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Which Country Produces the Most Electricity?

Electric Power Production (GWh), 2014 or latest
Energy & Utility | February 22, 2018
Excel Sheet

Based on a comparison of 70 countries in 2014, China ranked the highest in electric power production with 5,649,580 GWh followed by USA and India. On the other end of the scale was Luxembourg with 2,742 GWh, Lithuania with 4,250 GWh and Trinidad and Tobago with 9,182 GWh.

Total electric power production reached 23,536,516 GWh in 2014 in the World according to World Bank / EIA. This is 1.74 % more than in the previous year and 25.6 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total electric power production reached an all time high of 23,536,516 GWh in 2014 and an all time low of 5,235,367 GWh in 1971. The average annual growth amounted to 3.56 % since 1960.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 24.0 % of electric power production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 47.4 % share while the ten largest countries some 68.7 % in 2014.

Data for more countries are available at Electric Power Production indicator page.