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Electricity imports, billion kilowatthours, 2020 - Country rankings:

The average for 2020 based on 92 countries was 6.83 billion kilowatthours.The highest value was in the USA: 61.45 billion kilowatthours and the lowest value was in Antigua and Barbuda: 0 billion kilowatthours. The indicator is available from 1980 to 2020. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: billion kilowatthours; Source: The U.S. Energy Information Administration
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Countries Electricity imports, 2020 Global rank Available data
USA 61.45 1 1980 - 2020
Germany 48.05 2 1991 - 2020
Italy 39.79 3 1980 - 2020
Thailand 29.55 4 1980 - 2020
Switzerland 26.99 5 1980 - 2020
Brazil 25.11 6 1980 - 2020
Austria 24.52 7 1980 - 2020
UK 22.39 8 1980 - 2020
Finland 21.62 9 1980 - 2020
Poland 20.62 10 1980 - 2020
Netherlands 19.77 11 1980 - 2020
France 19.61 12 1980 - 2020
Hungary 19.18 13 1980 - 2020
Denmark 18.89 14 1980 - 2020
Spain 17.93 15 1980 - 2020
Belgium 13.39 16 1980 - 2020
Czechia 13.37 17 1993 - 2020
Slovakia 13.29 18 1993 - 2020
Hong Kong 12.7 19 1980 - 2020
Lithuania 12.01 20 1992 - 2020
Sweden 11.83 21 1980 - 2020
Croatia 10.49 22 1992 - 2020
Mexico 9.97 23 1980 - 2020
Greece 9.83 24 1980 - 2020
Canada 9.8 25 1980 - 2020
Romania 8.25 26 1980 - 2020
Argentina 7.8 27 1980 - 2020
Portugal 7.55 28 1980 - 2020
Estonia 7.37 29 1992 - 2020
Slovenia 7.12 30 1992 - 2020
Luxembourg 6.54 31 1980 - 2020
Serbia 5 32 2006 - 2020
Macao 4.85 33 1980 - 2020
Norway 4.5 34 1980 - 2020
Belarus 4.28 35 1992 - 2020
Latvia 4.17 36 1992 - 2020
Bulgaria 3.71 37 1980 - 2020
Bosnia & Herz. 3.27 38 1992 - 2020
Albania 3.24 39 1980 - 2020
North Macedonia 2.97 40 1992 - 2020
Ukraine 2.72 41 1992 - 2020
Turkey 1.89 42 1980 - 2020
Ireland 1.76 43 1980 - 2020
Georgia 1.71 44 1992 - 2020
Indonesia 1.55 45 1980 - 2020
Russia 1.38 46 1992 - 2020
Colombia 1.3 47 1980 - 2020
Morocco 0.86 48 1980 - 2020
Benin 0.65 49 1980 - 2020
Moldova 0.63 50 1992 - 2020
Uruguay 0.52 51 1980 - 2020
Malta 0.42 52 1980 - 2020
Armenia 0.32 53 1992 - 2020
Azerbaijan 0.14 54 1992 - 2020
Ghana 0.06 55 1980 - 2020
Ant.& Barb. 0 56 1980 - 2020
Aruba 0 57 1986 - 2020
Australia 0 58 1980 - 2020
Bahamas 0 59 1980 - 2020
Bermuda 0 60 1980 - 2020
Chile 0 61 1980 - 2020
Cuba 0 62 1980 - 2020
Faroe Isl. 0 63 1980 - 2020
Fiji 0 64 1980 - 2020
Grenada 0 65 1980 - 2020
Iceland 0 66 1980 - 2020
Israel 0 67 1980 - 2020
Jamaica 0 68 1980 - 2020
Japan 0 69 1980 - 2020
Kiribati 0 70 1980 - 2020
Madagascar 0 71 1980 - 2020
Maldives 0 72 1980 - 2020
Montserrat 0 73 1980 - 2020
N. Caledonia 0 74 1980 - 2020
New Zealand 0 75 1980 - 2020
North Korea 0 76 1980 - 2020
Philippines 0 77 1980 - 2020
Puerto Rico 0 78 1980 - 2020
Saint Lucia 0 79 1980 - 2020
St. Vincent & ... 0 80 1980 - 2020
Samoa 0 81 1980 - 2020
S.T.&Principe 0 82 1980 - 2020
Saudi Arabia 0 83 1980 - 2020
Seychelles 0 84 1980 - 2020
Sierra Leone 0 85 1980 - 2020
Singapore 0 86 1980 - 2020
Solomon Isl. 0 87 1980 - 2020
South Korea 0 88 1980 - 2020
Sri Lanka 0 89 1980 - 2020
Taiwan 0 90 1980 - 2020
Vanuatu 0 91 1980 - 2020
Yemen 0 92 1980 - 2020


Economic outlook

Definition: Annual import of electricity in billion kWh.
61.45
48.05
39.79
29.55
26.99
25.11
24.52
22.39
21.62
20.62
19.77
19.61
19.18
18.89
17.93
13.39
13.37
13.29
12.70
12.01
11.83
10.49
9.97
9.83
9.80
8.25
7.80
7.55
7.37
7.12
6.54
5.00
4.85
4.50
4.28
4.17
3.71
3.27
3.24
2.97
2.72
1.89
1.76
1.71
1.55
1.38
1.30
0.86
0.65
0.63
0.52
0.42
0.32
0.14
0.06
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0
15.4
30.7
46.1
61.45
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