* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Nuclear electricity capacity, million kilowatts, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 189 countries was 1.99 million kilowatts. The highest value was in the USA: 95.49 million kilowatts and the lowest value was in Afghanistan: 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 Nuclear electricity capacity, 2021 Global rank Available data
USA 95.49 1 1980 - 2021
France 61.37 2 1980 - 2021
China 53.26 3 1980 - 2021
Russia 27.73 4 1992 - 2021
South Korea 24.43 5 1980 - 2021
Canada 13.62 6 1980 - 2021
Ukraine 13.11 7 1992 - 2021
Japan 9.49 8 1980 - 2021
Germany 8.11 9 1991 - 2021
Spain 7.12 10 1980 - 2021
Sweden 6.89 11 1980 - 2021
UK 6.85 12 1980 - 2021
India 6.78 13 1980 - 2021
Belgium 5.94 14 1980 - 2021
Czechia 3.93 15 1993 - 2021
Switzerland 2.97 16 1980 - 2021
Taiwan 2.89 17 1980 - 2021
Finland 2.79 18 1980 - 2021
UA Emirates 2.76 19 1980 - 2021
Pakistan 2.33 20 1980 - 2021
Bulgaria 2.01 21 1980 - 2021
Hungary 1.92 22 1980 - 2021
Brazil 1.88 23 1980 - 2021
Slovakia 1.87 24 1993 - 2021
South Africa 1.85 25 1980 - 2021
Argentina 1.64 26 1980 - 2021
Mexico 1.55 27 1980 - 2021
Romania 1.3 28 1980 - 2021
Belarus 1.11 29 1992 - 2021
Iran 0.92 30 1980 - 2021
Slovenia 0.69 31 1992 - 2021
Netherlands 0.48 32 1980 - 2021
Armenia 0.45 33 1992 - 2021
Afghanistan 0 34 1980 - 2021
Albania 0 35 1980 - 2021
Algeria 0 36 1980 - 2021
Angola 0 37 1980 - 2021
Ant.& Barb. 0 38 1980 - 2021
Aruba 0 39 1986 - 2021
Australia 0 40 1980 - 2021
Austria 0 41 1980 - 2021
Azerbaijan 0 42 1992 - 2021
Bahamas 0 43 1980 - 2021
Bahrain 0 44 1980 - 2021
Bangladesh 0 45 1980 - 2021
Barbados 0 46 1980 - 2021
Belize 0 47 1980 - 2021
Benin 0 48 1980 - 2021
Bermuda 0 49 1980 - 2021
Bhutan 0 50 1980 - 2021
Bolivia 0 51 1980 - 2021
Bosnia & Herz. 0 52 1992 - 2021
Botswana 0 53 1980 - 2021
Brunei 0 54 1980 - 2021
Burkina Faso 0 55 1980 - 2021
Burma 0 56 1980 - 2021
Burundi 0 57 1980 - 2021
Cambodia 0 58 1980 - 2021
Cameroon 0 59 1980 - 2021
Cape Verde 0 60 1980 - 2021
C.A. Republic 0 61 1980 - 2021
Chad 0 62 1980 - 2021
Chile 0 63 1980 - 2021
Colombia 0 64 1980 - 2021
Comoros 0 65 1980 - 2021
Croatia 0 66 1992 - 2021
Cuba 0 67 1980 - 2021
Cyprus 0 68 1980 - 2021
DR Congo 0 69 1980 - 2021
Denmark 0 70 1980 - 2021
Djibouti 0 71 1980 - 2021
Dominica 0 72 1980 - 2021
Domin. Rep. 0 73 1980 - 2021
Ecuador 0 74 1980 - 2021
Egypt 0 75 1980 - 2021
El Salvador 0 76 1980 - 2021
Eq. Guinea 0 77 1980 - 2021
Eritrea 0 78 1994 - 2021
Estonia 0 79 1992 - 2021
Ethiopia 0 80 1980 - 2021
Faroe Isl. 0 81 1980 - 2021
Fiji 0 82 1980 - 2021
Gabon 0 83 1980 - 2021
Gambia 0 84 1980 - 2021
Georgia 0 85 1992 - 2021
Ghana 0 86 1980 - 2021
Gibraltar 0 87 1980 - 2021
Greece 0 88 1980 - 2021
