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Consumption 499.9 billion kWh
Ranked 4th.
549.1 billion kWh
Ranked 3rd. 10% more than Canada

Consumption > Per capita 16,055.64 kWh per capita
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than Germany
6,641.91 kWh per capita
Ranked 24th.

Consumption by households 150.99 billion kWh
Ranked 4th. 6% more than Germany
141.8 billion kWh
Ranked 5th.

Consumption by households per capita 4,672.75 kWh
Ranked 6th. 3 times more than Germany
1,719.43 kWh
Ranked 29th.

Consumption by petroleum refineries 6.56 billion kWh
Ranked 8th.
7.2 billion kWh
Ranked 7th. 10% more than Canada

Consumption by petroleum refineries per capita 202.93 kWh
Ranked 5th. 2 times more than Germany
87.29 kWh
Ranked 21st.

Consumption per capita 16,281.22 kWh
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than Germany
6,652.78 kWh
Ranked 21st.

Exports 57.97 billion kWh
Ranked 2nd.
66.81 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 15% more than Canada

From other renewable sources 4.2% of total installed capacity
Ranked 42nd.
13% of total installed capacity
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Canada
Installed generating capacity 136.9 million kW
Ranked 5th.
153.2 million kW
Ranked 4th. 12% more than Canada
Installed generating capacity per thousand people 4,011.54 kW
Ranked 5th. 2 times more than Germany
1,873.39 kW
Ranked 33th.
Production 618.9 billion kWh
Ranked 5th. 8% more than Germany
575.6 billion kWh
Ranked 6th.

Production > KWh 639.73 billion
Ranked 7th. 2% more than Germany
629.55 billion
Ranked 8th.

Production > Per capita 18,346.73 kWh per capita
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Germany
7,217.15 kWh per capita
Ranked 28th.

Production per capita 18,604.5 kWh
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Germany
7,228.96 kWh
Ranked 26th.

Consumption by households and other consumers per capita 9,136.39 kWh
Ranked 8th. 3 times more than Germany
3,264.24 kWh
Ranked 37th.

Production by source > Nuclear 12.9%
Ranked 22nd.
29.9%
Ranked 14th. 2 times more than Canada
Imports 11.39 billion kWh
Ranked 16th.
46.27 billion kWh
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Canada

From nuclear fuels 9.2% of total installed capacity
Ranked 16th.
23% of total installed capacity
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Canada
Consumption in agriculture per capita 317.16 kWh
Ranked 11th. 3 times more than Germany
100.64 kWh
Ranked 31st.

Consumption by households and other consumers > Per capita 9,140.07 kWh per capita
Ranked 8th. 3 times more than Germany
3,264.24 kWh per capita
Ranked 43th.

Production > KWh > Per capita 19,308.81 per capita
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Germany
6,722.96 per capita
Ranked 21st.

Thermal > Production per capita 5,292.43 kWh
Ranked 30th. 9% more than Germany
4,874.74 kWh
Ranked 34th.

Solar > Production > Public 17 million kWh
Ranked 4th.
1.28 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 75 times more than Canada

Consumption by households > Per capita 4,674.63 kWh per capita
Ranked 8th. 3 times more than Germany
1,719.43 kWh per capita
Ranked 34th.

From fossil fuels 31.7% of total installed capacity
Ranked 156th.
55% of total installed capacity
Ranked 11th. 74% more than Canada
Production by source > Fossil fuel 28%
Ranked 179th.
61.8%
Ranked 129th. 2 times more than Canada
Net inland availability > Per capita 15,813.9 kWh per capita
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Germany
6,275.1 kWh per capita
Ranked 30th.

Consumption by industry and construction per capita 6,539.43 kWh
Ranked 6th. 2 times more than Germany
2,814.42 kWh
Ranked 21st.

Nuclear > Production 92.04 billion kWh
Ranked 6th.
163.06 billion kWh
Ranked 3rd. 77% more than Canada

Production from hydroelectric sources > Kwh per capita 10,656.42 kWh
Ranked 3rd. 42 times more than Germany
255.43 kWh
Ranked 53th.

Production from hydroelectric sources > Kwh 340.95 billion kWh
Ranked 2nd. 16 times more than Germany
21.08 billion kWh
Ranked 24th.

Consumption in agriculture 10.25 billion kWh
Ranked 7th. 23% more than Germany
8.3 billion kWh
Ranked 8th.

