Electricity Generation by Country in 2020

In 2020, 🇨🇳China was the country with the highest electricity generation in the world, with a total of 7735.27 TWh. Followed by 🇺🇸, with the second highest electicity generation of 4043.18 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 2020 was World with a total of 26275.71 TWh, closely followed by G20 with a electricity generation of 22075.98 TWh, and Asia with a annual electricity generation of 12759.94 TWh.

Countries with the Highest Electricity Generation in 2020

Country TWh YoY change YoY absolute change
🇨🇳 China 7,735.27 3.67% 273.78
🇺🇸 United States of America 4,043.18 -2.77% -115.2
🇮🇳 India 1,562.71 -3.65% -59.2
🇷🇺 Russian Federation (the) 1,044.91 -1.76% -18.67
🇯🇵 Japan 964.13 -2.83% -28.13
🇨🇦 Canada 624.08 -0.61% -3.84
🇧🇷 Brazil 614.37 -0.69% -4.29
🇩🇪 Germany 567.26 -5.38% -32.23
🇰🇷 South Korea 551.44 -0.53% -2.96
🇫🇷 France 527.25 -6.8% -38.47
🇸🇦 Saudi Arabia 338.03 0.77% 2.58
🇮🇷 Iran (Islamic Republic of) 337.22 5.75% 18.33
🇲🇽 Mexico 325.52 2.34% 7.44
🇬🇧 United Kingdom 307.36 -4.44% -14.29
🇹🇷 Turkey 305.42 0.87% 2.63
🇮🇩 Indonesia 291.82 -1.22% -3.61
🇮🇹 Italy 278.07 -4.56% -13.28
🇹🇼 Taiwan 276.81 2.15% 5.83
🇪🇸 Spain 259.73 -4.12% -11.16
🇦🇺 Australia 250.91 0.42% 1.05
🇻🇳 Viet Nam 235.4 3.51% 7.98
🇿🇦 South Africa 221.95 -5.38% -12.61
🇪🇬 Egypt 189.29 -2.73% -5.32
🇹🇭 Thailand 179.25 -5.96% -11.36
🇲🇾 Malaysia 169.31 -5.13% -9.15
🇸🇪 Sweden 163.79 -2.75% -4.63
🇵🇱 Poland 157.14 -3.62% -5.9
🇳🇴 Norway 153.3 14.33% 19.22
🇺🇦 Ukraine 148.26 -2.88% -4.4
🇦🇷 Argentina 138.69 4.15% 5.53
🇵🇰 Pakistan 136.88 0.62% 0.85
🇦🇪 United Arab Emirates 126.55 -2.39% -3.1
🇳🇱 Netherlands 122.79 1.66% 2.0
🇰🇿 Kazakhstan 108.64 2.03% 2.16
🇵🇭 Philippines (the) 102.48 -3.39% -3.6
🇻🇪 Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 94.23 13.46% 11.18
🇮🇶 Iraq 91.75 2.87% 2.56
🇧🇪 Belgium 87.89 -4.79% -4.42
🇨🇿 Czechia 80.15 -6.55% -5.62
🇨🇱 Chile 77.75 0.47% 0.36
🇨🇴 Colombia 77.14 -1.28% -1.0
🇧🇩 Bangladesh 75.73 -4.75% -3.78
🇩🇿 Algeria 72.74 -5.15% -3.95
🇮🇱 Israel 71.61 -0.15% -0.11
🇦🇹 Austria 69.19 -2.36% -1.67
🇫🇮 Finland 68.72 0.5% 0.34
🇨🇭 Switzerland 67.4 1.35% 0.9
🇰🇼 Kuwait 66.94 -5.06% -3.57
🇺🇿 Uzbekistan 55.95 -6.92% -4.16
🇷🇴 Romania 55.62 -6.02% -3.56
🇵🇪 Peru 52.82 -6.61% -3.74
🇵🇹 Portugal 51.54 -0.37% -0.19
🇸🇬 Singapore 50.88 -1.68% -0.87
🇬🇷 Greece 48.16 -0.86% -0.42
🇵🇾 Paraguay 46.5 -5.22% -2.56
🇶🇦 Qatar 44.66 -5.0% -2.35
🇳🇿 New Zealand 43.18 -1.46% -0.64
🇧🇬 Bulgaria 40.22 -8.17% -3.58
🇱🇦 Lao People's Democratic Republic (the) 39.28 28.58% 8.73
🇲🇦 Morocco 38.38 -4.0% -1.6
🇷🇸 Serbia 37.23 1.0% 0.37
🇧🇾 Belarus 36.21 -3.9% -1.47
