Electricity Generation by Country in 2021

In 2021, 🇨🇳China was the country with the highest electricity generation in the world, with a total of 8484.02 TWh. Followed by 🇺🇸, with the second highest electicity generation of 4152.22 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 2021 was World with a total of 27815.87 TWh, closely followed by G20 with a electricity generation of 23433.53 TWh, and Asia with a annual electricity generation of 13783.71 TWh.

Countries with the Highest Electricity Generation in 2021

Country TWh YoY change YoY absolute change
🇨🇳 China 8,484.02 9.68% 748.75
🇺🇸 United States of America 4,152.22 2.7% 109.04
🇮🇳 India 1,713.75 9.67% 151.04
🇷🇺 Russian Federation (the) 1,110.36 6.26% 65.45
🇯🇵 Japan 958.53 -0.58% -5.6
🇧🇷 Brazil 662.58 7.85% 48.21
🇨🇦 Canada 625.95 0.3% 1.87
🇰🇷 South Korea 588.52 6.72% 37.08
🇩🇪 Germany 581.35 2.48% 14.09
🇫🇷 France 550.38 4.39% 23.13
🇮🇷 Iran (Islamic Republic of) 357.84 6.11% 20.62
🇸🇦 Saudi Arabia 356.62 5.5% 18.59
🇲🇽 Mexico 336.95 3.51% 11.43
🇹🇷 Turkey 331.28 8.47% 25.86
🇮🇩 Indonesia 309.09 5.92% 17.27
🇬🇧 United Kingdom 307.15 -0.07% -0.21
🇹🇼 Taiwan 287.75 3.95% 10.94
🇮🇹 Italy 286.39 2.99% 8.32
🇪🇸 Spain 270.81 4.27% 11.08
🇦🇺 Australia 247.06 -1.53% -3.85
🇻🇳 Viet Nam 244.77 3.98% 9.37
🇿🇦 South Africa 223.2 0.56% 1.25
🇪🇬 Egypt 202.25 6.85% 12.96
🇹🇭 Thailand 186.88 4.26% 7.63
🇵🇱 Poland 178.77 13.76% 21.63
🇲🇾 Malaysia 175.68 3.76% 6.37
🇸🇪 Sweden 171.77 4.87% 7.98
🇺🇦 Ukraine 155.72 5.03% 7.46
🇳🇴 Norway 151.16 -1.4% -2.14
🇵🇰 Pakistan 150.17 9.71% 13.29
🇦🇷 Argentina 146.68 5.76% 7.99
🇦🇪 United Arab Emirates 135.63 7.18% 9.08
🇳🇱 Netherlands 121.61 -0.96% -1.18
🇰🇿 Kazakhstan 114.35 5.26% 5.71
🇵🇭 Philippines (the) 108.2 5.58% 5.72
🇧🇪 Belgium 99.03 12.67% 11.14
🇮🇶 Iraq 97.26 6.01% 5.51
🇻🇪 Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 94.75 0.55% 0.52
🇨🇿 Czechia 83.73 4.47% 3.58
🇨🇱 Chile 81.51 4.84% 3.76
🇨🇴 Colombia 80.91 4.89% 3.77
🇧🇩 Bangladesh 80.57 6.39% 4.84
🇩🇿 Algeria 77.54 6.6% 4.8
🇮🇱 Israel 73.08 2.05% 1.47
🇫🇮 Finland 71.54 4.1% 2.82
🇰🇼 Kuwait 71.22 6.39% 4.28
🇦🇹 Austria 66.95 -3.24% -2.24
🇨🇭 Switzerland 60.72 -9.91% -6.68
🇺🇿 Uzbekistan 59.21 5.83% 3.26
🇷🇴 Romania 59.13 6.31% 3.51
🇵🇪 Peru 58.14 10.07% 5.32
🇬🇷 Greece 54.65 13.48% 6.49
🇸🇬 Singapore 53.48 5.11% 2.6
🇵🇹 Portugal 49.44 -4.07% -2.1
🇶🇦 Qatar 47.5 6.36% 2.84
🇧🇬 Bulgaria 47.3 17.6% 7.08
🇧🇾 Belarus 43.87 21.15% 7.66
🇳🇿 New Zealand 43.42 0.56% 0.24
🇲🇦 Morocco 41.3 7.61% 2.92
🇵🇾 Paraguay 40.02 -13.94% -6.48
🇱🇦 Lao People's Democratic Republic (the) 39.97 1.76% 0.69
🇷🇸 Serbia 37.09 -0.38% -0.14
