Electricity Production (As % of Worldwide Production) rose to 3.85% in United Kingdom in 2017

Electricity Production (As % of Worldwide Production) (%)
Energy & Utility | United Kingdom | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production as a share of worldwide production reached 3.85 % in 2017 in United Kingdom, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 11.1 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production as a share of worldwide production in United Kingdom reached an all time high of 4.30 % in 1997 and an all time low of 1.81 % in 2002. When compared to United Kingdom's main peers, electricity production as a share of worldwide production in Belgium amounted to 0.338 %, 2.17 % in France, 2.56 % in Germany and 0.121 % in Ireland in 2017.

United Kingdom has been ranked 8th within the group of 78 countries we follow in terms of electricity production as a share of worldwide production, 3 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
Austria % 0.296% 0.317% 0.290% 0.272% 0.267%
Belgium % 0.405% 0.363% 0.356% 0.304% 0.288%
Canada % 2.87% 2.79% 2.82% 2.76% 2.73%
France % 2.54% 2.47% 2.45% 2.36% 2.35%
Germany % 2.75% 2.76% 2.72% 2.62% 2.66%
Iceland % 0.077% 0.077% 0.077% 0.076% 0.077%
Ireland % 0.123% 0.121% 0.111% 0.110% 0.117%
Italy % 1.36% 1.31% 1.24% 1.17% 1.17%
Luxembourg % 0.017% 0.017% 0.012% 0.012% 0.011%
Netherlands % 0.507% 0.449% 0.430% 0.432% 0.453%
Poland % 0.734% 0.711% 0.702% 0.665% 0.679%
Spain % 1.31% 1.30% 1.22% 1.17% 1.16%
United Kingdom % 2.96% 3.35% 3.72% 3.72% 3.43%