Electricity Imports by Country in 2008

In 2008, 🇧🇷Brazil was the country with the highest electricity imports in the world, with a total of 42.21 TWh. Followed by 🇮🇹, with the second highest electicity generation of 40.03 TWh. The country with the lowest electricity imports for the year was 🇫🇷France with -47.99 TWh.

The geographic region with the higest electricity imports in 2008 was Africa with a total of TWh, closely followed by Asia with a electricity imports of TWh, and EU with a annual electricity imports of TWh.

Countries with the Highest Electricity Imports in 2008

Country TWh YoY change YoY absolute change
🇧🇷 Brazil 42.21 8.7% 3.38
🇮🇹 Italy 40.03 -13.5% -6.25
🇺🇸 United States of America 32.82 5.02% 1.57
🇳🇱 Netherlands 15.85 -9.99% -1.76
🇫🇮 Finland 12.77 1.67% 0.21
🇬🇧 United Kingdom 11.02 111.52% 5.81
🇧🇪 Belgium 10.6 56.34% 3.82
🇵🇹 Portugal 9.43 25.9% 1.94
🇭🇰 Hong Kong 7.25 4.77% 0.33
🇭🇷 Croatia 6.01 1.86% 0.11
🇬🇷 Greece 5.61 28.67% 1.25
🇮🇳 India 5.51 11.54% 0.57
🇦🇷 Argentina 5.48 -27.89% -2.12
🇦🇹 Austria 4.86 -19.27% -1.16
🇱🇺 Luxembourg 4.35 9.85% 0.39
🇲🇦 Morocco 4.26 23.48% 0.81
🇭🇺 Hungary 3.9 -2.26% -0.09
🇵🇸 Palestine, State of 3.86 21.0% 0.67
🇻🇳 Viet Nam 3.22 22.43% 0.59
🇮🇶 Iraq 2.97 35.0% 0.77
🇲🇩 Moldova 2.96 1.02% 0.03
🇧🇼 Botswana 2.73 8.33% 0.21
🇲🇰 North Macedonia 2.73 9.64% 0.24
🇱🇻 Latvia 2.52 -16.0% -0.48
🇦🇱 Albania 2.43 -14.13% -0.4
🇲🇴 Macao 2.31 37.5% 0.63
🇳🇦 Namibia 2.1 4.48% 0.09
🇧🇾 Belarus 1.84 -57.6% -2.5
🇹🇭 Thailand 1.82 -51.34% -1.92
🇲🇪 Montenegro 1.78 -31.27% -0.81
🇩🇰 Denmark 1.45 % 2.4
🇨🇱 Chile 1.15 -29.45% -0.48
🇿🇼 Zimbabwe 1.12 -61.77% -1.81
🇺🇾 Uruguay 0.93 % 1.14
🇸🇿 Eswatini 0.92 -6.12% -0.06
🇹🇯 Tajikistan 0.88 780.0% 0.78
🇦🇫 Afghanistan 0.75 22.95% 0.14
🇧🇯 Benin 0.66 13.79% 0.08
🇹🇬 Togo 0.58 20.83% 0.1
🇱🇧 Lebanon 0.56 -42.27% -0.41
🇸🇰 Slovakia 0.52 -69.94% -1.21
🇪🇨 Ecuador 0.46 -43.9% -0.36
🇳🇪 Niger (the) 0.46 2.22% 0.01
🇮🇪 Ireland 0.45 -66.17% -0.88
🇨🇬 Congo (the) 0.44 -2.22% -0.01
🇽🇰 Kosovo 0.41 86.36% 0.19
🇳🇵 Nepal 0.31 -16.22% -0.06
🇰🇿 Kazakhstan 0.29 262.5% 0.21
🇰🇭 Cambodia 0.28 180.0% 0.18
🇧🇿 Belize 0.25 13.64% 0.03
🇵🇰 Pakistan 0.23 15.0% 0.03
🇯🇴 Jordan 0.22 633.33% 0.19
🇲🇳 Mongolia 0.18 -10.0% -0.02
🇿🇲 Zambia 0.17 % 0.31
🇧🇫 Burkina Faso 0.14 16.67% 0.02
🇲🇷 Mauritania 0.1 25.0% 0.02
🇺🇿 Uzbekistan 0.1 -89.8% -0.88
🇧🇮 Burundi 0.08 0.0% 0.0
🇷🇼 Rwanda 0.08 0.0% 0.0
