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Electricity production, billion kilowatthours, 2020 - Country rankings:

The average for 2020 based on 189 countries was 135.02 billion kilowatthours.The highest value was in China: 7601.22 billion kilowatthours and the lowest value was in Montserrat: 0.01 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 production, 2020 Global rank Available data
China 7601.22 1 1980 - 2020
USA 4048.66 2 1980 - 2020
India 1452.23 3 1980 - 2020
Russia 1026.66 4 1992 - 2020
Japan 889 5 1980 - 2020
Canada 630.03 6 1980 - 2020
Brazil 622.01 7 1980 - 2020
France 553.71 8 1980 - 2020
South Korea 549.87 9 1980 - 2020
Germany 545.21 10 1991 - 2020
Saudi Arabia 344.21 11 1980 - 2020
Mexico 305.45 12 1980 - 2020
Iran 304.32 13 1980 - 2020
UK 299.52 14 1980 - 2020
Turkey 293.82 15 1980 - 2020
Taiwan 279.05 16 1980 - 2020
Indonesia 272.94 17 1980 - 2020
Italy 271.88 18 1980 - 2020
Spain 253.99 19 1980 - 2020
Australia 243.31 20 1980 - 2020
South Africa 223.21 21 1980 - 2020
Vietnam 206.35 22 1980 - 2020
Thailand 176.7 23 1980 - 2020
Sweden 160.04 24 1980 - 2020
Egypt 157.97 25 1980 - 2020
Norway 153.67 26 1980 - 2020
Poland 145.93 27 1980 - 2020
Malaysia 145.19 28 1980 - 2020
Argentina 137.59 29 1980 - 2020
Ukraine 136.26 30 1992 - 2020
UA Emirates 124.84 31 1980 - 2020
Netherlands 117.52 32 1980 - 2020
Pakistan 117.08 33 1980 - 2020
Venezuela 103.72 34 1980 - 2020
Philippines 97.46 35 1980 - 2020
Iraq 85.7 36 1980 - 2020
Belgium 85.27 37 1980 - 2020
Chile 79.92 38 1980 - 2020
Bangladesh 75.48 39 1980 - 2020
Czechia 75.08 40 1993 - 2020
Algeria 72.79 41 1980 - 2020
Austria 70.9 42 1980 - 2020
Colombia 69.74 43 1980 - 2020
Israel 68.51 44 1980 - 2020
Finland 66.98 45 1980 - 2020
Kuwait 66.94 46 1980 - 2020
Switzerland 66.16 47 1980 - 2020
Uzbekistan 57.84 48 1992 - 2020
Peru 52.41 49 1980 - 2020
Portugal 52.22 50 1980 - 2020
Romania 51.79 51 1980 - 2020
Singapore 50.32 52 1980 - 2020
Paraguay 49.34 53 1980 - 2020
Qatar 44.52 54 1980 - 2020
New Zealand 43.75 55 1980 - 2020
Greece 40.57 56 1980 - 2020
Bulgaria 37.04 57 1980 - 2020
Belarus 36.06 58 1992 - 2020
Morocco 35.36 59 1980 - 2020
Serbia 35.03 60 2006 - 2020
Oman 34.22 61 1980 - 2020
Hong Kong 33.11 62 1980 - 2020
Ireland 33.09 63 1980 - 2020
Hungary 32.99 64 1980 - 2020
Ecuador 32.13 65 1980 - 2020
Libya 30.09 66 1980 - 2020
Laos 29.97 67 1980 - 2020
Bahrain 29.86 68 1980 - 2020
Denmark 28.46 69 1980 - 2020