Grenada 0 89 1980 - 2021
Guatemala 0 90 1980 - 2021
Guinea 0 91 1980 - 2021
G.-Bissau 0 92 1980 - 2021
Guyana 0 93 1980 - 2021
Haiti 0 94 1980 - 2021
Honduras 0 95 1980 - 2021
Hong Kong 0 96 1980 - 2021
Iceland 0 97 1980 - 2021
Indonesia 0 98 1980 - 2021
Iraq 0 99 1980 - 2021
Ireland 0 100 1980 - 2021
Israel 0 101 1980 - 2021
Italy 0 102 1980 - 2021
Ivory Coast 0 103 1980 - 2021
Jamaica 0 104 1980 - 2021
Jordan 0 105 1980 - 2021
Kazakhstan 0 106 1992 - 2021
Kenya 0 107 1980 - 2021
Kuwait 0 108 1980 - 2021
Kyrgyzstan 0 109 1992 - 2021
Laos 0 110 1980 - 2021
Latvia 0 111 1992 - 2021
Lebanon 0 112 1980 - 2021
Lesotho 0 113 1980 - 2021
Liberia 0 114 1980 - 2021
Libya 0 115 1980 - 2021
Lithuania 0 116 1992 - 2021
Luxembourg 0 117 1980 - 2021
Macao 0 118 1980 - 2021
Madagascar 0 119 1980 - 2021
Malawi 0 120 1980 - 2021
Malaysia 0 121 1980 - 2021
Maldives 0 122 1980 - 2021
Mali 0 123 1980 - 2021
Malta 0 124 1980 - 2021
Mauritania 0 125 1980 - 2021
Mauritius 0 126 1980 - 2021
Moldova 0 127 1992 - 2021
Mongolia 0 128 1980 - 2021
Montenegro 0 129 2006 - 2021
Montserrat 0 130 1980 - 2021
Morocco 0 131 1980 - 2021
Mozambique 0 132 1980 - 2021
Namibia 0 133 1990 - 2021
Nepal 0 134 1980 - 2021
N. Caledonia 0 135 1980 - 2021
New Zealand 0 136 1980 - 2021
Nicaragua 0 137 1980 - 2021
Niger 0 138 1980 - 2021
Nigeria 0 139 1980 - 2021
North Korea 0 140 1980 - 2021
North Macedonia 0 141 1992 - 2021
Norway 0 142 1980 - 2021
Oman 0 143 1980 - 2021
Panama 0 144 1980 - 2021
Papua N.G. 0 145 1980 - 2021
Paraguay 0 146 1980 - 2021
Peru 0 147 1980 - 2021
Philippines 0 148 1980 - 2021
Poland 0 149 1980 - 2021
Portugal 0 150 1980 - 2021
Puerto Rico 0 151 1980 - 2021
Qatar 0 152 1980 - 2021
R. of Congo 0 153 1980 - 2021
Rwanda 0 154 1980 - 2021
Saint Lucia 0 155 1980 - 2021
St. Vincent & ... 0 156 1980 - 2021
Samoa 0 157 1980 - 2021
S.T.&Principe 0 158 1980 - 2021
Saudi Arabia 0 159 1980 - 2021
Senegal 0 160 1980 - 2021
Serbia 0 161 2006 - 2021
Seychelles 0 162 1980 - 2021
Sierra Leone 0 163 1980 - 2021
Singapore 0 164 1980 - 2021
Solomon Isl. 0 165 1980 - 2021
Somalia 0 166 1980 - 2021
Sri Lanka 0 167 1980 - 2021
Sudan 0 168 1980 - 2021
Suriname 0 169 1980 - 2021
Swaziland 0 170 1980 - 2021
Syria 0 171 1980 - 2021
Tajikistan 0 172 1992 - 2021
Tanzania 0 173 1980 - 2021
Thailand 0 174 1980 - 2021
Togo 0 175 1980 - 2021
Tonga 0 176 1980 - 2021
Tr.&Tobago 0 177 1980 - 2021
Tunisia 0 178 1980 - 2021
Turkey 0 179 1980 - 2021
Turkmenistan 0 180 1992 - 2021
Uganda 0 181 1980 - 2021
Uruguay 0 182 1980 - 2021
Uzbekistan 0 183 1992 - 2021
Vanuatu 0 184 1980 - 2021
Venezuela 0 185 1980 - 2021
Vietnam 0 186 1980 - 2021
Yemen 0 187 1980 - 2021
Zambia 0 188 1980 - 2021
Zimbabwe 0 189 1980 - 2021



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