🇵🇦 Panama 0.07 % 0.19
🇷🇸 Serbia 0.07 % 0.16
🇱🇸 Lesotho 0.05 25.0% 0.01
🇹🇿 Tanzania, the United Republic of 0.05 -58.33% -0.07
🇳🇮 Nicaragua 0.03 -50.0% -0.03
🇦🇸 American Samoa 0.0 % 0.0
🇦🇴 Angola 0.0 % 0.0
🇦🇬 Antigua and Barbuda 0.0 % 0.0
🇦🇼 Aruba 0.0 % 0.0
🇦🇺 Australia 0.0 % 0.0
🇧🇸 Bahamas (the) 0.0 % 0.0
🇧🇩 Bangladesh 0.0 % 0.0
🇧🇧 Barbados 0.0 % 0.0
🇧🇲 Bermuda 0.0 % 0.0
🇧🇴 Bolivia 0.0 % 0.0
🇧🇳 Brunei Darussalam 0.0 % 0.0
🇨🇻 Cabo Verde 0.0 % 0.0
🇨🇲 Cameroon 0.0 % 0.0
🇰🇾 Cayman Islands (the) 0.0 % 0.0
🇨🇫 Central African Republic (the) 0.0 % 0.0
🇹🇩 Chad 0.0 % 0.0
🇰🇲 Comoros (the) 0.0 % 0.0
🇨🇰 Cook Islands (the) 0.0 % 0.0
🇨🇺 Cuba 0.0 % 0.0
🇨🇾 Cyprus 0.0 % 0.0
🇩🇯 Djibouti 0.0 % 0.0
🇩🇲 Dominica 0.0 % 0.0
🇩🇴 Dominican Republic (the) 0.0 % 0.0
🇬🇶 Equatorial Guinea 0.0 % 0.0
🇪🇷 Eritrea 0.0 % 0.0
🇪🇹 Ethiopia 0.0 % 0.0
🇫🇰 Falkland Islands (the) [Malvinas] 0.0 % 0.0
🇫🇴 Faroe Islands (the) 0.0 % 0.0
🇫🇯 Fiji 0.0 % 0.0
🇬🇫 French Guiana 0.0 % 0.0
🇵🇫 French Polynesia 0.0 % 0.0
🇬🇦 Gabon 0.0 % 0.0
🇬🇲 Gambia (the) 0.0 % 0.0
🇬🇮 Gibraltar 0.0 % 0.0
🇬🇱 Greenland 0.0 % 0.0
🇬🇩 Grenada 0.0 % 0.0
🇬🇵 Guadeloupe 0.0 % 0.0
🇬🇺 Guam 0.0 % 0.0
🇬🇳 Guinea 0.0 % 0.0
🇬🇼 Guinea-Bissau 0.0 % 0.0
🇬🇾 Guyana 0.0 % 0.0
🇭🇹 Haiti 0.0 % 0.0
🇮🇸 Iceland 0.0 % 0.0
🇮🇩 Indonesia 0.0 % 0.0
🇯🇲 Jamaica 0.0 % 0.0
🇯🇵 Japan 0.0 % 0.0
🇰🇮 Kiribati 0.0 % 0.0
🇰🇵 Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of) 0.0 % 0.0
🇰🇼 Kuwait 0.0 % 0.0
🇱🇷 Liberia 0.0 % 0.0
🇲🇬 Madagascar 0.0 % 0.0
🇲🇻 Maldives 0.0 % 0.0
🇲🇹 Malta 0.0 % 0.0
🇲🇶 Martinique 0.0 % 0.0
🇲🇺 Mauritius 0.0 % 0.0
🇲🇸 Montserrat 0.0 % 0.0
🇲🇲 Myanmar 0.0 % 0.0
🇳🇷 Nauru 0.0 % 0.0
🇳🇨 New Caledonia 0.0 % 0.0
🇳🇿 New Zealand 0.0 % 0.0
🇳🇬 Nigeria 0.0 % 0.0
🇳🇺 Niue 0.0 % 0.0
🇴🇲 Oman 0.0 % 0.0
🇵🇬 Papua New Guinea 0.0 % 0.0
🇵🇪 Peru 0.0 % 0.0
🇵🇭 Philippines (the) 0.0 % 0.0
🇵🇷 Puerto Rico 0.0 % 0.0
🇶🇦 Qatar 0.0 % 0.0
🇷🇪 Reunion 0.0 % 0.0
🇸🇭 Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha 0.0 % 0.0
🇰🇳 Saint Kitts and Nevis 0.0 % 0.0
🇱🇨 Saint Lucia 0.0 % 0.0
🇵🇲 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 0.0 % 0.0
🇻🇨 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.0 % 0.0
🇼🇸 Samoa 0.0 % 0.0
🇸🇹 Sao Tome and Principe 0.0 % 0.0
🇸🇦 Saudi Arabia 0.0 % 0.0
🇸🇳 Senegal 0.0 % 0.0
🇸🇨 Seychelles 0.0 % 0.0
🇸🇱 Sierra Leone 0.0 % 0.0
🇸🇬 Singapore 0.0 % 0.0
🇸🇧 Solomon Islands 0.0 % 0.0
🇸🇴 Somalia 0.0 % 0.0
