Electricity Production from Coal Sources rose 3.50% to 342,459 GWh in Japan in 2017

Electricity Production from Coal Sources (GWh)
Energy & Utility | Japan | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from coal sources reached 342,459 GWh in 2017 in Japan, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 3.5 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from coal sources in Japan reached an all time high of 359,246 GWh in 2013 and an all time low of 37,200 GWh in 1960. When compared to Japan's main peers, electricity production from coal sources in China amounted to 4,360,863 GWh, 153,278 GWh in Russia, 264,414 GWh in South Korea and 1,314,043 GWh in USA in 2017.

Japan has been ranked 6th within the group of 29 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from coal sources.

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

Electricity Production from Coal Sources Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Canada GWh 77,623 67,490 68,593 68,451 68,097
China GWh 3,695,410 3,755,839 4,074,171 4,070,941 4,042,505
Dem. People's Republic of Korea GWh 7,850 ... ... ... ... ... ...
Germany GWh 262,470 277,127 288,206 274,410 272,200
India GWh 701,255 787,130 847,969 949,931 1,006,555
Japan GWh 281,577 330,798 359,246 353,086 346,687
Mexico GWh 33,782 34,233 31,738 33,778 33,764
Russia GWh 165,011 169,163 161,872 158,702 158,552
South Korea GWh 227,517 228,168 228,967 217,183 225,726
USA GWh 1,876,340 1,640,796 1,713,944 1,713,690 1,468,296
Vietnam GWh 20,358 21,383 24,732 35,602 52,798