South Africa - Electricity Generation

Since 2014, South Africa Electricity Generation rose 0.2% year on year. At 256.93 Terawatthours in 2019, the country was ranked number 21 comparing other countries in Electricity Generation. South Africa is overtaken by Australia, which was ranked number 20 at 263.39 Terawatthours and is followed by Vietnam at 218.76 Terawatthours. China ranked the highest with 7,279.85 Terawatthours in 2019, +2.4% versus 2018. United States, India and Russia respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Vietnam recorded the best 5 years average growth at +9.1% per year, while Lithuania witnessed the worst performance at -7.6% per year.

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Date Terawatthours
2019 256.93
2018 256.00
2017 255.09
2016 252.75
2015 250.15
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How does South Africa rank in Electricity Generation?

# 66 Countries Terawatthours Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
China
7,279.85 2019 +2.4 % +5.2 % View data
2 #2
United States
4,441.28 2019 -0.4 % +0.3 % View data
20 #20
Australia
263.39 2019 +0.8 % +1.2 % View data
21 #21
South Africa
256.93 2019 +0.4 % +0.2 % View data
22 #22
Vietnam
218.75 2019 +2.8 % +9.1 % View data
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