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Nuclear electricity capacity, million kilowatts, 2020 - Country rankings:

The average for 2020 based on 189 countries was 2.08 million kilowatts.The highest value was in the USA: 96.5 million kilowatts and the lowest value was in Afghanistan: 0 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 Nuclear electricity capacity, 2020 Global rank Available data
USA 96.5 1 1980 - 2020
France 61.37 2 1980 - 2020
China 47.53 3 1980 - 2020
Japan 31.68 4 1980 - 2020
Russia 28.58 5 1992 - 2020
South Korea 23.15 6 1980 - 2020
Canada 13.62 7 1980 - 2020
Ukraine 13.11 8 1992 - 2020
UK 8.92 9 1980 - 2020
Germany 8.11 10 1991 - 2020
Spain 7.12 11 1980 - 2020
Sweden 6.88 12 1980 - 2020
India 6.26 13 1980 - 2020
Belgium 5.94 14 1980 - 2020
Czechia 3.93 15 1993 - 2020
Taiwan 3.87 16 1980 - 2020
Switzerland 2.96 17 1980 - 2020
Finland 2.79 18 1980 - 2020
Bulgaria 2.01 19 1980 - 2020
Hungary 1.9 20 1980 - 2020
Brazil 1.88 21 1980 - 2020
South Africa 1.86 22 1980 - 2020
Slovakia 1.84 23 1993 - 2020
Argentina 1.64 24 1980 - 2020
Mexico 1.55 25 1980 - 2020
UA Emirates 1.35 26 1980 - 2020
Pakistan 1.32 27 1980 - 2020
Romania 1.3 28 1980 - 2020
Belarus 1.11 29 1992 - 2020
Uganda 1 30 1980 - 2020
Iran 0.92 31 1980 - 2020
Slovenia 0.69 32 1992 - 2020
Netherlands 0.48 33 1980 - 2020
Armenia 0.42 34 1992 - 2020
Afghanistan 0 35 1980 - 2020
Albania 0 36 1980 - 2020
Algeria 0 37 1980 - 2020
Angola 0 38 1980 - 2020
Ant.& Barb. 0 39 1980 - 2020
Aruba 0 40 1986 - 2020
Australia 0 41 1980 - 2020
Austria 0 42 1980 - 2020
Azerbaijan 0 43 1992 - 2020
Bahamas 0 44 1980 - 2020
Bahrain 0 45 1980 - 2020
Bangladesh 0 46 1980 - 2020
Barbados 0 47 1980 - 2020
Belize 0 48 1980 - 2020
Benin 0 49 1980 - 2020
Bermuda 0 50 1980 - 2020
Bhutan 0 51 1980 - 2020
Bolivia 0 52 1980 - 2020
Bosnia & Herz. 0 53 1992 - 2020
Botswana 0 54 1980 - 2020
Brunei 0 55 1980 - 2020
Burkina Faso 0 56 1980 - 2020
Burma 0 57 1980 - 2020
Burundi 0 58 1980 - 2020
Cambodia 0 59 1980 - 2020
Cameroon 0 60 1980 - 2020
Cape Verde 0 61 1980 - 2020
C.A. Republic 0 62 1980 - 2020
Chad 0 63 1980 - 2020
Chile 0 64 1980 - 2020
Colombia 0 65 1980 - 2020
Comoros 0 66 1980 - 2020
Croatia 0 67 1992 - 2020
Cuba 0 68 1980 - 2020
Cyprus 0 69 1980 - 2020
DR Congo 0 70 1980 - 2020
Denmark 0 71 1980 - 2020
Djibouti 0 72 1980 - 2020
Dominica 0 73 1980 - 2020
Domin. Rep. 0 74 1980 - 2020
Ecuador 0 75 1980 - 2020
Egypt 0 76 1980 - 2020
El Salvador 0 77 1980 - 2020
Eq. Guinea 0 78 1980 - 2020
Eritrea 0 79 1994 - 2020
Estonia 0 80 1992 - 2020
Ethiopia 0 81 1980 - 2020
Faroe Isl. 0 82 1980 - 2020
Fiji 0 83 1980 - 2020
Gabon 0 84 1980 - 2020
Gambia 0 85 1980 - 2020
Georgia 0 86 1992 - 2020
Ghana 0 87 1980 - 2020
Gibraltar 0 88 1980 - 2020
Greece 0 89 1980 - 2020
Grenada 0 90 1980 - 2020
Guatemala 0 91 1980 - 2020
Guinea 0 92 1980 - 2020
G.-Bissau 0 93 1980 - 2020
Guyana 0 94 1980 - 2020
