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Energy > Electricity > From hydroelectric plants: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: This entry measures the capacity of plants that generate electricity by water-driven turbines, expressed as a share of the country's total generating capacity.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Lesotho 100% of total installed capacity 2010
=2 Paraguay 99.9% of total installed capacity 2010
=2 Mozambique 99.9% of total installed capacity 2012
4 Malawi 99.7% of total installed capacity 2010
5 Zambia 99.6% of total installed capacity 2010
6 Bhutan 98.9% of total installed capacity 2010
7 Democratic Republic of the Congo 98.6% of total installed capacity 2010
8 Burundi 98.1% of total installed capacity 2010
9 Laos 97.4% of total installed capacity 2010
10 Nepal 92.1% of total installed capacity 2010
11 Norway 91.7% of total installed capacity 2010
12 Tajikistan 91% of total installed capacity 2012
13 Albania 90.1% of total installed capacity 2010
14 Ethiopia 89.7% of total installed capacity 2010
15 Kyrgyzstan 79.9% of total installed capacity 2010
16 Togo 78.8% of total installed capacity 2010
17 Afghanistan 76.5% of total installed capacity 2010
18 Montenegro 75.8% of total installed capacity 2010
19 Iceland 73% of total installed capacity 2010
20 Cameroon 72.2% of total installed capacity 2010
21 Brazil 71% of total installed capacity 2010
22 Latvia 70.9% of total installed capacity 2010
23 Tanzania 66.8% of total installed capacity 2010
24 Namibia 66.7% of total installed capacity 2012
25 Colombia 66.6% of total installed capacity 2010
=26 Sudan 66.3% of total installed capacity 2010
=26 South Sudan 66.3% of total installed capacity 2010
28 Switzerland 65.9% of total installed capacity 2010
29 Uganda 65.3% of total installed capacity 2010
30 Venezuela 64.3% of total installed capacity 2012
31 Georgia 62.8% of total installed capacity 2010
=32 Ghana 59.4% of total installed capacity 2010
=32 Uruguay 59.4% of total installed capacity 2010
34 Central African Republic 56.8% of total installed capacity 2010
35 Costa Rica 55.5% of total installed capacity 2010
36 Canada 54.7% of total installed capacity 2010
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 54.66% of total installed capacity 2010
37 New Zealand 54.2% of total installed capacity 2010
38 Sierra Leone 52.9% of total installed capacity 2010
39 North Korea 52.6% of total installed capacity 2010
40 Mali 51.6% of total installed capacity 2010
41 Cote d'Ivoire 49.4% of total installed capacity 2010
42 Bosnia and Herzegovina 49.2% of total installed capacity 2010
43 Congo, Republic of the 48.8% of total installed capacity 2012
44 Panama 47.4% of total installed capacity 2010
45 Rwanda 47.2% of total installed capacity 2010
46 Burma 46.7% of total installed capacity 2010
47 Suriname 46.1% of total installed capacity 2010
South Asia average (profile) 45.58% of total installed capacity 2010
48 Sweden 45.5% of total installed capacity 2010
49 Fiji 45.3% of total installed capacity 2010
50 Vietnam 45% of total installed capacity 2012
51 Kenya 44.8% of total installed capacity 2010
52 Croatia 44.7% of total installed capacity 2010
53 Sri Lanka 44.6% of total installed capacity 2011
54 Angola 43.1% of total installed capacity 2010
55 Sao Tome and Principe 42.9% of total installed capacity 2010
56 Ecuador 42.8% of total installed capacity 2010
57 Gabon 41% of total installed capacity 2010
58 Swaziland 40.3% of total installed capacity 2010
South and Central Asia average (profile) 39.92% of total installed capacity 2010
59 Peru 39.9% of total installed capacity 2010
60 Bolivia 39.3% of total installed capacity 2012
failed states average (profile) 38.66% of total installed capacity 2010
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 37.86% of total installed capacity 2010
Religious countries average (profile) 37.36% of total installed capacity 2010
61 Mauritania 36.9% of total installed capacity 2010
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 36.31% of total installed capacity 2010
62 Republic of Macedonia 35.9% of total installed capacity 2010
63 Madagascar 34.4% of total installed capacity 2010
64 Chile 33.7% of total installed capacity 2010
65 Slovenia 33.6% of total installed capacity 2010
