Electricity Production from Natural Gas Sources (As % of Total) rose to 11.1% in Brazil in 2017

Electricity Production from Natural Gas Sources (As % of Total) (%)
Energy & Utility | Brazil | February 01, 2019
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Electricity production from natural gas sources as a percentage of total reached 11.1 % in 2017 in Brazil, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 13.3 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from natural gas sources as a percentage of total in Brazil reached an all time high of 13.7 % in 2014 and an all time low of 0.146 % in 1990.

Brazil has been ranked 26th within the group of 32 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from natural gas sources as a percentage of total, 60 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
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% ... ...
Guyana % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Paraguay % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Peru % 35.7% 39.2% 41.5% 45.7% 45.0% ... ...
Trinidad and Tobago % 99.7% 99.7% 99.7% 99.8% 99.8% ... ...
Venezuela % 14.3% 16.5% 17.1% 17.7% 19.4% ... ...