Who is the Most Dependant on Electricity from Renewables?

Electricity Production from Renewable Sources (As % of Total) (%), 2012 or latest
Energy & Utility | December 26, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 151 countries in 2012, Lesotho ranked the highest in electricity production from renewable sources as a percentage of total with 100% followed by Albania and Bhutan. On the other end of the scale was Saudi Arabia with < 0.001%, Niger with 0.002% and Hong Kong with 0.005%.

Average electricity production from renewable sources as a percentage of total reached 20.9% in 2012 in the World according to World Bank / EIA. This is 5.66 % more than in the previous year and 16.2 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average electricity production from renewable sources as a percentage of total reached an all time high of 20.9% in 2012 and an all time low of 16.7% in 1989. The average annual growth amounted to 0.054 % since 1960.

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

Electricity Production from Renewable Sources (As % of Total) Unit 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Albania % 98.3% 97.5% 100% 100.0% 100.0%
Bhutan % 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% ...
Burundi % 97.9% 98.3% 98.2% 98.4% 98.6% ...
Dem. Republic of the Congo % 4.73% 4.45% 4.79% 4.18% 5.46%
Ethiopia % 99.7% 95.4% 87.6% 88.9% 99.4%
Iceland % 100% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Laos % 92.0% 97.2% 97.4% 97.2% 97.2% ...
Lesotho % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% ...
Mozambique % 99.9% 99.9% 99.9% 99.9% 99.9%
Namibia % 94.1% 97.8% 88.7% 94.6% 95.6%
Nepal % 99.5% 99.7% 99.7% 99.6% 99.9%
Norway % 99.2% 98.4% 98.8% 96.0% 96.1%
Paraguay % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100.0%
Tajikistan % 98.6% 97.8% 97.9% 98.0% 96.6%
Zambia % 99.5% 99.7% 99.7% 99.8% 99.7%