66 Armenia 33.5% of total installed capacity 2010
67 Zimbabwe 33.4% of total installed capacity 2010
68 Nigeria 32.8% of total installed capacity 2010
Christian countries average (profile) 32.14% of total installed capacity 2009
=69 Turkey 32% of total installed capacity 2010
=69 Belize 32% of total installed capacity 2010
Eastern Europe average (profile) 31.61% of total installed capacity 2009
=71 Guinea 31.6% of total installed capacity 2010
=71 El Salvador 31.6% of total installed capacity 2010
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 31.38% of total installed capacity 2010
73 Guatemala 31.1% of total installed capacity 2010
=74 Faroe Islands 31% of total installed capacity 2010
=74 Iraq 31% of total installed capacity 2012
=76 Papua New Guinea 30.9% of total installed capacity 2010
=76 Honduras 30.9% of total installed capacity 2010
78 Pakistan 29.6% of total installed capacity 2010
79 Samoa 29.2% of total installed capacity 2010
Europe average (profile) 28.17% of total installed capacity 2009
Former French colonies average (profile) 27.93% of total installed capacity 2010
80 Argentina 27.6% of total installed capacity 2010
81 Romania 27% of total installed capacity 2011
NATO countries average (profile) 26.73% of total installed capacity 2010
82 Serbia 26.6% of total installed capacity 2010
Former British colonies average (profile) 26.53% of total installed capacity 2010
83 French Polynesia 25.3% of total installed capacity 2010
Emerging markets average (profile) 24.95% of total installed capacity 2009
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 24.88% of total installed capacity 2009
Hot countries average (profile) 24.73% of total installed capacity 2009
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 24.18% of total installed capacity 2010
84 Austria 23.3% of total installed capacity 2010
Non-religious countries average (profile) 22.82% of total installed capacity 2009
=85 China 21.8% of total installed capacity 2012
=85 Bulgaria 21.8% of total installed capacity 2010
High income OECD countries average (profile) 21.63% of total installed capacity 2010
87 Portugal 21.5% of total installed capacity 2010
88 Haiti 21% of total installed capacity 2011
89 Philippines 20.8% of total installed capacity 2010
90 Slovakia 20.4% of total installed capacity 2010
91 India 19.5% of total installed capacity 2010
92 Morocco 19.4% of total installed capacity 2010
93 Finland 18.8% of total installed capacity 2010
94 Mexico 18.3% of total installed capacity 2010
95 Italy 18% of total installed capacity 2011
Muslim countries average (profile) 17.49% of total installed capacity 2010
96 Comoros 16.7% of total installed capacity 2010
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 16.47% of total installed capacity 2010
97 Greece 16.2% of total installed capacity 2010
98 New Caledonia 15.6% of total installed capacity 2010
99 Azerbaijan 15.4% of total installed capacity 2010
European Union average (profile) 15.16% of total installed capacity 2010
100 Russia 15.1% of total installed capacity 2012
=101 Uzbekistan 14.9% of total installed capacity 2010
=101 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 14.9% of total installed capacity 2010
Eurozone average (profile) 14.89% of total installed capacity 2010
103 France 14.7% of total installed capacity 2010
104 Iran 13.7% of total installed capacity 2010
105 Australia 13.6% of total installed capacity 2010
106 Spain 13% of total installed capacity 2010
107 Burkina Faso 12.7% of total installed capacity 2010
108 Lebanon 12.1% of total installed capacity 2010
109 Kazakhstan 11.8% of total installed capacity 2010
110 Moldova 11.6% of total installed capacity 2010
111 Thailand 10.9% of total installed capacity 2012
112 Syria 10.8% of total installed capacity 2010
113 Egypt 10.4% of total installed capacity 2010
OPEC countries average (profile) 10.23% of total installed capacity 2010
=114 Indonesia 9.9% of total installed capacity 2011
=114 Ukraine 9.9% of total installed capacity 2010
116 Nicaragua 9.5% of total installed capacity 2011
117 Dominican Republic 9.2% of total installed capacity 2010
118 Malaysia 8.3% of total installed capacity 2010
119 Japan 7.8% of total installed capacity 2010
120 United States 7.6% of total installed capacity 2010
121 Mauritius 6.6% of total installed capacity 2010
