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Electricity production capacity, million kilowatts, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 190 countries was 42.13 million kilowatts. The highest value was in China: 2355.55 million kilowatts and the lowest value was in Kiribati: 0.01 million kilowatts. The indicator is available from 1980 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: million kilowatts; Source: The U.S. Energy Information Administration
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Countries Electricity production capacity, 2021 Global rank Available data
China 2355.55 1 1980 - 2021
USA 1176.73 2 1980 - 2021
India 469.46 3 1980 - 2021
Japan 334.62 4 1980 - 2021
Russia 282.61 5 1992 - 2021
Germany 250.38 6 1991 - 2021
Brazil 205 7 1980 - 2021
Canada 153.62 8 1980 - 2021
South Korea 142.96 9 1980 - 2021
France 142.22 10 1980 - 2021
Italy 120.88 11 1980 - 2021
Spain 114 12 1980 - 2021
UK 108.74 13 1980 - 2021
Turkey 100.63 14 1980 - 2021
Mexico 94.42 15 1980 - 2021
Australia 93.69 16 1980 - 2021
Iran 80.62 17 1980 - 2021
Saudi Arabia 76.82 18 1980 - 2021
Indonesia 69.76 19 1980 - 2021
Vietnam 69.17 20 1980 - 2021
South Africa 63.28 21 1980 - 2021
Egypt 60.07 22 1980 - 2021
Taiwan 59.37 23 1980 - 2021
Ukraine 58.19 24 1992 - 2021
Poland 54.77 25 1980 - 2021
Thailand 52.53 26 1980 - 2021
Sweden 49.92 27 1980 - 2021
Netherlands 47.6 28 1980 - 2021
Argentina 45.8 29 1980 - 2021
Pakistan 41.39 30 1980 - 2021
Norway 39.41 31 1980 - 2021
UA Emirates 36.63 32 1980 - 2021
Malaysia 35.22 33 1980 - 2021
Venezuela 32.96 34 1980 - 2021
Chile 32.66 35 1980 - 2021
Philippines 28.75 36 1980 - 2021
Austria 28.65 37 1980 - 2021
Iraq 28.19 38 1980 - 2021
Belgium 27.59 39 1980 - 2021
Kazakhstan 27.19 40 1992 - 2021
Switzerland 23.88 41 1980 - 2021
Portugal 23.18 42 1980 - 2021
Czechia 21.9 43 1993 - 2021
Algeria 21.69 44 1980 - 2021
Greece 21.49 45 1980 - 2021
Finland 20.95 46 1980 - 2021
Romania 20.31 47 1980 - 2021
Israel 19.9 48 1980 - 2021
Colombia 19.43 49 1980 - 2021
Kuwait 19.37 50 1980 - 2021
Bangladesh 18.49 51 1980 - 2021
Denmark 18.26 52 1980 - 2021
Uzbekistan 16.22 53 1992 - 2021
Peru 15.34 54 1980 - 2021
Morocco 14.26 55 1980 - 2021
Hong Kong 13.28 56 1980 - 2021
Singapore 12.34 57 1980 - 2021
Nigeria 11.7 58 1980 - 2021
Belarus 11.42 59 1992 - 2021
Ireland 11.4 60 1980 - 2021
Hungary 11.08 61 1980 - 2021
Bulgaria 10.9 62 1980 - 2021
Qatar 10.61 63 1980 - 2021
Libya 10.52 64 1980 - 2021
