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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Economy > Electricity > Production

DEFINITION: This entry is the annual electricity generated expressed in kilowatt-hours. The discrepancy between the amount of electricity generated and/or imported and the amount consumed and/or exported is accounted for as loss in transmission and distribution.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 South Africa 238.3 billion kWh 2008
2 Nigeria 20.13 billion kWh 2008
3 Mozambique 14.98 billion kWh 2008
4 Zambia 9.6 billion kWh 2008
5 Ghana 8.17 billion kWh 2008
6 Zimbabwe 7.72 billion kWh 2008
7 Democratic Republic of the Congo 7.45 billion kWh 2008
8 Kenya 6.79 billion kWh 2008
9 Cote d'Ivoire 5.55 billion kWh 2008
10 Cameroon 5.42 billion kWh 2008
11 Sudan 4.32 billion kWh 2008
12 Tanzania 4.28 billion kWh 2008
13 Angola 3.94 billion kWh 2008
14 Ethiopia 3.71 billion kWh 2008
15 Mauritius 2.4 billion kWh 2008
16 Senegal 2.23 billion kWh 2008
17 Uganda 2.18 billion kWh 2008
18 Gabon 1.96 billion kWh 2008
19 Malawi 1.68 billion kWh 2008
20 Namibia 1.49 billion kWh 2009
21 Madagascar 1.11 billion kWh 2008
22 Guinea 920 million kWh 2011
23 Burkina Faso 664.4 million kWh 2009
24 Botswana 593 million kWh 2008
25 Mauritania 547 million kWh 2008
26 Mali 490 million kWh 2008
27 Swaziland 470 million kWh 2008
28 Liberia 335 million kWh 2008
29 Somalia 315 million kWh 2008
30 Djibouti 280 million kWh 2008
31 Eritrea 269.9 million kWh 2008
32 Seychelles 260 million kWh 2008
33 Cape Verde 256.5 million kWh 2008
34 The Gambia 220 million kWh 2008
35 Burundi 208 million kWh 2008
=36 Lesotho 200 million kWh 2011
=36 Niger 200 million kWh 2008
=38 Rwanda 160 million kWh 2008
=38 Central African Republic 160 million kWh 2008
40 Togo 156.9 million kWh 2008
41 Benin 128 million kWh 2008
42 Chad 100 million kWh 2008
43 Equatorial Guinea 92 million kWh 2008
44 Guinea-Bissau 70 million kWh 2008
45 Sierra Leone 58 million kWh 2008
46 Comoros 52 million kWh 2008
47 Sao Tome and Principe 41 million kWh 2008

Citation

Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Economy > Electricity > Production

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Interesting observations about Economy > Electricity > Production

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  • United States has had the highest electricity > production since 2008.
  • 108 of the top 208 countries by electricity > production are Hot countries.
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  • China has ranked #2 in electricity > production since 2008.
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