Electricity Generation by Country in 2017

In 2017, 🇨🇳China was the country with the highest electricity generation in the world, with a total of 6558.26 TWh. Followed by 🇺🇸, with the second highest electicity generation of 4052.31 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 2017 was World with a total of 25026.41 TWh, closely followed by G20 with a electricity generation of 21008.39 TWh, and Asia with a annual electricity generation of 11395.59 TWh.

Countries with the Highest Electricity Generation in 2017

Country TWh YoY change YoY absolute change
🇨🇳 China 6,558.26 7.67% 467.29
🇺🇸 United States of America 4,052.31 -0.86% -35.25
🇮🇳 India 1,471.16 4.96% 69.53
🇷🇺 Russian Federation (the) 1,037.14 0.29% 3.01
🇯🇵 Japan 1,008.99 0.4% 4.02
🇩🇪 Germany 646.01 0.47% 3.04
🇨🇦 Canada 644.7 -0.03% -0.18
🇧🇷 Brazil 581.16 1.71% 9.76
🇫🇷 France 556.08 -0.46% -2.57
🇰🇷 South Korea 541.06 0.94% 5.03
🇸🇦 Saudi Arabia 354.37 5.02% 16.94
🇬🇧 United Kingdom 335.1 -0.35% -1.18
🇲🇽 Mexico 309.14 2.02% 6.12
🇮🇷 Iran (Islamic Republic of) 305.17 6.65% 19.04
🇹🇷 Turkey 296.43 8.31% 22.74
🇮🇹 Italy 293.33 2.13% 6.13
🇪🇸 Spain 272.9 0.63% 1.71
🇹🇼 Taiwan 266.93 2.34% 6.11
🇮🇩 Indonesia 265.81 3.21% 8.26
🇦🇺 Australia 249.91 1.56% 3.84
🇿🇦 South Africa 237.9 0.81% 1.91
🇪🇬 Egypt 196.84 3.83% 7.27
🇻🇳 Viet Nam 191.6 9.02% 15.85
🇹🇭 Thailand 181.8 2.27% 4.04
🇵🇱 Poland 169.93 2.31% 3.84
🇸🇪 Sweden 164.23 5.35% 8.34
🇲🇾 Malaysia 160.64 2.55% 3.99
🇺🇦 Ukraine 154.42 -5.18% -8.44
🇳🇴 Norway 148.41 0.19% 0.28
🇦🇷 Argentina 138.57 -0.77% -1.07
🇵🇰 Pakistan 131.58 6.41% 7.93
🇦🇪 United Arab Emirates 126.54 3.85% 4.69
🇳🇱 Netherlands 115.64 1.59% 1.81
🇰🇿 Kazakhstan 103.12 8.97% 8.49
🇻🇪 Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 101.21 -3.31% -3.47
🇵🇭 Philippines (the) 94.37 3.91% 3.55
🇨🇿 Czechia 85.78 4.6% 3.77
🇧🇪 Belgium 84.93 1.16% 0.97
🇮🇶 Iraq 82.29 9.05% 6.83
🇨🇴 Colombia 77.46 3.9% 2.91
🇨🇱 Chile 74.22 1.17% 0.86
🇩🇿 Algeria 71.5 7.1% 4.74
🇧🇩 Bangladesh 68.91 6.28% 4.07
🇰🇼 Kuwait 68.4 3.87% 2.55
🇮🇱 Israel 67.6 0.85% 0.57
🇦🇹 Austria 67.42 3.33% 2.17
🇫🇮 Finland 67.13 -1.97% -1.35
🇷🇴 Romania 63.95 -0.99% -0.64
🇵🇾 Paraguay 59.23 -6.43% -4.07
🇺🇿 Uzbekistan 58.06 3.68% 2.06
🇵🇹 Portugal 57.7 -2.42% -1.43
🇨🇭 Switzerland 56.62 -1.53% -0.88
🇬🇷 Greece 55.18 1.42% 0.77
🇵🇪 Peru 52.46 5.26% 2.62
🇸🇬 Singapore 49.71 1.22% 0.6
🇧🇬 Bulgaria 44.93 0.83% 0.37
🇳🇿 New Zealand 43.32 0.93% 0.4
🇶🇦 Qatar 42.96 7.67% 3.06
🇷🇸 Serbia 36.44 -5.62% -2.17
🇭🇰 Hong Kong 34.85 -3.19% -1.15
🇴🇲 Oman 33.98 5.63% 1.81
🇭🇺 Hungary 32.83 3.21% 1.02
🇳🇬 Nigeria 32.79 2.44% 0.78
🇧🇾 Belarus 32.45 2.82% 0.89
🇲🇦 Morocco 31.55 3.51% 1.07
🇱🇾 Libya 31.29 5.92% 1.75
