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STAT Sweden United States HISTORY
Consumption 136 billion kWh
Ranked 14th.
3.89 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 29 times more than Sweden

Consumption > Per capita 14,893 kWh per capita
Ranked 5th. 17% more than United States
12,747.49 kWh per capita
Ranked 3rd.

Consumption by households 42.66 billion kWh
Ranked 15th.
1.36 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 32 times more than Sweden

Consumption by households per capita 4,724.81 kWh
Ranked 5th. 3% more than United States
4,599.49 kWh
Ranked 7th.

Consumption by petroleum refineries 833 million kWh
Ranked 27th.
48.89 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 59 times more than Sweden

Consumption by petroleum refineries per capita 92.25 kWh
Ranked 18th.
165.44 kWh
Ranked 10th. 79% more than Sweden

Consumption per capita 14,702.52 kWh
Ranked 4th. 15% more than United States
12,736.19 kWh
Ranked 3rd.

Exports 31.28 billion kWh
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than United States
12 billion kWh
Ranked 15th.

From other renewable sources 16.6% of total installed capacity
Ranked 9th. 3 times more than United States
5.3% of total installed capacity
Ranked 35th.
Installed generating capacity 36.51 million kW
Ranked 18th.
1.04 billion kW
Ranked 1st. 28 times more than Sweden
Installed generating capacity per thousand people 3,893.1 kW
Ranked 6th. 16% more than United States
3,358.91 kW
Ranked 9th.
Production 148.7 billion kWh
Ranked 21st.
4.1 trillion kWh
Ranked 2nd. 28 times more than Sweden

Production > KWh 148.82 billion
Ranked 21st.
4.32 trillion
Ranked 1st. 29 times more than Sweden

Production > Per capita 15,922.78 kWh per capita
Ranked 7th. 18% more than United States
13,527.54 kWh per capita
Ranked 3rd.

Production per capita 15,719.12 kWh
Ranked 5th. 16% more than United States
13,515.56 kWh
Ranked 3rd.

Consumption by households and other consumers per capita 7,787.97 kWh
Ranked 9th.
9,437.73 kWh
Ranked 6th. 21% more than Sweden

Production by source > Nuclear 43%
Ranked 7th. 2 times more than United States
20.7%
Ranked 19th.
Imports 11.68 billion kWh
Ranked 14th.
59.26 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than Sweden

From nuclear fuels 24.6% of total installed capacity
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than United States
9.7% of total installed capacity
Ranked 15th.
Consumption by households and other consumers > Per capita 7,792.74 kWh per capita
Ranked 10th.
9,409.27 kWh per capita
Ranked 6th. 21% more than Sweden

Production > KWh > Per capita 15,902.52 per capita
Ranked 4th. 17% more than United States
13,553.55 per capita
Ranked 6th.

Solar > Production > Public 8 million kWh
Ranked 6th.
596 million kWh
Ranked 2nd. 75 times more than Sweden

Thermal > Production per capita 1,356.32 kWh
Ranked 83th.
10,659.14 kWh
Ranked 6th. 8 times more than Sweden

Consumption by households > Per capita 4,727.7 kWh per capita
Ranked 7th. 3% more than United States
4,585.62 kWh per capita
Ranked 9th.

From fossil fuels 13% of total installed capacity
Ranked 170th.
75.3% of total installed capacity
Ranked 90th. 6 times more than Sweden
Production by source > Fossil fuel 4%
Ranked 194th.
71.4%
Ranked 114th. 18 times more than Sweden
Consumption by industry and construction per capita 6,374.39 kWh
Ranked 7th. 2 times more than United States
3,126.15 kWh
Ranked 18th.

Net inland availability > Per capita 14,483.31 kWh per capita
Ranked 6th. 15% more than United States
12,551.32 kWh per capita
Ranked 8th.

Nuclear > Production 72.38 billion kWh
Ranked 9th.
810.73 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than Sweden

Production from hydroelectric sources > Kwh 60.12 billion kWh
Ranked 10th.
271.12 billion kWh
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than Sweden

Production from hydroelectric sources > Kwh per capita 6,685.14 kWh
Ranked 5th. 7 times more than United States
925.93 kWh
Ranked 28th.

