Electricity Imports by Country in 2018

In 2018, 🇺🇸United States of America was the country with the highest electricity imports in the world, with a total of 44.46 TWh. Followed by 🇮🇹, with the second highest electicity generation of 43.9 TWh. The country with the lowest electricity imports for the year was 🇫🇷France with -62.97 TWh.

The geographic region with the higest electricity imports in 2018 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 2018

Country TWh YoY change YoY absolute change
🇺🇸 United States of America 44.46 -21.04% -11.85
🇮🇹 Italy 43.9 16.26% 6.14
🇧🇷 Brazil 34.98 -3.77% -1.37
🇹🇭 Thailand 25.58 9.69% 2.26
🇮🇶 Iraq 21.79 84.82% 10.0
🇫🇮 Finland 19.94 -2.4% -0.49
🇬🇧 United Kingdom 19.11 29.47% 4.35
🇧🇪 Belgium 17.33 187.87% 11.31
🇭🇺 Hungary 14.35 11.41% 1.47
🇭🇰 Hong Kong 12.04 7.21% 0.81
🇪🇸 Spain 11.1 21.05% 1.93
🇱🇹 Lithuania 9.63 10.94% 0.95
🇦🇷 Argentina 9.56 -8.6% -0.9
🇦🇹 Austria 8.95 36.64% 2.4
🇳🇱 Netherlands 7.97 127.07% 4.46
🇬🇷 Greece 6.28 0.64% 0.04
🇱🇺 Luxembourg 6.16 -0.32% -0.02
🇵🇸 Palestine, State of 5.92 6.09% 0.34
🇵🇱 Poland 5.69 148.47% 3.4
🇭🇷 Croatia 5.39 -22.45% -1.56
🇩🇰 Denmark 5.22 14.47% 0.66
🇦🇫 Afghanistan 4.99 8.24% 0.38
🇲🇴 Macao 4.91 24.3% 0.96
🇧🇩 Bangladesh 4.78 2.58% 0.12
🇸🇰 Slovakia 3.68 21.45% 0.65
🇲🇦 Morocco 3.37 -42.88% -2.53
🇳🇦 Namibia 3.34 17.61% 0.5
🇳🇵 Nepal 2.78 7.75% 0.2
🇲🇰 North Macedonia 1.92 -3.03% -0.06
🇸🇻 El Salvador 1.76 10.69% 0.17
🇲🇳 Mongolia 1.64 5.81% 0.09
🇻🇳 Viet Nam 1.62 128.17% 0.91
🇰🇭 Cambodia 1.57 9.03% 0.13
🇮🇩 Indonesia 1.5 33.93% 0.38
🇧🇯 Benin 1.29 16.22% 0.18
🇲🇽 Mexico 1.25 257.14% 0.9
🇧🇼 Botswana 1.19 -7.75% -0.1
🇿🇼 Zimbabwe 1.02 -54.05% -1.2
🇳🇪 Niger (the) 0.99 16.47% 0.14
🇲🇩 Moldova 0.96 -15.04% -0.17
🇸🇿 Eswatini 0.94 -7.84% -0.08
🇬🇪 Georgia 0.92 13.58% 0.11
🇱🇻 Latvia 0.91 % 0.97
🇧🇫 Burkina Faso 0.84 29.23% 0.19
🇸🇷 Suriname 0.81 -8.99% -0.08
🇹🇬 Togo 0.69 7.81% 0.05
🇲🇹 Malta 0.62 -27.91% -0.24
🇩🇯 Djibouti 0.53 3.92% 0.02
🇬🇦 Gabon 0.51 10.87% 0.05
🇵🇰 Pakistan 0.49 -12.5% -0.07
🇱🇾 Libya 0.47 56.67% 0.17
🇱🇸 Lesotho 0.4 2.56% 0.01
🇭🇳 Honduras 0.36 -14.29% -0.06
🇸🇳 Senegal 0.32 -3.03% -0.01
🇧🇿 Belize 0.23 0.0% 0.0
🇧🇭 Bahrain 0.2 400.0% 0.16
🇲🇷 Mauritania 0.2 5.26% 0.01
🇳🇮 Nicaragua 0.2 -39.39% -0.13
🇽🇰 Kosovo 0.15 -58.33% -0.21
🇷🇸 Serbia 0.12 -85.54% -0.71
🇹🇿 Tanzania, the United Republic of 0.12 9.09% 0.01
