Country Comparison > Electricity - imports

RankCountryElectricity - imports (million kWh)
1China55,450
2Brazil35,900
3United States34,320
4Canada33,620
5France25,700
6Russia14,630
7Germany12,280
8Finland12,090
9Uzbekistan11,440
10Slovakia10,900
11Hong Kong10,750
12Denmark10,600
13Hungary9,897
14Norway8,983
15Colombia8,220
16Spain8,104
17Ukraine6,730
18Iraq6,700
19Croatia6,600
20Czech Republic6,600
21Bhutan5,693
22Argentina5,530
23India5,270
24Zimbabwe5,268
25Bulgaria5,073
26Netherlands4,888
27Portugal4,776
28Sweden4,686
29Italy4,599
30Greece4,368
31Latvia3,973
32Vietnam3,850
33Kazakhstan3,700
34Mozambique3,436
35Morocco3,429
36Luxembourg3,418
37Slovenia3,041
38Moldova2,958
39United Kingdom2,861
40Macau2,790
41Macedonia2,634
42Thailand2,313
43Poland2,191
44Switzerland2,157
45Namibia2,100
46Iran2,060
47Botswana1,959
48Serbia1,900
49Albania1,884
50Belarus1,840
51Belgium1,837
52South Africa1,757
53Montenegro1,500
54Turkmenistan1,476
55Ecuador1,300
56Bosnia and Herzegovina1,200
57Lithuania1,172
58Lebanon1,114
59Estonia1,100
60Laos999
61Egypt896
62Chile818
63Austria776
64Romania767
65Swaziland756
66Turkey737
67Ireland732
68Mexico699.2
69Togo666
70Benin651
71Azerbaijan596
72Congo, Democratic Republic of the591
73West Bank550
74Kyrgyzstan535
75Guatemala525.6
76Andorra497.7
77Georgia471
78Uruguay470
79Niger440
80Congo, Republic of the436
81Cambodia374
82Venezuela373
83Tajikistan338.5
84Zambia279
85Ghana263
86Mongolia262.9
87Jordan224
88El Salvador215.8
89Burkina Faso144.6
90Afghanistan120
91Lesotho107
92Rwanda88
93Burundi80
94Panama73
95Nepal70
96Costa Rica70
97Algeria49
98Libya48
99Armenia17
100Kenya16
101Tunisia7
102Peru6
103Nicaragua2
104New Zealand0
105Pakistan0
106Nauru0
107Suriname0
108Vanuatu0
109Nigeria0
110New Caledonia0
111Niue0
112Madagascar0
113Montserrat0
114Malawi0
115Malaysia0
116Mali0
117Mauritius0
118Mauritania0
119Malta0
120Oman0
121Maldives0
122Liberia0
123Korea, North0
124Kiribati0
125Korea, South0
126Kuwait0
127Japan0
128Jamaica0
129Gibraltar0
130Grenada0
131Guernsey0
132Greenland0
133Guinea0
134Guyana0
135Gaza Strip0
136Haiti0
137Iceland0
138Indonesia0
139Honduras0
140Guam0
141Angola0
142American Samoa0
143Aruba0
144Antigua and Barbuda0
145Bahrain0
146Barbados0
147Australia0
148Bahamas, The0
149Bangladesh0
150Belize0
151Chad0
152Sri Lanka0
153Brunei0
154Solomon Islands0
155Bolivia0
156Burma0
157Bermuda0
158Central African Republic0
159Cuba0
160Cape Verde0
161Cook Islands0
162Djibouti0
163Dominica0
164Dominican Republic0
165Northern Mariana Islands0
166Cayman Islands0
167Cameroon0
168Comoros0
169Ethiopia0
170Eritrea0
171Equatorial Guinea0
172Gambia, The0
173Gabon0
174Fiji0
175Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)0
176Micronesia, Federated States of0
177Faroe Islands0
178French Polynesia0
179East Timor0
180Sao Tome and Principe0
181Turks and Caicos Islands0
182Tonga0
183Senegal0
184Saint Helena0
185Saint Lucia0
186Sudan0
187United Arab Emirates0
188Trinidad and Tobago0
189Syria0
190Saudi Arabia0
191Saint Pierre and Miquelon0
192Saint Kitts and Nevis0
193Seychelles0
194Sierra Leone0
195Singapore0
196Somalia0
197Philippines0
198Puerto Rico0
199Papua New Guinea0
200Guinea-Bissau0
201Qatar0
202Taiwan0
203Tanzania0
204British Virgin Islands0
205Saint Vincent and the Grenadines0
206Western Sahara0
207Samoa0
208Yemen0
209Virgin Islands0

Definition: This entry is the total imported electricity in kilowatt-hours.

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

See also: Electricity - imports map

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