122 Dominica 6.2% of total installed capacity 2010
123 Czech Republic 5.7% of total installed capacity 2010
124 Taiwan 5.3% of total installed capacity 2011
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 4.44% of total installed capacity 2010
125 Cambodia 3.6% of total installed capacity 2010
126 Bangladesh 3.4% of total installed capacity 2010
127 Lithuania 3.2% of total installed capacity 2010
128 Germany 3% of total installed capacity 2011
129 Ireland 2.9% of total installed capacity 2010
=130 Puerto Rico 2.8% of total installed capacity 2010
=130 Poland 2.8% of total installed capacity 2010
132 Equatorial Guinea 2.6% of total installed capacity 2010
133 Algeria 2.5% of total installed capacity 2010
134 Jamaica 2.1% of total installed capacity 2010
135 Luxembourg 2% of total installed capacity 2010
136 South Korea 1.9% of total installed capacity 2010
137 United Kingdom 1.8% of total installed capacity 2010
138 Tunisia 1.7% of total installed capacity 2010
139 Benin 1.6% of total installed capacity 2010
140 South Africa 1.5% of total installed capacity 2010
141 Hungary 1% of total installed capacity 2011
=142 Cuba 0.6% of total installed capacity 2011
=142 Belgium 0.6% of total installed capacity 2010
144 Jordan 0.4% of total installed capacity 2010
145 Guyana 0.3% of total installed capacity 2010
=146 Estonia 0.2% of total installed capacity 2010
=146 Belarus 0.2% of total installed capacity 2010
=148 Netherlands 0.1% of total installed capacity 2010
=148 Denmark 0.1% of total installed capacity 2010
=150 Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha 0.0 2010
=150 Turkmenistan 0.0 2010
=150 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 0.0 2010
=150 Liberia 0.0 2010
=150 Vanuatu 0.0 2010
=150 Nauru 0.0 2010
=150 Virgin Islands 0.0 2010
=150 Bahrain 0.0 2011
=150 Libya 0.0 2010
=150 Turks and Caicos Islands 0.0 2010
=150 Barbados 0.0 2010
=150 American Samoa 0.0 2010
=150 Gibraltar 0.0 2010
=150 Hong Kong 0.0 2012
=150 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 0.0 2010
=150 Qatar 0.0 2010
=150 Maldives 0.0 2010
=150 Israel 0.0 2010
=150 Senegal 0.0 2010
=150 Trinidad and Tobago 0.0 2010
=150 Botswana 0.0 2010
=150 The Gambia 0.0 2010
=150 Aruba 0.0 2010
=150 Saudi Arabia 0.0 2010
=150 Cape Verde 0.0 2010
=150 The Bahamas 0.0 2012
=150 Oman 0.0 2010
=150 Greenland 0.0 2010
=150 Niue 0.0 2010
=150 Yemen 0.0 2010
=150 West Bank 0.0 2010
=150 Macau 0.0 2012
=150 United Arab Emirates 0.0 2010
=150 Guam 0.0 2010
=150 Eritrea 0.0 2010
=150 Solomon Islands 0.0 2010
=150 Saint Lucia 0.0 2010
=150 Cyprus 0.0 2010
=150 Mongolia 0.0 2010
=150 Bermuda 0.0 2012
=150 Somalia 0.0 2010
=150 Cook Islands 0.0 2010
=150 Saint Kitts and Nevis 0.0 2010
=150 Tonga 0.0 2010
=150 Western Sahara 0.0 2010
=150 Cayman Islands 0.0 2010
=150 British Virgin Islands 0.0 2010
=150 Chad 0.0 2010
=150 Niger 0.0 2010
=150 Brunei 0.0 2010
=150 Kiribati 0.0 2010
=150 Guinea-Bissau 0.0 2010
=150 Grenada 0.0 2010
=150 Seychelles 0.0 2010
=150 Djibouti 0.0 2010
=150 Antigua and Barbuda 0.0 2010
=150 Malta 0.0 2010
=150 Kuwait 0.0 2010
=150 Montserrat 0.0 2010
=150 Singapore 0.0 2010

Citation

"Countries Compared by Energy > Electricity > From hydroelectric plants. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Energy/Electricity/From-hydroelectric-plants

Energy > Electricity > From hydroelectric plants: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Energy > Electricity > From hydroelectric plants

  • All of the top 2 countries by electricity > from hydroelectric plants are Christian.
  • All of the top 2 countries by electricity > from hydroelectric plants are Landlocked.
  • 4 of the top 5 countries by electricity > from hydroelectric plants are Sub-Saharan African.
  • 4 of the top 5 countries by electricity > from hydroelectric plants are Hot countries.
  • 4 of the top 6 countries by electricity > from hydroelectric plants are Former British Colonies'.
  • Lesotho has had the highest electricity > from hydroelectric plants since 2009.
  • Canada ranked first for electricity > from hydroelectric plants amongst Non-religious countries in 2010.
  • Brazil ranked first for electricity > from hydroelectric plants amongst Emerging markets in 2010.
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