Electricity Generation by Country in 2015

In 2015, 🇨🇳China was the country with the highest electricity generation in the world, with a total of 5787.8 TWh. Followed by 🇺🇸, with the second highest electicity generation of 4083.99 TWh. The country with the lowest electricity generation for the year was 🇪🇭Western Sahara with only 0.0 TWh.

The geographic region with the higest electricity generation in 2015 was World with a total of 23660.29 TWh, closely followed by G20 with a electricity generation of 19894.89 TWh, and OECD with a annual electricity generation of 10609.46 TWh.

Countries with the Highest Electricity Generation in 2015

Country TWh YoY change YoY absolute change
🇨🇳 China 5,787.8 0.34% 19.49
🇺🇸 United States of America 4,083.99 -0.29% -12.02
🇮🇳 India 1,321.96 4.75% 59.94
🇷🇺 Russian Federation (the) 1,011.06 0.25% 2.56
🇯🇵 Japan 1,004.81 -2.32% -23.9
🇩🇪 Germany 640.57 3.33% 20.62
🇨🇦 Canada 638.95 0.45% 2.86
🇫🇷 France 573.92 1.37% 7.73
🇧🇷 Brazil 571.57 -1.77% -10.29
🇰🇷 South Korea 524.7 0.02% 0.11
🇸🇦 Saudi Arabia 338.39 8.51% 26.53
🇬🇧 United Kingdom 335.34 0.04% 0.13
🇲🇽 Mexico 297.88 2.65% 7.69
🇮🇹 Italy 280.95 1.27% 3.51
🇮🇷 Iran (Islamic Republic of) 280.24 1.67% 4.61
🇪🇸 Spain 277.48 0.92% 2.54
🇹🇷 Turkey 261.29 3.84% 9.67
🇹🇼 Taiwan 255.11 -0.68% -1.74
🇮🇩 Indonesia 243.27 2.42% 5.75
🇿🇦 South Africa 231.94 -1.95% -4.62
🇦🇺 Australia 230.84 -4.46% -10.77
🇪🇬 Egypt 186.32 6.29% 11.03
🇹🇭 Thailand 166.73 2.33% 3.79
🇵🇱 Poland 164.24 3.7% 5.86
🇸🇪 Sweden 162.0 5.5% 8.45
🇺🇦 Ukraine 161.64 -11.18% -20.34
🇻🇳 Viet Nam 157.95 11.82% 16.7
🇲🇾 Malaysia 150.11 1.79% 2.64
🇳🇴 Norway 143.06 1.5% 2.12
🇦🇷 Argentina 137.79 4.54% 5.98
🇦🇪 United Arab Emirates 119.76 9.3% 10.19
🇻🇪 Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 119.2 18.78% 18.85
🇵🇰 Pakistan 112.3 4.62% 4.96
🇳🇱 Netherlands 108.8 5.41% 5.58
🇰🇿 Kazakhstan 91.65 -3.16% -2.99
🇨🇿 Czechia 82.52 -2.93% -2.49
🇵🇭 Philippines (the) 82.4 6.67% 5.15
🇨🇴 Colombia 76.21 10.34% 7.14
🇨🇱 Chile 71.75 2.57% 1.8
🇫🇮 Finland 68.36 0.81% 0.55
🇧🇪 Belgium 68.12 -3.98% -2.82
