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Electricity production capacity, million kilowatts, 2019 - Country rankings:

The average for 2019 based on 189 countries was 38.94 million kilowatts.The highest value was in China: 2023.6 million kilowatts and the lowest value was in Kiribati: 0.01 million kilowatts. The indicator is available from 1980 to 2020. 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, 2019 Global rank Available data
China 2023.6 1 1980 - 2020
USA 1122.32 2 1980 - 2020
India 425.92 3 1980 - 2020
Japan 321.47 4 1980 - 2020
Russia 276.9 5 1992 - 2020
Germany 242.24 6 1991 - 2020
Brazil 187.63 7 1980 - 2020
Canada 152.55 8 1980 - 2020
France 138.39 9 1980 - 2020
South Korea 132.83 10 1980 - 2020
Italy 120.72 11 1980 - 2020
UK 112.34 12 1980 - 2020
Spain 111.18 13 1980 - 2020
Turkey 92.04 14 1980 - 2020
Mexico 90.78 15 1980 - 2020
Iran 80.51 16 1980 - 2020
Saudi Arabia 76.79 17 1980 - 2020
Australia 75.54 18 1980 - 2020
Indonesia 67.95 19 1980 - 2020
South Africa 61.1 20 1980 - 2020
Egypt 59.36 21 1980 - 2020
Taiwan 56.14 22 1980 - 2020
Ukraine 55.19 23 1992 - 2020
Vietnam 54.41 24 1980 - 2020
Thailand 53.02 25 1980 - 2020
Poland 44.42 26 1980 - 2020
Argentina 43.39 27 1980 - 2020
Sweden 42.58 28 1980 - 2020
Netherlands 38.25 29 1980 - 2020
Pakistan 37.96 30 1980 - 2020
Norway 36.86 31 1980 - 2020
Malaysia 34.31 32 1980 - 2020
UA Emirates 33.21 33 1980 - 2020
Venezuela 32.96 34 1980 - 2020
Chile 28.61 35 1980 - 2020
Iraq 28.37 36 1980 - 2020
Austria 27.82 37 1980 - 2020
Philippines 27.32 38 1980 - 2020
Belgium 25.16 39 1980 - 2020
Czechia 22.5 40 1993 - 2020
Portugal 22.29 41 1980 - 2020
Switzerland 21.88 42 1980 - 2020
Algeria 21.7 43 1980 - 2020
Romania 20.93 44 1980 - 2020
Greece 20.61 45 1980 - 2020
Finland 19.79 46 1980 - 2020
Kuwait 19.37 47 1980 - 2020
Colombia 19.24 48 1980 - 2020
Israel 18.69 49 1980 - 2020
Bangladesh 18.42 50 1980 - 2020
Denmark 17.15 51 1980 - 2020
Uzbekistan 15.88 52 1992 - 2020
Peru 15.1 53 1980 - 2020
Morocco 14.01 54 1980 - 2020
Hong Kong 13.26 55 1980 - 2020
Singapore 12.78 56 1980 - 2020
Nigeria 11.69 57 1980 - 2020
Bulgaria 11.32 58 1980 - 2020
Ireland 11.28 59 1980 - 2020
Qatar 10.63 60 1980 - 2020
Libya 10.52 61 1980 - 2020
Hungary 10.32 62 1980 - 2020
Belarus 10.24 63 1992 - 2020
Syria 10.07 64 1980 - 2020
New Zealand 9.49 65 1980 - 2020
Ecuador 9.34 66 1980 - 2020
Paraguay 8.83 67 1980 - 2020
