Electricity Imports by Country in 2016

In 2016, 🇺🇸United States of America was the country with the highest electricity imports in the world, with a total of 66.5 TWh. Followed by 🇧🇷, with the second highest electicity generation of 40.79 TWh. The country with the lowest electricity imports for the year was 🇨🇦Canada with -63.8 TWh.

The geographic region with the higest electricity imports in 2016 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 2016

Country TWh YoY change YoY absolute change
🇺🇸 United States of America 66.5 -0.25% -0.17
🇧🇷 Brazil 40.79 18.51% 6.37
🇮🇹 Italy 37.03 -20.16% -9.35
🇫🇮 Finland 18.95 15.97% 2.61
🇹🇭 Thailand 18.39 51.36% 6.24
🇬🇧 United Kingdom 17.75 -15.92% -3.36
🇭🇺 Hungary 12.71 -7.16% -0.98
🇮🇶 Iraq 11.97 -8.63% -1.13
🇭🇰 Hong Kong 10.42 -1.33% -0.14
🇦🇷 Argentina 9.52 6.25% 0.56
🇬🇷 Greece 8.8 -8.43% -0.81
🇱🇹 Lithuania 8.27 14.7% 1.06
🇪🇸 Spain 7.67 % 7.8
🇦🇹 Austria 7.16 -28.83% -2.9
🇱🇺 Luxembourg 6.3 12.5% 0.7
🇧🇪 Belgium 6.18 -70.57% -14.82
🇭🇷 Croatia 5.53 -18.56% -1.26
🇵🇸 Palestine, State of 5.47 1.11% 0.06
🇲🇦 Morocco 5.15 3.62% 0.18
🇩🇰 Denmark 5.06 -14.38% -0.85
🇳🇱 Netherlands 4.91 -43.89% -3.84
🇹🇷 Turkey 4.88 23.86% 0.94
🇦🇫 Afghanistan 4.33 14.55% 0.55
🇲🇴 Macao 4.31 6.42% 0.26
🇨🇭 Switzerland 3.92 % 4.95
🇧🇩 Bangladesh 3.82 13.02% 0.44
🇧🇾 Belarus 3.02 15.27% 0.4
🇳🇦 Namibia 2.99 15.44% 0.4
🇸🇰 Slovakia 2.65 10.88% 0.26
🇳🇵 Nepal 2.17 22.6% 0.4
🇲🇰 North Macedonia 2.03 -19.12% -0.48
🇵🇱 Poland 2.0 % 2.33
🇿🇼 Zimbabwe 1.85 % 1.95
🇧🇼 Botswana 1.65 12.24% 0.18
🇰🇭 Cambodia 1.58 1.94% 0.03
🇲🇹 Malta 1.53 45.71% 0.48
🇲🇳 Mongolia 1.41 2.92% 0.04
🇿🇲 Zambia 1.39 % 1.78
🇻🇳 Viet Nam 1.33 35.71% 0.35
🇧🇯 Benin 1.09 3.81% 0.04
🇸🇿 Eswatini 1.06 -1.85% -0.02
🇱🇻 Latvia 1.03 -43.41% -0.79
🇸🇻 El Salvador 0.99 10.0% 0.09
🇳🇪 Niger (the) 0.78 0.0% 0.0
🇮🇩 Indonesia 0.69 6800.0% 0.68
🇧🇫 Burkina Faso 0.63 43.18% 0.19
🇦🇪 United Arab Emirates 0.63 % 0.64
🇬🇭 Ghana 0.56 % 0.92
🇵🇰 Pakistan 0.5 8.7% 0.04
🇩🇯 Djibouti 0.45 45.16% 0.14
🇹🇬 Togo 0.45 -47.67% -0.41
🇸🇷 Suriname 0.44 238.46% 0.31
🇱🇾 Libya 0.38 % 0.38
🇱🇸 Lesotho 0.37 42.31% 0.11
🇸🇳 Senegal 0.36 9.09% 0.03
🇬🇦 Gabon 0.35 2.94% 0.01
🇨🇴 Colombia 0.33 % 0.74
🇭🇳 Honduras 0.3 100.0% 0.15
🇲🇪 Montenegro 0.3 -42.31% -0.22
🇯🇴 Jordan 0.29 -47.27% -0.26
🇲🇽 Mexico 0.26 % 0.93
🇧🇿 Belize 0.24 -4.0% -0.01
🇲🇷 Mauritania 0.22 22.22% 0.04
🇳🇮 Nicaragua 0.19 1800.0% 0.18
🇰🇬 Kyrgyzstan 0.13 -76.36% -0.42
🇧🇮 Burundi 0.1 0.0% 0.0
🇹🇿 Tanzania, the United Republic of 0.1 42.86% 0.03
🇱🇧 Lebanon 0.07 -74.07% -0.2
🇷🇼 Rwanda 0.07 -12.5% -0.01
🇰🇪 Kenya 0.05 400.0% 0.04
🇨🇲 Cameroon 0.02 0.0% 0.0
🇦🇸 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