🇩🇰 Denmark 31.03 1.57% 0.48
🇮🇪 Ireland 30.66 1.42% 0.43
🇱🇦 Lao People's Democratic Republic (the) 30.4 21.5% 5.38
🇪🇨 Ecuador 27.83 2.54% 0.69
🇧🇭 Bahrain 27.48 2.5% 0.67
🇸🇰 Slovakia 27.29 2.29% 0.61
🇦🇿 Azerbaijan 22.96 -2.59% -0.61
🇹🇲 Turkmenistan 21.18 0.0% 0.0
🇲🇲 Myanmar 20.46 16.58% 2.91
🇱🇧 Lebanon 20.03 9.57% 1.75
🇯🇴 Jordan 19.58 5.61% 1.04
🇨🇺 Cuba 19.39 0.1% 0.02
🇹🇳 Tunisia 19.17 3.68% 0.68
🇩🇴 Dominican Republic (the) 19.01 1.82% 0.34
🇮🇸 Iceland 18.84 3.69% 0.67
🇹🇯 Tajikistan 17.89 5.05% 0.86
🇸🇾 Syrian Arab Republic (the) 17.38 1.11% 0.19
🇲🇿 Mozambique 16.79 -9.39% -1.74
🇵🇷 Puerto Rico 16.69 -20.37% -4.27
🇸🇮 Slovenia 16.05 -1.11% -0.18
🇧🇦 Bosnia Herzegovina 15.46 -9.01% -1.53
🇰🇬 Kyrgyzstan 15.29 17.25% 2.25
🇸🇩 Sudan (the) 15.22 7.87% 1.11
🇱🇰 Sri Lanka 14.69 7.3% 1.0
🇰🇵 Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of) 14.61 -11.78% -1.95
🇿🇲 Zambia 14.44 24.38% 2.83
🇺🇾 Uruguay 14.25 3.56% 0.49
🇪🇪 Estonia 13.16 8.13% 0.99
🇪🇹 Ethiopia 13.13 5.29% 0.66
🇬🇭 Ghana 12.84 12.63% 1.44
🇬🇹 Guatemala 12.68 5.4% 0.65
🇭🇷 Croatia 11.79 -6.58% -0.83
🇬🇪 Georgia 11.31 -0.35% -0.04
🇨🇷 Costa Rica 11.27 3.87% 0.42
🇰🇪 Kenya 10.71 10.53% 1.02
🇦🇴 Angola 10.67 4.51% 0.46
🇵🇦 Panama 10.63 6.3% 0.63
🇨🇮 Cote d'Ivoire 10.08 12.75% 1.14
🇭🇳 Honduras 9.6 0.42% 0.04
🇨🇩 Congo (the Democratic Republic of the) 9.43 4.55% 0.41
🇧🇴 Bolivia 9.17 3.5% 0.31
🇹🇹 Trinidad and Tobago 8.77 -1.02% -0.09
🇨🇲 Cameroon 7.84 13.29% 0.92
🇧🇹 Bhutan 7.65 -2.92% -0.23
🇱🇻 Latvia 7.53 17.29% 1.11
🇦🇲 Armenia 7.36 5.9% 0.41
🇿🇼 Zimbabwe 7.35 7.77% 0.53
🇹🇿 Tanzania, the United Republic of 7.02 0.72% 0.05
🇰🇭 Cambodia 6.77 24.68% 1.34
🇽🇰 Kosovo 5.92 -1.0% -0.06
🇲🇰 North Macedonia 5.6 -0.53% -0.03
🇲🇳 Mongolia 5.52 3.37% 0.18
🇸🇻 El Salvador 5.49 -8.8% -0.53
🇨🇾 Cyprus 5.0 2.25% 0.11
🇲🇩 Moldova 4.96 -15.21% -0.89
🇳🇵 Nepal 4.72 11.58% 0.49
🇦🇱 Albania 4.48 -41.82% -3.22
🇸🇳 Senegal 4.48 7.43% 0.31
🇳🇮 Nicaragua 4.38 -2.01% -0.09
🇵🇬 Papua New Guinea 4.26 -0.23% -0.01
🇯🇲 Jamaica 4.1 -0.73% -0.03
🇧🇳 Brunei Darussalam 3.91 -2.49% -0.1
🇺🇬 Uganda 3.91 3.71% 0.14
🇾🇪 Yemen 3.82 -15.49% -0.7
🇱🇹 Lithuania 3.35 -1.76% -0.06
🇲🇱 Mali 3.29 18.77% 0.52
🇳🇨 New Caledonia 3.06 3.38% 0.1
🇲🇺 Mauritius 2.96 2.07% 0.06
🇨🇬 Congo (the) 2.85 0.71% 0.02
🇧🇼 Botswana 2.84 12.7% 0.32
🇲🇪 Montenegro 2.48 -21.02% -0.66
🇲🇬 Madagascar 2.2 8.91% 0.18
🇬🇦 Gabon 2.19 -2.23% -0.05
🇲🇼 Malawi 2.09 -4.57% -0.1
🇸🇷 Suriname 1.88 -2.08% -0.04
🇧🇸 Bahamas (the) 1.87 1.08% 0.02
🇬🇳 Guinea 1.77 9.94% 0.16
🇬🇺 Guam 1.76 1.73% 0.03
🇳🇦 Namibia 1.74 18.37% 0.27
🇲🇹 Malta 1.65 91.86% 0.79
🇧🇫 Burkina Faso 1.64 5.81% 0.09
🇲🇷 Mauritania 1.51 24.79% 0.3
🇲🇴 Macao 1.47 48.48% 0.48
🇬🇶 Equatorial Guinea 1.34 -4.29% -0.06