Consumption by industry and construction > Per capita 6,542.06 kWh per capita
Ranked 6th. 2 times more than Germany
2,814.43 kWh per capita
Ranked 23th.

Net > Production 608.2 billion kWh
Ranked 6th. 5% more than Germany
579.04 billion kWh
Ranked 7th.

Consumption by petroleum refineries > Per capita 203.01 kWh per capita
Ranked 5th. 2 times more than Germany
87.29 kWh per capita
Ranked 22nd.

Thermal > Production 171.01 billion kWh
Ranked 15th.
402.02 billion kWh
Ranked 6th. 2 times more than Canada

Consumption by iron and steel industry > Per capita 332.15 kWh per capita
Ranked 22nd. 1% more than Germany
327.38 kWh per capita
Ranked 24th.

Gross inland availability > Per capita 18,091.98 kWh per capita
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Germany
6,965.86 kWh per capita
Ranked 29th.

Hydro > Production 363.63 billion kWh
Ranked 2nd. 14 times more than Germany
26.72 billion kWh
Ranked 18th.

Consumption by households and other consumers 295.21 billion kWh
Ranked 4th. 10% more than Germany
269.2 billion kWh
Ranked 5th.

Solar > Production > Public per capita 0.526 kWh
Ranked 7th.
15.55 kWh
Ranked 1st. 30 times more than Canada

Net > Production per capita 18,822.85 kWh
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Germany
7,021.22 kWh
Ranked 28th.

Hydro > Production per capita 11,253.59 kWh
Ranked 3rd. 35 times more than Germany
323.96 kWh
Ranked 57th.

Consumption > Date of > Information 2003 2003
Production by source > Hydro 57.9%
Ranked 46th. 14 times more than Germany
4.2%
Ranked 122nd.
Thermal > Production > Public per capita 4,741.8 kWh
Ranked 27th. 9% more than Germany
4,339.62 kWh
Ranked 35th.

Production from natural gas sources > Kwh per capita 1,002.44 kWh
Ranked 40th. 35% more than Germany
745 kWh
Ranked 50th.

Gross > Production > Public and self-producer 628.19 billion kWh
Ranked 6th. 1% more than Germany
620.3 billion kWh
Ranked 7th.

Production from coal sources > Kwh 103.09 billion kWh
Ranked 12th.
308.13 billion kWh
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Canada

Production from natural gas sources > % of total 5.36%
Ranked 74th.
10.08%
Ranked 68th. 88% more than Canada

Production from natural gas sources > Kwh 32.07 billion kWh
Ranked 23th.
61.48 billion kWh
Ranked 13th. 92% more than Canada

Consumption by chemical industry 19.5 billion kWh
Ranked 10th.
54.77 billion kWh
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Canada

Consumption by iron and steel industry 10.73 billion kWh
Ranked 13th.
27 billion kWh
Ranked 6th. 3 times more than Canada

Consumption by other consumers > Per capita 4,148.15 kWh per capita
Ranked 9th. 3 times more than Germany
1,444.17 kWh per capita
Ranked 43th.

Consumption by other industries and construction 181.07 billion kWh
Ranked 4th. 20% more than Germany
150.34 billion kWh
Ranked 5th.

Consumption by industry and construction 211.3 billion kWh
Ranked 6th.
232.1 billion kWh
Ranked 5th. 10% more than Canada

Consumption by mining industry > Energy commodities > Per capita 33.56 kWh per capita
Ranked 20th.
74.49 kWh per capita
Ranked 9th. 2 times more than Canada

Consumption by other consumers 133.98 billion kWh
Ranked 4th. 12% more than Germany
119.1 billion kWh
Ranked 5th.

Gross inland availability 584.35 billion kWh
Ranked 6th. 2% more than Germany
574.47 billion kWh
Ranked 7th.

Conversion > Transport and distribution losses 45.84 billion kWh
Ranked 7th. 56% more than Germany
29.33 billion kWh
Ranked 11th.

Energy balance requirement > Per capita 13,416.33 kWh per capita
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than Germany
2,591.47 kWh per capita
Ranked 17th.

Energy balance requirement 433.33 billion kWh
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Germany
213.72 billion kWh
Ranked 7th.

Hydro > Production > Per capita 11,258.12 kWh per capita
Ranked 3rd. 35 times more than Germany
323.96 kWh per capita
Ranked 60th.

Hydro > Production > Public 332.17 billion kWh
Ranked 2nd. 13 times more than Germany
26.36 billion kWh
Ranked 18th.