🇭🇺 Hungary 34.78 1.73% 0.59
🇴🇲 Oman 34.34 -4.74% -1.71
🇭🇰 Hong Kong 33.14 -4.61% -1.6
🇮🇪 Ireland 31.97 4.07% 1.25
🇪🇨 Ecuador 31.29 -3.13% -1.01
🇱🇾 Libya 30.1 -5.05% -1.6
🇧🇭 Bahrain 29.86 -5.03% -1.58
🇳🇬 Nigeria 29.74 -6.03% -1.91
🇩🇰 Denmark 28.73 -2.64% -0.78
🇸🇰 Slovakia 28.51 1.14% 0.32
🇦🇿 Azerbaijan 24.38 -0.89% -0.22
🇲🇲 Myanmar 23.56 -0.76% -0.18
🇬🇭 Ghana 20.2 21.03% 3.51
🇹🇲 Turkmenistan 20.12 -5.0% -1.06
🇯🇴 Jordan 20.04 3.14% 0.61
🇹🇯 Tajikistan 19.73 -4.18% -0.86
🇹🇳 Tunisia 19.58 -4.72% -0.97
🇱🇧 Lebanon 19.48 -4.32% -0.88
🇲🇿 Mozambique 19.34 3.31% 0.62
🇮🇸 Iceland 18.78 -1.78% -0.34
🇨🇺 Cuba 18.59 -4.81% -0.94
🇵🇷 Puerto Rico 17.15 -0.69% -0.12
🇸🇮 Slovenia 16.89 6.29% 1.0
🇩🇴 Dominican Republic (the) 16.64 -13.65% -2.63
🇦🇴 Angola 16.6 7.79% 1.2
🇸🇩 Sudan (the) 16.48 1.1% 0.18
🇰🇬 Kyrgyzstan 16.17 8.89% 1.32
🇸🇾 Syrian Arab Republic (the) 15.81 -4.76% -0.79
🇧🇦 Bosnia Herzegovina 15.73 -5.7% -0.95
🇱🇰 Sri Lanka 15.58 -1.89% -0.3
🇰🇵 Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of) 15.11 12.51% 1.68
🇿🇲 Zambia 15.1 2.93% 0.43
🇪🇹 Ethiopia 14.23 0.0% 0.0
🇺🇾 Uruguay 13.55 -15.52% -2.49
🇬🇹 Guatemala 13.43 -2.68% -0.37
🇭🇷 Croatia 13.24 4.58% 0.58
🇨🇩 Congo (the Democratic Republic of the) 11.95 7.85% 0.87
🇰🇪 Kenya 11.75 2.35% 0.27
🇨🇷 Costa Rica 11.74 2.71% 0.31
🇭🇳 Honduras 11.31 1.71% 0.19
🇬🇪 Georgia 11.16 -3.79% -0.44
🇵🇦 Panama 11.04 6.26% 0.65
🇨🇮 Cote d'Ivoire 10.57 5.49% 0.55
🇧🇴 Bolivia 9.77 -2.1% -0.21
🇧🇹 Bhutan 8.95 0.0% 0.0
🇰🇭 Cambodia 8.44 0.0% 0.0
🇨🇲 Cameroon 8.29 -0.72% -0.06
🇹🇹 Trinidad and Tobago 8.21 -4.98% -0.43
🇹🇿 Tanzania, the United Republic of 8.01 5.39% 0.41
🇿🇼 Zimbabwe 7.6 -7.77% -0.64
🇦🇲 Armenia 7.45 2.05% 0.15
🇲🇳 Mongolia 6.72 2.91% 0.19
🇽🇰 Kosovo 6.7 5.51% 0.35
🇳🇵 Nepal 6.33 1.12% 0.07
🇸🇻 El Salvador 6.26 4.51% 0.27
🇲🇩 Moldova 6.17 8.44% 0.48
🇪🇪 Estonia 6.08 -20.11% -1.53
🇱🇻 Latvia 5.72 -11.18% -0.72
🇲🇰 North Macedonia 5.34 -9.03% -0.53
🇦🇱 Albania 5.31 2.71% 0.14
🇸🇳 Senegal 5.24 1.35% 0.07
🇨🇾 Cyprus 4.85 -5.83% -0.3
🇵🇬 Papua New Guinea 4.64 4.5% 0.2
🇱🇹 Lithuania 4.53 44.27% 1.39
🇺🇬 Uganda 4.45 3.01% 0.13
🇳🇮 Nicaragua 4.42 -1.34% -0.06
🇧🇳 Brunei Darussalam 4.4 -5.17% -0.24
🇯🇲 Jamaica 4.08 -4.0% -0.17
🇨🇬 Congo (the) 3.83 4.64% 0.17
🇲🇪 Montenegro 3.39 -1.17% -0.04
🇾🇪 Yemen 3.24 -5.26% -0.18
🇬🇳 Guinea 3.2 55.34% 1.14
🇲🇱 Mali 3.2 -3.61% -0.12
🇳🇨 New Caledonia 3.15 0.32% 0.01
🇲🇺 Mauritius 2.74 -11.04% -0.34
🇬🇦 Gabon 2.2 -2.65% -0.06
🇲🇹 Malta 2.15 3.86% 0.08
🇧🇼 Botswana 2.06 -32.68% -1.0
🇧🇸 Bahamas (the) 1.99 -5.24% -0.11
🇲🇬 Madagascar 1.97 -1.99% -0.04
🇳🇦 Namibia 1.95 43.38% 0.59
🇸🇷 Suriname 1.92 -1.54% -0.03
🇲🇷 Mauritania 1.77 -2.75% -0.05
🇲🇼 Malawi 1.71 0.59% 0.01
