Electricity Production from Wind Power Sources Per Capita rose 16.1% to 152 kWh in World in 2017

Electricity Production from Wind Power Sources Per Capita (kWh)
Energy & Utility | World | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from wind power sources per capita reached 152 kWh in 2017 in World, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 16.1 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from wind power sources per capita in World reached an all time high of 152 kWh in 2017 and an all time low of 0.006 kWh in 1983. When compared to World's main peers, electricity production from wind power sources per capita in China amounted to 205 kWh, 1,310 kWh in Germany, 45.9 kWh in Japan and 788 kWh in USA in 2017.

World has been ranked 33rd within the group of 70 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from wind power sources per capita, 9 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 Per Capita Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Austria kWh 230 292 373 454 570
Belgium kWh 210 249 331 417 502
Canada kWh 296 325 513 638 758
China kWh 51.5 69.9 102 113 134
France kWh 190 234 250 268 330
Germany kWh 602 625 640 712 984
India kWh 19.6 22.2 24.1 26.6 25.8
Japan kWh 35.1 37.2 40.5 39.7 41.5
Mexico kWh 13.8 30.6 34.4 52.3 70.5
Poland kWh 84.0 125 158 202 287
Russia kWh 0.038 0.037 0.031 0.679 1.03
South Korea kWh 17.7 18.7 23.4 23.3 27.2
USA kWh 386 449 532 572 597
World kWh 62.5 74.2 90.6 99.0 115