Nuclear > Production > Per capita 2,849.62 kWh per capita
Ranked 8th. 44% more than Germany
1,977.16 kWh per capita
Ranked 13th.

Nuclear > Production > Public > Per capita 2,849.62 kWh per capita
Ranked 8th. 44% more than Germany
1,977.16 kWh per capita
Ranked 13th.

Imports > Per capita 707,560.75 kWh per 1,000 people
Ranked 15th. 40% more than Germany
505,890.82 kWh per 1,000 people
Ranked 18th.

Net inland availability 510.77 billion kWh
Ranked 6th.
517.5 billion kWh
Ranked 5th. 1% more than Canada

Net > Production > Per capita 18,830.43 kWh per capita
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Germany
7,021.22 kWh per capita
Ranked 31st.

Thermal > Production > Per capita 5,294.56 kWh per capita
Ranked 37th. 9% more than Germany
4,874.74 kWh per capita
Ranked 43th.

Thermal > Production > Self-producer 17.79 billion kWh
Ranked 12th.
44.13 billion kWh
Ranked 5th. 2 times more than Canada

Power plant capacity > Public solar 17,000 kW
Ranked 6th.
1.51 million kW
Ranked 1st. 89 times more than Canada

Power plant capacity > Public solar > Per capita 0.526 kW per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th.
18.29 kW per 1,000 people
Ranked 1st. 35 times more than Canada

Thermal > Production > Self-producer > Per capita 550.85 kWh per capita
Ranked 22nd. 3% more than Germany
535.12 kWh per capita
Ranked 25th.

Total > Production > Public 578.94 billion kWh
Ranked 6th. 1% more than Germany
575.81 billion kWh
Ranked 7th.

Total > Production > Public > Per capita 17,924.49 kWh per capita
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Germany
6,982.08 kWh per capita
Ranked 30th.

Total > Production > Self-producer 49.25 billion kWh
Ranked 4th. 11% more than Germany
44.49 billion kWh
Ranked 7th.

Wind > Production 1.47 billion kWh
Ranked 9th.
27.23 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 19 times more than Canada

Power plant capacity > Public wind 684,000 kW
Ranked 9th.
18.43 million kW
Ranked 1st. 27 times more than Canada

Station use and station loss > Per capita 618.9 kWh per capita
Ranked 11th. 24% more than Germany
500.36 kWh per capita
Ranked 20th.

Thermal > Production > Public 153.22 billion kWh
Ranked 13th.
357.89 billion kWh
Ranked 6th. 2 times more than Canada

Thermal > Production > Public > Per capita 4,743.71 kWh per capita
Ranked 33th. 9% more than Germany
4,339.62 kWh per capita
Ranked 42nd.

Wind > Production > Per capita 45,543.21 kWh per 1,000 people
Ranked 17th.
330,170.95 kWh per 1,000 people
Ranked 3rd. 7 times more than Canada

Wind > Production > Public 1.47 billion kWh
Ranked 7th.
27.23 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 19 times more than Canada

Production from oil sources > Kwh 21.78 billion kWh
Ranked 15th. 2 times more than Germany
10.14 billion kWh
Ranked 24th.

Power plant capacity > Public solar per million 526.12 kW
Ranked 9th.
18,285.57 kW
Ranked 1st. 35 times more than Canada

Station use and station loss per capita 618.66 kWh
Ranked 9th. 24% more than Germany
500.36 kWh
Ranked 16th.

Consumption by other industries and construction > Per capita 5,606.09 kWh per capita
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Germany
1,822.98 kWh per capita
Ranked 26th.

Consumption by pump-storage plants 210 million kWh
Ranked 24th.
9.51 billion kWh
Ranked 3rd. 45 times more than Canada

Consumption by transportation industry 4.26 billion kWh
Ranked 12th.
16.2 billion kWh
Ranked 4th. 4 times more than Canada

Consumption by transportation industry > Per capita 131.77 kWh per capita
Ranked 14th.
196.44 kWh per capita
Ranked 9th. 49% more than Canada

Conversion > Transport and distribution losses > Per capita 1,419.24 kWh per capita
Ranked 4th. 4 times more than Germany
355.62 kWh per capita
Ranked 63th.

Exports > Per capita 1,677.97 kWh per capita
Ranked 6th. 2 times more than Germany
749.06 kWh per capita
Ranked 11th.

Gross > Production > Public and self-producer > Per capita 19,449.33 kWh per capita
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Germany
7,521.58 kWh per capita
Ranked 31st.