Oman 8.5 68 1980 - 2020
North Korea 8.2 69 1980 - 2020
Serbia 7.9 70 2006 - 2020
Slovakia 7.85 71 1993 - 2020
Azerbaijan 7.66 72 1992 - 2020
Cuba 7.36 73 1980 - 2020
Laos 7.27 74 1980 - 2020
Burma 7.25 75 1980 - 2020
Bahrain 6.98 76 1980 - 2020
Angola 6.94 77 1980 - 2020
Tajikistan 6.52 78 1992 - 2020
Puerto Rico 6.18 79 1980 - 2020
Tunisia 5.76 80 1980 - 2020
Domin. Rep. 5.73 81 1980 - 2020
Ghana 5.41 82 1980 - 2020
Uruguay 5.35 83 1980 - 2020
Jordan 5.25 84 1980 - 2020
Turkmenistan 5.2 85 1992 - 2020
Guatemala 5.09 86 1980 - 2020
Croatia 4.85 87 1992 - 2020
Bosnia & Herz. 4.76 88 1992 - 2020
Ethiopia 4.59 89 1980 - 2020
Georgia 4.35 90 1992 - 2020
Sudan 4.35 91 1980 - 2020
Sri Lanka 4.3 92 1980 - 2020
Panama 4.19 93 1980 - 2020
Slovenia 3.87 94 1992 - 2020
Bolivia 3.83 95 1980 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan 3.82 96 1992 - 2020
Lebanon 3.74 97 1980 - 2020
Armenia 3.59 98 1992 - 2020
Lithuania 3.47 99 1992 - 2020
Kenya 3.3 100 1980 - 2020
Latvia 3.07 101 1992 - 2020
Zambia 3.03 102 1980 - 2020
Estonia 3.02 103 1992 - 2020
Iceland 2.98 104 1980 - 2020
DR Congo 2.9 105 1980 - 2020
Honduras 2.9 106 1980 - 2020
Mozambique 2.75 107 1980 - 2020
El Salvador 2.53 108 1980 - 2020
Cambodia 2.49 109 1980 - 2020
Zimbabwe 2.46 110 1980 - 2020
Albania 2.33 111 1980 - 2020
Ivory Coast 2.2 112 1980 - 2020
Tr.&Tobago 2.12 113 1980 - 2020
North Macedonia 1.86 114 1992 - 2020
Cyprus 1.83 115 1980 - 2020
Luxembourg 1.82 116 1980 - 2020
Nicaragua 1.82 117 1980 - 2020
Yemen 1.77 118 1980 - 2020
Cameroon 1.72 119 1980 - 2020
Bhutan 1.62 120 1980 - 2020
Tanzania 1.61 121 1980 - 2020
Mongolia 1.48 122 1980 - 2020
Senegal 1.31 123 1980 - 2020
Jamaica 1.22 124 1980 - 2020
Nepal 1.17 125 1980 - 2020
Brunei 1.11 126 1980 - 2020
Papua N.G. 1.11 127 1980 - 2020
Uganda 1.08 128 1980 - 2020
N. Caledonia 1.05 129 1980 - 2020
Montenegro 1 130 2006 - 2020
Mauritius 0.94 131 1980 - 2020
Mali 0.8 132 1980 - 2020
Gabon 0.78 133 1980 - 2020
Botswana 0.77 134 1980 - 2020
Malta 0.75 135 1980 - 2020
Mauritania 0.66 136 1980 - 2020
Afghanistan 0.65 137 1980 - 2020
R. of Congo 0.65 138 1980 - 2020
Guinea 0.64 139 1980 - 2020
Namibia 0.64 140 1990 - 2020
Malawi 0.62 141 1980 - 2020
Bahamas 0.58 142 1980 - 2020
Moldova 0.58 143 1992 - 2020
Madagascar 0.56 144 1980 - 2020
Maldives 0.54 145 1980 - 2020
Suriname 0.54 146 1980 - 2020
Macao 0.48 147 1980 - 2020
Benin 0.47 148 1980 - 2020
