Electricity Production from Oil Sources fell 33.2% to 54,789 GWh in Japan in 2017

Electricity Production from Oil Sources (GWh)
Energy & Utility | Japan | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from oil sources reached 54,789 GWh in 2017 in Japan, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 33.2 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from oil sources in Japan reached an all time high of 340,967 GWh in 1977 and an all time low of 19,700 GWh in 1960. When compared to Japan's main peers, electricity production from oil sources in China amounted to 14,936 GWh, 15,764 GWh in Russia, 12,412 GWh in South Korea and 22,679 GWh in USA in 2017.

Japan has been ranked 4th within the group of 32 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from oil sources, 2 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

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

Electricity Production from Oil Sources Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Canada GWh 6,030 6,209 6,476 7,779 4,433
China GWh 12,130 10,937 10,013 9,517 9,679
Dem. People's Republic of Korea GWh 580 ... ... ... ... ... ...
Germany GWh 7,156 7,626 7,198 5,658 6,208
India GWh 9,353 10,071 10,650 11,346 9,122
Japan GWh 160,877 205,594 164,960 121,479 103,560
Mexico GWh 48,833 55,733 47,680 32,489 31,226
Russia GWh 27,472 28,101 8,706 10,730 10,102
South Korea GWh 15,918 19,080 19,646 27,706 35,095
USA GWh 32,454 24,935 29,209 32,507 30,375
Vietnam GWh 727 105 740 673 740