Nuclear > Production > Public 92.04 billion kWh
Ranked 6th.
163.06 billion kWh
Ranked 3rd. 77% more than Canada

Consumption by mining industry > Energy commodities 1.08 billion kWh
Ranked 13th.
6.12 billion kWh
Ranked 6th. 6 times more than Canada

Total > Production > Self-producer > Per capita 1,524.85 kWh per capita
Ranked 8th. 3 times more than Germany
539.5 kWh per capita
Ranked 26th.

Production by source > Other 1.3%
Ranked 36th.
4.1%
Ranked 15th. 3 times more than Canada
Consumption by other consumers per capita 4,146.48 kWh
Ranked 7th. 3 times more than Germany
1,444.17 kWh
Ranked 37th.

Consumption by other industries and construction per capita 5,603.83 kWh
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Germany
1,822.98 kWh
Ranked 22nd.

Consumption by pump-storage plants per capita 6.5 kWh
Ranked 26th.
115.36 kWh
Ranked 8th. 18 times more than Canada

Conversion > Transport and distribution losses per capita 1,418.67 kWh
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Germany
355.62 kWh
Ranked 58th.

Production from coal sources > % of total 17.23%
Ranked 40th.
50.51%
Ranked 15th. 3 times more than Canada

Hydro > Production > Public per capita 10,279.99 kWh
Ranked 3rd. 32 times more than Germany
319.59 kWh
Ranked 56th.

Imports per capita 705.33 kWh
Ranked 15th. 39% more than Germany
507.49 kWh
Ranked 18th.

Net inland availability per capita 15,807.53 kWh
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Germany
6,275.1 kWh
Ranked 28th.

Nuclear > Production > Public per capita 2,848.48 kWh
Ranked 8th. 44% more than Germany
1,977.16 kWh
Ranked 13th.

Power plant capacity > Solar 17,000 kW
Ranked 10th.
1.51 million kW
Ranked 1st. 89 times more than Canada

Consumption by crude petroleum fields > Per capita 605.25 kWh per capita
Ranked 1st. 100 times more than Germany
6.06 kWh per capita
Ranked 22nd.

Power plant capacity > Public wind > Per capita 21.18 kW per 1,000 people
Ranked 17th.
223.45 kW per 1,000 people
Ranked 2nd. 11 times more than Canada

Power plant capacity > Public wind per 1000 21.17 kW
Ranked 17th.
223.45 kW
Ranked 2nd. 11 times more than Canada

Power plant capacity > Solar per 1000 0.526 kW
Ranked 14th.
18.29 kW
Ranked 3rd. 35 times more than Canada

Thermal > Production > Self-producer per capita 550.63 kWh
Ranked 19th. 3% more than Germany
535.12 kWh
Ranked 21st.

Total > Production > Public per capita 17,917.28 kWh
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Germany
6,982.08 kWh
Ranked 28th.

Consumption by chemical industry per capita 603.58 kWh
Ranked 9th.
664.06 kWh
Ranked 8th. 10% more than Canada

Gross > Production > Public and self-producer per capita 19,441.51 kWh
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Germany
7,521.58 kWh
Ranked 27th.

Consumption by transportation industry per capita 131.72 kWh
Ranked 14th.
196.44 kWh
Ranked 9th. 49% more than Canada

Consumption by mining industry > Energy commodities per capita 33.55 kWh
Ranked 20th.
74.48 kWh
Ranked 9th. 2 times more than Canada

Production from nuclear sources > % of total 15.1%
Ranked 21st.
27.39%
Ranked 14th. 81% more than Canada

Production from oil sources > % of total 3.64%
Ranked 71st. 2 times more than Germany
1.66%
Ranked 90th.

Hydro > Production > Public > Per capita 10,284.13 kWh per capita
Ranked 3rd. 32 times more than Germany
319.58 kWh per capita
Ranked 59th.

Hydro > Production > Self-producer 31.46 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 87 times more than Germany
361 million kWh
Ranked 17th.

Hydro > Production > Self-producer > Per capita 973.99 kWh per capita
Ranked 3rd. 223 times more than Germany
4.38 kWh per capita
Ranked 26th.

Production from coal sources > Kwh > Per capita 3,222.73 kWh per capita
Ranked 12th.
3,734.2 kWh per capita
Ranked 9th. 16% more than Canada

Production from nuclear sources > Kwh > Per capita 2,825.57 kWh per capita
Ranked 8th. 40% more than Germany
2,024.63 kWh per capita
Ranked 15th.

