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Nuclear power generation, billion kilowatthours, 2020 - Country rankings:

The average for 2020 based on 189 countries was 13.96 billion kilowatthours.The highest value was in the USA: 789.88 billion kilowatthours and the lowest value was in Afghanistan: 0 billion kilowatthours. The indicator is available from 1980 to 2020. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: billion kilowatthours; Source: The U.S. Energy Information Administration
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Countries Nuclear power generation, 2020 Global rank Available data
USA 789.88 1 1980 - 2020
France 379.5 2 1980 - 2020
China 366.3 3 1980 - 2020
Russia 215.75 4 1992 - 2020
South Korea 152.33 5 1980 - 2020
Canada 92.65 6 1980 - 2020
Ukraine 76.2 7 1992 - 2020
Germany 60.92 8 1991 - 2020
Spain 55.79 9 1980 - 2020
Sweden 47.26 10 1980 - 2020
UK 45.67 11 1980 - 2020
Japan 43 12 1980 - 2020
India 40.37 13 1980 - 2020
Belgium 32.61 14 1980 - 2020
Taiwan 31.44 15 1980 - 2020
Czechia 28.37 16 1993 - 2020
Switzerland 22.99 17 1980 - 2020
Finland 22.36 18 1980 - 2020
Bulgaria 16.63 19 1980 - 2020
Slovakia 15.44 20 1993 - 2020
Hungary 15.18 21 1980 - 2020
Brazil 14.05 22 1980 - 2020
South Africa 11.62 23 1980 - 2020
Mexico 10.86 24 1980 - 2020
Romania 10.56 25 1980 - 2020
Argentina 10.01 26 1980 - 2020
Pakistan 9.64 27 1980 - 2020
Slovenia 6.04 28 1992 - 2020
Iran 5.79 29 1980 - 2020
Netherlands 3.87 30 1980 - 2020
Armenia 2.55 31 1992 - 2020
UA Emirates 1.56 32 1980 - 2020
Belarus 0.34 33 1992 - 2020
Afghanistan 0 34 1980 - 2020
Albania 0 35 1980 - 2020
Algeria 0 36 1980 - 2020
Angola 0 37 1980 - 2020
Ant.& Barb. 0 38 1980 - 2020
Aruba 0 39 1986 - 2020
Australia 0 40 1980 - 2020
Austria 0 41 1980 - 2020
Azerbaijan 0 42 1992 - 2020
Bahamas 0 43 1980 - 2020
Bahrain 0 44 1980 - 2020
Bangladesh 0 45 1980 - 2020
Barbados 0 46 1980 - 2020
Belize 0 47 1980 - 2020
Benin 0 48 1980 - 2020
Bermuda 0 49 1980 - 2020
Bhutan 0 50 1980 - 2020
Bolivia 0 51 1980 - 2020
Bosnia & Herz. 0 52 1992 - 2020
Botswana 0 53 1980 - 2020
Brunei 0 54 1980 - 2020
Burkina Faso 0 55 1980 - 2020
Burma 0 56 1980 - 2020
Burundi 0 57 1980 - 2020
Cambodia 0 58 1980 - 2020
Cameroon 0 59 1980 - 2020
Cape Verde 0 60 1980 - 2020
C.A. Republic 0 61 1980 - 2020
Chad 0 62 1980 - 2020
Chile 0 63 1980 - 2020
Colombia 0 64 1980 - 2020
Comoros 0 65 1980 - 2020
Croatia 0 66 1992 - 2020
Cuba 0 67 1980 - 2020
Cyprus 0 68 1980 - 2020
DR Congo 0 69 1980 - 2020
Denmark 0 70 1980 - 2020
Djibouti 0 71 1980 - 2020
Dominica 0 72 1980 - 2020
Domin. Rep. 0 73 1980 - 2020
Ecuador 0 74 1980 - 2020
Egypt 0 75 1980 - 2020
El Salvador 0 76 1980 - 2020
Eq. Guinea 0 77 1980 - 2020
Eritrea 0 78 1994 - 2020
Estonia 0 79 1992 - 2020
Ethiopia 0 80 1980 - 2020
Faroe Isl. 0 81 1980 - 2020
Fiji 0 82 1980 - 2020
Gabon 0 83 1980 - 2020
Gambia 0 84 1980 - 2020
Georgia 0 85 1992 - 2020
Ghana 0 86 1980 - 2020
Gibraltar 0 87 1980 - 2020
Greece 0 88 1980 - 2020
Grenada 0 89 1980 - 2020
Guatemala 0 90 1980 - 2020
