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Energy > Electricity Stats: compare key data on China & India

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STAT China India HISTORY
Consumption 4.69 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than India
698.8 billion kWh
Ranked 2nd.

Consumption > Per capita 2,584.88 kWh per capita
Ranked 13th. 5 times more than India
502.71 kWh per capita
Ranked 105th.

Consumption by households 282.48 billion kWh
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than India
103.37 billion kWh
Ranked 8th.

Consumption by households and other consumers per capita 444.45 kWh
Ranked 116th. 96% more than India
226.93 kWh
Ranked 137th.

Consumption by households per capita 216.67 kWh
Ranked 120th. 2 times more than India
91.71 kWh
Ranked 136th.

Consumption per capita 2,595.39 kWh
Ranked 12th. 5 times more than India
490.04 kWh
Ranked 96th.

Exports 17.65 billion kWh
Ranked 10th. 285 times more than India
62 million kWh
Ranked 23th.

From other renewable sources 7.6% of total installed capacity
Ranked 1st. 1% more than India
7.5% of total installed capacity
Ranked 28th.

Installed generating capacity 1.15 billion kW
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than India
208.1 million kW
Ranked 3rd.

Installed generating capacity per thousand people 848.45 kW
Ranked 5th. 5 times more than India
172.61 kW
Ranked 125th.

Production 4.94 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than India
985.4 billion kWh
Ranked 3rd.

Production > KWh 3.28 trillion
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than India
803.41 billion
Ranked 6th.

Production > Per capita 2,594.65 kWh per capita
Ranked 13th. 4 times more than India
588.83 kWh per capita
Ranked 123th.

Production by source > Nuclear 1.2%
Ranked 31st.
3.4%
Ranked 29th. 3 times more than China
Production per capita 2,605.21 kWh
Ranked 12th. 4 times more than India
608.16 kWh
Ranked 31st.

Imports 6.87 billion kWh
Ranked 24th. 21% more than India
5.7 billion kWh
Ranked 10th.

From nuclear fuels 1.1% of total installed capacity
Ranked 2nd.
2.2% of total installed capacity
Ranked 20th. Twice as much as China

Consumption in agriculture per capita 67.22 kWh
Ranked 44th.
84.89 kWh
Ranked 37th. 26% more than China

Consumption by households and other consumers > Per capita 444.18 kWh per capita
Ranked 131st. 90% more than India
233.68 kWh per capita
Ranked 153th.

Production > KWh > Per capita 836.45 per capita
Ranked 86th. 87% more than India
448.01 per capita
Ranked 100th.

Thermal > Production per capita 1,570.38 kWh
Ranked 78th. 3 times more than India
514.71 kWh
Ranked 106th.

Consumption by households > Per capita 216.54 kWh per capita
Ranked 130th. 2 times more than India
94.44 kWh per capita
Ranked 148th.

From fossil fuels 69.5% of total installed capacity
Ranked 6th.
70.8% of total installed capacity
Ranked 93th. 2% more than China

Production by source > Fossil fuel 80.2%
Ranked 107th.
81.7%
Ranked 104th. 2% more than China
Net inland availability > Per capita 1,679.48 kWh per capita
Ranked 96th. 4 times more than India
379.41 kWh per capita
Ranked 151st.

Consumption by industry and construction per capita 1,203.02 kWh
Ranked 48th. 9 times more than India
132.27 kWh
Ranked 118th.

Nuclear > Production 53.09 billion kWh
Ranked 11th. 3 times more than India
17.31 billion kWh
Ranked 18th.

Production from hydroelectric sources > Kwh 353.54 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than India
84.71 billion kWh
Ranked 8th.

Production from hydroelectric sources > Kwh per capita 272.78 kWh
Ranked 52nd. 4 times more than India
76.27 kWh
Ranked 83th.

Thermal > Production 2.05 trillion kWh
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than India
580.16 billion kWh
Ranked 5th.

