Who is the Most Dependant on Electricity from Gas?

Electricity Production from Natural Gas Sources (As % of Total) (%), 2017 or latest
Energy & Utility | February 01, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 103 countries in 2017, Qatar ranked the highest in electricity production from natural gas sources as a percentage of total with 100% followed by Turkmenistan and Bahrain. On the other end of the scale was Dem. Republic of the Congo with 0.045%, Bosnia and Herzegovina with 0.192% and Sweden with 0.262%.

Average electricity production from natural gas sources as a percentage of total reached 23.2% in 2017 in the World according to World Bank / EIA. This is 1.36 % less than in the previous year and 8.45 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average electricity production from natural gas sources as a percentage of total reached an all time high of 23.5% in 2016 and an all time low of 7.60% in 1986. The average annual growth amounted to 1.76 % since 1960.

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

Electricity Production from Natural Gas 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
Algeria % 96.9% 97.1% 97.9% 98.6% 98.4% ... ...
Azerbaijan % 85.1% 89.9% 93.0% 93.9% 86.1% ... ...
Bahrain % 100% 100% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% ... ...
Bangladesh % 86.7% 84.1% 83.1% 82.0% 80.7% ... ...
Belarus % 98.3% 96.7% 98.4% 98.0% 97.9% ... ...
Brunei % 99.0% 99.0% 99.0% 99.0% 99.0% ... ...
Moldova % 93.6% 95.1% 92.7% 93.5% 94.5% ... ...
Nigeria % 78.2% 80.3% 81.6% 82.4% 81.8% ... ...
Oman % 97.7% 97.6% 97.4% 97.4% 97.4% ... ...
Qatar % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% ... ...
Singapore % 78.0% 84.3% 91.8% 95.3% 95.0% ... ...
Trinidad and Tobago % 99.7% 99.7% 99.7% 99.8% 99.8% ... ...
Tunisia % 97.8% 97.1% 95.8% 93.9% 91.4% ... ...
Turkmenistan % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% ... ...
United Arab Emirates % 98.6% 98.6% 98.6% 98.5% 98.5%