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Energy > Electricity > From fossil fuels: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: This entry measures the capacity of plants that generate electricity by burning fossil fuels (such as coal, petroleum products, and natural gas), expressed as a share of the country's total generating capacity.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
=1 Macau 100% of total installed capacity 2012
=1 The Bahamas 100% of total installed capacity 2012
=1 Hong Kong 100% of total installed capacity 2012
=1 Bahrain 100% of total installed capacity 2011
=1 Montserrat 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 Kuwait 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 Antigua and Barbuda 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 Djibouti 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 Seychelles 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 Guinea-Bissau 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 Kiribati 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 Brunei 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 Niger 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 Chad 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 British Virgin Islands 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 Cayman Islands 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 Western Sahara 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 Tonga 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 Saint Kitts and Nevis 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 Somalia 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 Saint Lucia 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 Solomon Islands 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 Guam 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 United Arab Emirates 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 West Bank 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 Yemen 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 Niue 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 Greenland 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 Oman 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 Saudi Arabia 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 The Gambia 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 Botswana 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 Qatar 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 Gibraltar 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 American Samoa 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 Barbados 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 Turks and Caicos Islands 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 Libya 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 Virgin Islands 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 Nauru 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 Liberia 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 Turkmenistan 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=1 Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=44 Mongolia 99.9% of total installed capacity 2010
=44 Maldives 99.9% of total installed capacity 2010
46 Singapore 99.8% of total installed capacity 2010
=47 Malta 99.7% of total installed capacity 2010
=47 Belarus 99.7% of total installed capacity 2010
=47 Trinidad and Tobago 99.7% of total installed capacity 2010
=47 Senegal 99.7% of total installed capacity 2010
51 Jordan 99.4% of total installed capacity 2010
52 Cuba 99.3% of total installed capacity 2011
53 Cook Islands 98.9% of total installed capacity 2010
54 Eritrea 98.7% of total installed capacity 2010
55 Grenada 98.6% of total installed capacity 2010
56 Benin 98.4% of total installed capacity 2010
57 Bermuda 98.2% of total installed capacity 2012
58 Israel 98.1% of total installed capacity 2010
59 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 97.7% of total installed capacity 2010
60 Algeria 97.5% of total installed capacity 2010
61 Equatorial Guinea 97.4% of total installed capacity 2010
62 Puerto Rico 97.2% of total installed capacity 2010
63 Cape Verde 96.9% of total installed capacity 2010
64 Tunisia 96.8% of total installed capacity 2010
=65 Guyana 96% of total installed capacity 2010
=65 Bangladesh 96% of total installed capacity 2010
=67 Jamaica 94.8% of total installed capacity 2010
=67 Cambodia 94.8% of total installed capacity 2010
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 94.5% of total installed capacity 2010
69 Cyprus 94.2% of total installed capacity 2010
70 Estonia 93.4% of total installed capacity 2010
