Electricity Production from Oil Sources (As % of Total) rose to 39.9% in Suriname in 2015

Electricity Production from Oil Sources (As % of Total) (%)
Energy & Utility | Suriname | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from oil sources as a percentage of total reached 39.9 % in 2015 in Suriname, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 6.07 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from oil sources as a percentage of total in Suriname reached an all time high of 47.3 % in 2005 and an all time low of 11.6 % in 2000. When compared to Suriname's main peers, electricity production from oil sources as a percentage of total in Brazil amounted to 4.98 %, 0.233 % in Trinidad and Tobago and 16.9 % in Venezuela in 2015.

Suriname has been ranked 22nd within the group of 131 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from oil sources as a percentage of total, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

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

Electricity Production from Oil Sources (As % of Total) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Bolivia % 1.59% 2.02% 1.84% 2.00% 2.25% ... ...
Brazil % 2.78% 3.55% 4.65% 6.00% 5.04%
Colombia % 0.238% 0.550% 0.454% 0.515% 0.568% ... ...
Guyana % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Peru % 5.99% 2.36% 1.75% 1.22% 1.40% ... ...
Puerto Rico % 5.17% ... ... ... ... ... ...
Suriname % 39.4% 36.8% 40.1% 37.7% 39.9% ... ...
Trinidad and Tobago % 0.274% 0.263% 0.252% 0.243% 0.233% ... ...
Venezuela % 14.8% 16.1% 15.0% 14.0% 16.9% ... ...