Electricity Production from Hydro Sources (As % of Total) rose to 1.38% in Bangladesh in 2017

Electricity Production from Hydro Sources (As % of Total) (%)
Energy & Utility | Bangladesh | February 01, 2019
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Electricity production from hydro sources as a percentage of total reached 1.38 % in 2017 in Bangladesh, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 9.44 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from hydro sources as a percentage of total in Bangladesh reached an all time high of 27.9 % in 1976 and an all time low of 0.959 % in 2015. When compared to Bangladesh's main peers, electricity production from hydro sources as a percentage of total in China amounted to 17.8 % and 9.06 % in India in 2017.

Bangladesh has been ranked 61st within the group of 71 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from hydro sources as a percentage of total, 42 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
Bangladesh % 1.97% 1.60% 1.68% 1.05% 0.959%
Bhutan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
China % 14.6% 17.3% 16.7% 18.6% 19.1%
India % 13.4% 11.1% 12.4% 11.1% 9.98%
Japan % 7.74% 7.14% 7.37% 7.76% 8.23%
Laos % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Myanmar % 76.2% 72.4% 72.0% 62.4% 58.9% ... ...
Nepal % 99.9% 99.5% 99.7% 99.8% 99.8% ... ...
Pakistan % 30.0% 31.1% 30.6% 30.4% 30.7%
Russia % 15.7% 15.5% 17.1% 16.5% 15.8%
Sri Lanka % 39.6% 27.7% 57.5% 36.5% 45.3%
Thailand % 5.23% 5.25% 3.37% 3.21% 2.67%
USA % 7.44% 6.52% 6.32% 6.05% 5.84%