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Energy > Electricity production from hydroelectric sources > KWh per capita: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Electricity production from hydroelectric sources (kWh). Sources of electricity refer to the inputs used to generate electricity. Hydropower refers to electricity produced by hydroelectric power plants. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Iceland 38,536.63 2012
2 Norway 28,258.56 2012
3 Canada 10,894.71 2012
4 Paraguay 8,766.8 2011
5 Sweden 8,258.82 2012
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 5,782.03 2011
6 New Zealand 5,141.32 2012
7 Switzerland 4,826.72 2012
8 Austria 4,673.83 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 3,664.18 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 3,219.9 2011
9 Finland 3,103.64 2012
Cold countries average (profile) 2,944.48 2011
10 Venezuela 2,836.21 2011
11 Kyrgyzstan 2,563.92 2011
Europe average (profile) 2,291.09 2011
12 Brazil 2,175 2011
13 Tajikistan 2,050.84 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 2,040.99 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 2,009.84 2011
14 Montenegro 1,939.92 2011
15 Uruguay 1,914.89 2011
16 Slovenia 1,891.02 2012
17 Georgia 1,759.83 2011
18 Costa Rica 1,506.01 2011
19 Latvia 1,402.69 2011
20 Albania 1,318.37 2011
21 Serbia 1,194.01 2011
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 1,177.75 2011
22 Russia 1,160.07 2011
23 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1,142.65 2011
24 Chile 1,100.73 2012
25 Panama 1,095.64 2011
26 Croatia 1,049.15 2011
27 Colombia 1,038.22 2011
Eurozone average (profile) 934.9 2012
28 United States 892.04 2012
29 France 858.78 2012
European Union average (profile) 855.81 2011
30 Armenia 839.71 2011
31 Zambia 837.18 2011
32 Turkey 781.99 2012
33 Argentina 774.98 2011
34 Slovakia 764.66 2012
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 761.07 2011
Eastern Europe average (profile) 744.29 2011
35 Ecuador 730.2 2011
36 Peru 728.45 2011
37 Romania 688.71 2011
38 Italy 687.6 2012
39 Mozambique 683.85 2011
40 Republic of Macedonia 681.12 2011
41 Namibia 633.11 2011
42 Australia 618.33 2012
43 European Union 612.92 2011
Emerging markets average (profile) 612.34 2011
44 Japan 609.3 2012
45 North Korea 535.9 2011
46 Portugal 529.42 2012
47 China 520 2011
Religious countries average (profile) 519.54 2011
48 Gabon 507.52 2011
49 Zimbabwe 491.96 2011
50 Kazakhstan 476.06 2011
51 Spain 443.49 2012
52 Bulgaria 396.96 2011
53 Greece 380.76 2012
54 Honduras 361.98 2011
55 Uzbekistan 347.63 2011
56 Vietnam 339.48 2011
57 El Salvador 321.44 2011
OPEC countries average (profile) 306.61 2011
58 Ghana 304.62 2011
59 Azerbaijan 291.72 2011
60 Malaysia 265.07 2011
61 Mexico 263.6 2012
62 Germany 261.8 2012
63 Ukraine 239.49 2011
64 Bolivia 227.32 2011
65 Sri Lanka 221.33 2011
66 Guatemala 220.65 2011
67 Czech Republic 213.41 2012
68 Cameroon 207.83 2011
69 Angola 198.56 2011
70 Republic of the Congo 187.2 2011
71 Lebanon 183.67 2011
72 Luxembourg 182.52 2012
73 Sudan 177.49 2011
74 Ireland 174.77 2012
75 Egypt 162.91 2011
76 Pakistan 161.88 2011
77 Iran 159.87 2011
78 Lithuania 158.41 2011
79 Dominican Republic 150.87 2011
80 Syria 149.49 2011
81 Iraq 130.35 2011
82 Democratic Republic of the Congo 122.74 2011
83 Thailand 122.61 2011
84 Nepal 121.85 2011
85 India 107 2011
86 Philippines 102.03 2011
87 Moldova 98.85 2011
88 Burma 98.39 2011
89 Cote d'Ivoire 91.49 2011
90 United Kingdom 82.69 2012
91 Kenya 82.11 2011
92 Nicaragua 75.19 2011
93 South Korea 73.39 2012
94 Kosovo 58.63 2011
95 Morocco 58.39 2011
96 Ethiopia 57.15 2011
97 Tanzania 56.41 2011
98 Poland 52.85 2012
99 Indonesia 50.94 2011
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 48.64 2011
100 South Africa 40.66 2011
101 Jamaica 37.32 2011
102 Nigeria 34.41 2011
103 Belgium 33.57 2012
104 Estonia 31.36 2012
105 Hungary 21.42 2012
106 Senegal 19.28 2011
107 Togo 15.91 2011
108 Algeria 13.29 2011
109 Haiti 11.96 2011
110 Jordan 8.9 2011
111 Cuba 8.78 2011
112 Netherlands 6.32 2012
113 Bangladesh 5.7 2011
114 Tunisia 5.06 2011
115 Belarus 4.43 2011
116 Israel 3.54 2012
117 Cambodia 3.08 2011
118 Denmark 3.04 2012
=119 Turkmenistan 0.0 2011
=119 Bahrain 0.0 2011
=119 Libya 0.0 2011
=119 Hong Kong 0.0 2011
=119 Qatar 0.0 2011
=119 Trinidad and Tobago 0.0 2011
=119 Botswana 0.0 2011
=119 Saudi Arabia 0.0 2011
=119 Oman 0.0 2011
=119 Yemen 0.0 2011
=119 United Arab Emirates 0.0 2011
=119 Eritrea 0.0 2011
=119 Cyprus 0.0 2011
=119 Mongolia 0.0 2011
=119 Benin 0.0 2011
=119 Brunei 0.0 2011
=119 Malta 0.0 2011
=119 Kuwait 0.0 2011
=119 Singapore 0.0 2011

Citation

"Countries Compared by Energy > Electricity production from hydroelectric sources > KWh per capita. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Energy Agency. 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. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Energy/Electricity-production-from-hydroelectric-sources/KWh-per-capita

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Interesting observations about Energy > Electricity production from hydroelectric sources > KWh per capita

  • Iceland ranked first for electricity production from hydroelectric sources > KWh per capita amongst High income OECD countries in 2012.
  • Norway has ranked in the top 2 for electricity production from hydroelectric sources > KWh per capita since 1960.
  • Sweden ranked first for electricity production from hydroelectric sources > KWh per capita amongst European Union in 2012.
  • Canada ranked first for electricity production from hydroelectric sources > KWh per capita amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2012.
  • Austria ranked first for electricity production from hydroelectric sources > KWh per capita amongst Eurozone in 2012.
  • All of the top 2 countries by electricity production from hydroelectric sources > KWh per capita are Sparsely populated.
  • All of the top 4 countries by electricity production from hydroelectric sources > KWh per capita are Christian.
  • All of the top 2 countries by electricity production from hydroelectric sources > KWh per capita are European.
  • All of the top 2 countries by electricity production from hydroelectric sources > KWh per capita are Cold countries'.
  • United Kingdom ranked 7th last for electricity production from hydroelectric sources > KWh per capita amongst NATO countries in 2012.
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