Nigeria 28.15 70 1980 - 2020
Slovakia 27.77 71 1993 - 2020
Azerbaijan 24.37 72 1992 - 2020
Burma 23.24 73 1980 - 2020
Turkmenistan 20.11 74 1992 - 2020
Ghana 20.1 75 1980 - 2020
Tunisia 19.54 76 1980 - 2020
Lebanon 19.38 77 1980 - 2020
Jordan 18.88 78 1980 - 2020
Tajikistan 18.62 79 1992 - 2020
Cuba 18.51 80 1980 - 2020
Iceland 18.43 81 1980 - 2020
Mozambique 17.8 82 1980 - 2020
Puerto Rico 17.6 83 1980 - 2020
Bosnia & Herz. 17.21 84 1992 - 2020
Domin. Rep. 17.12 85 1980 - 2020
Slovenia 16.3 86 1992 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan 16.17 87 1992 - 2020
Zambia 15.98 88 1980 - 2020
Syria 15.81 89 1980 - 2020
Sri Lanka 15.2 90 1980 - 2020
Guatemala 15.18 91 1980 - 2020
North Korea 14.5 92 1980 - 2020
Angola 14.39 93 1980 - 2020
Ethiopia 14.15 94 1980 - 2020
Sudan 13.96 95 1980 - 2020
Uruguay 12.89 96 1980 - 2020
Georgia 11.16 97 1992 - 2020
Zimbabwe 11.12 98 1980 - 2020
Panama 10.96 99 1980 - 2020
Honduras 10.92 100 1980 - 2020
Kenya 10.79 101 1980 - 2020
Croatia 10.64 102 1992 - 2020
Bolivia 9.63 103 1980 - 2020
Ivory Coast 9.54 104 1980 - 2020
DR Congo 9.23 105 1980 - 2020
Bhutan 8.95 106 1980 - 2020
Cameroon 8.74 107 1980 - 2020
Tr.&Tobago 8.2 108 1980 - 2020
Cambodia 7.66 109 1980 - 2020
Armenia 7.33 110 1992 - 2020
Tanzania 7.18 111 1980 - 2020
Mongolia 6.77 112 1980 - 2020
El Salvador 6.64 113 1980 - 2020
Estonia 5.9 114 1992 - 2020
Latvia 5.46 115 1992 - 2020
Albania 5.31 116 1980 - 2020
North Macedonia 5.03 117 1992 - 2020
Senegal 4.96 118 1980 - 2020
Cyprus 4.73 119 1980 - 2020
Uganda 4.67 120 1980 - 2020
Nicaragua 4.66 121 1980 - 2020
Moldova 4.43 122 1992 - 2020
Brunei 4.4 123 1980 - 2020
Papua N.G. 4.24 124 1980 - 2020
Lithuania 4.11 125 1992 - 2020
Jamaica 4.02 126 1980 - 2020
Montenegro 3.82 127 2006 - 2020
R. of Congo 3.58 128 1980 - 2020
Yemen 3.25 129 1980 - 2020
Guinea 3.2 130 1980 - 2020
Mali 3.2 131 1980 - 2020
Nepal 3.09 132 1980 - 2020
N. Caledonia 2.99 133 1980 - 2020
Gabon 2.95 134 1980 - 2020
Mauritius 2.74 135 1980 - 2020
Suriname 2.31 136 1980 - 2020
Madagascar 2.12 137 1980 - 2020
Malta 2.09 138 1980 - 2020
Botswana 2.05 139 1980 - 2020
Bahamas 2 140 1980 - 2020
Mauritania 1.77 141 1980 - 2020
Burkina Faso 1.61 142 1980 - 2020
Malawi 1.59 143 1980 - 2020
Eq. Guinea 1.13 144 1980 - 2020
Guyana 1.1 145 1980 - 2020
Namibia 1.07 146 1990 - 2020
Fiji 1 147 1980 - 2020
Barbados 0.97 148 1980 - 2020
Haiti 0.94 149 1980 - 2020
Liberia 0.9 150 1980 - 2020
Aruba 0.88 151 1986 - 2020
