Based on a comparison of 29 countries in 2017, USA ranked the highest in electricity production from nuclear sources with 847,315 GWh followed by France and China. On the other end of the scale was Netherlands with 5,338 GWh, Argentina with 6,267 GWh and Slovenia with 6,285 GWh.
Total electricity production from nuclear sources reached 2,635,561 GWh in 2017 in the World according to World Bank / EIA. This is 0.862 % more than in the previous year and -4.21 % less than 10 years ago.
Historically, total electricity production from nuclear sources reached an all time high of 2,803,605 GWh in 2006 and an all time low of 2,924 GWh in 1960. The average annual growth amounted to 12.7 % since 1960.
The top ranked country, USA, accounted for 32.1 % of electricity production from nuclear sources in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 56.7 % share while the ten largest countries some 85.0 % in 2017.
Data for more countries are available at Electricity Production from Nuclear Sources indicator page.
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