Electricity Production from Hydro Sources Per Capita fell 18.2% to 759 kWh in France in 2017

Electricity Production from Hydro Sources Per Capita (kWh)
Energy & Utility | France | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from hydro sources per capita reached 759 kWh in 2017 in France, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 18.2 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from hydro sources per capita in France reached an all time high of 1,432 kWh in 1977 and an all time low of 705 kWh in 2011. When compared to France's main peers, electricity production from hydro sources per capita in Belgium amounted to 24.6 kWh, 242 kWh in Germany, 599 kWh in Italy and 395 kWh in Spain in 2017.

France has been ranked 24th within the group of 71 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from hydro sources per capita, 5 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Hydropower refers to electricity produced by hydroelectric power plants.

Electricity Production from Hydro Sources Per Capita Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Austria kWh 4,064 5,187 4,969 4,838 4,365
Belgium kWh 17.8 32.4 34.4 26.4 28.7
France kWh 705 920 1,104 978 844
Germany kWh 213 267 279 238 232
Italy kWh 753 704 868 963 751
Luxembourg kWh 113 170 209 188 169
Morocco kWh 62.6 50.3 84.8 49.2 56.1
Netherlands kWh 3.42 6.26 6.85 6.70 5.56
Poland kWh 61.1 53.5 64.1 57.5 48.4
Portugal kWh 1,090 531 1,300 1,476 823
Slovenia kWh 1,729 1,890 2,243 2,953 1,847
Spain kWh 658 441 787 838 601
Switzerland kWh 4,002 4,747 4,701 4,603 4,598