Electricity Imports by Country in 2021

In 2021, 🇮🇹Italy was the country with the highest electricity imports in the world, with a total of 42.79 TWh. Followed by 🇺🇸, with the second highest electicity generation of 39.31 TWh. The country with the lowest electricity imports for the year was 🇫🇷France with -44.89 TWh.

The geographic region with the higest electricity imports in 2021 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 2021

Country TWh YoY change YoY absolute change
🇮🇹 Italy 42.79 32.89% 10.59
🇺🇸 United States of America 39.31 -16.91% -8.0
🇹🇭 Thailand 28.68 6.5% 1.75
🇬🇧 United Kingdom 24.15 36.83% 6.5
🇧🇷 Brazil 23.1 -6.55% -1.62
🇮🇶 Iraq 18.61 0.0% 0.0
🇫🇮 Finland 17.77 17.68% 2.67
🇭🇺 Hungary 12.75 9.16% 1.07
🇭🇰 Hong Kong 12.56 -1.1% -0.14
🇱🇹 Lithuania 9.04 14.29% 1.13
🇦🇹 Austria 7.54 242.73% 5.34
🇧🇩 Bangladesh 6.56 -1.65% -0.11
🇵🇸 Palestine, State of 6.21 3.5% 0.21
🇱🇺 Luxembourg 5.72 4.76% 0.26
🇦🇫 Afghanistan 5.37 4.27% 0.22
🇲🇴 Macao 5.19 7.01% 0.34
🇩🇰 Denmark 4.87 -29.22% -2.01
🇵🇹 Portugal 4.75 225.34% 3.29
🇭🇷 Croatia 3.96 -14.66% -0.68
🇬🇷 Greece 3.68 -58.47% -5.18
🇰🇭 Cambodia 3.61 -5.5% -0.21
🇲🇩 Moldova 3.43 1917.65% 3.26
🇳🇵 Nepal 2.77 -0.36% -0.01
🇨🇭 Switzerland 2.66 % 8.22
🇪🇪 Estonia 2.63 -27.75% -1.01
🇺🇿 Uzbekistan 2.52 0.0% 0.0
🇦🇷 Argentina 2.5 -46.92% -2.21
🇲🇰 North Macedonia 2.48 6.44% 0.15
🇲🇽 Mexico 2.42 -39.65% -1.59
🇷🇴 Romania 2.2 -21.15% -0.59
🇳🇦 Namibia 2.19 0.0% 0.0
🇧🇼 Botswana 1.84 0.0% 0.0
🇱🇻 Latvia 1.77 8.59% 0.14
🇿🇼 Zimbabwe 1.75 -11.62% -0.23
🇲🇳 Mongolia 1.63 -0.61% -0.01
🇬🇪 Georgia 1.62 10.96% 0.16
🇮🇪 Ireland 1.59 % 1.74
🇻🇳 Viet Nam 1.52 0.66% 0.01
🇳🇮 Nicaragua 1.36 27.1% 0.29
🇱🇾 Libya 1.35 7.14% 0.09
🇳🇪 Niger (the) 1.16 4.5% 0.05
🇧🇫 Burkina Faso 1.06 6.0% 0.06
🇮🇩 Indonesia 0.97 -37.42% -0.58
🇲🇦 Morocco 0.97 321.74% 0.74
🇸🇿 Eswatini 0.92 1.1% 0.01
🇵🇱 Poland 0.89 -93.29% -12.38
🇪🇸 Spain 0.85 -74.09% -2.43
🇹🇬 Togo 0.81 0.0% 0.0
🇸🇷 Suriname 0.8 0.0% 0.0
🇸🇰 Slovakia 0.77 140.63% 0.45
🇸🇻 El Salvador 0.66 3.13% 0.02
🇷🇸 Serbia 0.65 % 1.26
🇧🇯 Benin 0.64 0.0% 0.0
🇬🇦 Gabon 0.55 7.84% 0.04
🇩🇯 Djibouti 0.53 0.0% 0.0
🇱🇸 Lesotho 0.53 -1.85% -0.01
🇲🇹 Malta 0.51 21.43% 0.09
🇵🇰 Pakistan 0.51 0.0% 0.0
🇨🇴 Colombia 0.46 -56.19% -0.59
🇸🇳 Senegal 0.36 0.0% 0.0
🇧🇿 Belize 0.35 0.0% 0.0
🇳🇱 Netherlands 0.25 % 2.91
🇧🇭 Bahrain 0.2 0.0% 0.0
🇲🇷 Mauritania 0.2 0.0% 0.0
