Electricity Production (As % of Worldwide Production) rose to 0.365% in Iraq in 2017

Electricity Production (As % of Worldwide Production) (%)
Energy & Utility | Iraq | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production as a share of worldwide production reached 0.365 % in 2017 in Iraq, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 5.41 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production as a share of worldwide production in Iraq reached an all time high of 0.365 % in 2017 and an all time low of 0.051 % in 1972. When compared to Iraq's main peers, electricity production as a share of worldwide production in Iran amounted to 1.19 %, 0.284 % in Kuwait and 1.47 % in Saudi Arabia in 2017.

Iraq has been ranked 36th within the group of 78 countries we follow in terms of electricity production as a share of worldwide production, 21 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Electricity production is measured at the terminals of all the alternator sets in a station.

Electricity Production (As % of Worldwide Production) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Bahrain % 0.062% ... ... ... ... ... ...
Iran % 1.06% 1.09% 1.10% 1.15% 1.15%
Iraq % 0.190% 0.209% 0.265% 0.298% 0.310%
Jordan % 0.066% ... ... ... ... ... ...
Kuwait % 0.258% 0.275% 0.260% 0.272% 0.281%
Lebanon % 0.073% ... ... ... ... ... ...
Pakistan % 0.449% 0.434% 0.436% 0.449% 0.455%
Saudi Arabia % 1.18% 1.25% 1.28% 1.40% 1.48%
Syria % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Turkey % 1.03% 1.05% 1.02% 1.05% 1.08%
Turkmenistan % 0.077% 0.078% 0.081% 0.084% 0.089%
United Arab Emirates % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Yemen % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...