Guinea 0 91 1980 - 2020
G.-Bissau 0 92 1980 - 2020
Guyana 0 93 1980 - 2020
Haiti 0 94 1980 - 2020
Honduras 0 95 1980 - 2020
Hong Kong 0 96 1980 - 2020
Iceland 0 97 1980 - 2020
Indonesia 0 98 1980 - 2020
Iraq 0 99 1980 - 2020
Ireland 0 100 1980 - 2020
Israel 0 101 1980 - 2020
Italy 0 102 1980 - 2020
Ivory Coast 0 103 1980 - 2020
Jamaica 0 104 1980 - 2020
Jordan 0 105 1980 - 2020
Kazakhstan 0 106 1992 - 2020
Kiribati 0 107 1980 - 2020
Kuwait 0 108 1980 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan 0 109 1992 - 2020
Laos 0 110 1980 - 2020
Latvia 0 111 1992 - 2020
Lebanon 0 112 1980 - 2020
Lesotho 0 113 1980 - 2020
Liberia 0 114 1980 - 2020
Libya 0 115 1980 - 2020
Lithuania 0 116 1992 - 2020
Luxembourg 0 117 1980 - 2020
Macao 0 118 1980 - 2020
Madagascar 0 119 1980 - 2020
Malawi 0 120 1980 - 2020
Malaysia 0 121 1980 - 2020
Maldives 0 122 1980 - 2020
Mali 0 123 1980 - 2020
Malta 0 124 1980 - 2020
Mauritania 0 125 1980 - 2020
Mauritius 0 126 1980 - 2020
Moldova 0 127 1992 - 2020
Mongolia 0 128 1980 - 2020
Montenegro 0 129 2006 - 2020
Montserrat 0 130 1980 - 2020
Morocco 0 131 1980 - 2020
Mozambique 0 132 1980 - 2020
Namibia 0 133 1990 - 2020
Nepal 0 134 1980 - 2020
N. Caledonia 0 135 1980 - 2020
New Zealand 0 136 1980 - 2020
Nicaragua 0 137 1980 - 2020
Niger 0 138 1980 - 2020
Nigeria 0 139 1980 - 2020
North Korea 0 140 1980 - 2020
North Macedonia 0 141 1992 - 2020
Norway 0 142 1980 - 2020
Oman 0 143 1980 - 2020
Panama 0 144 1980 - 2020
Papua N.G. 0 145 1980 - 2020
Paraguay 0 146 1980 - 2020
Peru 0 147 1980 - 2020
Philippines 0 148 1980 - 2020
Poland 0 149 1980 - 2020
Portugal 0 150 1980 - 2020
Puerto Rico 0 151 1980 - 2020
Qatar 0 152 1980 - 2020
R. of Congo 0 153 1980 - 2020
Rwanda 0 154 1980 - 2020
Saint Lucia 0 155 1980 - 2020
St. Vincent & ... 0 156 1980 - 2020
Samoa 0 157 1980 - 2020
S.T.&Principe 0 158 1980 - 2020
Saudi Arabia 0 159 1980 - 2020
Senegal 0 160 1980 - 2020
Serbia 0 161 2006 - 2020
Seychelles 0 162 1980 - 2020
Sierra Leone 0 163 1980 - 2020
Singapore 0 164 1980 - 2020
Solomon Isl. 0 165 1980 - 2020
Somalia 0 166 1980 - 2020
Sri Lanka 0 167 1980 - 2020
Sudan 0 168 1980 - 2020
Suriname 0 169 1980 - 2020
Swaziland 0 170 1980 - 2020
Syria 0 171 1980 - 2020
Tajikistan 0 172 1992 - 2020
Tanzania 0 173 1980 - 2020
Thailand 0 174 1980 - 2020
Togo 0 175 1980 - 2020
Tonga 0 176 1980 - 2020
Tr.&Tobago 0 177 1980 - 2020
Tunisia 0 178 1980 - 2020
Turkey 0 179 1980 - 2020
Turkmenistan 0 180 1992 - 2020
Uganda 0 181 1980 - 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: Nuclear electricity net generation (Net generation excludes the energy consumed by the generating units)
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379.50
366.30
215.75
152.33
92.65
76.20
60.92
55.79
47.26
45.67
43.00
40.37
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31.44
28.37
22.99
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16.63
15.44
15.18
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394.9
592.4
789.88
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