🇧🇧 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
🇰🇾 Cayman Islands (the) 0.0 % 0.0
🇨🇫 Central African Republic (the) 0.0 % 0.0
🇹🇩 Chad 0.0 % 0.0
🇨🇱 Chile 0.0 % 0.0
🇰🇲 Comoros (the) 0.0 % 0.0
🇨🇬 Congo (the) 0.0 % 0.02
🇨🇰 Cook Islands (the) 0.0 % 0.0
🇨🇺 Cuba 0.0 % 0.0
🇨🇾 Cyprus 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
🇫🇰 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
🇬🇲 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
🇯🇲 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
🇲🇶 Martinique 0.0 % 0.0
🇲🇺 Mauritius 0.0 % 0.0
🇲🇩 Moldova 0.0 -100.0% -0.02
🇲🇸 Montserrat 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
🇵🇭 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
🇸🇨 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
🇸🇸 South Sudan 0.0 % 0.0
🇱🇰 Sri Lanka 0.0 % 0.0
🇸🇩 Sudan (the) 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
🇻🇺 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
🇧🇭 Bahrain -0.02 % -0.01
🇲🇼 Malawi -0.02 % 0.0
🇵🇪 Peru -0.02 % 0.03
🇦🇱 Albania -0.04 -102.86% -1.44
🇸🇾 Syrian Arab Republic (the) -0.07 % 0.19
🇬🇪 Georgia -0.08 -300.0% -0.12
🇹🇳 Tunisia -0.12 % -0.02
🇺🇬 Uganda -0.12 % -0.05
🇩🇿 Algeria -0.25 % -0.22
🇪🇬 Egypt -0.27 % 0.42
🇪🇨 Ecuador -0.32 -168.09% -0.79
🇨🇷 Costa Rica -0.34 % -0.23
🇵🇦 Panama -0.37 % -0.25
🇨🇩 Congo (the Democratic Republic of the) -0.4 % 0.0
🇲🇱 Mali -0.42 % -0.25
🇽🇰 Kosovo -0.51 -492.31% -0.64
🇬🇹 Guatemala -0.59 % -0.09
🇲🇾 Malaysia -0.66 -6700.0% -0.67
🇮🇪 Ireland -0.71 -205.97% -1.38
🇸🇦 Saudi Arabia -0.72 % -0.67
🇺🇾 Uruguay -0.75 % 0.57
🇦🇲 Armenia -0.95 % 0.3
🇦🇿 Azerbaijan -0.98 % -0.82
🇮🇳 India -1.09 -1311.11% -1.18
🇻🇪 Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) -1.11 % -0.14
🇸🇮 Slovenia -1.18 % -1.13
🇨🇮 Cote d'Ivoire -1.23 % -0.38
🇰🇿 Kazakhstan -1.25 % -1.25
🇪🇹 Ethiopia -1.3 % -0.6
🇹🇯 Tajikistan -1.33 % 0.01
🇺🇿 Uzbekistan -1.5 % -0.21
🇷🇸 Serbia -1.92 % -1.0
🇪🇪 Estonia -2.04 % -1.12
🇲🇲 Myanmar -2.38 % -2.38
🇮🇷 Iran (Islamic Republic of) -2.47 % 0.2
🇹🇲 Turkmenistan -3.2 % 0.0
🇲🇿 Mozambique -3.33 % -0.03
🇺🇦 Ukraine -3.75 % -2.4
🇧🇦 Bosnia Herzegovina -3.76 % -1.63
🇷🇴 Romania -5.02 % 1.71
🇵🇹 Portugal -5.09 -324.23% -7.36
🇮🇱 Israel -5.55 % -0.35
🇧🇹 Bhutan -5.68 % -0.08
🇿🇦 South Africa -5.99 % -4.44
🇧🇬 Bulgaria -6.37 % 4.21
🇨🇿 Czechia -10.97 % 1.54
🇸🇪 Sweden -11.73 % 10.87
🇨🇳 China -12.72 % -0.28
🇷🇺 Russian Federation (the) -14.5 % -2.84
🇳🇴 Norway -16.41 % -1.76
🇱🇦 Lao People's Democratic Republic (the) -18.79 % -9.29
🇫🇷 France -41.5 % 22.56
🇵🇾 Paraguay -48.42 % -7.29
🇩🇪 Germany -50.52 % -2.24
🇨🇦 Canada -63.8 % -1.62

Regions with the Highest Electricity Imports in 2016

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