🇨🇴 Colombia 0.11 57.14% 0.04
🇧🇮 Burundi 0.1 0.0% 0.0
🇨🇩 Congo (the Democratic Republic of the) 0.09 -85.25% -0.52
🇯🇴 Jordan 0.09 % 0.1
🇰🇪 Kenya 0.09 -59.09% -0.13
🇷🇼 Rwanda 0.09 28.57% 0.02
🇨🇲 Cameroon 0.02 0.0% 0.0
🇵🇪 Peru 0.02 0.0% 0.0
🇱🇧 Lebanon 0.01 -98.11% -0.52
🇦🇸 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 % 0.04
🇰🇲 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
🇲🇼 Malawi -0.02 % 0.0
🇮🇪 Ireland -0.03 % 0.65
🇸🇦 Saudi Arabia -0.03 % 0.0
🇦🇪 United Arab Emirates -0.03 % 0.07
🇩🇿 Algeria -0.09 % 0.25
🇹🇳 Tunisia -0.1 % -0.07
🇪🇨 Ecuador -0.15 % 0.04
🇲🇪 Montenegro -0.2 -117.86% -1.32
🇺🇬 Uganda -0.2 % 0.09
🇵🇦 Panama -0.31 % 0.0
🇲🇱 Mali -0.35 % 0.07
🇺🇿 Uzbekistan -0.39 % 0.25
🇸🇮 Slovenia -0.5 % 0.02
🇸🇾 Syrian Arab Republic (the) -0.54 % 0.0
🇪🇬 Egypt -0.57 % -0.23
🇬🇭 Ghana -0.6 -1300.0% -0.65
🇹🇷 Turkey -0.63 % -0.05
🇨🇷 Costa Rica -0.75 % -0.04
🇰🇬 Kyrgyzstan -0.75 % 0.47
🇦🇱 Albania -0.91 -131.27% -3.82
🇧🇾 Belarus -0.99 -138.22% -3.58
🇪🇹 Ethiopia -1.0 % 0.43
🇻🇪 Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) -1.02 % 0.04
🇨🇮 Cote d'Ivoire -1.05 % 0.79
🇿🇲 Zambia -1.07 % -0.76
🇺🇾 Uruguay -1.18 % 0.28
🇦🇿 Azerbaijan -1.31 % -0.14
🇲🇿 Mozambique -1.41 % 0.31
🇦🇲 Armenia -1.42 % -0.3
🇲🇲 Myanmar -1.43 % -0.04
🇲🇾 Malaysia -1.49 % -0.37
🇨🇭 Switzerland -1.59 -128.65% -7.14
🇬🇹 Guatemala -1.67 % -0.7
🇪🇪 Estonia -1.9 % 0.83
🇹🇯 Tajikistan -2.39 % -1.08
🇷🇴 Romania -2.54 % 0.35
🇵🇹 Portugal -2.66 % 0.02
🇹🇲 Turkmenistan -3.2 % 0.0
🇰🇿 Kazakhstan -3.48 % 0.88
🇮🇷 Iran (Islamic Republic of) -3.71 % 0.61
🇮🇳 India -4.1 % -1.97
🇧🇹 Bhutan -4.45 % 1.16
🇧🇦 Bosnia Herzegovina -4.61 % -2.77
🇿🇦 South Africa -4.7 % 1.93
🇮🇱 Israel -5.86 % -0.21
🇺🇦 Ukraine -6.07 % -0.89
🇧🇬 Bulgaria -7.81 % -2.33
🇳🇴 Norway -10.15 % 5.01
🇷🇺 Russian Federation (the) -12.6 % -2.0
🇨🇿 Czechia -13.91 % -0.87
🇨🇳 China -15.22 % -2.17
🇸🇪 Sweden -17.22 % 1.77
🇱🇦 Lao People's Democratic Republic (the) -26.91 % -2.51
🇵🇾 Paraguay -42.21 % 1.42
🇨🇦 Canada -48.21 % 13.94
🇩🇪 Germany -48.74 % 3.72
🇫🇷 France -62.97 % -22.84

Regions with the Highest Electricity Imports in 2018

Country TWh YoY change YoY absolute change
🗺️ Africa %
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🗺️ EU %
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🗺️ 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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