Haiti 0 95 1980 - 2020
Honduras 0 96 1980 - 2020
Hong Kong 0 97 1980 - 2020
Iceland 0 98 1980 - 2020
Indonesia 0 99 1980 - 2020
Iraq 0 100 1980 - 2020
Ireland 0 101 1980 - 2020
Israel 0 102 1980 - 2020
Italy 0 103 1980 - 2020
Ivory Coast 0 104 1980 - 2020
Jamaica 0 105 1980 - 2020
Jordan 0 106 1980 - 2020
Kazakhstan 0 107 1992 - 2020
Kiribati 0 108 1980 - 2020
Kuwait 0 109 1980 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan 0 110 1992 - 2020
Laos 0 111 1980 - 2020
Latvia 0 112 1992 - 2020
Lebanon 0 113 1980 - 2020
Lesotho 0 114 1980 - 2020
Liberia 0 115 1980 - 2020
Libya 0 116 1980 - 2020
Lithuania 0 117 1992 - 2020
Luxembourg 0 118 1980 - 2020
Macao 0 119 1980 - 2020
Madagascar 0 120 1980 - 2020
Malawi 0 121 1980 - 2020
Malaysia 0 122 1980 - 2020
Maldives 0 123 1980 - 2020
Mali 0 124 1980 - 2020
Malta 0 125 1980 - 2020
Mauritania 0 126 1980 - 2020
Mauritius 0 127 1980 - 2020
Moldova 0 128 1992 - 2020
Mongolia 0 129 1980 - 2020
Montenegro 0 130 2006 - 2020
Montserrat 0 131 1980 - 2020
Morocco 0 132 1980 - 2020
Mozambique 0 133 1980 - 2020
Namibia 0 134 1990 - 2020
Nepal 0 135 1980 - 2020
N. Caledonia 0 136 1980 - 2020
New Zealand 0 137 1980 - 2020
Nicaragua 0 138 1980 - 2020
Niger 0 139 1980 - 2020
Nigeria 0 140 1980 - 2020
North Korea 0 141 1980 - 2020
North Macedonia 0 142 1992 - 2020
Norway 0 143 1980 - 2020
Oman 0 144 1980 - 2020
Panama 0 145 1980 - 2020
Papua N.G. 0 146 1980 - 2020
Paraguay 0 147 1980 - 2020
Peru 0 148 1980 - 2020
Philippines 0 149 1980 - 2020
Poland 0 150 1980 - 2020
Portugal 0 151 1980 - 2020
Puerto Rico 0 152 1980 - 2020
Qatar 0 153 1980 - 2020
R. of Congo 0 154 1980 - 2020
Rwanda 0 155 1980 - 2020
Saint Lucia 0 156 1980 - 2020
St. Vincent & ... 0 157 1980 - 2020
Samoa 0 158 1980 - 2020
S.T.&Principe 0 159 1980 - 2020
Saudi Arabia 0 160 1980 - 2020
Senegal 0 161 1980 - 2020
Serbia 0 162 2006 - 2020
Seychelles 0 163 1980 - 2020
Sierra Leone 0 164 1980 - 2020
Singapore 0 165 1980 - 2020
Solomon Isl. 0 166 1980 - 2020
Somalia 0 167 1980 - 2020
Sri Lanka 0 168 1980 - 2020
Sudan 0 169 1980 - 2020
Suriname 0 170 1980 - 2020
Swaziland 0 171 1980 - 2020
Syria 0 172 1980 - 2020
Tajikistan 0 173 1992 - 2020
Tanzania 0 174 1980 - 2020
Thailand 0 175 1980 - 2020
Togo 0 176 1980 - 2020
Tonga 0 177 1980 - 2020
Tr.&Tobago 0 178 1980 - 2020
Tunisia 0 179 1980 - 2020
Turkey 0 180 1980 - 2020
Turkmenistan 0 181 1992 - 2020
Uruguay 0 182 1980 - 2020
Uzbekistan 0 183 1992 - 2020
Vanuatu 0 184 1980 - 2020
Venezuela 0 185 1980 - 2020
Vietnam 0 186 1980 - 2020
Yemen 0 187 1980 - 2020
Zambia 0 188 1980 - 2020
Zimbabwe 0 189 1980 - 2020


Definition: Installed capacity to produce hydroelectricity in million kilowatts.
96.50
61.37
47.53
31.68
28.58
23.15
13.62
13.11
8.92
8.11
7.12
6.88
6.26
5.94
3.93
3.87
2.96
2.79
2.01
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96.5
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