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Energy > Electricity > Installed generating capacity: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: This entry is the total capacity of currently installed generators, expressed in kilowatts (kW), to produce electricity. A 10-kilowatt (kW) generator will produce 10 kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity, if it runs continuously for one hour.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 China 1.15 billion kW 2012
2 United States 1.04 billion kW 2010
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 305.64 million kW 2010
3 Japan 287 million kW 2010
4 Russia 223.1 million kW 2012
5 India 208.1 million kW 2010
6 Germany 153.2 million kW 2010
7 Canada 136.9 million kW 2010
8 France 124.3 million kW 2010
9 Italy 122.3 million kW 2011
10 Brazil 113.7 million kW 2010
11 Spain 101.7 million kW 2010
12 United Kingdom 93.45 million kW 2010
13 South Korea 84.66 million kW 2010
High income OECD countries average (profile) 79.78 million kW 2010
Non-religious countries average (profile) 68.18 million kW 2009
14 Iran 62.09 million kW 2010
15 Mexico 62 million kW 2010
16 Australia 59.13 million kW 2010
17 Ukraine 54.88 million kW 2010
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 51.61 million kW 2010
18 Turkey 49.52 million kW 2010
19 Saudi Arabia 49.05 million kW 2010
20 Taiwan 48.75 million kW 2011
South Asia average (profile) 47.81 million kW 2010
21 South Africa 44.26 million kW 2010
22 Indonesia 39.9 million kW 2011
NATO countries average (profile) 37.81 million kW 2010
23 Sweden 36.51 million kW 2010
Former British colonies average (profile) 34.1 million kW 2010
24 Poland 33.36 million kW 2010
25 Argentina 32.87 million kW 2010
26 Thailand 32.6 million kW 2012
27 Norway 30.18 million kW 2010
European Union average (profile) 29.71 million kW 2010
Eurozone average (profile) 29.62 million kW 2010
28 Venezuela 27.5 million kW 2012
29 Egypt 26.91 million kW 2010
30 Netherlands 26.62 million kW 2010
31 Vietnam 26.3 million kW 2012
32 Malaysia 25.39 million kW 2010
33 Romania 24.98 million kW 2011
Religious countries average (profile) 24.66 million kW 2010
34 United Arab Emirates 23.25 million kW 2010
35 Pakistan 22.27 million kW 2010
South and Central Asia average (profile) 21.83 million kW 2010
OPEC countries average (profile) 19.68 million kW 2010
36 Portugal 18.92 million kW 2010
37 Kazakhstan 18.73 million kW 2010
38 Belgium 18.32 million kW 2010
39 Czech Republic 18.3 million kW 2010
40 Switzerland 18.07 million kW 2010
41 Finland 16.68 million kW 2010
42 Philippines 16.36 million kW 2010
43 Chile 16.21 million kW 2010
44 Israel 15.33 million kW 2010
45 Greece 15.12 million kW 2010
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 14.42 million kW 2010
46 Denmark 13.71 million kW 2010
47 Colombia 13.54 million kW 2010
48 Kuwait 12.68 million kW 2010
49 Uzbekistan 11.6 million kW 2010
50 Algeria 11.33 million kW 2010
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 10.66 million kW 2010
51 Hong Kong 10.66 million kW 2012
52 Singapore 10.25 million kW 2010
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 10.24 million kW 2010
53 Iraq 10.11 million kW 2012
54 Bulgaria 10.01 million kW 2010
55 Hungary 9.9 million kW 2011
56 New Zealand 9.68 million kW 2010
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 9.54 million kW 2010
57 North Korea 9.5 million kW 2010
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 9.25 million kW 2010
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 9.15 million kW 2009
Muslim countries average (profile) 8.97 million kW 2010
58 Paraguay 8.82 million kW 2010
59 Peru 8.61 million kW 2010
60 Serbia 8.36 million kW 2010
61 Syria 8.32 million kW 2010
62 Ireland 8.32 million kW 2010
63 Belarus 8.03 million kW 2010
64 Slovakia 7.86 million kW 2010
Hot countries average (profile) 7.59 million kW 2010
65 Libya 6.77 million kW 2010
66 Bangladesh 6.67 million kW 2010
67 Morocco 6.62 million kW 2010
68 Azerbaijan 6.39 million kW 2010
69 Cuba 5.91 million kW 2011
70 Nigeria 5.9 million kW 2010
71 Dominican Republic 5.7 million kW 2010
72 Puerto Rico 5.57 million kW 2010
73 Ecuador 5.24 million kW 2010
74 Qatar 4.89 million kW 2010
75 Georgia 4.54 million kW 2010
76 Tajikistan 4.43 million kW 2010
77 Bosnia and Herzegovina 4.3 million kW 2010
78 Oman 4.26 million kW 2010
79 Croatia 4.13 million kW 2010
80 Lithuania 3.82 million kW 2011
81 Tunisia 3.65 million kW 2010
82 Kyrgyzstan 3.64 million kW 2010
83 Armenia 3.47 million kW 2010
84 Slovenia 3.19 million kW 2010
