Who is the Most Dependant on Electricity from Nuclear?

Electricity Production from Nuclear Sources (As % of Total) (%), 2017
Energy & Utility | May 17, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 31 countries in 2017, France ranked the highest in electricity production from nuclear sources as a percentage of total with 71.9% followed by Ukraine and Slovakia. On the other end of the scale was Kazakhstan with 0%, Lithuania with 0% and Iran with 2.32%.

Average electricity production from nuclear sources as a percentage of total reached 10.3% in 2017 in the World according to World Bank / EIA. This is 1.61 % less than in the previous year and -32.5 % less than 10 years ago.

Historically, average electricity production from nuclear sources as a percentage of total reached an all time high of 17.6% in 1996 and an all time low of 2.00% in 1971. The average annual growth amounted to 3.63 % since 1960.

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

Electricity Production from Nuclear 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
Belgium % 54.2% 49.4% 51.9% 47.1% 37.5%
Bulgaria % 32.6% 33.9% 32.9% 33.8% 31.2%
Czech Republic % 32.6% 35.0% 35.7% 35.6% 32.5%
Finland % 31.5% 32.6% 33.1% 34.6% 33.9%
France % 79.5% 76.0% 74.7% 78.2% 77.6%
Hungary % 43.5% 45.6% 50.7% 53.2% 52.2%
Slovakia % 54.5% 54.7% 55.1% 57.1% 56.9%
Slovenia % 39.1% 35.6% 33.5% 37.1% 38.1%
South Korea % 29.8% 28.3% 25.8% 28.7% 30.0%
Spain % 19.8% 20.9% 20.2% 20.8% 20.6%
Sweden % 40.2% 38.5% 43.4% 42.3% 34.7%
Switzerland % 42.5% 37.3% 37.8% 39.3% 34.9%
USA % 19.0% 18.8% 19.2% 19.2% 19.3%
Ukraine % 46.3% 45.4% 43.0% 48.6% 53.5%
United Kingdom % 19.0% 19.6% 19.9% 19.0% 20.9%