🇴🇲 Oman 36.56 6.46% 2.22
🇭🇺 Hungary 35.96 3.39% 1.18
🇭🇰 Hong Kong 35.25 6.37% 2.11
🇩🇰 Denmark 33.06 15.07% 4.33
🇪🇨 Ecuador 32.34 3.36% 1.05
🇱🇾 Libya 32.02 6.38% 1.92
🇧🇭 Bahrain 31.76 6.36% 1.9
🇮🇪 Ireland 31.6 -1.16% -0.37
🇳🇬 Nigeria 31.47 5.82% 1.73
🇸🇰 Slovakia 29.66 4.03% 1.15
🇦🇿 Azerbaijan 26.29 7.83% 1.91
🇲🇲 Myanmar 22.36 -5.09% -1.2
🇯🇴 Jordan 21.88 9.18% 1.84
🇹🇲 Turkmenistan 21.4 6.36% 1.28
🇬🇭 Ghana 20.94 3.66% 0.74
🇹🇳 Tunisia 20.93 6.89% 1.35
🇱🇧 Lebanon 20.57 5.6% 1.09
🇲🇿 Mozambique 19.91 2.95% 0.57
🇨🇺 Cuba 19.75 6.24% 1.16
🇹🇯 Tajikistan 19.73 0.0% 0.0
🇮🇸 Iceland 19.26 2.56% 0.48
🇵🇷 Puerto Rico 18.24 6.36% 1.09
🇿🇲 Zambia 17.71 17.28% 2.61
🇩🇴 Dominican Republic (the) 17.58 5.65% 0.94
🇧🇦 Bosnia Herzegovina 17.38 10.49% 1.65
🇸🇾 Syrian Arab Republic (the) 16.76 6.01% 0.95
🇸🇩 Sudan (the) 16.59 0.67% 0.11
🇦🇴 Angola 16.43 -1.02% -0.17
🇱🇰 Sri Lanka 16.36 5.01% 0.78
🇺🇾 Uruguay 15.82 16.75% 2.27
🇸🇮 Slovenia 15.59 -7.7% -1.3
🇭🇷 Croatia 15.12 14.2% 1.88
🇪🇹 Ethiopia 14.69 3.23% 0.46
🇰🇬 Kyrgyzstan 14.47 -10.51% -1.7
🇰🇵 Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of) 14.45 -4.37% -0.66
🇬🇹 Guatemala 14.44 7.52% 1.01
🇨🇷 Costa Rica 12.71 8.26% 0.97
🇬🇪 Georgia 12.64 13.26% 1.48
🇭🇳 Honduras 11.97 5.84% 0.66
🇰🇪 Kenya 11.83 0.68% 0.08
🇵🇦 Panama 11.19 1.36% 0.15
🇨🇩 Congo (the Democratic Republic of the) 11.04 -7.62% -0.91
🇨🇮 Cote d'Ivoire 10.98 3.88% 0.41
🇧🇴 Bolivia 10.59 8.39% 0.82
🇧🇹 Bhutan 9.0 0.56% 0.05
🇦🇱 Albania 8.96 68.74% 3.65
🇹🇹 Trinidad and Tobago 8.73 6.33% 0.52
🇰🇭 Cambodia 8.69 2.96% 0.25
🇹🇿 Tanzania, the United Republic of 8.17 2.0% 0.16
🇨🇲 Cameroon 8.05 -2.9% -0.24
🇿🇼 Zimbabwe 8.04 5.79% 0.44
🇦🇲 Armenia 7.32 -1.74% -0.13
🇪🇪 Estonia 7.19 18.26% 1.11
🇲🇳 Mongolia 7.12 5.95% 0.4
🇲🇩 Moldova 6.66 7.94% 0.49
🇸🇻 El Salvador 6.56 4.79% 0.3
🇳🇵 Nepal 6.12 -3.32% -0.21
🇱🇻 Latvia 5.85 2.27% 0.13
🇸🇳 Senegal 5.61 7.06% 0.37
🇨🇾 Cyprus 5.12 5.57% 0.27
🇵🇬 Papua New Guinea 4.86 4.74% 0.22
🇧🇳 Brunei Darussalam 4.69 6.59% 0.29
🇳🇮 Nicaragua 4.63 4.75% 0.21
🇺🇬 Uganda 4.4 -1.12% -0.05
🇯🇲 Jamaica 4.35 6.62% 0.27
🇱🇹 Lithuania 4.17 -7.95% -0.36
🇨🇬 Congo (the) 4.02 4.96% 0.19
🇲🇰 North Macedonia 3.96 -25.84% -1.38
🇲🇪 Montenegro 3.81 12.39% 0.42
🇾🇪 Yemen 3.52 8.64% 0.28
🇲🇱 Mali 3.39 5.94% 0.19
🇳🇨 New Caledonia 3.36 6.67% 0.21
🇲🇺 Mauritius 2.88 5.11% 0.14
🇬🇳 Guinea 2.78 -13.13% -0.42
🇬🇦 Gabon 2.29 4.09% 0.09
🇧🇼 Botswana 2.19 6.31% 0.13
🇲🇹 Malta 2.17 0.93% 0.02
🇧🇸 Bahamas (the) 2.12 6.53% 0.13
🇲🇬 Madagascar 2.09 6.09% 0.12
🇸🇷 Suriname 2.02 5.21% 0.1
🇲🇷 Mauritania 1.88 6.21% 0.11
🇬🇺 Guam 1.82 7.06% 0.12
🇧🇫 Burkina Faso 1.75 6.71% 0.11