🇬🇺 Guam 1.7 -3.95% -0.07
🇧🇫 Burkina Faso 1.64 -4.65% -0.08
🇬🇶 Equatorial Guinea 1.41 0.71% 0.01
🇱🇺 Luxembourg 1.22 14.02% 0.15
🇬🇾 Guyana 1.16 -4.92% -0.06
🇫🇯 Fiji 1.1 -2.65% -0.03
🇧🇧 Barbados 1.0 -1.96% -0.02
🇭🇹 Haiti 0.92 -9.8% -0.1
🇷🇼 Rwanda 0.91 -10.78% -0.11
🇱🇷 Liberia 0.89 187.1% 0.58
🇦🇼 Aruba 0.88 -4.35% -0.04
🇦🇫 Afghanistan 0.8 -25.23% -0.27
🇵🇸 Palestine, State of 0.8 3.9% 0.03
🇸🇿 Eswatini 0.74 4.23% 0.03
🇰🇾 Cayman Islands (the) 0.69 -1.43% -0.01
🇵🇫 French Polynesia 0.66 -2.94% -0.02
🇻🇮 Virgin Islands (U.S.) 0.64 3.23% 0.02
🇧🇿 Belize 0.62 -28.74% -0.25
🇲🇻 Maldives 0.61 -4.69% -0.03
🇸🇨 Seychelles 0.6 13.21% 0.07
🇬🇱 Greenland 0.59 18.0% 0.09
🇹🇬 Togo 0.58 -17.14% -0.12
🇲🇴 Macao 0.56 -32.53% -0.27
🇸🇸 South Sudan 0.54 -3.57% -0.02
🇱🇸 Lesotho 0.5 0.0% 0.0
🇹🇱 Timor-Leste 0.5 -3.85% -0.02
🇨🇻 Cabo Verde 0.43 -6.52% -0.03
🇳🇪 Niger (the) 0.43 -29.51% -0.18
🇪🇷 Eritrea 0.42 -4.55% -0.02
🇫🇴 Faroe Islands (the) 0.41 10.81% 0.04
🇸🇴 Somalia 0.38 8.57% 0.03
🇧🇮 Burundi 0.35 -2.78% -0.01
🇦🇬 Antigua and Barbuda 0.33 -2.94% -0.01
🇱🇨 Saint Lucia 0.33 -5.71% -0.02
🇹🇩 Chad 0.29 -6.45% -0.02
🇬🇲 Gambia (the) 0.29 -3.33% -0.01
🇹🇨 Turks and Caicos Islands (the) 0.25 4.17% 0.01
🇧🇯 Benin 0.23 15.0% 0.03
🇰🇳 Saint Kitts and Nevis 0.21 -4.55% -0.01
🇸🇱 Sierra Leone 0.21 0.0% 0.0
🇬🇩 Grenada 0.2 -4.76% -0.01
🇩🇲 Dominica 0.16 77.78% 0.07
🇼🇸 Samoa 0.16 6.67% 0.01
🇦🇸 American Samoa 0.15 -6.25% -0.01
🇨🇫 Central African Republic (the) 0.15 0.0% 0.0
🇻🇨 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.15 7.14% 0.01
🇰🇲 Comoros (the) 0.13 30.0% 0.03
🇻🇬 Virgin Islands (British) 0.13 -7.14% -0.01
🇸🇹 Sao Tome and Principe 0.1 11.11% 0.01
🇸🇧 Solomon Islands 0.1 0.0% 0.0
🇬🇼 Guinea-Bissau 0.08 0.0% 0.0
🇹🇴 Tonga 0.07 0.0% 0.0
🇻🇺 Vanuatu 0.07 0.0% 0.0
🇩🇯 Djibouti 0.05 -16.67% -0.01
🇵🇲 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 0.05 0.0% 0.0
🇨🇰 Cook Islands (the) 0.04 0.0% 0.0
🇳🇷 Nauru 0.04 33.33% 0.01
🇰🇮 Kiribati 0.03 0.0% 0.0
🇫🇰 Falkland Islands (the) [Malvinas] 0.02 0.0% 0.0
🇲🇸 Montserrat 0.01 -50.0% -0.01
🇧🇲 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 2020

Country TWh YoY change YoY absolute change
🗺️ World 26,275.71 -0.34% -90.1
🗺️ G20 22,075.98 -0.41% -90.55
🗺️ Asia 12,759.94 1.35% 170.44
🗺️ OECD 10,533.05 -2.31% -248.58
🗺️ G7 7,311.33 -3.25% -245.44
🗺️ Europe 4,918.11 -2.72% -137.32
🗺️ North America 4,667.85 -2.48% -118.95
🗺️ EU 2,756.19 -4.2% -120.76
🗺️ Latin America and Caribbean 1,615.91 0.33% 5.32
🗺️ Middle East 1,200.33 0.83% 9.84
🗺️ Africa 807.57 -2.41% -19.94
🗺️ Oceania 306.0 0.17% 0.51

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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