Who is the Most Dependant on Electricity from Wind Power?

Electricity Production from Wind Power Sources (As % of Total) (%), 2017
Energy & Utility | December 26, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 68 countries in 2017, Denmark ranked the highest in electricity production from wind power sources as a percentage of total with 47.9% followed by Lithuania and Ireland. On the other end of the scale was United Arab Emirates with < 0.001%, Venezuela with 0.001% and Indonesia with 0.002%.

Average electricity production from wind power sources as a percentage of total reached 4.39% in 2017 in the World according to World Bank / EIA. This is 12.4 % more than in the previous year and 80.6 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average electricity production from wind power sources as a percentage of total reached an all time high of 4.39% in 2017 and an all time low of < 0.001% in 1983. The average annual growth amounted to 32.1 % since 1976.

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

Electricity Production from Wind Power 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
Austria % 2.94% 3.40% 4.63% 5.91% 7.45%
Croatia % ... ... ... 1.77% 3.06% 3.68% 5.39% 6.98%
Denmark % 27.7% 33.5% 32.0% 40.6% 48.8%
Germany % 8.13% 8.20% 8.26% 9.33% 12.5%
Greece % 5.58% 6.32% 7.24% 7.31% 8.91%
Ireland % 15.9% 14.5% 17.4% 19.5% 23.2%
Lithuania % 9.85% 10.7% 12.7% 14.5% 16.4%
Luxembourg % 1.72% 2.03% 2.87% 2.69% 3.68%
Netherlands % 4.51% 4.86% 5.58% 5.61% 6.86%
Poland % 1.96% 2.93% 3.65% 4.83% 6.58%
Portugal % 17.5% 22.0% 23.3% 22.9% 22.1%
Romania % 2.23% 4.47% 7.68% 7.46% 10.7%
Spain % 14.5% 16.6% 19.5% 18.7% 17.6%
Sweden % 4.02% 4.31% 6.43% 7.31% 10.0%
United Kingdom % 4.34% 5.45% 7.93% 9.45% 11.9%