Electricity Production from Hydro Sources (As % of Total) rose to 10.2% in Philippines in 2017

Electricity Production from Hydro Sources (As % of Total) (%)
Energy & Utility | Philippines | February 01, 2019
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Electricity production from hydro sources as a percentage of total reached 10.2 % in 2017 in Philippines, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 13.9 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from hydro sources as a percentage of total in Philippines reached an all time high of 28.7 % in 1986 and an all time low of 8.93 % in 2016. When compared to Philippines's main peers, electricity production from hydro sources as a percentage of total in China amounted to 17.8 %, 7.05 % in Indonesia, 2.01 % in Taiwan and 36.9 % in Vietnam in 2017.

Philippines has been ranked 34th within the group of 71 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from hydro sources as a percentage of total, 36 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Hydropower refers to electricity produced by hydroelectric power plants.

Electricity Production from Hydro Sources (As % of Total) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Australia % 6.60% 5.59% 7.28% 7.41% 5.30%
Cambodia % 4.91% 36.1% 57.1% 60.5% 45.5% ... ...
China % 14.6% 17.3% 16.7% 18.6% 19.1%
Hong Kong % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
India % 13.4% 11.1% 12.4% 11.1% 9.98%
Indonesia % 6.77% 6.40% 7.83% 6.65% 5.87%
Japan % 7.74% 7.14% 7.37% 7.76% 8.23%
Laos % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Malaysia % 5.90% 6.74% 7.65% 9.08% 9.28%
Philippines % 14.0% 14.1% 13.3% 11.8% 10.5%
Russia % 15.7% 15.5% 17.1% 16.5% 15.8%
Singapore % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Taiwan % ... ... ... 2.26% 2.15% 1.66% 1.73%
Thailand % 5.23% 5.25% 3.37% 3.21% 2.67%
USA % 7.44% 6.52% 6.32% 6.05% 5.84%
Vietnam % 39.3% 44.9% 41.5% 42.9% 36.6%