Electricity Production from Hydro Sources rose 16.4% to 1,030 GWh in Bangladesh in 2017

Electricity Production from Hydro Sources (GWh)
Energy & Utility | Bangladesh | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from hydro sources reached 1,030 GWh in 2017 in Bangladesh, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 16.4 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from hydro sources in Bangladesh reached an all time high of 1,030 GWh in 2017 and an all time low of 175 GWh in 1972. When compared to Bangladesh's main peers, electricity production from hydro sources in China amounted to 1,155,773 GWh and 135,645 GWh in India in 2017.

Bangladesh has been ranked 59th within the group of 71 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from hydro sources, 35 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

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

Electricity Production from Hydro Sources Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Bangladesh GWh 872 777 728 566 898
Bhutan GWh ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
China GWh 688,045 862,794 909,611 1,051,147 1,114,515
India GWh 131,705 115,776 131,983 138,996 133,283
Japan GWh 80,766 76,057 78,004 79,973 83,840
Laos GWh ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Myanmar GWh 5,151 ... ... ... ... ... ...
Nepal GWh 3,309 ... ... ... ... ... ...
Pakistan GWh 30,570 29,477 30,895 31,898 32,278
Russia GWh 163,056 163,455 181,152 173,395 167,993
Sri Lanka GWh 4,584 3,302 6,929 4,563 5,980
Thailand GWh 7,935 8,431 5,412 5,164 3,761
USA GWh 316,095 274,030 266,550 255,751 246,453