Who is the Most Dependant on Electricity from Coal?

Electricity Production from Coal Sources (As % of Total) (%), 2017 or latest
Energy & Utility | February 1, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 78 countries in 2017, Kosovo ranked the highest in electricity production from coal sources as a percentage of total with 97.5% followed by Botswana and Mongolia. On the other end of the scale was Norway with 0.105%, Pakistan with 0.137% and Iran with 0.152%.

Average electricity production from coal sources as a percentage of total reached 38.1% in 2017 in the World according to World Bank / EIA. This is 0.38 % more than in the previous year and -8.10 % less than 10 years ago.

Historically, average electricity production from coal sources as a percentage of total reached an all time high of 41.1% in 2007 and an all time low of 30.3% in 1974. The average annual growth amounted to 0.293 % since 1960.

Data for more countries are available at Electricity Production from Coal Sources (As % of Total) indicator page.

Electricity Production from Coal Sources (As % of Total) Unit 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Australia % 68.0% 68.6% 63.7% 61.2% 62.9%
Bosnia and Herzegovina % 70.7% 69.5% 58.1% 62.8% 64.0% ... ...
Botswana % 91.4% 71.4% 82.3% 95.7% 96.4% ... ...
China % 78.9% 75.7% 75.3% 72.6% 70.3%
Hong Kong % 71.0% 70.3% 74.8% 76.2% 65.4% ... ...
India % 66.8% 71.6% 72.5% 74.5% 75.3%
Indonesia % 44.2% 51.1% 51.5% 52.5% 55.8%
Kazakhstan % 81.1% 74.8% 75.2% 71.9% 71.6%
Kosovo % ... ... ... 97.8% 98.1% 97.6% 96.9% 97.5% ... ...
Macedonia % 76.5% 77.2% 66.0% 69.5% 58.4% ... ...
Mongolia % 94.8% 94.7% 92.9% 92.3% 92.7% ... ...
Morocco % 46.7% 43.4% 43.4% 55.0% 55.5% ... ...
Poland % 86.8% 84.4% 85.2% 83.0% 80.9%
Serbia % 75.7% 72.8% 73.1% 66.3% 72.4% ... ...
South Africa % 93.8% 94.6% 93.7% 93.1% 92.7%