Electricity Production from Natural Gas Sources (As % of Total) fell to 66.3% in Bolivia in 2015

Electricity Production from Natural Gas Sources (As % of Total) (%)
Energy & Utility | Bolivia | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from natural gas sources as a percentage of total reached 66.3 % in 2015 in Bolivia, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 5.21 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from natural gas sources as a percentage of total in Bolivia reached an all time high of 70.0 % in 2014 and an all time low of 2.88 % in 1971. When compared to Bolivia's main peers, electricity production from natural gas sources as a percentage of total in Brazil amounted to 13.7 %, 15.1 % in Chile and 45.0 % in Peru in 2015.

Bolivia has been ranked 22nd within the group of 105 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from natural gas sources as a percentage of total, 1 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Gas refers to natural gas but excludes natural gas liquids.

Electricity Production from Natural Gas Sources (As % of Total) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Argentina % 44.8% 48.3% 47.2% 48.2% 49.5%
Bolivia % 64.2% 65.7% 66.0% 70.0% 66.3% ... ...
Brazil % 4.72% 8.46% 12.1% 13.7% 13.7%
Chile % 20.9% 18.4% 15.3% 14.3% 15.1% ... ...
Colombia % 12.5% 14.4% 16.6% 15.3% 19.3% ... ...
Paraguay % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Peru % 35.7% 39.2% 41.5% 45.7% 45.0% ... ...
Uruguay % 0.880% 0.075% 0.009% 0.023% ... ... ...
Venezuela % 14.3% 16.5% 17.1% 17.7% 19.4% ... ...