Consumption in agriculture 87.63 billion kWh
Ranked 2nd.
95.69 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 9% more than China

Gross inland availability > Per capita 1,778.93 kWh per capita
Ranked 106th. 3 times more than India
599.93 kWh per capita
Ranked 146th.

Hydro > Production 397.02 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than India
99.88 billion kWh
Ranked 7th.

Net > Production per capita 1,784.73 kWh
Ranked 92nd. 3 times more than India
581.09 kWh
Ranked 129th.

Consumption by industry and construction > Per capita 1,202.31 kWh per capita
Ranked 51st. 9 times more than India
136.21 kWh per capita
Ranked 124th.

Net > Production 2.33 trillion kWh
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than India
654.97 billion kWh
Ranked 5th.

Consumption by iron and steel industry > Per capita 210.77 kWh per capita
Ranked 29th. 17 times more than India
12.57 kWh per capita
Ranked 51st.

Hydro > Production per capita 304.53 kWh
Ranked 58th. 3 times more than India
88.62 kWh
Ranked 95th.

Consumption by households and other consumers 579.44 billion kWh
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than India
255.78 billion kWh
Ranked 6th.

Consumption > Date of > Information 2004 2003
Production by source > Hydro 18.5%
Ranked 91st. 28% more than India
14.5%
Ranked 98th.
Consumption in agriculture > Per capita 67.18 kWh per capita
Ranked 47th.
87.42 kWh per capita
Ranked 38th. 30% more than China

Consumption in rail transport > Per capita 15.48 kWh per capita
Ranked 40th. 63% more than India
9.52 kWh per capita
Ranked 47th.

Production from natural gas sources > Kwh per capita 6.18 kWh
Ranked 87th.
57 kWh
Ranked 86th. 9 times more than China

Production from coal sources > Kwh 1.71 trillion kWh
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than India
461.12 billion kWh
Ranked 3rd.

Consumption by chemical industry 212.47 billion kWh
Ranked 2nd. 28 times more than India
7.62 billion kWh
Ranked 16th.

Consumption in rail transport 20.2 billion kWh
Ranked 2nd. 94% more than India
10.42 billion kWh
Ranked 5th.

Conversion > Transport and distribution losses 170.65 billion kWh
Ranked 3rd.
174.81 billion kWh
Ranked 2nd. 2% more than China

Energy balance requirement > Per capita 340.3 kWh per capita
Ranked 77th. 3 times more than India
108.62 kWh per capita
Ranked 105th.

Energy balance requirement 443.92 billion kWh
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than India
118.89 billion kWh
Ranked 11th.

Hydro > Production > Per capita 304.34 kWh per capita
Ranked 61st. 3 times more than India
91.25 kWh per capita
Ranked 96th.

Hydro > Production > Public 397.02 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than India
99.88 billion kWh
Ranked 7th.

Nuclear > Production > Per capita 40.7 kWh per capita
Ranked 27th. 3 times more than India
15.82 kWh per capita
Ranked 29th.

Nuclear > Production > Public > Per capita 40.7 kWh per capita
Ranked 27th. 3 times more than India
15.82 kWh per capita
Ranked 29th.

Imports > Per capita 2,888.62 kWh per 1,000 people
Ranked 31st. 79% more than India
1,611.57 kWh per 1,000 people
Ranked 84th.

Net inland availability 2.19 trillion kWh
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than India
415.3 billion kWh
Ranked 7th.

Net > Production > Per capita 1,783.67 kWh per capita
Ranked 107th. 3 times more than India
598.38 kWh per capita
Ranked 146th.

Thermal > Production > Per capita 1,569.44 kWh per capita
Ranked 92nd. 3 times more than India
530.02 kWh per capita
Ranked 123th.

Total > Production > Public 2.5 trillion kWh
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than India
623.22 billion kWh
Ranked 5th.

Total > Production > Public > Per capita 1,914.48 kWh per capita
Ranked 100th. 3 times more than India
569.37 kWh per capita
Ranked 148th.

