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France

France Electricity Stats

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  • Consumption: This entry consists of total electricity generated annually plus imports and minus exports, 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.
  • Consumption per capita: This entry consists of total electricity generated annually plus imports and minus exports, 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. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Exports: This entry is the total exported electricity in kilowatt-hours.
  • Exports per capita: This entry is the total exported electricity in kilowatt-hours. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Imports: This entry is the total imported electricity in kilowatt-hours.
  • Imports per capita: This entry is the total imported electricity in kilowatt-hours. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Production: 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.
  • Production per capita: 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. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Consumption 460.9 billion kWh 2008 8th out of 166
Consumption per capita 7,160.05 kWh 2008 22nd out of 152
Exports 44.91 billion kWh 2009 4th out of 179
Exports per capita 694.1 kWh 2009 19th out of 164
Imports 25.7 billion kWh 2009 6th out of 168
Imports per capita 397.2 kWh 2009 23th out of 154
Production 510 billion kWh 2009 8th out of 84
Production per capita 7,882.18 kWh 2009 16th out of 81

SOURCES: 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.

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