Electricity Production from Natural Gas Sources rose 1.07% to 401,450 GWh in Japan in 2017

Electricity Production from Natural Gas Sources (GWh)
Energy & Utility | Japan | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from natural gas sources reached 401,450 GWh in 2017 in Japan, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 1.07 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from natural gas sources in Japan reached an all time high of 447,694 GWh in 2014 and an all time low of 100 GWh in 1960. When compared to Japan's main peers, electricity production from natural gas sources in China amounted to 196,188 GWh, 529,852 GWh in Russia, 120,752 GWh in South Korea and 1,368,671 GWh in USA in 2017.

Japan has been ranked 5th within the group of 32 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from natural gas sources.

Sources of electricity refer to the inputs used to generate electricity.

Electricity Production from Natural Gas Sources Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Canada GWh 60,750 61,549 58,629 56,234 70,335
China GWh 108,767 110,252 116,388 133,283 166,907
Dem. People's Republic of Korea GWh ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Germany GWh 86,129 76,448 67,518 61,130 62,034
India GWh 117,559 96,253 66,311 64,015 64,768
Japan GWh 375,179 430,927 419,716 447,694 413,974
Mexico GWh 151,711 153,645 165,499 174,039 186,175
Russia GWh 521,296 526,111 529,960 534,850 529,755
South Korea GWh 108,588 121,458 135,261 120,872 103,009
USA GWh 1,089,988 1,318,166 1,209,501 1,211,407 1,433,852
Vietnam GWh 39,394 40,766 41,574 43,659 47,157