Laos 10.16 65 1980 - 2021
New Zealand 10.09 66 1980 - 2021
Syria 10.08 67 1980 - 2021
Ecuador 9.39 68 1980 - 2021
Paraguay 8.83 69 1980 - 2021
Oman 8.63 70 1980 - 2021
North Korea 8.42 71 1980 - 2021
Serbia 8.01 72 2006 - 2021
Slovakia 7.81 73 1993 - 2021
Azerbaijan 7.7 74 1992 - 2021
Cuba 7.56 75 1980 - 2021
Angola 7.34 76 1980 - 2021
Burma 7.3 77 1980 - 2021
Tajikistan 7.16 78 1992 - 2021
Bahrain 6.98 79 1980 - 2021
Puerto Rico 6.53 80 1980 - 2021
Jordan 5.91 81 1980 - 2021
Domin. Rep. 5.8 82 1980 - 2021
Tunisia 5.78 83 1980 - 2021
Uruguay 5.36 84 1980 - 2021
Ghana 5.35 85 1980 - 2021
Turkmenistan 5.21 86 1992 - 2021
Guatemala 5.14 87 1980 - 2021
Croatia 4.95 88 1992 - 2021
Ethiopia 4.9 89 1980 - 2021
Sri Lanka 4.79 90 1980 - 2021
Kyrgyzstan 4.63 91 1992 - 2021
Bosnia & Herz. 4.5 92 1992 - 2021
Georgia 4.47 93 1992 - 2021
Sudan 4.47 94 1980 - 2021
Panama 4.34 95 1980 - 2021
Bolivia 4.03 96 1980 - 2021
Lithuania 3.95 97 1992 - 2021
Slovenia 3.95 98 1992 - 2021
Armenia 3.78 99 1992 - 2021
Lebanon 3.78 100 1980 - 2021
Kenya 3.48 101 1980 - 2021
Zambia 3.37 102 1980 - 2021
Estonia 3.19 103 1992 - 2021
Cambodia 3.17 104 1980 - 2021
Latvia 3.12 105 1992 - 2021
Honduras 3.1 106 1980 - 2021
Iceland 2.97 107 1980 - 2021
DR Congo 2.92 108 1980 - 2021
Mozambique 2.77 109 1980 - 2021
El Salvador 2.67 110 1980 - 2021
Albania 2.54 111 1980 - 2021
Zimbabwe 2.48 112 1980 - 2021
Bhutan 2.34 113 1980 - 2021
Ivory Coast 2.2 114 1980 - 2021
Nepal 2.14 115 1980 - 2021
Tr.&Tobago 2.12 116 1980 - 2021
Cyprus 2 117 1980 - 2021
North Macedonia 1.9 118 1992 - 2021
Luxembourg 1.89 119 1980 - 2021
Nicaragua 1.84 120 1980 - 2021
Yemen 1.77 121 1980 - 2021
Cameroon 1.75 122 1980 - 2021
Tanzania 1.59 123 1980 - 2021
Senegal 1.5 124 1980 - 2021
Mongolia 1.48 125 1980 - 2021
Haiti 1.47 126 1980 - 2021
Uganda 1.46 127 1980 - 2021
Brunei 1.27 128 1980 - 2021
Jamaica 1.22 129 1980 - 2021
Papua N.G. 1.14 130 1980 - 2021
N. Caledonia 1.07 131 1980 - 2021
Montenegro 1 132 2006 - 2021
Guinea 0.99 133 1980 - 2021
Mauritius 0.93 134 1980 - 2021
Mali 0.92 135 1980 - 2021
Moldova 0.82 136 1992 - 2021
Malta 0.8 137 1980 - 2021
Afghanistan 0.78 138 1980 - 2021
Gabon 0.78 139 1980 - 2021
Botswana 0.77 140 1980 - 2021
Malawi 0.74 141 1980 - 2021
Mauritania 0.66 142 1980 - 2021
R. of Congo 0.64 143 1980 - 2021
Namibia 0.61 144 1990 - 2021
Bahamas 0.58 145 1980 - 2021
Madagascar 0.58 146 1980 - 2021
Maldives 0.56 147 1980 - 2021
Suriname 0.53 148 1980 - 2021