🇦🇫 Afghanistan 1.27 4.96% 0.06
🇬🇾 Guyana 1.14 3.64% 0.04
🇫🇯 Fiji 1.05 9.38% 0.09
🇧🇧 Barbados 1.01 1.0% 0.01
🇭🇹 Haiti 1.0 -1.96% -0.02
🇦🇼 Aruba 0.93 3.33% 0.03
🇱🇺 Luxembourg 0.9 13.92% 0.11
🇷🇼 Rwanda 0.77 13.24% 0.09
🇹🇬 Togo 0.77 79.07% 0.34
🇧🇿 Belize 0.75 41.51% 0.22
🇸🇿 Eswatini 0.67 19.64% 0.11
🇰🇾 Cayman Islands (the) 0.66 1.54% 0.01
🇲🇻 Maldives 0.62 1.64% 0.01
🇵🇫 French Polynesia 0.6 3.45% 0.02
🇱🇸 Lesotho 0.54 3.85% 0.02
🇳🇪 Niger (the) 0.53 6.0% 0.03
🇻🇮 Virgin Islands (U.S.) 0.53 -22.06% -0.15
🇵🇸 Palestine, State of 0.52 1.96% 0.01
🇸🇸 South Sudan 0.51 4.08% 0.02
🇸🇨 Seychelles 0.48 2.13% 0.01
🇨🇻 Cabo Verde 0.46 6.98% 0.03
🇬🇱 Greenland 0.46 -4.17% -0.02
🇹🇱 Timor-Leste 0.43 4.88% 0.02
🇪🇷 Eritrea 0.41 20.59% 0.07
🇱🇨 Saint Lucia 0.38 2.7% 0.01
🇱🇷 Liberia 0.37 -2.63% -0.01
🇸🇴 Somalia 0.35 2.94% 0.01
🇦🇬 Antigua and Barbuda 0.33 3.13% 0.01
🇫🇴 Faroe Islands (the) 0.32 6.67% 0.02
🇧🇯 Benin 0.31 24.0% 0.06
🇹🇩 Chad 0.3 3.45% 0.01
🇬🇲 Gambia (the) 0.3 3.45% 0.01
🇧🇮 Burundi 0.29 52.63% 0.1
🇸🇱 Sierra Leone 0.23 4.55% 0.01
🇹🇨 Turks and Caicos Islands (the) 0.23 0.0% 0.0
🇬🇩 Grenada 0.21 5.0% 0.01
🇰🇳 Saint Kitts and Nevis 0.21 0.0% 0.0
🇦🇸 American Samoa 0.17 0.0% 0.0
🇨🇫 Central African Republic (the) 0.15 -11.76% -0.02
🇻🇨 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.14 -6.67% -0.01
🇼🇸 Samoa 0.14 0.0% 0.0
🇻🇬 Virgin Islands (British) 0.14 -30.0% -0.06
🇸🇧 Solomon Islands 0.1 0.0% 0.0
🇰🇲 Comoros (the) 0.09 80.0% 0.04
🇸🇹 Sao Tome and Principe 0.09 0.0% 0.0
🇩🇲 Dominica 0.08 -27.27% -0.03
🇬🇼 Guinea-Bissau 0.08 0.0% 0.0
🇩🇯 Djibouti 0.06 -25.0% -0.02
🇹🇴 Tonga 0.06 20.0% 0.01
🇻🇺 Vanuatu 0.06 -14.29% -0.01
🇵🇲 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 0.05 0.0% 0.0
🇨🇰 Cook Islands (the) 0.04 33.33% 0.01
🇰🇮 Kiribati 0.03 0.0% 0.0
🇳🇷 Nauru 0.03 0.0% 0.0
🇫🇰 Falkland Islands (the) [Malvinas] 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 2017

Country TWh YoY change YoY absolute change
🗺️ World 25,026.41 3.01% 732.06
🗺️ G20 21,008.39 3.0% 612.28
🗺️ Asia 11,395.59 5.77% 622.13
🗺️ OECD 10,734.44 0.39% 42.08
🗺️ G7 7,536.52 -0.34% -25.99
🗺️ Europe 5,081.45 0.79% 40.06
🗺️ North America 4,697.47 -0.75% -35.45
🗺️ EU 2,926.38 1.09% 31.51
🗺️ Latin America and Caribbean 1,578.06 0.78% 12.29
🗺️ Middle East 1,170.12 5.26% 58.45
🗺️ Africa 799.13 3.91% 30.1
🗺️ Oceania 304.59 1.49% 4.48

Data Information

Data found on this page is based on the medium fertility variant of the United Nations Revision of World Population Prospects 2022.

Data Sources

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

UN Revision of World Population Prospects 2022

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