🇨🇩 Congo (the Democratic Republic of the) 0.19 -20.83% -0.05
🇰🇪 Kenya 0.14 16.67% 0.02
🇯🇴 Jordan 0.13 -31.58% -0.06
🇹🇿 Tanzania, the United Republic of 0.12 9.09% 0.01
🇧🇮 Burundi 0.1 0.0% 0.0
🇱🇧 Lebanon 0.09 % 0.09
🇰🇬 Kyrgyzstan 0.05 0.0% 0.0
🇵🇪 Peru 0.04 0.0% 0.0
🇷🇼 Rwanda 0.03 50.0% 0.01
🇨🇲 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 % 0.0
🇨🇰 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
🇲🇼 Malawi 0.0 % 0.02
🇲🇻 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
🇦🇪 United Arab Emirates -0.03 % 0.0
🇬🇹 Guatemala -0.07 % 0.0
🇩🇿 Algeria -0.1 % -0.04
🇭🇳 Honduras -0.17 % 0.0
🇲🇪 Montenegro -0.17 -312.5% -0.25
🇺🇬 Uganda -0.2 % 0.0
🇸🇮 Slovenia -0.27 % 1.73
🇧🇾 Belarus -0.3 % 0.2
🇸🇦 Saudi Arabia -0.3 % 0.07
🇸🇾 Syrian Arab Republic (the) -0.32 % 0.0
🇲🇱 Mali -0.35 % 0.0
🇵🇦 Panama -0.51 % -0.06
🇦🇱 Albania -0.55 -124.12% -2.83
🇰🇿 Kazakhstan -0.56 % 0.18
🇹🇳 Tunisia -0.58 % 0.02
🇦🇲 Armenia -0.63 % 0.38
🇻🇪 Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) -0.65 % 0.0
🇪🇬 Egypt -0.82 % 0.0
🇨🇷 Costa Rica -1.0 % 0.12
🇺🇾 Uruguay -1.08 % -0.45
🇪🇨 Ecuador -1.09 % 0.0
🇿🇲 Zambia -1.2 % 0.01
🇨🇮 Cote d'Ivoire -1.27 % -0.02
🇲🇲 Myanmar -1.34 % 0.0
🇬🇭 Ghana -1.41 % 0.33
🇹🇯 Tajikistan -1.43 % 0.06
🇦🇿 Azerbaijan -1.52 % -0.51
🇲🇾 Malaysia -1.65 % 0.01
🇪🇹 Ethiopia -1.75 % -0.11
🇹🇷 Turkey -1.85 % -1.26
🇮🇳 India -1.88 % -1.77
🇺🇦 Ukraine -2.04 % 0.38
🇹🇲 Turkmenistan -3.2 % 0.0
🇮🇷 Iran (Islamic Republic of) -3.63 % 0.0
🇲🇿 Mozambique -3.67 % 0.34
🇿🇦 South Africa -4.14 % -0.32
🇧🇦 Bosnia Herzegovina -4.76 % -0.71
🇧🇹 Bhutan -5.21 % 0.69
🇮🇱 Israel -6.52 % -0.28
🇧🇪 Belgium -7.88 % -7.55
🇧🇬 Bulgaria -8.78 % -5.37
🇨🇿 Czechia -11.08 % -0.93
🇳🇴 Norway -17.58 % 2.89
🇷🇺 Russian Federation (the) -17.67 % -9.0
🇨🇳 China -17.7 % -0.66
🇩🇪 Germany -18.58 % 0.45
🇸🇪 Sweden -25.57 % -0.57
🇵🇾 Paraguay -28.0 % 0.0
🇱🇦 Lao People's Democratic Republic (the) -31.15 % -1.78
🇨🇦 Canada -38.07 % 19.51
🇫🇷 France -44.89 % 0.15

Regions with the Highest Electricity Imports in 2021

Country TWh YoY change YoY absolute change
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🗺️ G20 %
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🗺️ Latin America and Caribbean %
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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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