Electricity Production from Natural Gas Sources rose 4.20% to 196,188 GWh in China in 2017

Electricity Production from Natural Gas Sources (GWh)
Energy & Utility | China | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from natural gas sources reached 196,188 GWh in 2017 in China, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 4.2 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from natural gas sources in China reached an all time high of 196,188 GWh in 2017 and an all time low of 565 GWh in 1981. When compared to China's main peers, electricity production from natural gas sources in India amounted to 75,476 GWh, 401,450 GWh in Japan, 529,852 GWh in Russia and 1,368,671 GWh in USA in 2017.

China has been ranked 8th within the group of 32 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from natural gas sources, 20 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

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
Bangladesh GWh 40,308 ... ... ... ... ... ...
Canada GWh 60,750 61,549 58,629 56,234 70,335
China GWh 108,767 110,252 116,388 133,283 166,907
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
Pakistan GWh 27,650 ... ... ... ... ... ...
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
Sri Lanka GWh ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
USA GWh 1,089,988 1,318,166 1,209,501 1,211,407 1,433,852