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

Related News

Maldives Pressuring First-World Countries to Ratify Climate Change Agreement
Nature World News - 6/27/2016 1:12:40 AM
More than six months after the International Panel on Climate Change Conference in Paris, one of the world's most at-risk nations is urging first-world countries to do their ... To Maldives environment and energy minister Thoriq Ibrahim, France's ...

8 Countries that Produce the Most Wind Energy in the World
INSIDER MONKEY - 6/23/2016 3:11:56 AM
Did you know that 80.4 percent of the total installed wind power capacity of the world is housed by the 8 countries that produce the most wind energy in the world? And, which are those countries? Keep on reading to find out! Wind energy as a power sector ...

Oil imports to OECD countries fell until March
Energy Live News - 6/20/2016 1:38:16 PM
Imports ... countries to OECD nations declined during the first quarter of the year. There were shipments coming only from Iran – which increased by 30% – Iraq and Kuwait, which accounted for a 10% rise, new figures from the International Energy ...

Defence imports may come down: Parrikar
The Hindu - 6/27/2016 3:14:21 AM
“When we conducted nuclear tests at Pokhran in 1998, whole western world, including the U.S., banned specific technologies. You cannot depend on import ... to ensure energy security,” the Minister said. “For the first time in the country, we are ...

COLUMN-China's robust crude oil imports mask changing fuel dynamics: Russell
Reuters - 6/28/2016 6:12:08 AM
While the news media continues its relentless focus on Brexit, there is mounting evidence of a shift in the dynamics of China's crude and fuel markets, which may have a far greater impact on global energy markets. On the surface crude imports by the world ...

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim to visit India
Economic Times - 6/27/2016 12:11:14 PM
NEW DELHI: World Bank President Jim Yong Kim will arrive here tomorrow on a two-day visit to explore knowledge and financing opportunities, as also to understand India's efforts on renewable energy and ... of malnutrition in the country, which ...

Steel imports rise 12 percent in May
NWI - 6/27/2016 11:28:17 AM
while oil country goods imports took off by 16 percent. So far this year, finished steel imports have taken 24 percent of the market share in the United States, which is the second largest consumer of steel in the world after China. South Korea ...

Big soy crop no help for U.S. biofuel makers overrun by imports
The Herald of Everett - 6/26/2016 1:38:19 PM
Under a 2007 energy law, known as the Renewable Fuel Standard ... Argentina, the biggest foreign supplier at 34 percent of imports, has a cost advantage, Zhang said. The country is the world’s third-largest soybean grower and a major industry devoted ...

Defence imports to go down by 20%: Parrikar
Times of India - 6/27/2016 11:13:58 AM
Now the import has come down to below 60%. The defence minister underscored how after Pokhran explosion the entire world had stopped ... There has to be energy security, food security and internal-external security of the country. He said ex-servicemen ...

Brexit and the energy equation
Oil Voice - 6/27/2016 1:15:39 PM
And, Britain, of course, isn't the only country in Europe facing breakaway movements ... one factor is not being discussed: energy. With oil, natural gas and coal, the world's primary energy sources, all far below their high prices of the last decade ...

World Economic Forum honors Raleigh drone startup PrecisionHawk
WRAL Tech Wire - 6/27/2016 9:55:13 AM
"To be acknowledged as a technology pioneer by the World Economic Forum is a great honor. Drones, and most importantly the information they provide, are a critical solution to increasing the work being done in agriculture, environmental protection, energy ...

Ferrous scrap imports by Malaysia plunged by 78% during Q1 2016
scrapmonster.com - 6/24/2016 4:58:08 AM
The Malaysian steel scrap imports during 2014 had totaled 963,000 tons. Meantime, the latest forecast published by the World Steel Association states that the steel demand in five ASEAN countries including Malaysia is likely to grow by 6% in 2017.

World Bank Prez Jim Yong Kim to visit India tomorrow
The Tribune India - 6/27/2016 6:13:19 AM
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim will arrive here tomorrow on a two-day visit to explore knowledge and financing opportunities, as also to understand India’s efforts on renewable energy and nutrition ... malnutrition in the country, which unfortunately ...

GLENN HUGHES On BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION Reunion: 'The World Needs Another Big Rock Album'
Blabber Mouth - 6/27/2016 5:47:40 PM
"I think the world needs another big rock album. "I love BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION so much, and I am so happy that we're getting back together again. "BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION really gave me so much energy to write. "Joe and I knew that he was going to ...

Air pollution to kill millions more without energy policy change: IEA
Hindustan Times - 6/27/2016 12:54:11 PM
Premature deaths from air pollution will continue to rise to 2040 unless changes are made to the way the world ... countries and recent signs of decline in China should continue, but emissions are set to rise in India, southeast Asia and Africa as energy ...


Embed this graph in your blog:

Only the top 10 countries will show.
Preview