Who is the Most Dependant on Electricity from Oil?

Electricity Production from Oil Sources (As % of Total) (%), 2017 or latest
Energy & Utility | May 17, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 129 countries in 2017, Eritrea ranked the highest in electricity production from oil sources as a percentage of total with 99.5% followed by South Sudan and Lebanon. On the other end of the scale was Paraguay with 0.002%, New Zealand with 0.002% and South Africa with 0.011%.

Average electricity production from oil sources as a percentage of total reached 3.46% in 2017 in the World according to World Bank / EIA. This is 11.2 % less than in the previous year and -41.0 % less than 10 years ago.

Historically, average electricity production from oil sources as a percentage of total reached an all time high of 21.2% in 1973 and an all time low of 3.28% in 2015. The average annual growth amounted to -3.53 % since 1960.

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

Electricity Production from Oil 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
Benin % 99.2% 99.1% 100% 100% 100%
Cyprus % 99.4% 98.6% 96.4% 94.6% 92.4%
Dominican Republic % 58.7% 54.8% 54.6% 50.1% 49.5%
Eritrea % 99.3% 99.4% 99.4% 99.4% 99.5%
Haiti % 71.3% 69.8% 87.2% 79.9% 86.6%
Honduras % 55.2% 52.2% 51.9% 49.5% 52.1%
Jamaica % 92.6% 92.3% 91.3% 89.1% 90.2%
Jordan % 8.53% 28.3% 72.5% 81.0% 74.5%
Kuwait % 71.2% 65.4% 62.0% 63.8% 60.9%
Lebanon % 94.1% 88.4% 95.1% 93.2% 92.7%
Malta % 100% 100.0% 99.5% 98.9% 98.4%
Niger % ... ... ... ... ... 25.7% 30.0% 25.4% 36.3% 45.8%
Senegal % 86.4% 83.6% 84.0% 82.7% 83.6%
South Sudan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 99.6% 99.6%
Yemen % 99.9% 73.4% 78.4% 68.6% 68.0%