Who is the Most Dependant on Electricity from Photovoltaic?

Electricity Production from Solar Photovoltaic Sources (As % of Total) (%), 2017
Energy & Utility | December 26, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 78 countries in 2017, Italy ranked the highest in electricity production from solar photovoltaic sources as a percentage of total with 8.53% followed by Greece and Japan. On the other end of the scale was Hong Kong with 0.003%, Vietnam with 0.005% and Venezuela with 0.009%.

Average electricity production from solar photovoltaic sources as a percentage of total reached 1.73% in 2017 in the World according to World Bank / EIA. This is 24 % more than in the previous year and 98.0 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average electricity production from solar photovoltaic sources as a percentage of total reached an all time high of 1.73% in 2017 and an all time low of < 0.001% in 1983. The average annual growth amounted to 55.1 % since 1983.

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

Electricity Production from Solar Photovoltaic 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 % 0.798% 0.962% 1.54% 2.00% 2.34%
Belgium % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1.30% 2.59% 3.17% 3.97% 4.37%
Bulgaria % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.199% 1.72% 3.11% 2.64% 2.81%
Chile % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... < 0.001% 0.009% 0.684% 1.69%
Cyprus % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.243% 0.466% 1.10% 1.92% 2.79%
Czech Republic % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 2.42% 2.48% 2.38% 2.47% 2.70%
Denmark % ... ... 0.043% 0.338% 1.49% 1.85% 2.09%
Germany % 3.20% 4.19% 4.85% 5.75% 5.99%
Greece % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1.03% 2.78% 6.38% 7.51% 7.52%
Italy % 3.57% 6.30% 7.45% 7.97% 8.11%
Japan % 0.493% 0.666% 1.19% 2.22% 3.35%
Luxembourg % ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.693% 1.00% 2.55% 3.20% 3.75%
Romania % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.002% 0.014% 0.713% 2.05% 2.99%
Spain % 2.97% 4.02% 4.60% 4.91% 4.93%
United Kingdom % 0.066% 0.372% 0.561% 1.20% 2.23%