398
2United States4,099
3Russia1,057
4Japan936.2
5India871
6Canada618.9
7France561.2
8Brazil530.7
9Germany526.6
10Korea, South485.1
11United Kingdom365.7
12Italy299.3
13Mexico296
14Spain276.8
15South Africa257.9
16Taiwan252.2
17Iran239.7
18Saudi Arabia239.2
19Australia225.5
20Turkey217.7
21Ukraine198.1
22Indonesia173.8
23Thailand173.3
24Poland153.4
25Sweden148.7
26Egypt138.7
27Venezuela127.6
28Norway125.2
29Argentina119.3
30Malaysia118
31Vietnam117
32United Arab Emirates102.7
33Netherlands98.57
34Pakistan94.65
35Kazakhstan90.53
36Czech Republic87.57
37Belgium83.37
38Finland70.34
39Austria69
40Switzerland68.02
41Philippines67.45
42Chile62.86
43Iraq62.3
44Colombia61.82
45Romania56.71
46Greece56.2
47Israel55.77
48Kuwait55.55
49Paraguay53.53
50Uzbekistan52.53
51Portugal49.92
52Singapore47.95
53Algeria46.25
54Syria43.76
55New Zealand43.54
56Bulgaria43.39
57Bangladesh40.08
58Hong Kong39.97
59Peru38.4
60Serbia37.65
61Hungary34.28
62Denmark33.71
63Belarus32.82
64Qatar32.34
65Libya29.72
66Ireland26.04
67Nigeria24.87
68Slovakia24.39
69Azerbaijan22.99
70Ecuador22.85
71Morocco21.13
72Korea, North21.04
73Puerto Rico20.02
74Turkmenistan19.97
75Oman18.63
76Cuba17.8
77Tajikistan17.09
78Iceland17.08
79Slovenia15.73
80Tunisia15.14
81Kyrgyzstan14.9
82Mozambique14.83
83Lebanon14.81
84Jordan14.64
85Croatia14.24
86Bahrain13.16
87Dominican Republic13.09
88Bosnia and Herzegovina12.93
89Lithuania12.27
90Estonia12.19
91Sri Lanka11.8
92Zambia11.19
93Georgia9.69
94Uruguay9.5
95Costa Rica9.47
96Ghana8.21
97Guatemala8.15
98Trinidad and Tobago8
99Zimbabwe7.81
100Congo, Democratic Republic of the7.8
101Armenia7.43
102Bolivia7.38
103Burma7.35
104Kenya7.33
105Yemen7.29
106Panama7.26
107Bhutan7.23
108Sudan7.19
109Albania6.99
110Honduras6.49
111Latvia6.41
112Kosovo5.85
113Cameroon5.76
114El Salvador5.73
115Cote d'Ivoire5.72
116Macedonia5.68
117Angola5.12
118Ethiopia4.93
119Mongolia4.48
120Tanzania4.3
121Nicaragua4.16
122Jamaica3.96
123Montenegro3.94
124Brunei3.72
125Laos3.63
126Nepal3.43
127Papua New Guinea3.35
128Senegal2.77
129Mauritius2.63
130Uganda2.41
131Malta2.22
132Luxembourg2.07
133New Caledonia1.98
134Malawi1.97
135Bahamas, The1.93
136Curacao1.78
137Gabon1.78
138Guam1.73
139Suriname1.57
140Namibia1.33
141Madagascar1.21
142Cambodia1.02
143Barbados1
144Afghanistan0.99
145Aruba0.98
146Guinea0.97
147Moldova0.93
148South Sudan0.88
149Fiji0.84
150Virgin Islands0.79
151Haiti0.73
152Mauritania0.7
153Guyana0.7
154Bermuda0.68
155French Polynesia0.67
156Burkina Faso0.67
157Cayman Islands0.59
158Congo, Republic of the0.56
159Belize0.52
160Mali0.52
161Swaziland0.5
162West Bank0.44
163Botswana0.43
164Macau0.41
165Saint Lucia0.36
166Liberia0.34
167Djibouti0.32
168Somalia0.31
169Sint Maarten0.3
170Maldives0.3
171Eritrea0.29
172Cape Verde0.29
173Seychelles0.28
174Rwanda0.28
175Greenland0.28
176Faroe Islands0.26
177Niger0.25
178Gambia, The0.23
179Grenada0.2
180Lesotho0.2
181Turks and Caicos Islands0.2
182Micronesia, Federated States of0.19
183Gibraltar0.17
184Central African Republic0.16
185American Samoa0.16
186Burundi0.15
187Liechtenstein0.15
188Sierra Leone0.14
189Benin0.14
190Saint Vincent and the Grenadines0.14
191Saint Kitts and Nevis0.14
192East Timor0.13
193Togo0.13
194Samoa0.12
195Antigua and Barbuda0.12
196Dominica0.1
197Chad0.1
198Equatorial Guinea0.1
199Andorra0.09
200Western Sahara0.09
201Solomon Islands0.08
202Guinea-Bissau0.07
203Vanuatu0.05
204Saint Pierre and Miquelon0.05
205British Virgin Islands0.05
206Tonga0.04
207Comoros0.04
208Nauru0.04
209Cook Islands0.03
210Sao Tome and Principe0.03
211Kiribati0.03
212Montserrat0.02
213Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)0.02
214Saint Helena0.01
215Niue0
216Northern Mariana Islands0
217Gaza Strip0

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, 2014

See also: Electricity - production map

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