🇰🇷 South Korea 0.0 % 0.0
🇱🇰 Sri Lanka 0.0 % 0.0
🇸🇩 Sudan (the) 0.0 % 0.0
🇸🇷 Suriname 0.0 % 0.0
🇹🇼 Taiwan 0.0 % 0.0
🇹🇱 Timor-Leste 0.0 % 0.0
🇹🇴 Tonga 0.0 % 0.0
🇹🇹 Trinidad and Tobago 0.0 % 0.0
🇹🇨 Turks and Caicos Islands (the) 0.0 % 0.0
🇦🇪 United Arab Emirates 0.0 % 0.0
🇻🇺 Vanuatu 0.0 % 0.0
🇻🇬 Virgin Islands (British) 0.0 % 0.0
🇻🇮 Virgin Islands (U.S.) 0.0 % 0.0
🇪🇭 Western Sahara 0.0 % 0.0
🇾🇪 Yemen 0.0 % 0.0
🇸🇻 El Salvador -0.01 -133.33% -0.04
🇭🇳 Honduras -0.01 -200.0% -0.02
🇹🇳 Tunisia -0.01 % 0.0
🇦🇲 Armenia -0.02 % 0.01
🇰🇪 Kenya -0.02 % 0.02
🇲🇼 Malawi -0.02 % 0.0
🇺🇬 Uganda -0.02 % -0.01
🇸🇾 Syrian Arab Republic (the) -0.04 -109.76% -0.45
🇩🇿 Algeria -0.05 -600.0% -0.06
🇱🇾 Libya -0.05 % -0.02
🇨🇷 Costa Rica -0.07 -143.75% -0.23
🇬🇹 Guatemala -0.07 % 0.05
🇬🇪 Georgia -0.12 % 0.08
🇧🇭 Bahrain -0.19 -2000.0% -0.2
🇬🇭 Ghana -0.26 -236.84% -0.45
🇲🇱 Mali -0.33 % -0.07
🇹🇷 Turkey -0.33 % 1.23
🇻🇪 Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) -0.47 % 0.07
🇲🇾 Malaysia -0.48 % 1.78
🇨🇩 Congo (the Democratic Republic of the) -0.59 % 0.74
🇦🇿 Azerbaijan -0.6 % -0.36
🇨🇮 Cote d'Ivoire -0.6 % 0.17
🇵🇱 Poland -0.67 % 4.68
🇰🇬 Kyrgyzstan -0.77 % 1.61
🇪🇬 Egypt -0.9 % -0.34
🇪🇪 Estonia -0.94 % 1.48
🇱🇹 Lithuania -0.96 % 0.41
🇲🇽 Mexico -1.1 % 0.07
🇨🇭 Switzerland -1.13 % 0.93
🇨🇴 Colombia -1.4 % -0.56
🇱🇦 Lao People's Democratic Republic (the) -1.47 % -0.03
🇹🇲 Turkmenistan -1.48 % -0.02
🇸🇮 Slovenia -1.6 -795.65% -1.83
🇧🇦 Bosnia Herzegovina -1.64 % -1.04
🇸🇪 Sweden -1.96 -248.48% -3.28
🇮🇷 Iran (Islamic Republic of) -2.19 % -1.51
🇲🇿 Mozambique -3.01 % 0.77
🇿🇦 South Africa -3.6 % -0.45
🇮🇱 Israel -3.67 % -1.59
🇷🇴 Romania -4.25 % -2.16
🇧🇬 Bulgaria -5.34 % -0.87
🇧🇹 Bhutan -5.91 % -0.56
🇺🇦 Ukraine -6.73 % 2.44
🇪🇸 Spain -11.04 % -5.29
🇨🇿 Czechia -11.47 % 4.68
🇨🇳 China -12.8 % -2.49
🇳🇴 Norway -13.86 % -3.83
🇷🇺 Russian Federation (the) -17.63 % -4.83
🇩🇪 Germany -20.1 % -3.54
🇨🇦 Canada -32.16 % -1.21
🇵🇾 Paraguay -46.29 % -1.18
🇫🇷 France -47.99 % 8.82

Regions with the Highest Electricity Imports in 2008

Country TWh YoY change YoY absolute change
🗺️ Africa %
🗺️ Asia %
🗺️ EU %
🗺️ Europe %
🗺️ G20 %
🗺️ G7 %
🗺️ Latin America and Caribbean %
🗺️ Middle East %
🗺️ North America %
🗺️ Oceania %
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🗺️ World %

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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