* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Wind electricity capacity, million kilowatts, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 190 countries was 4.33 million kilowatts. The highest value was in China: 328.97 million kilowatts and the lowest value was in Afghanistan: 0 million kilowatts. The indicator is available from 2000 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 Wind electricity capacity, 2021 Global rank Available data
China 328.97 1 2000 - 2021
USA 132.4 2 2000 - 2021
Germany 63.87 3 2000 - 2021
India 40.07 4 2000 - 2021
Spain 27.5 5 2000 - 2021
UK 25.73 6 2000 - 2021
Brazil 21.16 7 2000 - 2021
France 18.68 8 2000 - 2021
Canada 14.3 9 2000 - 2021
Sweden 12.08 10 2000 - 2021
Italy 11.28 11 2000 - 2021
Turkey 10.61 12 2000 - 2021
Australia 8.95 13 2000 - 2021
Netherlands 7.8 14 2000 - 2021
Mexico 7.69 15 2000 - 2021
Denmark 7.01 16 2000 - 2021
Poland 6.96 17 2000 - 2021
Portugal 5.25 18 2000 - 2021
Belgium 4.78 19 2000 - 2021
Norway 4.65 20 2000 - 2021
Japan 4.47 21 2000 - 2021
Greece 4.46 22 2000 - 2021
Ireland 4.33 23 2000 - 2021
Vietnam 4.12 24 2000 - 2021
Austria 3.52 25 2000 - 2021
Argentina 3.29 26 2000 - 2021
Finland 3.26 27 2000 - 2021
Chile 3.14 28 2000 - 2021
Romania 3.01 29 2000 - 2021
South Africa 2.96 30 2000 - 2021
Russia 1.96 31 2000 - 2021
Ukraine 1.76 32 2000 - 2021
South Korea 1.71 33 2000 - 2021
Egypt 1.64 34 2000 - 2021
Thailand 1.51 35 2000 - 2021
Uruguay 1.51 36 2000 - 2021
Morocco 1.44 37 2000 - 2021
Pakistan 1.34 38 2000 - 2021
Kazakhstan 1.17 39 2000 - 2021
Taiwan 1.06 40 2000 - 2021
Croatia 0.99 41 2000 - 2021
New Zealand 0.82 42 2000 - 2021
Bulgaria 0.71 43 2000 - 2021
Lithuania 0.67 44 2000 - 2021
Jordan 0.62 45 2000 - 2021
Kenya 0.44 46 2000 - 2021
Philippines 0.44 47 2000 - 2021
Peru 0.41 48 2000 - 2021
Serbia 0.4 49 2006 - 2021
Domin. Rep. 0.37 50 2000 - 2021
Czechia 0.34 51 2000 - 2021
Estonia 0.32 52 2000 - 2021
Ethiopia 0.32 53 2000 - 2021
Hungary 0.32 54 2000 - 2021
Iran 0.31 55 2000 - 2021
Panama 0.27 56 2000 - 2021
Sri Lanka 0.25 57 2000 - 2021
Tunisia 0.25 58 2000 - 2021
Honduras 0.24 59 2000 - 2021
Nicaragua 0.19 60 2000 - 2021
Cyprus 0.16 61 2000 - 2021
Luxembourg 0.16 62 2000 - 2021
Mongolia 0.16 63 2000 - 2021
Senegal 0.16 64 2000 - 2021
Indonesia 0.15 65 2000 - 2021
Bosnia & Herz. 0.14 66 2000 - 2021
Bolivia 0.13 67 2000 - 2021
Puerto Rico 0.13 68 2000 - 2021
Montenegro 0.12 69 2006 - 2021
Belarus 0.11 70 2000 - 2021
Guatemala 0.11 71 2000 - 2021
Jamaica 0.1 72 2000 - 2021
Switzerland 0.09 73 2000 - 2021
Latvia 0.08 74 2000 - 2021
Azerbaijan 0.07 75 2000 - 2021
Venezuela 0.07 76 2000 - 2021
Moldova 0.05 77 2000 - 2021
Oman 0.05 78 2000 - 2021
El Salvador 0.04 79 2000 - 2021
N. Caledonia 0.04 80 2000 - 2021
North Macedonia 0.04 81 2000 - 2021
Aruba 0.03 82 2000 - 2021
Cape Verde 0.03 83 2000 - 2021
Israel 0.03 84 2000 - 2021
Mauritania 0.03 85 2000 - 2021
Colombia 0.02 86 2000 - 2021
Djibouti 0.02 87 2000 - 2021
Ecuador 0.02 88 2000 - 2021
Faroe Isl. 0.02 89 2000 - 2021
Georgia 0.02 90 2000 - 2021
Algeria 0.01 91 2000 - 2021
Cuba 0.01 92 2000 - 2021
Fiji 0.01 93 2000 - 2021
Kuwait 0.01 94 2000 - 2021
Mauritius 0.01 95 2000 - 2021
Namibia 0.01 96 2000 - 2021