Hydro > Production per capita 8,070.59 kWh
Ranked 5th. 8 times more than United States
982.76 kWh
Ranked 28th.

Thermal > Production 12.25 billion kWh
Ranked 67th.
3.15 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 257 times more than Sweden

Solar > Production > Public per capita 0.904 kWh
Ranked 5th.
2.02 kWh
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than Sweden

Gross inland availability > Per capita 16,313.98 kWh per capita
Ranked 4th. 18% more than United States
13,847.96 kWh per capita
Ranked 9th.

Hydro > Production 72.87 billion kWh
Ranked 10th.
290.42 billion kWh
Ranked 4th. 4 times more than Sweden

Consumption by petroleum refineries > Per capita 92.31 kWh per capita
Ranked 19th.
164.94 kWh per capita
Ranked 10th. 79% more than Sweden

Consumption by industry and construction > Per capita 6,378.3 kWh per capita
Ranked 7th. 2 times more than United States
3,116.73 kWh per capita
Ranked 20th.

Consumption by households and other consumers 70.32 billion kWh
Ranked 17th.
2.79 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 40 times more than Sweden

Net > Production per capita 17,122.63 kWh
Ranked 4th. 24% more than United States
13,806.18 kWh
Ranked 8th.

Consumption by iron and steel industry > Per capita 593.53 kWh per capita
Ranked 8th. 2 times more than United States
271.52 kWh per capita
Ranked 27th.

Net > Production 154.61 billion kWh
Ranked 20th.
4.08 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 26 times more than Sweden

Consumption > Date of > Information 2003 2003
Production by source > Hydro 50.8%
Ranked 55th. 9 times more than United States
5.6%
Ranked 120th.
Consumption by other industries and construction 45.57 billion kWh
Ranked 17th.
589.01 billion kWh
Ranked 2nd. 13 times more than Sweden

Consumption by industry and construction 57.56 billion kWh
Ranked 18th.
923.83 billion kWh
Ranked 2nd. 16 times more than Sweden

Consumption by other consumers 26.14 billion kWh
Ranked 21st.
1.43 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 55 times more than Sweden

Gross inland availability 147.22 billion kWh
Ranked 20th.
4.1 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 28 times more than Sweden

Station use and station loss > Per capita 423.76 kWh per capita
Ranked 26th.
696.34 kWh per capita
Ranked 7th. 64% more than Sweden

Thermal > Production > Public 7.3 billion kWh
Ranked 72nd.
2.99 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 410 times more than Sweden

Thermal > Production > Public > Per capita 808.51 kWh per capita
Ranked 111th.
10,102.93 kWh per capita
Ranked 6th. 12 times more than Sweden

Wind > Production > Per capita 103,722.94 kWh per 1,000 people
Ranked 12th. 72% more than United States
60,325.14 kWh per 1,000 people
Ranked 13th.

Wind > Production > Public 936 million kWh
Ranked 11th.
17.88 billion kWh
Ranked 3rd. 19 times more than Sweden

Power plant capacity > Public solar per million 442.99 kW
Ranked 10th.
1,390.78 kW
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Sweden

Consumption by other industries and construction > Per capita 5,049.51 kWh per capita
Ranked 6th. 3 times more than United States
1,987.14 kWh per capita
Ranked 22nd.

Consumption by pump-storage plants 93 million kWh
Ranked 28th.
24.53 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 264 times more than Sweden

Consumption by transportation industry 2.82 billion kWh
Ranked 14th.
7.51 billion kWh
Ranked 8th. 3 times more than Sweden

Consumption by transportation industry > Per capita 312.28 kWh per capita
Ranked 4th. 12 times more than United States
25.32 kWh per capita
Ranked 44th.

Conversion > Transport and distribution losses > Per capita 1,297.31 kWh per capita
Ranked 6th. 45% more than United States
892.27 kWh per capita
Ranked 13th.

Exports > Per capita 1,626.24 kWh per capita
Ranked 8th. 21 times more than United States
79.26 kWh per capita
Ranked 21st.