🇳🇦 Namibia 1.57 -19.49% -0.38
🇬🇶 Equatorial Guinea 1.42 0.71% 0.01
🇲🇼 Malawi 1.42 -16.96% -0.29
🇬🇾 Guyana 1.23 6.03% 0.07
🇱🇺 Luxembourg 1.23 0.82% 0.01
🇫🇯 Fiji 1.13 2.73% 0.03
🇧🇧 Barbados 1.07 7.0% 0.07
🇭🇹 Haiti 0.99 7.61% 0.07
🇦🇼 Aruba 0.93 5.68% 0.05
🇱🇷 Liberia 0.92 3.37% 0.03
🇵🇸 Palestine, State of 0.86 7.5% 0.06
🇷🇼 Rwanda 0.85 -6.59% -0.06
🇦🇫 Afghanistan 0.83 3.75% 0.03
🇸🇿 Eswatini 0.74 0.0% 0.0
🇰🇾 Cayman Islands (the) 0.73 5.8% 0.04
🇵🇫 French Polynesia 0.7 6.06% 0.04
🇻🇮 Virgin Islands (U.S.) 0.7 9.38% 0.06
🇲🇻 Maldives 0.66 8.2% 0.05
🇸🇨 Seychelles 0.65 8.33% 0.05
🇧🇿 Belize 0.64 3.23% 0.02
🇹🇬 Togo 0.63 8.62% 0.05
🇬🇱 Greenland 0.6 1.69% 0.01
🇲🇴 Macao 0.59 5.36% 0.03
🇸🇸 South Sudan 0.57 5.56% 0.03
🇹🇱 Timor-Leste 0.53 6.0% 0.03
🇱🇸 Lesotho 0.5 0.0% 0.0
🇨🇻 Cabo Verde 0.45 4.65% 0.02
🇪🇷 Eritrea 0.45 7.14% 0.03
🇳🇪 Niger (the) 0.45 4.65% 0.02
🇫🇴 Faroe Islands (the) 0.42 2.44% 0.01
🇸🇴 Somalia 0.41 7.89% 0.03
🇧🇮 Burundi 0.36 2.86% 0.01
🇦🇬 Antigua and Barbuda 0.35 6.06% 0.02
🇱🇨 Saint Lucia 0.35 6.06% 0.02
🇹🇩 Chad 0.31 6.9% 0.02
🇬🇲 Gambia (the) 0.3 3.45% 0.01
🇹🇨 Turks and Caicos Islands (the) 0.27 8.0% 0.02
🇧🇯 Benin 0.24 4.35% 0.01
🇰🇳 Saint Kitts and Nevis 0.22 4.76% 0.01
🇬🇩 Grenada 0.21 5.0% 0.01
🇸🇱 Sierra Leone 0.21 0.0% 0.0
🇩🇲 Dominica 0.17 6.25% 0.01
🇼🇸 Samoa 0.17 6.25% 0.01
🇦🇸 American Samoa 0.16 6.67% 0.01
🇻🇨 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.16 6.67% 0.01
🇨🇫 Central African Republic (the) 0.15 0.0% 0.0
🇰🇲 Comoros (the) 0.14 7.69% 0.01
🇻🇬 Virgin Islands (British) 0.14 7.69% 0.01
🇸🇧 Solomon Islands 0.11 10.0% 0.01
🇸🇹 Sao Tome and Principe 0.1 0.0% 0.0
🇬🇼 Guinea-Bissau 0.08 0.0% 0.0
🇹🇴 Tonga 0.08 14.29% 0.01
🇻🇺 Vanuatu 0.07 0.0% 0.0
🇩🇯 Djibouti 0.06 20.0% 0.01
🇨🇰 Cook Islands (the) 0.05 25.0% 0.01
🇵🇲 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 0.05 0.0% 0.0
🇳🇷 Nauru 0.04 0.0% 0.0
🇰🇮 Kiribati 0.03 0.0% 0.0
🇫🇰 Falkland Islands (the) [Malvinas] 0.02 0.0% 0.0
🇲🇸 Montserrat 0.01 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 2021

Country TWh YoY change YoY absolute change
🗺️ World 27,815.87 5.86% 1540.16
🗺️ G20 23,433.53 6.15% 1357.55
🗺️ Asia 13,783.71 8.02% 1023.77
🗺️ OECD 10,821.16 2.74% 288.11
🗺️ G7 7,461.97 2.06% 150.64
🗺️ Europe 5,137.37 4.46% 219.26
🗺️ North America 4,778.77 2.38% 110.92
🗺️ EU 2,879.57 4.48% 123.38
🗺️ Latin America and Caribbean 1,702.55 5.36% 86.64
🗺️ Middle East 1,271.06 5.89% 70.73
🗺️ Africa 839.35 3.94% 31.78
🗺️ Oceania 303.06 -0.96% -2.94

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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