71 Malaysia 91.7% of total installed capacity 2010
72 South Africa 90.8% of total installed capacity 2010
73 Dominican Republic 90.6% of total installed capacity 2010
74 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 90% of total installed capacity 2010
OPEC countries average (profile) 89.74% of total installed capacity 2010
75 Vanuatu 89.3% of total installed capacity 2010
=76 Poland 89.2% of total installed capacity 2010
=76 Syria 89.2% of total installed capacity 2010
78 Thailand 89% of total installed capacity 2012
79 Aruba 88.7% of total installed capacity 2010
80 Moldova 88.4% of total installed capacity 2010
81 Kazakhstan 88.2% of total installed capacity 2010
82 Lebanon 87.9% of total installed capacity 2010
83 Egypt 87.6% of total installed capacity 2010
84 Burkina Faso 87.3% of total installed capacity 2010
85 Indonesia 87% of total installed capacity 2011
86 Iran 86.2% of total installed capacity 2010
=87 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 85.1% of total installed capacity 2010
=87 Uzbekistan 85.1% of total installed capacity 2010
89 Azerbaijan 84.5% of total installed capacity 2010
90 Netherlands 83.6% of total installed capacity 2010
91 Comoros 83.3% of total installed capacity 2010
Muslim countries average (profile) 81.93% of total installed capacity 2010
92 Haiti 79% of total installed capacity 2011
93 Australia 78.7% of total installed capacity 2010
94 Taiwan 77.2% of total installed capacity 2011
95 New Caledonia 76.8% of total installed capacity 2010
=96 Mexico 76.2% of total installed capacity 2010
=96 Ireland 76.2% of total installed capacity 2010
98 Mauritius 75.7% of total installed capacity 2010
99 United Kingdom 75.4% of total installed capacity 2010
100 United States 75.3% of total installed capacity 2010
101 French Polynesia 74.7% of total installed capacity 2010
Hot countries average (profile) 73.13% of total installed capacity 2009
102 Hungary 72% of total installed capacity 2011
Former French colonies average (profile) 71.4% of total installed capacity 2010
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 71.3% of total installed capacity 2009
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 71.27% of total installed capacity 2010
103 South Korea 71.1% of total installed capacity 2010
104 India 70.8% of total installed capacity 2010
=105 Samoa 70.6% of total installed capacity 2010
=105 Lithuania 70.6% of total installed capacity 2010
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 70.32% of total installed capacity 2010
=107 China 69.5% of total installed capacity 2012
=107 Greece 69.5% of total installed capacity 2010
Former British colonies average (profile) 69.33% of total installed capacity 2010
109 Morocco 69.3% of total installed capacity 2010
110 Iraq 69% of total installed capacity 2012
111 Guinea 68.4% of total installed capacity 2010
112 Pakistan 68.3% of total installed capacity 2010
113 Russia 67.7% of total installed capacity 2012
114 Nigeria 67.1% of total installed capacity 2010
115 Philippines 66.9% of total installed capacity 2010
Emerging markets average (profile) 66.68% of total installed capacity 2009
116 Zimbabwe 66.6% of total installed capacity 2010
117 Argentina 66.2% of total installed capacity 2010
118 Serbia 66.1% of total installed capacity 2010
119 Nicaragua 66% of total installed capacity 2011
120 Madagascar 65.6% of total installed capacity 2010
121 Italy 65% of total installed capacity 2011
=122 Faroe Islands 64.9% of total installed capacity 2010
=122 Turkey 64.9% of total installed capacity 2010
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 64.87% of total installed capacity 2010
=124 Ukraine 64.1% of total installed capacity 2010
=124 Republic of Macedonia 64.1% of total installed capacity 2010
126 Honduras 63.7% of total installed capacity 2010
127 Japan 63.5% of total installed capacity 2010
128 Mauritania 63.1% of total installed capacity 2010
129 Denmark 63% of total installed capacity 2010
130 Czech Republic 62.1% of total installed capacity 2010
131 Chile 62% of total installed capacity 2010
132 Romania 61.7% of total installed capacity 2011
133 Austria 61.3% of total installed capacity 2010
134 Papua New Guinea 61.1% of total installed capacity 2010
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 60.98% of total installed capacity 2010
failed states average (profile) 60.75% of total installed capacity 2010
135 Peru 60.1% of total installed capacity 2010
136 Swaziland 59.7% of total installed capacity 2010
Religious countries average (profile) 59.39% of total installed capacity 2010
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 59.14% of total installed capacity 2010