Gross > Production > Public and self-producer > Per capita 17,556.88 kWh per capita
Ranked 5th. 21% more than United States
14,460.89 kWh per capita
Ranked 7th.

Nuclear > Production > Public 72.38 billion kWh
Ranked 9th.
810.73 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than Sweden

Conversion > Transport and distribution losses per capita 1,296.52 kWh
Ranked 5th. 45% more than United States
894.97 kWh
Ranked 11th.

Production from nuclear sources > % of total 51.09%
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than United States
19.61%
Ranked 19th.

Total > Production > Public per capita 16,996.6 kWh
Ranked 5th. 22% more than United States
13,967.7 kWh
Ranked 7th.

Consumption by chemical industry per capita 734.81 kWh
Ranked 7th.
860.66 kWh
Ranked 4th. 17% more than Sweden

Consumption by other consumers per capita 2,894.38 kWh
Ranked 16th.
4,838.24 kWh
Ranked 5th. 67% more than Sweden

Production from hydroelectric sources > % of total 39.64%
Ranked 43th. 6 times more than United States
6.54%
Ranked 85th.

Consumption by chemical industry > Per capita 735.26 kWh per capita
Ranked 8th.
858.06 kWh per capita
Ranked 5th. 17% more than Sweden

Station use and station loss 3.82 billion kWh
Ranked 32nd.
206.4 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 54 times more than Sweden

Production from oil sources > Kwh per capita 217.27 kWh
Ranked 45th.
475.15 kWh
Ranked 27th. 2 times more than Sweden

Wind > Production per capita 103.66 kWh
Ranked 12th. 71% more than United States
60.51 kWh
Ranked 13th.

Power plant capacity > Solar > Per capita 0.443 kW per 1,000 people
Ranked 15th.
1.39 kW per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 3 times more than Sweden

Nuclear > Production per capita 8,015.55 kWh
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than United States
2,743.42 kWh
Ranked 9th.

From hydroelectric plants 45.5% of total installed capacity
Ranked 44th. 6 times more than United States
7.6% of total installed capacity
Ranked 104th.
Wind > Production > Public per capita 103.66 kWh
Ranked 12th. 71% more than United States
60.51 kWh
Ranked 13th.

Thermal > Production > Public per capita 808.01 kWh
Ranked 94th.
10,133.49 kWh
Ranked 6th. 13 times more than Sweden

Gross > Production > Public and self-producer 158.43 billion kWh
Ranked 20th.
4.29 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 27 times more than Sweden

Production from coal sources > Kwh 2.51 billion kWh
Ranked 50th.
2.09 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 833 times more than Sweden

Production from natural gas sources > % of total 0.49%
Ranked 86th.
17.64%
Ranked 55th. 36 times more than Sweden

Consumption by iron and steel industry 5.36 billion kWh
Ranked 24th.
80.48 billion kWh
Ranked 3rd. 15 times more than Sweden

Consumption by other consumers > Per capita 2,896.15 kWh per capita
Ranked 19th.
4,823.65 kWh per capita
Ranked 7th. 67% more than Sweden

Hydro > Production > Self-producer per capita 1.22 kWh
Ranked 38th.
11.27 kWh
Ranked 21st. 9 times more than Sweden

Consumption by energy sector > Per capita 290.34 kWh per capita
Ranked 24th.
404.37 kWh per capita
Ranked 14th. 39% more than Sweden

Consumption in rail transport > Per capita 312.28 kWh per capita
Ranked 2nd. 12 times more than United States
25.32 kWh per capita
Ranked 35th.

Production from natural gas sources > Kwh per capita 83.28 kWh
Ranked 79th.
2,498.42 kWh
Ranked 16th. 30 times more than Sweden

Production from natural gas sources > Kwh 749 million kWh
Ranked 81st.
731.55 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 977 times more than Sweden

Consumption by chemical industry 6.63 billion kWh
Ranked 19th.
254.34 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 38 times more than Sweden

Consumption in rail transport 2.82 billion kWh
Ranked 12th.
7.51 billion kWh
Ranked 7th. 3 times more than Sweden

Conversion > Transport and distribution losses 11.71 billion kWh
Ranked 25th.
264.48 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 23 times more than Sweden

Energy balance requirement > Per capita 15,380.58 kWh per capita
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than United States
3,917.3 kWh per capita
Ranked 11th.

