Electricity Imports by Country in 2017

In 2017, 🇺🇸United States of America was the country with the highest electricity imports in the world, with a total of 56.31 TWh. Followed by 🇮🇹, with the second highest electicity generation of 37.76 TWh. The country with the lowest electricity imports for the year was 🇨🇦Canada with -62.15 TWh.

The geographic region with the higest electricity imports in 2017 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 2017

Country TWh YoY change YoY absolute change
🇺🇸 United States of America 56.31 -15.32% -10.19
🇮🇹 Italy 37.76 1.97% 0.73
🇧🇷 Brazil 36.35 -10.89% -4.44
🇹🇭 Thailand 23.32 26.81% 4.93
🇫🇮 Finland 20.43 7.81% 1.48
🇬🇧 United Kingdom 14.76 -16.85% -2.99
🇭🇺 Hungary 12.88 1.34% 0.17
🇮🇶 Iraq 11.79 -1.5% -0.18
🇭🇰 Hong Kong 11.23 7.77% 0.81
🇦🇷 Argentina 10.46 9.87% 0.94
🇪🇸 Spain 9.17 19.56% 1.5
🇱🇹 Lithuania 8.68 4.96% 0.41
🇭🇷 Croatia 6.95 25.68% 1.42
🇦🇹 Austria 6.55 -8.52% -0.61
🇬🇷 Greece 6.24 -29.09% -2.56
🇱🇺 Luxembourg 6.18 -1.9% -0.12
🇧🇪 Belgium 6.02 -2.59% -0.16
🇲🇦 Morocco 5.9 14.56% 0.75
🇵🇸 Palestine, State of 5.58 2.01% 0.11
🇨🇭 Switzerland 5.55 41.58% 1.63
🇧🇩 Bangladesh 4.66 21.99% 0.84
🇦🇫 Afghanistan 4.61 6.47% 0.28
🇩🇰 Denmark 4.56 -9.88% -0.5
🇲🇴 Macao 3.95 -8.35% -0.36
🇳🇱 Netherlands 3.51 -28.51% -1.4
🇸🇰 Slovakia 3.03 14.34% 0.38
🇦🇱 Albania 2.91 % 2.95
🇳🇦 Namibia 2.84 -5.02% -0.15
🇧🇾 Belarus 2.59 -14.24% -0.43
🇳🇵 Nepal 2.58 18.89% 0.41
🇵🇱 Poland 2.29 14.5% 0.29
🇿🇼 Zimbabwe 2.22 20.0% 0.37
🇲🇰 North Macedonia 1.98 -2.46% -0.05
🇸🇻 El Salvador 1.59 60.61% 0.6
🇲🇳 Mongolia 1.55 9.93% 0.14
🇰🇭 Cambodia 1.44 -8.86% -0.14
🇧🇼 Botswana 1.29 -21.82% -0.36
🇲🇩 Moldova 1.13 % 1.13
🇮🇩 Indonesia 1.12 62.32% 0.43
🇲🇪 Montenegro 1.12 273.33% 0.82
🇧🇯 Benin 1.11 1.83% 0.02
🇸🇿 Eswatini 1.02 -3.77% -0.04
🇸🇷 Suriname 0.89 102.27% 0.45
🇲🇹 Malta 0.86 -43.79% -0.67
🇳🇪 Niger (the) 0.85 8.97% 0.07
🇷🇸 Serbia 0.83 % 2.75
🇬🇪 Georgia 0.81 % 0.89
🇻🇳 Viet Nam 0.71 -46.62% -0.62
🇧🇫 Burkina Faso 0.65 3.17% 0.02
🇹🇬 Togo 0.64 42.22% 0.19
🇨🇩 Congo (the Democratic Republic of the) 0.61 % 1.01
🇵🇰 Pakistan 0.56 12.0% 0.06
🇱🇧 Lebanon 0.53 657.14% 0.46
🇩🇯 Djibouti 0.51 13.33% 0.06
🇬🇦 Gabon 0.46 31.43% 0.11
🇭🇳 Honduras 0.42 40.0% 0.12
🇱🇸 Lesotho 0.39 5.41% 0.02
🇽🇰 Kosovo 0.36 % 0.87
🇲🇽 Mexico 0.35 34.62% 0.09
🇳🇮 Nicaragua 0.33 73.68% 0.14
🇸🇳 Senegal 0.33 -8.33% -0.03
🇱🇾 Libya 0.3 -21.05% -0.08
🇧🇿 Belize 0.23 -4.17% -0.01