South and Central Asia average (profile) 59.01% of total installed capacity 2010
137 Gabon 59% of total installed capacity 2010
138 Bolivia 58.9% of total installed capacity 2012
European Union average (profile) 58.09% of total installed capacity 2010
Eurozone average (profile) 58.08% of total installed capacity 2010
Christian countries average (profile) 57.95% of total installed capacity 2009
139 Sao Tome and Principe 57.1% of total installed capacity 2010
140 Angola 56.9% of total installed capacity 2010
Eastern Europe average (profile) 56.89% of total installed capacity 2009
Non-religious countries average (profile) 56.64% of total installed capacity 2009
141 Guatemala 56.5% of total installed capacity 2010
142 Armenia 55.6% of total installed capacity 2010
143 Ecuador 55.3% of total installed capacity 2010
=144 Vietnam 55% of total installed capacity 2012
=144 Germany 55% of total installed capacity 2011
146 Suriname 53.9% of total installed capacity 2010
147 Sri Lanka 53.8% of total installed capacity 2011
148 Burma 53.3% of total installed capacity 2010
High income OECD countries average (profile) 52.86% of total installed capacity 2010
=149 El Salvador 52.6% of total installed capacity 2010
=149 Panama 52.6% of total installed capacity 2010
151 Rwanda 52.4% of total installed capacity 2010
152 Finland 52.3% of total installed capacity 2010
Europe average (profile) 52.21% of total installed capacity 2009
South Asia average (profile) 51.94% of total installed capacity 2010
153 Congo, Republic of the 51.2% of total installed capacity 2012
154 Belize 51.1% of total installed capacity 2010
155 Bosnia and Herzegovina 50.8% of total installed capacity 2010
156 Cote d'Ivoire 50.6% of total installed capacity 2010
=157 Fiji 49% of total installed capacity 2010
=157 Portugal 49% of total installed capacity 2010
159 Spain 48.7% of total installed capacity 2010
160 Mali 48.4% of total installed capacity 2010
NATO countries average (profile) 48.29% of total installed capacity 2010
161 North Korea 47.4% of total installed capacity 2010
162 Sierra Leone 47.1% of total installed capacity 2010
163 Croatia 45.9% of total installed capacity 2010
164 Bulgaria 45.7% of total installed capacity 2010
165 Belgium 43.6% of total installed capacity 2010
166 Central African Republic 43.2% of total installed capacity 2010
167 Slovakia 42.2% of total installed capacity 2010
168 Kenya 41.9% of total installed capacity 2010
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 40.67% of total installed capacity 2010
169 Ghana 40.6% of total installed capacity 2010
170 Uruguay 39.8% of total installed capacity 2010
171 Slovenia 38% of total installed capacity 2010
172 Georgia 37.2% of total installed capacity 2010
173 Venezuela 35.7% of total installed capacity 2012
174 Namibia 33.3% of total installed capacity 2012
175 Tanzania 33.2% of total installed capacity 2010
176 Colombia 32.9% of total installed capacity 2010
177 Costa Rica 32.4% of total installed capacity 2010
=178 New Zealand 31.7% of total installed capacity 2010
=178 Canada 31.7% of total installed capacity 2010
180 Uganda 31.5% of total installed capacity 2010
=181 South Sudan 30.7% of total installed capacity 2010
=181 Sudan 30.7% of total installed capacity 2010
183 Luxembourg 28.3% of total installed capacity 2010
184 Cameroon 27.8% of total installed capacity 2010
185 Latvia 27.2% of total installed capacity 2010
186 Montenegro 24.2% of total installed capacity 2010
187 Afghanistan 23.5% of total installed capacity 2010
188 France 22.1% of total installed capacity 2010
189 Togo 21.2% of total installed capacity 2010
190 Kyrgyzstan 20.1% of total installed capacity 2010
=191 Brazil 19.6% of total installed capacity 2010
=191 Dominica 19.6% of total installed capacity 2010
193 Sweden 13% of total installed capacity 2010
=194 Albania 9.9% of total installed capacity 2010
=194 Ethiopia 9.9% of total installed capacity 2010
196 Tajikistan 9% of total installed capacity 2012
197 Nepal 7.9% of total installed capacity 2010
198 Iceland 4.7% of total installed capacity 2010
199 Switzerland 3.1% of total installed capacity 2010
200 Laos 2.6% of total installed capacity 2010
201 Norway 2% of total installed capacity 2010
202 Burundi 1.9% of total installed capacity 2010
203 Democratic Republic of the Congo 1.4% of total installed capacity 2010
204 Bhutan 1.1% of total installed capacity 2010
205 Zambia 0.4% of total installed capacity 2010
206 Malawi 0.3% of total installed capacity 2010
=207 Mozambique 0.1% of total installed capacity 2012
=207 Paraguay 0.1% of total installed capacity 2010
209 Lesotho 0.0 2010

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