Benin 0.47 149 1980 - 2021
Macao 0.47 150 1980 - 2021
Fiji 0.4 151 1980 - 2021
Burkina Faso 0.39 152 1980 - 2021
Guyana 0.38 153 1980 - 2021
Eq. Guinea 0.35 154 1980 - 2021
Niger 0.32 155 1980 - 2021
Barbados 0.31 156 1980 - 2021
Aruba 0.3 157 1986 - 2021
Swaziland 0.3 158 1980 - 2021
Rwanda 0.27 159 1980 - 2021
Togo 0.26 160 1980 - 2021
Eritrea 0.23 161 1994 - 2021
Belize 0.2 162 1980 - 2021
Cape Verde 0.2 163 1980 - 2021
Liberia 0.2 164 1980 - 2021
Sierra Leone 0.18 165 1980 - 2021
Bermuda 0.17 166 1980 - 2021
Faroe Isl. 0.17 167 1980 - 2021
Seychelles 0.17 168 1980 - 2021
Djibouti 0.15 169 1980 - 2021
Gambia 0.14 170 1980 - 2021
Ant.& Barb. 0.13 171 1980 - 2021
Somalia 0.11 172 1980 - 2021
Burundi 0.1 173 1980 - 2021
Chad 0.09 174 1980 - 2021
Saint Lucia 0.09 175 1980 - 2021
Lesotho 0.07 176 1980 - 2021
Grenada 0.06 177 1980 - 2021
St. Vincent & ... 0.05 178 1980 - 2021
Samoa 0.05 179 1980 - 2021
C.A. Republic 0.04 180 1980 - 2021
Comoros 0.04 181 1980 - 2021
Dominica 0.04 182 1980 - 2021
Gibraltar 0.04 183 1980 - 2021
Solomon Isl. 0.04 184 1980 - 2021
Vanuatu 0.04 185 1980 - 2021
G.-Bissau 0.03 186 1980 - 2021
S.T.&Principe 0.03 187 1980 - 2021
Tonga 0.03 188 1980 - 2021
Kiribati 0.01 189 1980 - 2021
Montserrat 0.01 190 1980 - 2021



Definition: Total Electricity Installed Capacity (Million Kilowatts)
2355.55
1176.73
469.46
334.62
282.61
250.38
205.00
153.62
142.96
142.22
120.88
114.00
108.74
100.63
94.42
93.69
80.62
76.82
69.76
69.17
63.28
60.07
59.37
58.19
54.77
52.53
49.92
47.60
45.80
41.39
39.41
36.63
35.22
32.96
32.66
28.75
28.65
28.19
27.59
27.19
23.88
23.18
21.90
21.69
21.49
20.95
20.31
19.90
19.43
19.37
18.49
18.26
16.22
15.34
14.26
13.28
12.34
11.70
11.42
11.40
11.08
10.90
10.61
10.52
10.16
10.09
10.08
9.39
8.83
8.63
8.42
8.01
7.81
7.70
7.56
7.34
7.30
7.16
6.98
6.53
5.91
5.80
5.78
5.36
5.35
5.21
5.14
4.95
4.90
4.79
4.63
4.50
4.47
4.47
4.34
4.03
3.95
3.95
3.78
3.78
3.48
3.37
3.19
3.17
3.12
3.10
2.97
2.92
2.77
2.67
2.54
2.48
2.34
2.20
2.14
2.12
2.00
1.90
1.89
1.84
1.77
1.75
1.59
1.50
1.48
1.47
1.46
1.27
1.22
1.14
1.07
1.00
0.99
0.93
0.92
0.82
0.80
0.78
0.78
0.77
0.74
0.66
0.64
0.61
0.58
0.58
0.56
0.53
0.47
0.47
0.40
0.39
0.38
0.35
0.32
0.31
0.30
0.30
0.27
0.26
0.23
0.20
0.20
0.20
0.18
0.17
0.17
0.17
0.15
0.14
0.13
0.11
0.10
0.09
0.09
0.07
0.06
0.05
0.05
0.04
0.04
0.04
0.04
0.04
0.04
0.03
0.03
0.03
0.01
0.01
0
588.9
1177.8
1766.7
2355.55
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