🇰🇪 Kenya 0.22 340.0% 0.17
🇲🇷 Mauritania 0.19 -13.64% -0.03
🇹🇿 Tanzania, the United Republic of 0.11 10.0% 0.01
🇧🇮 Burundi 0.1 0.0% 0.0
🇨🇴 Colombia 0.07 -78.79% -0.26
🇷🇼 Rwanda 0.07 0.0% 0.0
🇬🇭 Ghana 0.05 -91.07% -0.51
🇧🇭 Bahrain 0.04 % 0.06
🇨🇲 Cameroon 0.02 0.0% 0.0
🇵🇪 Peru 0.02 % 0.04
🇦🇸 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
🇰🇲 Comoros (the) 0.0 % 0.0
🇨🇬 Congo (the) 0.0 % 0.0
🇨🇰 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
🇲🇸 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
🇯🇴 Jordan -0.01 -103.45% -0.3
🇲🇼 Malawi -0.02 % 0.0
🇸🇦 Saudi Arabia -0.03 % 0.69
🇹🇳 Tunisia -0.03 % 0.09
🇨🇱 Chile -0.04 % -0.04
🇱🇻 Latvia -0.06 -105.83% -1.09
🇦🇪 United Arab Emirates -0.1 -115.87% -0.73
🇪🇨 Ecuador -0.19 % 0.13
🇺🇬 Uganda -0.29 % -0.17
🇵🇦 Panama -0.31 % 0.06
🇿🇲 Zambia -0.31 -122.3% -1.7
🇩🇿 Algeria -0.34 % -0.09
🇪🇬 Egypt -0.34 % -0.07
🇲🇱 Mali -0.42 % 0.0
🇸🇮 Slovenia -0.52 % 0.66
🇸🇾 Syrian Arab Republic (the) -0.54 % -0.47
🇹🇷 Turkey -0.58 -111.89% -5.46
🇺🇿 Uzbekistan -0.64 % 0.86
🇮🇪 Ireland -0.68 % 0.03
🇨🇷 Costa Rica -0.71 % -0.37
🇬🇹 Guatemala -0.97 % -0.38
🇻🇪 Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) -1.06 % 0.05
🇦🇲 Armenia -1.12 % -0.17
🇲🇾 Malaysia -1.12 % -0.46
🇦🇿 Azerbaijan -1.17 % -0.19
🇰🇬 Kyrgyzstan -1.22 -1038.46% -1.35
🇹🇯 Tajikistan -1.31 % 0.02
🇲🇲 Myanmar -1.39 % 0.99
🇪🇹 Ethiopia -1.43 % -0.13
🇺🇾 Uruguay -1.46 % -0.71
🇲🇿 Mozambique -1.72 % 1.61
🇧🇦 Bosnia Herzegovina -1.84 % 1.92
🇨🇮 Cote d'Ivoire -1.84 % -0.61
🇮🇳 India -2.13 % -1.04
🇵🇹 Portugal -2.68 % 2.41
🇪🇪 Estonia -2.73 % -0.69
🇷🇴 Romania -2.89 % 2.13
🇹🇲 Turkmenistan -3.2 % 0.0
🇮🇷 Iran (Islamic Republic of) -4.32 % -1.85
🇰🇿 Kazakhstan -4.36 % -3.11
🇺🇦 Ukraine -5.18 % -1.43
🇧🇬 Bulgaria -5.48 % 0.89
🇧🇹 Bhutan -5.61 % 0.07
🇮🇱 Israel -5.65 % -0.1
🇿🇦 South Africa -6.63 % -0.64
🇷🇺 Russian Federation (the) -10.6 % 3.9
🇨🇿 Czechia -13.04 % -2.07
🇨🇳 China -13.05 % -0.33
🇳🇴 Norway -15.16 % 1.25
🇸🇪 Sweden -18.99 % -7.26
🇱🇦 Lao People's Democratic Republic (the) -24.4 % -5.61
🇫🇷 France -40.13 % 1.37
🇵🇾 Paraguay -43.63 % 4.79
🇩🇪 Germany -52.46 % -1.94
🇨🇦 Canada -62.15 % 1.65

Regions with the Highest Electricity Imports in 2017

Country TWh YoY change YoY absolute change
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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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