85 Bahrain 3.17 million kW 2010
86 Jordan 3.14 million kW 2010
87 Turkmenistan 2.85 million kW 2010
88 Costa Rica 2.8 million kW 2010
failed states average (profile) 2.76 million kW 2010
89 Estonia 2.75 million kW 2010
90 Guatemala 2.75 million kW 2010
91 Sri Lanka 2.69 million kW 2010
92 Uruguay 2.59 million kW 2010
93 Iceland 2.58 million kW 2010
94 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2.44 million kW 2010
95 Mozambique 2.43 million kW 2010
96 Lebanon 2.31 million kW 2010
97 Latvia 2.17 million kW 2010
98 Sudan 2.08 million kW 2010
99 Ethiopia 2.06 million kW 2010
100 Zimbabwe 2.04 million kW 2010
101 Ghana 1.99 million kW 2010
102 Panama 1.98 million kW 2010
103 Republic of Macedonia 1.94 million kW 2012
104 Laos 1.9 million kW 2010
Former French colonies average (profile) 1.85 million kW 2010
105 Luxembourg 1.72 million kW 2010
106 Burma 1.71 million kW 2010
107 Honduras 1.7 million kW 2010
108 Kenya 1.7 million kW 2010
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 1.68 million kW 2010
109 Zambia 1.68 million kW 2010
110 Bolivia 1.66 million kW 2010
111 Albania 1.62 million kW 2010
112 Trinidad and Tobago 1.6 million kW 2010
113 Cyprus 1.53 million kW 2010
114 Bhutan 1.5 million kW 2010
115 El Salvador 1.49 million kW 2010
116 Yemen 1.33 million kW 2010
117 Cote d'Ivoire 1.22 million kW 2010
118 Jamaica 1.18 million kW 2010
119 Angola 1.16 million kW 2010
120 Cameroon 1.11 million kW 2010
121 Nicaragua 1.11 million kW 2011
122 Mauritius 900,200 kW 2010
123 Montenegro 868,000 kW 2010
124 Tanzania 841,000 kW 2010
125 Mongolia 833,200 kW 2010
126 Brunei 759,000 kW 2010
127 Nepal 721,000 kW 2010
128 Papua New Guinea 700,000 kW 2010
129 Senegal 638,000 kW 2010
130 Malta 572,600 kW 2010
131 Congo, Republic of the 559,000 kW 2012
=132 Moldova 552,000 kW 2010
=132 Guam 552,000 kW 2010
134 Uganda 539,000 kW 2010
135 Austria 520,000 kW 2010
136 Namibia 508,000 kW 2012
137 New Caledonia 499,000 kW 2010
138 The Bahamas 493,000 kW 2010
139 Afghanistan 489,100 kW 2010
140 Macau 472,000 kW 2012
141 Madagascar 430,000 kW 2010
142 Gabon 415,000 kW 2010
143 Suriname 410,000 kW 2010
144 Guinea 395,000 kW 2010
145 Guyana 362,500 kW 2010
146 Cambodia 359,900 kW 2010
147 Virgin Islands 323,000 kW 2010
148 Mali 304,000 kW 2010
149 Malawi 287,000 kW 2010
150 Aruba 266,000 kW 2010
151 Mauritania 263,000 kW 2010
152 South Sudan 255,200 kW 2010
153 Burkina Faso 252,000 kW 2010
154 Fiji 245,100 kW 2010
155 Barbados 239,000 kW 2010
156 Liberia 197,000 kW 2010
157 French Polynesia 186,000 kW 2010
158 Belize 178,100 kW 2010
159 Bermuda 165,000 kW 2011
160 Cayman Islands 151,000 kW 2010
161 Swaziland 149,000 kW 2010
162 Eritrea 140,800 kW 2010
163 West Bank 140,000 kW 2013
164 Greenland 137,000 kW 2010
165 Niger 134,000 kW 2010
166 Botswana 132,000 kW 2011
=167 Haiti 130,000 kW 2012
=167 Djibouti 130,000 kW 2010
169 Sierra Leone 102,000 kW 2010
170 Faroe Islands 100,100 kW 2010
171 Dominica 97,000 kW 2010
172 Cape Verde 89,800 kW 2010
173 Seychelles 89,000 kW 2010
174 Togo 85,000 kW 2010
175 Somalia 80,000 kW 2010
=176 Lesotho 76,000 kW 2010
=176 Saint Lucia 76,000 kW 2010
178 Maldives 62,080 kW 2010
179 The Gambia 62,000 kW 2010
180 Benin 61,000 kW 2010
181 American Samoa 60,000 kW 2010
182 Western Sahara 58,000 kW 2010
183 Rwanda 57,250 kW 2010
184 Saint Kitts and Nevis 55,000 kW 2010
185 Burundi 52,000 kW 2010
186 Turks and Caicos Islands 50,000 kW 2010
187 Grenada 49,700 kW 2010
188 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 47,000 kW 2010
=189 Central African Republic 44,000 kW 2010
=189 British Virgin Islands 44,000 kW 2010
191 Gibraltar 43,000 kW 2010
192 Samoa 41,100 kW 2010
193 Equatorial Guinea 38,000 kW 2010
194 Solomon Islands 36,000 kW 2010
195 Chad 31,000 kW 2010
196 Vanuatu 28,000 kW 2010
197 Antigua and Barbuda 27,000 kW 2010
198 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 26,600 kW 2010
199 Guinea-Bissau 26,000 kW 2010
200 Sao Tome and Principe 14,000 kW 2010
201 Tonga 12,000 kW 2010
=202 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 10,000 kW 2010
=202 Montserrat 10,000 kW 2010
204 Cook Islands 8,090 kW 2010
205 Comoros 6,000 kW 2010
=206 Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha 5,000 kW 2010
=206 Kiribati 5,000 kW 2010
=208 Nauru 1,000 kW 2010
=208 Niue 1,000 kW 2010

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"Countries Compared by Energy > Electricity > Installed generating capacity. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Energy/Electricity/Installed-generating-capacity

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