🇷🇴 Romania 65.92 1.12% 0.73
🇮🇶 Iraq 64.75 1.33% 0.85
🇩🇿 Algeria 64.68 7.09% 4.28
🇮🇱 Israel 64.24 5.55% 3.38
🇰🇼 Kuwait 64.19 4.82% 2.95
🇨🇭 Switzerland 62.15 -5.75% -3.79
🇦🇹 Austria 61.85 0.37% 0.23
🇧🇩 Bangladesh 55.6 5.74% 3.02
🇵🇾 Paraguay 55.34 0.86% 0.47
🇺🇿 Uzbekistan 54.55 3.49% 1.84
🇬🇷 Greece 51.83 2.94% 1.48
🇵🇹 Portugal 51.27 -1.33% -0.69
🇧🇬 Bulgaria 48.7 3.79% 1.78
🇸🇬 Singapore 47.86 1.92% 0.9
🇵🇪 Peru 46.24 6.37% 2.77
🇳🇿 New Zealand 43.34 1.62% 0.69
🇶🇦 Qatar 39.14 7.29% 2.66
🇷🇸 Serbia 37.59 12.41% 4.15
🇭🇰 Hong Kong 35.72 -4.64% -1.74
🇱🇾 Libya 35.26 -0.59% -0.21
🇧🇾 Belarus 32.02 -1.87% -0.61
🇳🇬 Nigeria 30.8 0.65% 0.2
🇴🇲 Oman 30.79 12.45% 3.41
🇭🇺 Hungary 30.29 3.2% 0.94
🇲🇦 Morocco 29.54 6.49% 1.8
🇩🇰 Denmark 28.93 -10.13% -3.26
🇮🇪 Ireland 28.1 8.87% 2.29
🇧🇭 Bahrain 26.79 4.53% 1.16
🇸🇰 Slovakia 26.54 -1.85% -0.5
🇪🇨 Ecuador 25.09 6.99% 1.64
🇦🇿 Azerbaijan 23.28 -0.17% -0.04
🇹🇲 Turkmenistan 21.18 10.43% 2.0
🇵🇷 Puerto Rico 20.41 -0.05% -0.01
🇲🇿 Mozambique 19.69 12.0% 2.11
🇨🇺 Cuba 19.22 4.86% 0.89
🇮🇸 Iceland 18.55 4.21% 0.75
🇹🇳 Tunisia 18.35 2.74% 0.49
🇯🇴 Jordan 17.93 4.43% 0.76
🇱🇧 Lebanon 17.56 3.91% 0.66
🇹🇯 Tajikistan 16.98 6.19% 0.99
🇸🇾 Syrian Arab Republic (the) 16.95 -15.67% -3.15
🇩🇴 Dominican Republic (the) 16.91 3.81% 0.62
🇱🇦 Lao People's Democratic Republic (the) 16.03 5.95% 0.9
🇲🇲 Myanmar 15.72 12.45% 1.74
🇧🇦 Bosnia Herzegovina 14.97 -3.42% -0.53
🇸🇮 Slovenia 14.8 -13.7% -2.35
🇺🇾 Uruguay 13.6 5.84% 0.75
🇰🇵 Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of) 13.42 -23.27% -4.07
🇿🇲 Zambia 13.37 -6.83% -0.98
🇸🇩 Sudan (the) 12.82 13.75% 1.55
🇰🇬 Kyrgyzstan 12.81 -10.79% -1.55
🇱🇰 Sri Lanka 12.72 6.27% 0.75
🇬🇹 Guatemala 11.43 6.92% 0.74
🇭🇷 Croatia 11.25 -16.29% -2.19
🇬🇭 Ghana 11.17 -11.56% -1.46
🇨🇷 Costa Rica 10.76 6.43% 0.65
🇬🇪 Georgia 10.61 4.43% 0.45
🇪🇹 Ethiopia 10.39 9.71% 0.92
🇪🇪 Estonia 10.15 -18.47% -2.3
🇰🇪 Kenya 9.87 17.92% 1.5
🇭🇳 Honduras 9.39 12.19% 1.02
🇿🇼 Zimbabwe 9.39 -3.3% -0.32
🇵🇦 Panama 9.35 11.98% 1.0
🇦🇴 Angola 9.31 0.98% 0.09
🇹🇹 Trinidad and Tobago 9.0 1.58% 0.14
🇨🇩 Congo (the Democratic Republic of the) 8.84 1.14% 0.1
