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Hydroelectricity capacity, million kilowatts, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 189 countries was 6.26 million kilowatts. The highest value was in China: 355 million kilowatts and the lowest value was in Antigua and Barbuda: 0 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 Hydroelectricity capacity, 2021 Global rank Available data
China 355 1 1980 - 2021
Brazil 109.43 2 1980 - 2021
Canada 82.12 3 1980 - 2021
USA 80.03 4 1980 - 2021
Russia 54.29 5 1992 - 2021
India 46.85 6 1980 - 2021
Norway 31.95 7 1980 - 2021
Turkey 31.5 8 1980 - 2021
Japan 22.17 9 1980 - 2021
France 19.66 10 1980 - 2021
Vietnam 17.33 11 1980 - 2021
Sweden 16.38 12 1980 - 2021
Venezuela 15.39 13 1980 - 2021
Italy 14.91 14 1980 - 2021
Spain 14.31 15 1980 - 2021
Mexico 12.61 16 1980 - 2021
Colombia 11.95 17 1980 - 2021
Iran 11.15 18 1980 - 2021
Argentina 10.37 19 1980 - 2021
Pakistan 9.93 20 1980 - 2021
Austria 9.15 21 1980 - 2021
Paraguay 8.81 22 1980 - 2021
Laos 8.11 23 1980 - 2021
Chile 6.81 24 1980 - 2021
Indonesia 6.6 25 1980 - 2021
Tajikistan 6.44 26 1992 - 2021
Malaysia 6.28 27 1980 - 2021
Romania 6.22 28 1980 - 2021
Australia 5.7 29 1980 - 2021
New Zealand 5.35 30 1980 - 2021
Peru 5.34 31 1980 - 2021
Ecuador 5.11 32 1980 - 2021
North Korea 5.01 33 1980 - 2021
Germany 4.68 34 1991 - 2021
Ukraine 4.43 35 1992 - 2021
Portugal 4.37 36 1980 - 2021
Switzerland 4.19 37 1980 - 2021
Ethiopia 4.07 38 1980 - 2021
Kyrgyzstan 3.89 39 1992 - 2021
Angola 3.84 40 1980 - 2021
Philippines 3.79 41 1980 - 2021
Georgia 3.46 42 1992 - 2021
Burma 3.33 43 1980 - 2021
Finland 3.26 44 1980 - 2021
Kazakhstan 3.09 45 1992 - 2021
Thailand 2.98 46 1980 - 2021
Egypt 2.88 47 1980 - 2021
DR Congo 2.76 48 1980 - 2021
Greece 2.72 49 1980 - 2021
Zambia 2.7 50 1980 - 2021
Iraq 2.51 51 1980 - 2021
Serbia 2.49 52 2006 - 2021
Albania 2.39 53 1980 - 2021
Bhutan 2.34 54 1980 - 2021
Mozambique 2.22 55 1980 - 2021
Nigeria 2.11 56 1980 - 2021
Iceland 2.09 57 1980 - 2021
Taiwan 2.09 58 1980 - 2021
Uzbekistan 2.08 59 1992 - 2021
Nepal 1.99 60 1980 - 2021
Sudan 1.92 61 1980 - 2021
UK 1.88 62 1980 - 2021
Croatia 1.87 63 1992 - 2021
Sri Lanka 1.86 64 1980 - 2021
Bosnia & Herz. 1.75 65 1992 - 2021
Panama 1.75 66 1980 - 2021
South Korea 1.75 67 1980 - 2021
Bulgaria 1.73 68 1980 - 2021
Latvia 1.59 69 1992 - 2021
Ghana 1.58 70 1980 - 2021
Uruguay 1.54 71 1980 - 2021
Guatemala 1.52 72 1980 - 2021
Slovakia 1.51 73 1993 - 2021
Syria 1.51 74 1980 - 2021
Cambodia 1.33 75 1980 - 2021
Armenia 1.32 76 1992 - 2021
Morocco 1.31 77 1980 - 2021
Azerbaijan 1.15 78 1992 - 2021
Slovenia 1.12 79 1992 - 2021
Czechia 1.11 80 1993 - 2021
Zimbabwe 1.08 81 1980 - 2021
Uganda 1.07 82 1980 - 2021
Ivory Coast 0.88 83 1980 - 2021
Honduras 0.85 84 1980 - 2021
Kenya 0.84 85 1980 - 2021
Cameroon 0.82 86 1980 - 2021
Bolivia 0.74 87 1980 - 2021
Guinea 0.71 88 1980 - 2021
South Africa 0.69 89 1980 - 2021
Montenegro 0.65 90 2006 - 2021
North Macedonia 0.64 91 1992 - 2021
Domin. Rep. 0.62 92 1980 - 2021
Poland 0.61 93 1980 - 2021
El Salvador 0.57 94 1980 - 2021
Tanzania 0.56 95 1980 - 2021
Afghanistan 0.46 96 1980 - 2021
Malawi 0.37 97 1980 - 2021
Namibia 0.35 98 1990 - 2021
Gabon 0.33 99 1980 - 2021
Lebanon 0.28 100 1980 - 2021
Algeria 0.27 101 1980 - 2021
Bangladesh 0.23 102 1980 - 2021
Papua N.G. 0.23 103 1980 - 2021
Ireland 0.22 104 1980 - 2021
Mali 0.22 105 1980 - 2021
