Electricity Production from Natural Gas Sources (As % of Total) rose to 13.1% in Germany in 2017

Electricity Production from Natural Gas Sources (As % of Total) (%)
Energy & Utility | Germany | February 01, 2019
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Electricity production from natural gas sources as a percentage of total reached 13.1 % in 2017 in Germany, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 5 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from natural gas sources as a percentage of total in Germany reached an all time high of 16.9 % in 1975 and an all time low of 0.070 % in 1960.

Germany has been ranked 25th within the group of 32 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from natural gas sources as a percentage of total, 49 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
Austria % 20.0% 14.1% 10.3% 8.77% 12.6% ... ...
Belgium % 28.6% 28.8% 25.5% 27.0% 32.8% ... ...
Czech Republic % 1.61% 1.71% 2.35% 2.12% 2.74% ... ...
France % 4.81% 3.90% 3.03% 2.29% 3.51% ... ...
Germany % 14.4% 12.4% 10.9% 10.0% 9.83%
Hungary % 29.8% 27.1% 18.3% 14.4% 16.8% ... ...
Italy % 48.1% 43.4% 37.8% 33.7% 39.4%
Luxembourg % 88.3% 86.6% 76.8% 76.2% 62.7% ... ...
Netherlands % 61.0% 54.8% 55.1% 49.8% 42.3%
Poland % 3.57% 3.87% 3.21% 3.36% 3.89%
Russia % 49.3% 49.1% 50.1% 50.2% 49.7%
Spain % 29.3% 24.9% 20.4% 17.2% 18.9%
Switzerland % 1.54% 1.35% 1.12% 0.743% 1.00% ... ...
Ukraine % 9.46% 8.09% 7.22% 6.99% 6.23%