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.
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|Dem. People's Republic of Korea||GWh||580||...||...||...||...||...||...|