Luxembourg 0.88 152 1980 - 2020
Rwanda 0.83 153 1980 - 2020
Afghanistan 0.78 154 1980 - 2020
Swaziland 0.65 155 1980 - 2020
Belize 0.6 156 1980 - 2020
Maldives 0.58 157 1980 - 2020
Macao 0.56 158 1980 - 2020
Bermuda 0.55 159 1980 - 2020
Seychelles 0.54 160 1980 - 2020
Togo 0.52 161 1980 - 2020
Lesotho 0.5 162 1980 - 2020
Cape Verde 0.45 163 1980 - 2020
Eritrea 0.44 164 1994 - 2020
Faroe Isl. 0.42 165 1980 - 2020
Niger 0.4 166 1980 - 2020
Somalia 0.37 167 1980 - 2020
Burundi 0.35 168 1980 - 2020
Ant.& Barb. 0.33 169 1980 - 2020
Saint Lucia 0.33 170 1980 - 2020
Gambia 0.29 171 1980 - 2020
Chad 0.28 172 1980 - 2020
Benin 0.23 173 1980 - 2020
Sierra Leone 0.21 174 1980 - 2020
Gibraltar 0.2 175 1980 - 2020
Grenada 0.2 176 1980 - 2020
Dominica 0.16 177 1980 - 2020
C.A. Republic 0.15 178 1980 - 2020
St. Vincent & ... 0.15 179 1980 - 2020
Samoa 0.15 180 1980 - 2020
Comoros 0.13 181 1980 - 2020
Solomon Isl. 0.11 182 1980 - 2020
S.T.&Principe 0.1 183 1980 - 2020
G.-Bissau 0.08 184 1980 - 2020
Vanuatu 0.07 185 1980 - 2020
Tonga 0.06 186 1980 - 2020
Djibouti 0.05 187 1980 - 2020
Kiribati 0.03 188 1980 - 2020
Montserrat 0.01 189 1980 - 2020


Definition: Total electricity net generation (Net generation excludes the energy consumed by the generating units)
7601.22
4048.66
1452.23
1026.66
889.00
630.03
622.01
553.71
549.87
545.21
344.21
305.45
304.32
299.52
293.82
279.05
272.94
271.88
253.99
243.31
223.21
206.35
176.70
160.04
157.97
153.67
145.93
145.19
137.59
136.26
124.84
117.52
117.08
103.72
97.46
85.70
85.27
79.92
75.48
75.08
72.79
70.90
69.74
68.51
66.98
66.94
66.16
57.84
52.41
52.22
51.79
50.32
49.34
44.52
43.75
40.57
37.04
36.06
35.36
35.03
34.22
33.11
33.09
32.99
32.13
30.09
29.97
29.86
28.46
28.15
27.77
24.37
23.24
20.11
20.10
19.54
19.38
18.88
18.62
18.51
18.43
17.80
17.60
17.21
17.12
16.30
16.17
15.98
15.81
15.20
15.18
14.50
14.39
14.15
13.96
12.89
11.16
11.12
10.96
10.92
10.79
10.64
9.63
9.54
9.23
8.95
8.74
8.20
7.66
7.33
7.18
6.77
6.64
5.90
5.46
5.31
5.03
4.96
4.73
4.67
4.66
4.43
4.40
4.24
4.11
4.02
3.82
3.58
3.25
3.20
3.20
3.09
2.99
2.95
2.74
2.31
2.12
2.09
2.05
2.00
1.77
1.61
1.59
1.13
1.10
1.07
1.00
0.97
0.94
0.90
0.88
0.88
0.83
0.78
0.65
0.60
0.58
0.56
0.55
0.54
0.52
0.50
0.45
0.44
0.42
0.40
0.37
0.35
0.33
0.33
0.29
0.28
0.23
0.21
0.20
0.20
0.16
0.15
0.15
0.15
0.13
0.11
0.10
0.08
0.07
0.06
0.05
0.03
0.01
0
1900.3
3800.6
5700.9
7601.22
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