Who is the Most Dependant on Electricity from Fossil Fuels?

Electricity Production from Oil, Gas & Coal Sources (As % of Total) (%), 2017 or latest
Energy & Utility | May 17, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 139 countries in 2017, Trinidad and Tobago ranked the highest in electricity production from oil, gas & coal sources as a percentage of total with 100% followed by Libya and Yemen. On the other end of the scale was Paraguay with 0.002%, Iceland with 0.021% and Ethiopia with 0.038%.

Average electricity production from oil, gas & coal sources as a percentage of total reached 64.7% in 2017 in the World according to World Bank / EIA. This is 0.863 % less than in the previous year and -3.93 % less than 10 years ago.

Historically, average electricity production from oil, gas & coal sources as a percentage of total reached an all time high of 67.2% in 2007 and an all time low of 51.5% in 1986. The average annual growth amounted to 0.103 % since 1960.

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

Electricity Production from Oil, Gas & Coal Sources (As % of Total) Unit 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Algeria % 99.2% 99.6% 99.0% 98.9% 99.4%
Bahrain % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Botswana % 100% 100% 100% 100% 99.9%
Brunei % 100% 100% 99.9% 99.9% 100.0%
Eritrea % 99.3% 99.4% 99.4% 99.4% 99.5%
Hong Kong % 100.0% 99.8% 99.8% 99.8% 99.8%
Kuwait % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Libya % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Oman % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Qatar % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
South Sudan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 99.6% 99.6%
Trinidad and Tobago % 99.8% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Turkmenistan % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
United Arab Emirates % 100% 100% 100% 100% 99.9%
Yemen % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%