Electricity Production from Hydro Sources rose 2.52% to 396,889 GWh in Canada in 2017

Electricity Production from Hydro Sources (GWh)
Energy & Utility | Canada | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from hydro sources reached 396,889 GWh in 2017 in Canada, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 2.52 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from hydro sources in Canada reached an all time high of 396,889 GWh in 2017 and an all time low of 104,783 GWh in 1963. When compared to Canada's main peers, electricity production from hydro sources in Australia amounted to 13,692 GWh, 31,687 GWh in Mexico, 5,943 GWh in United Kingdom and 296,515 GWh in USA in 2017.

Canada has been ranked 3rd within the group of 71 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from hydro sources, 1 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
Australia GWh 19,634 17,083 19,144 14,532 13,949
Belgium GWh 196 357 380 292 318
Belize GWh ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Canada GWh 375,724 380,267 391,789 382,501 382,220
China GWh 688,045 862,794 909,611 1,051,147 1,114,515
France GWh 44,791 58,666 70,716 62,830 54,444
Germany GWh 17,672 22,090 22,998 19,587 18,977
Guatemala GWh 3,245 ... ... ... ... ... ...
Honduras GWh 2,815 ... ... ... ... ... ...
Indonesia GWh 12,419 12,799 16,923 15,162 13,741
Ireland GWh 707 802 600 709 807
Japan GWh 80,766 76,057 78,004 79,973 83,840
Malaysia GWh 8,012 9,182 11,691 13,447 15,459
Mexico GWh 36,270 31,911 28,021 38,893 30,892
New Zealand GWh 25,112 22,896 23,060 24,367 24,601
Papua New Guinea GWh ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
USA GWh 316,095 274,030 266,550 255,751 246,453
United Kingdom GWh 5,692 5,309 4,702 5,888 6,299