Energy balance requirement 138.79 billion kWh
Ranked 9th.
1.16 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 8 times more than Sweden

Hydro > Production > Per capita 8,075.54 kWh per capita
Ranked 5th. 8 times more than United States
979.8 kWh per capita
Ranked 29th.

Hydro > Production > Public 72.86 billion kWh
Ranked 10th.
287.09 billion kWh
Ranked 4th. 4 times more than Sweden

Nuclear > Production > Per capita 8,020.47 kWh per capita
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than United States
2,735.15 kWh per capita
Ranked 9th.

Nuclear > Production > Public > Per capita 8,020.47 kWh per capita
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than United States
2,735.15 kWh per capita
Ranked 9th.

Imports > Per capita 1.41 million kWh per 1,000 people
Ranked 10th. 8 times more than United States
187,674.05 kWh per 1,000 people
Ranked 23th.

Net inland availability 130.7 billion kWh
Ranked 18th.
3.72 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 28 times more than Sweden

Net > Production > Per capita 17,133.12 kWh per capita
Ranked 4th. 24% more than United States
13,764.55 kWh per capita
Ranked 7th.

Thermal > Production > Per capita 1,357.15 kWh per capita
Ranked 99th.
10,627 kWh per capita
Ranked 7th. 8 times more than Sweden

Thermal > Production > Self-producer 4.95 billion kWh
Ranked 28th.
155.34 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 31 times more than Sweden

Power plant capacity > Public solar 4,000 kW
Ranked 8th.
411,000 kW
Ranked 2nd. 103 times more than Sweden

Power plant capacity > Public solar > Per capita 0.443 kW per 1,000 people
Ranked 10th.
1.39 kW per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Sweden

Thermal > Production > Self-producer > Per capita 548.65 kWh per capita
Ranked 24th. 5% more than United States
524.06 kWh per capita
Ranked 27th.

Total > Production > Public 153.47 billion kWh
Ranked 18th.
4.13 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 27 times more than Sweden

Total > Production > Public > Per capita 17,007.02 kWh per capita
Ranked 5th. 22% more than United States
13,925.58 kWh per capita
Ranked 6th.

Total > Production > Self-producer 4.96 billion kWh
Ranked 29th.
158.67 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 32 times more than Sweden

Wind > Production 936 million kWh
Ranked 13th.
17.88 billion kWh
Ranked 3rd. 19 times more than Sweden

Power plant capacity > Public wind 493,000 kW
Ranked 11th.
8.73 million kW
Ranked 2nd. 18 times more than Sweden

Production from oil sources > Kwh 1.95 billion kWh
Ranked 61st.
139.13 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 71 times more than Sweden

Station use and station loss per capita 423.5 kWh
Ranked 21st.
698.44 kWh
Ranked 6th. 65% more than Sweden

Total > Production > Self-producer > Per capita 549.87 kWh per capita
Ranked 25th. 3% more than United States
535.3 kWh per capita
Ranked 27th.

Production by source > Other 2.3%
Ranked 23th. The same as United States
2.3%
Ranked 24th.
Consumption by other industries and construction per capita 5,046.42 kWh
Ranked 6th. 3 times more than United States
1,993.15 kWh
Ranked 18th.

Consumption by pump-storage plants per capita 10.3 kWh
Ranked 24th.
83.02 kWh
Ranked 12th. 8 times more than Sweden

Hydro > Production > Public per capita 8,069.37 kWh
Ranked 5th. 8 times more than United States
971.49 kWh
Ranked 27th.

Imports per capita 1,382.92 kWh
Ranked 10th. 7 times more than United States
187.51 kWh
Ranked 23th.

Production from coal sources > % of total 1.65%
Ranked 59th.
50.4%
Ranked 16th. 31 times more than Sweden

Nuclear > Production > Public per capita 8,015.55 kWh
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than United States
2,743.42 kWh
Ranked 9th.