R. of Congo 0.22 106 1980 - 2021
Madagascar 0.19 107 1980 - 2021
Suriname 0.18 108 1980 - 2021
Nicaragua 0.16 109 1980 - 2021
Eq. Guinea 0.13 110 1980 - 2021
Fiji 0.13 111 1980 - 2021
Lithuania 0.13 112 1992 - 2021
Belgium 0.12 113 1980 - 2021
Rwanda 0.11 114 1980 - 2021
Belarus 0.1 115 1992 - 2021
Puerto Rico 0.1 116 1980 - 2021
Liberia 0.09 117 1980 - 2021
Haiti 0.08 118 1980 - 2021
Moldova 0.08 119 1992 - 2021
N. Caledonia 0.08 120 1980 - 2021
Senegal 0.08 121 1980 - 2021
Cuba 0.07 122 1980 - 2021
Lesotho 0.07 123 1980 - 2021
Tunisia 0.07 124 1980 - 2021
Belize 0.06 125 1980 - 2021
Burundi 0.06 126 1980 - 2021
Hungary 0.06 127 1980 - 2021
Mauritius 0.06 128 1980 - 2021
Sierra Leone 0.06 129 1980 - 2021
Swaziland 0.06 130 1980 - 2021
Mauritania 0.05 131 1980 - 2021
Togo 0.05 132 1980 - 2021
Faroe Isl. 0.04 133 1980 - 2021
Luxembourg 0.04 134 1980 - 2021
Netherlands 0.04 135 1980 - 2021
Benin 0.03 136 1980 - 2021
Burkina Faso 0.03 137 1980 - 2021
Jamaica 0.03 138 1980 - 2021
C.A. Republic 0.02 139 1980 - 2021
Mongolia 0.02 140 1980 - 2021
Denmark 0.01 141 1980 - 2021
Dominica 0.01 142 1980 - 2021
Israel 0.01 143 1980 - 2021
Jordan 0.01 144 1980 - 2021
St. Vincent & ... 0.01 145 1980 - 2021
Samoa 0.01 146 1980 - 2021
Turkmenistan 0.01 147 1992 - 2021
Ant.& Barb. 0 148 1980 - 2021
Aruba 0 149 1986 - 2021
Bahamas 0 150 1980 - 2021
Bahrain 0 151 1980 - 2021
Barbados 0 152 1980 - 2021
Bermuda 0 153 1980 - 2021
Botswana 0 154 1980 - 2021
Brunei 0 155 1980 - 2021
Cape Verde 0 156 1980 - 2021
Chad 0 157 1980 - 2021
Comoros 0 158 1980 - 2021
Cyprus 0 159 1980 - 2021
Djibouti 0 160 1980 - 2021
Eritrea 0 161 1994 - 2021
Estonia 0 162 1992 - 2021
Gambia 0 163 1980 - 2021
Gibraltar 0 164 1980 - 2021
Grenada 0 165 1980 - 2021
G.-Bissau 0 166 1980 - 2021
Guyana 0 167 1980 - 2021
Hong Kong 0 168 1980 - 2021
Kuwait 0 169 1980 - 2021
Libya 0 170 1980 - 2021
Macao 0 171 1980 - 2021
Maldives 0 172 1980 - 2021
Malta 0 173 1980 - 2021
Montserrat 0 174 1980 - 2021
Niger 0 175 1980 - 2021
Oman 0 176 1980 - 2021
Qatar 0 177 1980 - 2021
Saint Lucia 0 178 1980 - 2021
S.T.&Principe 0 179 1980 - 2021
Saudi Arabia 0 180 1980 - 2021
Seychelles 0 181 1980 - 2021
Singapore 0 182 1980 - 2021
Solomon Isl. 0 183 1980 - 2021
Somalia 0 184 1980 - 2021
Tonga 0 185 1980 - 2021
Tr.&Tobago 0 186 1980 - 2021
UA Emirates 0 187 1980 - 2021
Vanuatu 0 188 1980 - 2021
Yemen 0 189 1980 - 2021



Definition: Installed capacity to produce hydroelectricity in million kilowatts.
355.00
109.43
82.12
80.03
54.29
46.85
31.95
31.50
22.17
19.66
17.33
16.38
15.39
14.91
14.31
12.61
11.95
11.15
10.37
9.93
9.15
8.81
8.11
6.81
6.60
6.44
6.28
6.22
5.70
5.35
5.34
5.11
5.01
4.68
4.43
4.37
4.19
4.07
3.89
3.84
3.79
3.46
3.33
3.26
3.09
2.98
2.88
2.76
2.72
2.70
2.51
2.49
2.39
2.34
2.22
2.11
2.09
2.09
2.08
1.99
1.92
1.88
1.87
1.86
1.75
1.75
1.75
1.73
1.59
1.58
1.54
1.52
1.51
1.51
1.33
1.32
1.31
1.15
1.12
1.11
1.08
1.07
0.88
0.85
0.84
0.82
0.74
0.71
0.69
0.65
0.64
0.62
0.61
0.57
0.56
0.46
0.37
0.35
0.33
0.28
0.27
0.23
0.23
0.22
0.22
0.22
0.19
0.18
0.16
0.13
0.13
0.13
0.12
0.11
0.10
0.10
0.09
0.08
0.08
0.08
0.08
0.07
0.07
0.07
0.06
0.06
0.06
0.06
0.06
0.06
0.05
0.05
0.04
0.04
0.04
0.03
0.03
0.03
0.02
0.02
0.01
0.01
0.01
0.01
0.01
0.01
0.01
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
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0
88.8
177.5
266.3
355
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