Seychelles 0.01 97 2000 - 2021
Afghanistan 0 98 2000 - 2021
Albania 0 99 2000 - 2021
Angola 0 100 2000 - 2021
Ant.& Barb. 0 101 2000 - 2021
Armenia 0 102 2000 - 2021
Bahamas 0 103 2000 - 2021
Bahrain 0 104 2000 - 2021
Bangladesh 0 105 2000 - 2021
Barbados 0 106 2000 - 2021
Belize 0 107 2000 - 2021
Benin 0 108 2000 - 2021
Bermuda 0 109 2000 - 2021
Bhutan 0 110 2000 - 2021
Botswana 0 111 2000 - 2021
Brunei 0 112 2000 - 2021
Burkina Faso 0 113 2000 - 2021
Burma 0 114 2000 - 2021
Burundi 0 115 2000 - 2021
Cambodia 0 116 2000 - 2021
Cameroon 0 117 2000 - 2021
C.A. Republic 0 118 2000 - 2021
Chad 0 119 2000 - 2021
Comoros 0 120 2000 - 2021
DR Congo 0 121 2000 - 2021
Dominica 0 122 2000 - 2021
Eq. Guinea 0 123 2000 - 2021
Eritrea 0 124 2000 - 2021
Gabon 0 125 2000 - 2021
Gambia 0 126 2000 - 2021
Ghana 0 127 2000 - 2021
Gibraltar 0 128 2000 - 2021
Grenada 0 129 2000 - 2021
Guinea 0 130 2000 - 2021
G.-Bissau 0 131 2000 - 2021
Guyana 0 132 2000 - 2021
Haiti 0 133 2000 - 2021
Hong Kong 0 134 2000 - 2021
Iceland 0 135 2000 - 2021
Iraq 0 136 2000 - 2021
Ivory Coast 0 137 2000 - 2021
Kiribati 0 138 2000 - 2021
Kyrgyzstan 0 139 2000 - 2021
Laos 0 140 2000 - 2021
Lebanon 0 141 2000 - 2021
Lesotho 0 142 2000 - 2021
Liberia 0 143 2000 - 2021
Libya 0 144 2000 - 2021
Macao 0 145 2000 - 2021
Madagascar 0 146 2000 - 2021
Malawi 0 147 2000 - 2021
Malaysia 0 148 2000 - 2021
Maldives 0 149 2000 - 2021
Mali 0 150 2000 - 2021
Malta 0 151 2000 - 2021
Montserrat 0 152 2000 - 2021
Mozambique 0 153 2000 - 2021
Nepal 0 154 2000 - 2021
Niger 0 155 2000 - 2021
Nigeria 0 156 2000 - 2021
North Korea 0 157 2000 - 2021
Papua N.G. 0 158 2000 - 2021
Paraguay 0 159 2000 - 2021
Qatar 0 160 2000 - 2021
R. of Congo 0 161 2000 - 2021
Rwanda 0 162 2000 - 2021
Saint Lucia 0 163 2000 - 2021
St. Vincent & ... 0 164 2000 - 2021
Samoa 0 165 2000 - 2021
S.T.&Principe 0 166 2000 - 2021
Saudi Arabia 0 167 2000 - 2021
Sierra Leone 0 168 2000 - 2021
Singapore 0 169 2000 - 2021
Slovakia 0 170 2000 - 2021
Slovenia 0 171 2000 - 2021
Solomon Isl. 0 172 2000 - 2021
Somalia 0 173 2000 - 2021
Sudan 0 174 2000 - 2021
Suriname 0 175 2000 - 2021
Swaziland 0 176 2000 - 2021
Syria 0 177 2000 - 2021
Tajikistan 0 178 2000 - 2021
Tanzania 0 179 2000 - 2021
Togo 0 180 2000 - 2021
Tonga 0 181 2000 - 2021
Tr.&Tobago 0 182 2000 - 2021
Turkmenistan 0 183 2000 - 2021
Uganda 0 184 2000 - 2021
UA Emirates 0 185 2000 - 2021
Uzbekistan 0 186 2000 - 2021
Vanuatu 0 187 2000 - 2021
Yemen 0 188 2000 - 2021
Zambia 0 189 2000 - 2021
Zimbabwe 0 190 2000 - 2021



Definition: Installed capacity to produce electricity from wind in million kilowatts.

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328.97
132.40
63.87
40.07
27.50
25.73
21.16
18.68
14.30
12.08
11.28
10.61
8.95
7.80
7.69
7.01
6.96
5.25
4.78
4.65
4.47
4.46
4.33
4.12
3.52
3.29
3.26
3.14
3.01
2.96
1.96
1.76
1.71
1.64
1.51
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1.44
1.34
1.17
1.06
0.99
0.82
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0.62
0.44
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0.40
0.37
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328.97
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