Electricity Production from Wind Power Sources (As % of Total) rose to 0.562% in Japan in 2017

Electricity Production from Wind Power Sources (As % of Total) (%)
Energy & Utility | Japan | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from wind power sources as a percentage of total reached 0.562 % in 2017 in Japan, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 5.57 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from wind power sources as a percentage of total in Japan reached an all time high of 0.562 % in 2017 and an all time low of 0.000 % in 1990. When compared to Japan's main peers, electricity production from wind power sources as a percentage of total in China amounted to 4.40 %, 0.013 % in Russia, 0.348 % in South Korea and 6.00 % in USA in 2017.

Japan has been ranked 48th within the group of 70 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from wind power sources as a percentage of total, 15 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Wind power had a worldwide installed capacity of 238,000 MW at the end of 2011 and is widely used in Europe, Asia, and the United States.

Electricity Production from Wind Power Sources (As % of Total) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Canada % 1.60% 1.78% 2.71% 3.41% 4.06%
China % 1.49% 1.92% 2.60% 2.76% 3.19%
Dem. People's Republic of Korea % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Germany % 8.13% 8.20% 8.26% 9.33% 12.5%
India % 2.32% 2.51% 2.62% 2.65% 2.48%
Japan % 0.404% 0.427% 0.472% 0.472% 0.507%
Mexico % 0.564% 1.24% 1.41% 2.12% 2.82%
Russia % < 0.001% < 0.001% < 0.001% 0.009% 0.014%
South Korea % 0.167% 0.172% 0.214% 0.212% 0.245%
USA % 2.78% 3.30% 3.92% 4.21% 4.43%
Vietnam % 0.040% 0.035% 0.055% 0.049% 0.112%