Electricity Production from Hydro Sources Per Capita rose 21.5% to 1,149 kWh in Colombia in 2017

Electricity Production from Hydro Sources Per Capita (kWh)
Energy & Utility | Colombia | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from hydro sources per capita reached 1,149 kWh in 2017 in Colombia, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 21.5 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from hydro sources per capita in Colombia reached an all time high of 1,149 kWh in 2017 and an all time low of 191 kWh in 1965. When compared to Colombia's main peers, electricity production from hydro sources per capita in Brazil amounted to 1,815 kWh, 913 kWh in Peru and 2,422 kWh in Venezuela in 2017.

Colombia has been ranked 17th within the group of 71 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from hydro sources per capita, 9 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
Bolivia kWh 228 ... ... ... ... ... ...
Brazil kWh 2,178 2,097 1,961 1,862 1,784
Chile kWh 1,186 1,158 1,135 1,306 1,330
Colombia kWh 1,030 1,000 923 921 911
Guyana kWh ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Peru kWh 729 737 738 727 768
Trinidad and Tobago kWh ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Venezuela kWh 2,822 2,737 2,757 2,571 2,369