🇧🇴 Bolivia 8.62 5.64% 0.46
🇨🇮 Cote d'Ivoire 8.16 4.35% 0.34
🇧🇹 Bhutan 7.73 8.11% 0.58
🇨🇲 Cameroon 7.7 15.44% 1.03
🇦🇲 Armenia 7.38 0.68% 0.05
🇹🇿 Tanzania, the United Republic of 6.56 7.89% 0.48
🇽🇰 Kosovo 6.11 12.52% 0.68
🇲🇩 Moldova 6.05 12.24% 0.66
🇸🇻 El Salvador 6.01 -3.69% -0.23
🇾🇪 Yemen 5.93 -17.64% -1.27
🇦🇱 Albania 5.84 24.79% 1.16
🇲🇰 North Macedonia 5.65 5.02% 0.27
🇱🇻 Latvia 5.54 7.78% 0.4
🇲🇳 Mongolia 5.19 2.37% 0.12
🇨🇾 Cyprus 4.54 4.61% 0.2
🇳🇮 Nicaragua 4.44 2.07% 0.09
🇰🇭 Cambodia 4.26 42.95% 1.28
🇵🇬 Papua New Guinea 4.15 3.23% 0.13
🇱🇹 Lithuania 4.0 15.61% 0.54
🇧🇳 Brunei Darussalam 3.94 -7.08% -0.3
🇯🇲 Jamaica 3.91 0.0% 0.0
🇸🇳 Senegal 3.88 6.3% 0.23
🇳🇵 Nepal 3.45 -8.73% -0.33
🇲🇪 Montenegro 3.0 -5.36% -0.17
🇺🇬 Uganda 2.87 2.14% 0.06
🇲🇺 Mauritius 2.85 1.79% 0.05
🇧🇼 Botswana 2.79 28.57% 0.62
🇳🇨 New Caledonia 2.75 -3.51% -0.1
🇨🇬 Congo (the) 2.67 58.93% 0.99
🇲🇱 Mali 2.32 -1.69% -0.04
🇲🇼 Malawi 2.21 0.0% 0.0
🇲🇬 Madagascar 2.06 4.57% 0.09
🇬🇦 Gabon 2.05 6.77% 0.13
🇸🇷 Suriname 1.95 1.56% 0.03
🇧🇸 Bahamas (the) 1.88 3.87% 0.07
🇬🇺 Guam 1.65 1.85% 0.03
🇳🇦 Namibia 1.56 3.31% 0.05
🇧🇫 Burkina Faso 1.43 27.68% 0.31
🇱🇺 Luxembourg 1.34 -29.84% -0.57
🇬🇶 Equatorial Guinea 1.3 19.27% 0.21
🇲🇹 Malta 1.3 -42.22% -0.95
🇦🇫 Afghanistan 1.18 1.72% 0.02
🇬🇳 Guinea 1.14 65.22% 0.45
🇲🇷 Mauritania 1.14 16.33% 0.16
🇬🇾 Guyana 1.04 4.0% 0.04
🇧🇧 Barbados 0.98 1.03% 0.01
🇭🇹 Haiti 0.98 0.0% 0.0
🇫🇯 Fiji 0.96 5.49% 0.05
🇲🇴 Macao 0.96 60.0% 0.36
🇦🇼 Aruba 0.93 4.49% 0.04
🇻🇮 Virgin Islands (U.S.) 0.69 -1.43% -0.01
🇰🇾 Cayman Islands (the) 0.62 1.64% 0.01
🇵🇫 French Polynesia 0.58 0.0% 0.0
🇷🇼 Rwanda 0.58 23.4% 0.11
🇲🇻 Maldives 0.57 11.76% 0.06
🇸🇿 Eswatini 0.55 -15.38% -0.1
🇧🇿 Belize 0.54 5.88% 0.03
🇸🇸 South Sudan 0.54 17.39% 0.08
🇱🇸 Lesotho 0.53 1.92% 0.01
🇬🇱 Greenland 0.51 8.51% 0.04
🇳🇪 Niger (the) 0.51 21.43% 0.09
🇵🇸 Palestine, State of 0.48 50.0% 0.16
🇸🇨 Seychelles 0.44 4.76% 0.02
🇨🇻 Cabo Verde 0.41 0.0% 0.0
🇹🇬 Togo 0.37 85.0% 0.17
🇱🇨 Saint Lucia 0.36 0.0% 0.0
🇹🇱 Timor-Leste 0.35 0.0% 0.0
🇦🇬 Antigua and Barbuda 0.33 3.13% 0.01
🇪🇷 Eritrea 0.33 3.13% 0.01
