Based on a comparison of 30 countries in 2017, USA ranked the highest in electricity production from natural gas sources with 1,368,671 GWh followed by Russia and Japan. On the other end of the scale was South Africa with 1,879 GWh, Ukraine with 7,318 GWh and Poland with 9,803 GWh.
Total electricity production from natural gas sources reached 5,915,292 GWh in 2017 in the World according to World Bank / EIA. This is 1.11 % more than in the previous year and 29.5 % more than 10 years ago.
Historically, total electricity production from natural gas sources reached an all time high of 5,915,292 GWh in 2017 and an all time low of 180,983 GWh in 1960. The average annual growth amounted to 6.31 % since 1960.
The top ranked country, USA, accounted for 23.1 % of electricity production from natural gas sources in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 38.9 % share while the ten largest countries some 60.4 % in 2017.
Data for more countries are available at Electricity Production from Natural Gas Sources indicator page.
|Electricity Production from Natural Gas Sources||Unit||1997||1998||1999||2000||2001||2002||2003||2004||2005||2006||2007||2008||2009||2010||2011||2012||2013||2014||2015||2016||2017|
|United Arab Emirates||GWh||97,726||104,767||108,482||114,749||125,468|