% of managers surveyed ranking this as a major business constraint 29.67%
Ranked 8th.
32.05%
Ranked 11th. 8% more than China
Production by source > Other 0.1%
Ranked 57th.
0.3%
Ranked 50th. 3 times more than China
Consumption by other consumers per capita 160.56 kWh
Ranked 98th. 8 times more than India
19.49 kWh
Ranked 138th.

Total > Production > Public per capita 1,915.63 kWh
Ranked 87th. 3 times more than India
552.92 kWh
Ranked 131st.

Consumption by chemical industry per capita 162.97 kWh
Ranked 32nd. 22 times more than India
7.43 kWh
Ranked 60th.

Production from coal sources > % of total 77.89%
Ranked 6th. 13% more than India
69.05%
Ranked 9th.

Production from oil sources > % of total 3.26%
Ranked 74th.
5.39%
Ranked 62nd. 65% more than China

Hydro > Production > Public > Per capita 304.34 kWh per capita
Ranked 60th. 3 times more than India
91.25 kWh per capita
Ranked 94th.

Production from coal sources > Kwh > Per capita 1,321.88 kWh per capita
Ranked 25th. 3 times more than India
427.08 kWh per capita
Ranked 42nd.

Production from nuclear sources > Kwh > Per capita 38.94 kWh per capita
Ranked 28th. 2 times more than India
15.76 kWh per capita
Ranked 30th.

Production from natural gas sources > Kwh > Per capita 6.18 kWh per capita
Ranked 87th.
58.63 kWh per capita
Ranked 86th. 9 times more than China

Production from hydroelectric sources > Kwh > Per capita 272.76 kWh per capita
Ranked 52nd. 3 times more than India
78.46 kWh per capita
Ranked 84th.

Production from oil sources > Kwh > Per capita 55.34 kWh per capita
Ranked 78th. 66% more than India
33.32 kWh per capita
Ranked 88th.

Energy balance requirement per capita 340.5 kWh
Ranked 74th. 3 times more than India
105.48 kWh
Ranked 101st.

Exports per capita 12.56 kWh
Ranked 27th. 18 times more than India
0.681 kWh
Ranked 20th.

Gross inland availability per capita 1,779.99 kWh
Ranked 93th. 3 times more than India
582.6 kWh
Ranked 128th.

Production from coal sources > Kwh per capita 1,321.96 kWh
Ranked 25th. 3 times more than India
415.19 kWh
Ranked 42nd.

Consumption by chemical industry > Per capita 162.88 kWh per capita
Ranked 33th. 21 times more than India
7.63 kWh per capita
Ranked 60th.

Consumption by iron and steel industry per capita 210.9 kWh
Ranked 28th. 17 times more than India
12.25 kWh
Ranked 51st.

Production from natural gas sources > % of total 0.36%
Ranked 87th.
9.48%
Ranked 69th. 26 times more than China

Production from natural gas sources > Kwh 8.01 billion kWh
Ranked 55th.
63.3 billion kWh
Ranked 11th. 8 times more than China

Consumption by iron and steel industry 274.95 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 22 times more than India
12.56 billion kWh
Ranked 11th.

Consumption by other consumers > Per capita 160.46 kWh per capita
Ranked 107th. 8 times more than India
20.07 kWh per capita
Ranked 146th.

Consumption by other industries and construction 1.08 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than India
149.09 billion kWh
Ranked 6th.

Consumption by industry and construction 1.57 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than India
149.09 billion kWh
Ranked 9th.

Consumption by other consumers 209.32 billion kWh
Ranked 3rd. 10 times more than India
21.97 billion kWh
Ranked 27th.

Gross inland availability 2.32 trillion kWh
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than India
656.67 billion kWh
Ranked 5th.

Station use and station loss > Per capita 130.81 kWh per capita
Ranked 63th. 3 times more than India
38.72 kWh per capita
Ranked 105th.

