Electricity Production from Coal Sources Per Capita rose 3.93% to 2,742 kWh in Japan in 2017

Electricity Production from Coal Sources Per Capita (kWh)
Energy & Utility | Japan | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from coal sources per capita reached 2,742 kWh in 2017 in Japan, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 3.93 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from coal sources per capita in Japan reached an all time high of 2,836 kWh in 2013 and an all time low of 345 kWh in 1973. When compared to Japan's main peers, electricity production from coal sources per capita in China amounted to 3,127 kWh, 1,101 kWh in Russia, 5,343 kWh in South Korea and 4,030 kWh in USA in 2017.

Japan has been ranked 10th within the group of 29 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from coal sources per capita, 10 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Sources of electricity refer to the inputs used to generate electricity.

Electricity Production from Coal Sources Per Capita Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Canada kWh 2,253 1,942 1,958 1,939 1,914
China kWh 2,704 2,735 2,955 2,942 2,913
Dem. People's Republic of Korea kWh 319 ... ... ... ... ... ...
Germany kWh 3,169 3,354 3,497 3,338 3,322
India kWh 575 638 680 755 792
Japan kWh 2,214 2,605 2,836 2,796 2,754
Mexico kWh 283 284 261 275 272
Russia kWh 1,152 1,185 1,139 1,122 1,127
South Korea kWh 4,674 4,669 4,669 4,416 4,578
USA kWh 5,964 5,180 5,377 5,345 4,553
Vietnam kWh 227 236 271 388 572