Country Comparison > Electricity - imports

RankCountryElectricity - imports (million kWh)
1United States59,260
2Germany46,270
3Italy45,410
4Brazil38,430
5Netherlands33,250
6Switzerland32,250
7France29,000
8Austria23,260
9Finland19,090
10United Kingdom17,530
11Hungary16,970
12Belgium16,850
13Denmark15,920
14Slovakia13,880
15Uzbekistan12,000
16South Africa11,890
17Sweden11,680
18Hong Kong11,470
19Canada11,390
20Portugal10,760
21Czech Republic10,330
22Argentina10,300
23Poland9,803
24Iraq9,802
25Thailand9,575
26Mozambique8,537
27Colombia8,220
28Spain8,209
29Belarus7,767
30Slovenia7,452
31China7,438
32Croatia6,844
33Luxembourg6,684
34Greece5,946
35Serbia5,835
36India5,700
37Zimbabwe5,338
38Turkey4,362
39Norway4,168
40Macau4,059
41Latvia4,009
42Morocco3,940
43Kazakhstan3,700
44Moldova3,297
45Iran3,015
46Botswana2,985
47Namibia2,907
48Estonia2,710
49Vietnam2,700
50Russia2,661
51Indonesia2,542
52Macedonia2,491
53Albania2,322
54Ukraine1,909
55Cambodia1,830
56Jordan1,738
57Afghanistan1,572
58Bulgaria1,450
59Romania1,400
60Ecuador1,300
61Bosnia and Herzegovina1,245
62Lebanon1,245
63Liechtenstein1,214
64Lithuania1,170
65Laos1,000
66Benin935
67Algeria736
68Chile734
69Montenegro732
70Ireland724
71Togo710
72Nepal694
73Kosovo625.1
74Georgia614
75Mexico603
76Niger600
77Swaziland564
78West Bank550
79Guatemala525.6
80Congo, Republic of the495
81Uruguay477
82Tajikistan300.5
83Mongolia263
84El Salvador251
85Lesotho247
86Armenia246
87Bahrain214
88Belize171
89Costa Rica164
90Congo, Democratic Republic of the161
91Egypt156
92Burkina Faso150
93Ghana106
94Azerbaijan100
95Burundi80
96Libya76
97Panama72
98Rwanda62
99Tanzania50
100Malaysia33
101Kenya31
102Uganda29
103Zambia23
104Honduras22
105Bhutan20
106Tunisia19
107Nicaragua10
108New Zealand0
109South Sudan0
110Paraguay0
111Peru0
112Pakistan0
113Nauru0
114Suriname0
115Vanuatu0
116Nigeria0
117Papua New Guinea0
118Guinea-Bissau0
119Qatar0
120New Caledonia0
121Niue0
122Mauritius0
123Mauritania0
124Malta0
125Oman0
126Maldives0
127Madagascar0
128Mali0
129Montserrat0
130Malawi0
131Iceland0
132Israel0
133Guinea0
134Guyana0
135Gaza Strip0
136Haiti0
137Gambia, The0
138Gabon0
139Guam0
140Kyrgyzstan0
141Korea, North0
142Kiribati0
143Korea, South0
144Kuwait0
145Japan0
146Jamaica0
147Cote d'Ivoire0
148Liberia0
149Solomon Islands0
150Bolivia0
151Burma0
152Brunei0
153Curacao0
154Chad0
155Sri Lanka0
156Aruba0
157Antigua and Barbuda0
158Andorra0
159Angola0
160American Samoa0
161Barbados0
162Australia0
163Bermuda0
164Bahamas, The0
165Bangladesh0
166Ethiopia0
167Equatorial Guinea0
168Eritrea0
169Gibraltar0
170Grenada0
171Greenland0
172Fiji0
173Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)0
174Micronesia, Federated States of0
175Faroe Islands0
176French Polynesia0
177Northern Mariana Islands0
178Djibouti0
179Dominica0
180Dominican Republic0
181Central African Republic0
182Cuba0
183Cape Verde0
184Cook Islands0
185Cayman Islands0
186Cameroon0
187Comoros0
188East Timor0
189Sao Tome and Principe0
190Taiwan0
191Turkmenistan0
192Turks and Caicos Islands0
193Tonga0
194Syria0
195United Arab Emirates0
196Trinidad and Tobago0
197Saudi Arabia0
198Saint Pierre and Miquelon0
199Saint Kitts and Nevis0
200Seychelles0
201Philippines0
202Puerto Rico0
203Sierra Leone0
204Singapore0
205Somalia0
206Saint Lucia0
207Sudan0
208Senegal0
209Saint Helena0
210Yemen0
211Saint Vincent and the Grenadines0
212Venezuela0
213British Virgin Islands0
214Virgin Islands0
215Western Sahara0
216Samoa0

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, 2014

See also: Electricity - imports map

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