🇧🇩 Electricity Generation of Bangladesh

The electricity generated in Bangladesh has been on the rise since the start of the millennium. In 2021, electricity generation in Bangladesh reach 80.57 TWh. Whereof 68.18% of the generated electricity in the country that year came from Gas.

  • In 2021, the electricity generation in Bangladesh increased by 6.39%
  • In total, Bangladesh generated 80.57 Terrawatt hours of electricity in 2021.
  • Electricity generation in Bangladesh grew with 4.84 TWh in 2021, compared to previous year.
  • Since 2000, production of electricity has increased by 441.83% in Bangladesh
  • In 2021, Bangladesh produced 0.28965479059256% of the world's total energy generation.

Total Electricity Generation of Bangladesh (2000-2021)

Between the year 2000 and 2021, Bangladesh's electricity generation has increased from 14.87 TWh to 80.57 TWh, a 441.83% increase in produced Terawatt hours during a 21 year time period.

Year TWh YoY absolute change YoY change
2000 14.87 % %
2001 16.39 1.52% 10.22%
2002 17.6 1.21% 7.38%
2003 18.59 0.99% 5.63%
2004 23.26 4.67% 25.12%
2005 25.43 2.17% 9.33%
2006 29.25 3.82% 15.02%
2007 29.21 -0.04% -0.14%
2008 32.32 3.11% 10.65%
2009 35.07 2.75% 8.51%
2010 38.49 3.42% 9.75%
2011 41.66 3.17% 8.24%
2012 45.83 4.17% 10.01%
2013 50.02 4.19% 9.14%
2014 52.58 2.56% 5.12%
2015 55.6 3.02% 5.74%
2016 64.84 9.24% 16.62%
2017 68.91 4.07% 6.28%
2018 73.97 5.06% 7.34%
2019 79.51 5.54% 7.49%
2020 75.73 -3.78% -4.75%
2021 80.57 4.84% 6.39%

Bangladesh's Electricity Generation by Fuel Source in 2021

In 2021, Gas was the largest generator of electrical energy in Bangladesh with 68.18% of the total electricity produced.

Fuel Source Proportion
Gas 68.18%
Other Fossil 17.49%
Coal 12.61%
Hydro 1.09%
Solar 0.58%
Bioenergy 0.04%
Wind 0.01%
Nuclear 0.0%
Other Renewables 0.0%

Data Information

Data found on this page is a derivative of Ember-Climate Yearly electricity data.

Data Sources

Ember-Climate

Ember-Climate Yearly Electricity Data

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