Haiti 0.45 149 1980 - 2020
Fiji 0.41 150 1980 - 2020
Burkina Faso 0.39 151 1980 - 2020
Guyana 0.38 152 1980 - 2020
Eq. Guinea 0.35 153 1980 - 2020
Niger 0.32 154 1980 - 2020
Aruba 0.3 155 1986 - 2020
Barbados 0.3 156 1980 - 2020
Swaziland 0.29 157 1980 - 2020
Rwanda 0.25 158 1980 - 2020
Eritrea 0.23 159 1994 - 2020
Belize 0.2 160 1980 - 2020
Cape Verde 0.2 161 1980 - 2020
Togo 0.2 162 1980 - 2020
Liberia 0.19 163 1980 - 2020
Sierra Leone 0.18 164 1980 - 2020
Bermuda 0.17 165 1980 - 2020
Seychelles 0.16 166 1980 - 2020
Gambia 0.14 167 1980 - 2020
Djibouti 0.13 168 1980 - 2020
Ant.& Barb. 0.12 169 1980 - 2020
Faroe Isl. 0.12 170 1980 - 2020
Burundi 0.1 171 1980 - 2020
Chad 0.09 172 1980 - 2020
Saint Lucia 0.09 173 1980 - 2020
Somalia 0.09 174 1980 - 2020
Lesotho 0.08 175 1980 - 2020
Grenada 0.06 176 1980 - 2020
St. Vincent & ... 0.05 177 1980 - 2020
Samoa 0.05 178 1980 - 2020
C.A. Republic 0.04 179 1980 - 2020
Comoros 0.04 180 1980 - 2020
Dominica 0.04 181 1980 - 2020
Gibraltar 0.04 182 1980 - 2020
Solomon Isl. 0.04 183 1980 - 2020
G.-Bissau 0.03 184 1980 - 2020
S.T.&Principe 0.03 185 1980 - 2020
Tonga 0.03 186 1980 - 2020
Vanuatu 0.03 187 1980 - 2020
Kiribati 0.01 188 1980 - 2020
Montserrat 0.01 189 1980 - 2020


Definition: Total Electricity Installed Capacity (Million Kilowatts)
2023.60
1122.32
425.92
321.47
276.90
242.24
187.63
152.55
138.39
132.83
120.72
112.34
111.18
92.04
90.78
80.51
76.79
75.54
67.95
61.10
59.36
56.14
55.19
54.41
53.02
44.42
43.39
42.58
38.25
37.96
36.86
34.31
33.21
32.96
28.61
28.37
27.82
27.32
25.16
22.50
22.29
21.88
21.70
20.93
20.61
19.79
19.37
19.24
18.69
18.42
17.15
15.88
15.10
14.01
13.26
12.78
11.69
11.32
11.28
10.63
10.52
10.32
10.24
10.07
9.49
9.34
8.83
8.50
8.20
7.90
7.85
7.66
7.36
7.27
7.25
6.98
6.94
6.52
6.18
5.76
5.73
5.41
5.35
5.25
5.20
5.09
4.85
4.76
4.59
4.35
4.35
4.30
4.19
3.87
3.83
3.82
3.74
3.59
3.47
3.30
3.07
3.03
3.02
2.98
2.90
2.90
2.75
2.53
2.49
2.46
2.33
2.20
2.12
1.86
1.83
1.82
1.82
1.77
1.72
1.62
1.61
1.48
1.31
1.22
1.17
1.11
1.11
1.08
1.05
1.00
0.94
0.80
0.78
0.77
0.75
0.66
0.65
0.65
0.64
0.64
0.62
0.58
0.58
0.56
0.54
0.54
0.48
0.47
0.45
0.41
0.39
0.38
0.35
0.32
0.30
0.30
0.29
0.25
0.23
0.20
0.20
0.20
0.19
0.18
0.17
0.16
0.14
0.13
0.12
0.12
0.10
0.09
0.09
0.09
0.08
0.06
0.05
0.05
0.04
0.04
0.04
0.04
0.04
0.03
0.03
0.03
0.03
0.01
0.01
0
505.9
1011.8
1517.7
2023.6
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