Electricity Production from Wind Power Sources (As % of Total) rose to 7.07% in Finland in 2017

Electricity Production from Wind Power Sources (As % of Total) (%)
Energy & Utility | Finland | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from wind power sources as a percentage of total reached 7.07 % in 2017 in Finland, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 58.6 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from wind power sources as a percentage of total in Finland reached an all time high of 7.07 % in 2017 and an all time low of 0.000 % in 1985. When compared to Finland's main peers, electricity production from wind power sources as a percentage of total in Australia amounted to 4.88 %, 0.002 % in Indonesia and 4.97 % in New Zealand in 2017.

Finland has been ranked 19th within the group of 70 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from wind power sources as a percentage of total, 15 places above 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
Australia % 2.51% 3.08% 3.71% 3.95% 4.64%
Finland % 0.653% 0.701% 1.08% 1.62% 3.38%
Indonesia % 0.003% 0.002% < 0.001% ... 0.002%
Malaysia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
New Zealand % 4.41% 4.69% 4.68% 5.08% 5.33%
Papua New Guinea % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Philippines % 0.128% 0.103% 0.087% 0.197% 0.908%
Singapore % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...