Electricity Production from Natural Gas Sources (As % of Total) fell 1.34% to 23.2% in the World in 2017

Electricity Production from Natural Gas Sources (As % of Total) (%), 2017
Energy & Utility | World | September 1, 2020
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Electricity production from natural gas sources as a percentage of total fell 1.34% to 23.2% in the World in 2017, according to World Bank / EIA.

Historically, electricity production from natural gas sources as a percentage of total in the World reached an all time high of 23.5% in 2016 and an all time low of 7.60% in 1986. When compared to World's main peers, electricity production from natural gas sources as a percentage of total in China amounted to 3.02%, 13.1% in Germany, 39.4% in Japan and 32.0% in USA in 2017.

World has been ranked th within the group of 30 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from natural gas sources as a percentage of total.

Electricity Production from Natural Gas Sources (As % of Total) Unit 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Austria % 20.0% 14.1% 10.3% 8.77% 12.6% ... ...
Belgium % 28.6% 28.8% 25.5% 27.0% 32.8% ... ...
Canada % 9.69% 10.2% 9.80% 9.60% 10.0%
China % 2.04% 1.98% 1.96% 2.02% 2.49%
France % 4.81% 3.90% 3.03% 2.29% 3.51% ... ...
Germany % 14.4% 12.4% 10.9% 10.0% 9.83%
India % 10.6% 7.61% 5.24% 4.64% 4.92%
Japan % 36.1% 38.7% 38.5% 41.5% 39.6%
Mexico % 54.3% 53.9% 55.7% 57.0% 59.9%
Poland % 3.57% 3.87% 3.21% 3.36% 3.89%
Russia % 49.3% 49.1% 50.1% 50.2% 49.7%
South Korea % 22.3% 21.1% 26.9% 23.9% 22.4%
USA % 24.2% 29.6% 27.0% 26.9% 31.9%
World % 22.0% 22.4% 21.5% 21.6% 22.8%