* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Fossil fuels electricity capacity, million kilowatts, 2018 - Country rankings:

The average for 2018 based on 190 countries was 22.15 million kilowatts.The highest value was in China: 1144 million kilowatts and the lowest value was in Lesotho: 0 million kilowatts. The indicator is available from 1980 to 2019. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: million kilowatts; Source: The U.S. Energy Information Administration
Select indicator
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
1144.00
747.78
282.35
192.64
190.20
91.42
86.36
85.46
64.83
57.35
57.13
52.65
51.73
51.22
46.09
45.58
44.80
42.60
39.11
35.94
34.63
33.27
30.63
30.50
29.75
26.99
26.80
25.73
24.53
24.30
22.80
20.48
19.45
18.79
17.73
17.59
16.59
16.59
16.38
14.76
13.36
12.52
12.28
11.02
10.96
10.58
10.52
10.51
10.14
9.88
8.97
8.82
8.20
7.39
7.13
6.94
6.79
6.61
6.46
6.34
5.97
5.56
5.49
5.41
5.20
5.16
4.56
4.39
4.24
4.22
3.92
3.48
3.41
2.96
2.94
2.84
2.63
2.39
2.25
2.19
2.14
2.14
2.09
2.09
2.06
2.05
2.00
1.92
1.86
1.83
1.77
1.74
1.52
1.52
1.45
1.37
1.32
1.30
1.27
1.22
1.22
1.19
1.11
1.05
1.00
0.99
0.99
0.96
0.94
0.92
0.88
0.87
0.85
0.83
0.77
0.75
0.75
0.73
0.72
0.60
0.58
0.56
0.50
0.50
0.49
0.45
0.43
0.42
0.42
0.41
0.41
0.39
0.31
0.31
0.29
0.29
0.29
0.29
0.28
0.27
0.27
0.26
0.26
0.23
0.22
0.21
0.21
0.18
0.17
0.17
0.16
0.15
0.14
0.14
0.13
0.12
0.12
0.11
0.11
0.10
0.10
0.10
0.10
0.09
0.09
0.09
0.08
0.08
0.08
0.07
0.05
0.05
0.05
0.04
0.04
0.04
0.03
0.03
0.03
0.03
0.02
0.02
0.02
0.01
0.01
0.01
0.01
0.00
0.00
0.00
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