Thermal > Production > Public 2.05 trillion kWh
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than India
506.02 billion kWh
Ranked 5th.

Thermal > Production > Public > Per capita 1,569.44 kWh per capita
Ranked 85th. 3 times more than India
462.3 kWh per capita
Ranked 124th.

Production from oil sources > Kwh 71.72 billion kWh
Ranked 4th. Twice as much as India
35.97 billion kWh
Ranked 8th.

Station use and station loss per capita 130.89 kWh
Ranked 54th. 3 times more than India
37.6 kWh
Ranked 97th.

Consumption by other industries and construction > Per capita 828.66 kWh per capita
Ranked 55th. 6 times more than India
136.21 kWh per capita
Ranked 122nd.

Consumption by transportation industry 43.03 billion kWh
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than India
10.42 billion kWh
Ranked 5th.

Conversion > Transport and distribution losses > Per capita 130.81 kWh per capita
Ranked 109th.
159.7 kWh per capita
Ranked 105th. 22% more than China

Exports > Per capita 12.51 kWh per capita
Ranked 26th. 205 times more than India
0.061 kWh per capita
Ranked 79th.

Gross > Production > Public and self-producer > Per capita 1,914.48 kWh per capita
Ranked 103th. 3 times more than India
637.09 kWh per capita
Ranked 145th.

Nuclear > Production > Public 53.09 billion kWh
Ranked 11th. 3 times more than India
17.31 billion kWh
Ranked 18th.

Consumption by other industries and construction per capita 829.15 kWh
Ranked 50th. 6 times more than India
132.27 kWh
Ranked 116th.

Conversion > Transport and distribution losses per capita 130.89 kWh
Ranked 102nd.
155.09 kWh
Ranked 98th. 18% more than China

Production from nuclear sources > % of total 2.29%
Ranked 30th.
2.55%
Ranked 29th. 11% more than China

Hydro > Production > Public per capita 304.53 kWh
Ranked 57th. 3 times more than India
88.62 kWh
Ranked 92nd.

Imports per capita 2.9 kWh
Ranked 32nd.
4.43 kWh
Ranked 22nd. 53% more than China

Net inland availability per capita 1,680.48 kWh
Ranked 83th. 5 times more than India
368.45 kWh
Ranked 138th.

Nuclear > Production > Public per capita 40.72 kWh
Ranked 26th. 3 times more than India
15.36 kWh
Ranked 28th.

Gross > Production > Public and self-producer per capita 1,915.63 kWh
Ranked 90th. 3 times more than India
618.69 kWh
Ranked 128th.

Consumption by transportation industry per capita 33.01 kWh
Ranked 40th. 4 times more than India
9.25 kWh
Ranked 56th.

Consumption in rail transport per capita 15.49 kWh
Ranked 39th. 68% more than India
9.25 kWh
Ranked 46th.

Consumption by transportation industry > Per capita 32.99 kWh per capita
Ranked 42nd. 3 times more than India
9.52 kWh per capita
Ranked 57th.

Production from hydroelectric sources > % of total 16.07%
Ranked 61st. 27% more than India
12.69%
Ranked 68th.

Station use and station loss 170.65 billion kWh
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than India
42.38 billion kWh
Ranked 4th.

Production from oil sources > Kwh per capita 55.34 kWh
Ranked 77th. 71% more than India
32.39 kWh
Ranked 86th.

Nuclear > Production per capita 40.72 kWh
Ranked 26th. 3 times more than India
15.36 kWh
Ranked 28th.

From hydroelectric plants 21.8% of total installed capacity
Ranked 9th. 12% more than India
19.5% of total installed capacity
Ranked 80th.

Thermal > Production > Public per capita 1,570.38 kWh
Ranked 71st. 3 times more than India
448.94 kWh
Ranked 106th.

Gross > Production > Public and self-producer 2.5 trillion kWh
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than India
697.35 billion kWh
Ranked 5th.

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; 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.; Wikipedia: List of countries by electricity consumption

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