Production from natural gas sources > Kwh > Per capita 1,002.63 kWh per capita
Ranked 39th. 35% more than Germany
745 kWh per capita
Ranked 49th.

Production from hydroelectric sources > Kwh > Per capita 10,658.41 kWh per capita
Ranked 3rd. 42 times more than Germany
255.43 kWh per capita
Ranked 53th.

Production from oil sources > Kwh > Per capita 680.86 kWh per capita
Ranked 23th. 6 times more than Germany
122.89 kWh per capita
Ranked 57th.

Consumption by energy sector per capita 847.98 kWh
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Germany
335.13 kWh
Ranked 17th.

Energy balance requirement per capita 13,410.93 kWh
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than Germany
2,591.47 kWh
Ranked 17th.

Exports per capita 1,672.69 kWh
Ranked 6th. 2 times more than Germany
751.43 kWh
Ranked 12th.

Gross inland availability per capita 18,084.71 kWh
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Germany
6,965.85 kWh
Ranked 26th.

Total > Production > Self-producer per capita 1,524.23 kWh
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Germany
539.5 kWh
Ranked 22nd.

Production from hydroelectric sources > % of total 56.98%
Ranked 32nd. 16 times more than Germany
3.46%
Ranked 90th.

Production from coal sources > Kwh per capita 3,222.13 kWh
Ranked 12th.
3,734.2 kWh
Ranked 10th. 16% more than Canada

Consumption by energy sector 27.4 billion kWh
Ranked 5th.
27.64 billion kWh
Ranked 4th. 1% more than Canada

Consumption by chemical industry > Per capita 603.83 kWh per capita
Ranked 10th.
664.06 kWh per capita
Ranked 9th. 10% more than Canada

Consumption by crude petroleum fields 19.55 billion kWh
Ranked 4th. 39 times more than Germany
500 million kWh
Ranked 15th.

Station use and station loss 19.99 billion kWh
Ranked 7th.
41.26 billion kWh
Ranked 5th. 2 times more than Canada

Production from oil sources > Kwh per capita 680.73 kWh
Ranked 21st. 6 times more than Germany
122.88 kWh
Ranked 56th.

Consumption by pump-storage plants > Per capita 6.5 kWh per capita
Ranked 27th.
115.36 kWh per capita
Ranked 9th. 18 times more than Canada

Wind > Production per capita 45.52 kWh
Ranked 17th.
330.17 kWh
Ranked 3rd. 7 times more than Canada

Power plant capacity > Solar > Per capita 0.526 kW per 1,000 people
Ranked 14th.
18.29 kW per 1,000 people
Ranked 3rd. 35 times more than Canada

Consumption by crude petroleum fields per capita 605.01 kWh
Ranked 1st. 100 times more than Germany
6.06 kWh
Ranked 22nd.

Consumption by iron and steel industry per capita 332.01 kWh
Ranked 22nd. 1% more than Germany
327.38 kWh
Ranked 23th.

Hydro > Production > Self-producer per capita 973.6 kWh
Ranked 3rd. 222 times more than Germany
4.38 kWh
Ranked 26th.

Nuclear > Production per capita 2,848.48 kWh
Ranked 8th. 44% more than Germany
1,977.16 kWh
Ranked 13th.

From hydroelectric plants 54.7% of total installed capacity
Ranked 32nd. 18 times more than Germany
3% of total installed capacity
Ranked 9th.
Wind > Production > Public per capita 45.52 kWh
Ranked 16th.
330.17 kWh
Ranked 3rd. 7 times more than Canada

Consumption by energy sector > Per capita 848.32 kWh per capita
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Germany
335.13 kWh per capita
Ranked 18th.

Consumption in agriculture > Per capita 317.29 kWh per capita
Ranked 12th. 3 times more than Germany
100.64 kWh per capita
Ranked 33th.

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; Source: Energy Statistics Database | United Nations Statistics Division; Source: Energy Statistics Database | United Nations Statistics Division. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013; CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; International Energy Agency (IEA Statistics \xA9 OECD/IEA, http://www.iea.org/stats/index.asp), Energy Statistics and Balances of Non-OECD Countries, Energy Statistics of OECD Countries, and Energy Balances of OECD Countries.; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; World Development Indicators database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; World Development Indicators database; Wikipedia: List of countries by electricity consumption

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