🇸🇴 Somalia 0.33 0.0% 0.0
🇫🇴 Faroe Islands (the) 0.31 3.33% 0.01
🇧🇯 Benin 0.3 36.36% 0.08
🇱🇷 Liberia 0.29 3.57% 0.01
🇹🇩 Chad 0.28 3.7% 0.01
🇬🇲 Gambia (the) 0.28 7.69% 0.02
🇹🇨 Turks and Caicos Islands (the) 0.22 4.76% 0.01
🇰🇳 Saint Kitts and Nevis 0.2 -4.76% -0.01
🇻🇬 Virgin Islands (British) 0.2 5.26% 0.01
🇬🇩 Grenada 0.19 0.0% 0.0
🇸🇱 Sierra Leone 0.19 0.0% 0.0
🇧🇮 Burundi 0.18 -5.26% -0.01
🇨🇫 Central African Republic (the) 0.17 0.0% 0.0
🇩🇯 Djibouti 0.17 88.89% 0.08
🇦🇸 American Samoa 0.16 0.0% 0.0
🇻🇨 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.14 7.69% 0.01
🇼🇸 Samoa 0.13 8.33% 0.01
🇩🇲 Dominica 0.1 0.0% 0.0
🇸🇧 Solomon Islands 0.09 0.0% 0.0
🇸🇹 Sao Tome and Principe 0.08 0.0% 0.0
🇻🇺 Vanuatu 0.07 0.0% 0.0
🇬🇼 Guinea-Bissau 0.06 100.0% 0.03
🇰🇲 Comoros (the) 0.05 0.0% 0.0
🇵🇲 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 0.05 0.0% 0.0
🇹🇴 Tonga 0.05 0.0% 0.0
🇨🇰 Cook Islands (the) 0.03 0.0% 0.0
🇳🇷 Nauru 0.03 50.0% 0.01
🇫🇰 Falkland Islands (the) [Malvinas] 0.02 0.0% 0.0
🇰🇮 Kiribati 0.02 0.0% 0.0
🇲🇸 Montserrat 0.02 0.0% 0.0
🇧🇲 Bermuda 0.0 % 0.0
🇬🇫 French Guiana 0.0 % 0.0
🇬🇮 Gibraltar 0.0 % 0.0
🇬🇵 Guadeloupe 0.0 % 0.0
🇲🇶 Martinique 0.0 % 0.0
🇳🇺 Niue 0.0 % 0.0
🇷🇪 Reunion 0.0 % 0.0
🇸🇭 Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha 0.0 % 0.0
🇪🇭 Western Sahara 0.0 % 0.0

Regions with the Highest Electricity Generation in 2015

Country TWh YoY change YoY absolute change
🗺️ World 23,660.29 1.01% 237.46
🗺️ G20 19,894.89 0.63% 124.42
🗺️ OECD 10,609.46 0.3% 32.25
🗺️ Asia 10,270.5 0.95% 96.94
🗺️ G7 7,558.53 -0.01% -1.07
🗺️ Europe 4,977.94 0.85% 42.03
🗺️ North America 4,723.45 -0.19% -9.12
🗺️ EU 2,873.31 1.6% 45.31
🗺️ Latin America and Caribbean 1,555.34 2.8% 42.41
🗺️ Middle East 1,087.14 5.11% 52.9
🗺️ Africa 761.07 3.01% 22.25
🗺️ Oceania 284.85 -3.38% -9.95

Data Information

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The United Nations - Department of Economic and Social Affairs (Population Division)

UN Revision of World Population Prospects 2022

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