Based on a comparison of 69 countries in 2017, China ranked the highest in electricity production from hydro sources with 1,155,773 GWh followed by Canada and Brazil. On the other end of the scale was Denmark with 15.3 GWh, Israel with 24.5 GWh and Estonia with 29.6 GWh.
Total electricity production from hydro sources reached 4,059,868 GWh in 2017 in the World according to World Bank / EIA. This is 0.586 % more than in the previous year and 24.8 % more than 10 years ago.
Historically, total electricity production from hydro sources reached an all time high of 4,059,868 GWh in 2017 and an all time low of 546,164 GWh in 1960. The average annual growth amounted to 3.58 % since 1960.
The top ranked country, China, accounted for 28.5 % of electricity production from hydro sources in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 47.3 % share while the ten largest countries some 71.6 % in 2017.
Data for more countries are available at Electricity Production from Hydro Sources indicator page.
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