Power plant capacity > Solar 4,000 kW
Ranked 16th.
411,000 kW
Ranked 3rd. 103 times more than Sweden

Power plant capacity > Public wind > Per capita 54.63 kW per 1,000 people
Ranked 10th. 85% more than United States
29.46 kW per 1,000 people
Ranked 15th.

Power plant capacity > Public wind per 1000 54.6 kW
Ranked 10th. 85% more than United States
29.55 kW
Ranked 15th.

Power plant capacity > Solar per 1000 0.443 kW
Ranked 15th.
1.39 kW
Ranked 9th. 3 times more than Sweden

Thermal > Production > Self-producer per capita 548.31 kWh
Ranked 20th. 4% more than United States
525.65 kWh
Ranked 23th.

Gross > Production > Public and self-producer per capita 17,546.13 kWh
Ranked 5th. 21% more than United States
14,504.62 kWh
Ranked 8th.

Consumption by transportation industry per capita 312.09 kWh
Ranked 4th. 12 times more than United States
25.4 kWh
Ranked 43th.

Consumption in rail transport per capita 312.09 kWh
Ranked 2nd. 12 times more than United States
25.4 kWh
Ranked 34th.

Net inland availability per capita 14,474.44 kWh
Ranked 6th. 15% more than United States
12,589.28 kWh
Ranked 9th.

Production from oil sources > % of total 1.29%
Ranked 94th.
3.35%
Ranked 72nd. 3 times more than Sweden

Hydro > Production > Public > Per capita 8,074.32 kWh per capita
Ranked 5th. 8 times more than United States
968.56 kWh per capita
Ranked 28th.

Hydro > Production > Self-producer 11 million kWh
Ranked 43th.
3.33 billion kWh
Ranked 5th. 303 times more than Sweden

Hydro > Production > Self-producer > Per capita 1.22 kWh per capita
Ranked 38th.
11.24 kWh per capita
Ranked 21st. 9 times more than Sweden

Production from coal sources > Kwh > Per capita 279.14 kWh per capita
Ranked 46th.
7,118.73 kWh per capita
Ranked 2nd. 26 times more than Sweden

Production from nuclear sources > Kwh > Per capita 8,617.22 kWh per capita
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than United States
2,769.71 kWh per capita
Ranked 9th.

Production from natural gas sources > Kwh > Per capita 83.3 kWh per capita
Ranked 79th.
2,491.19 kWh per capita
Ranked 16th. 30 times more than Sweden

Production from hydroelectric sources > Kwh > Per capita 6,686.28 kWh per capita
Ranked 5th. 7 times more than United States
923.25 kWh per capita
Ranked 27th.

Production from oil sources > Kwh > Per capita 217.3 kWh per capita
Ranked 45th.
473.78 kWh per capita
Ranked 28th. 2 times more than Sweden

Consumption by energy sector per capita 290.16 kWh
Ranked 23th.
405.59 kWh
Ranked 14th. 40% more than Sweden

Energy balance requirement per capita 15,371.16 kWh
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than United States
3,929.15 kWh
Ranked 11th.

Exports per capita 1,595.51 kWh
Ranked 8th. 20 times more than United States
79.19 kWh
Ranked 22nd.

Gross inland availability per capita 16,303.98 kWh
Ranked 5th. 17% more than United States
13,889.84 kWh
Ranked 10th.

Total > Production > Self-producer per capita 549.53 kWh
Ranked 21st. 2% more than United States
536.92 kWh
Ranked 23th.

Production from coal sources > Kwh per capita 279.09 kWh
Ranked 46th.
7,139.4 kWh
Ranked 2nd. 26 times more than Sweden

Consumption by energy sector 2.62 billion kWh
Ranked 27th.
119.86 billion kWh
Ranked 2nd. 46 times more than Sweden

Consumption by pump-storage plants > Per capita 10.31 kWh per capita
Ranked 25th.
82.77 kWh per capita
Ranked 13th. 8 times more than Sweden

Consumption by iron and steel industry per capita 593.16 kWh
Ranked 8th. 2 times more than United States
272.34 kWh
Ranked 26th.

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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