Electricity production from hydro sources reached 79,244 GWh in 2017 in Japan, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 0.897 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, electricity production from hydro sources in Japan reached an all time high of 97,493 GWh in 1991 and an all time low of 58,500 GWh in 1960. When compared to Japan's main peers, electricity production from hydro sources in China amounted to 1,155,773 GWh, 183,282 GWh in Russia, 2,995 GWh in South Korea and 296,515 GWh in USA in 2017.
Japan has been ranked 10th within the group of 71 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from hydro sources, 1 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Sources of electricity refer to the inputs used to generate electricity.