Electricity Production from Coal Sources Per Capita rose 4.51% to 3,127 kWh in China in 2017

Electricity Production from Coal Sources Per Capita (kWh)
Energy & Utility | China | December 26, 2018
$2.99
Excel Sheet

Electricity production from coal sources per capita reached 3,127 kWh in 2017 in China, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 4.51 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from coal sources per capita in China reached an all time high of 3,127 kWh in 2017 and an all time low of 108 kWh in 1974. When compared to China's main peers, electricity production from coal sources per capita in India amounted to 883 kWh, 2,742 kWh in Japan, 1,101 kWh in Russia and 4,030 kWh in USA in 2017.

China has been ranked 8th within the group of 29 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from coal sources per capita, 16 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
Bangladesh kWh 5.11 ... ... ... ... ... ...
Canada kWh 2,253 1,942 1,958 1,939 1,914
China kWh 2,704 2,735 2,955 2,942 2,913
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
Pakistan kWh 0.546 ... ... ... ... ... ...
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
Sri Lanka kWh ... ... 49.7 ... ... ... ... ... ...
USA kWh 5,964 5,180 5,377 5,345 4,553