Electricity production from natural gas sources reached 20,458 GWh in 2012 in France, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 23.5 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, electricity production from natural gas sources in France reached an all time high of 26,755 GWh in 2011 and an all time low of 2,414 GWh in 1988. When compared to France's main peers, electricity production from natural gas sources in Belgium amounted to 20,591 GWh, 76,448 GWh in Germany, 129,058 GWh in Italy and 73,308 GWh in Spain in 2012.
France has been ranked 30th within the group of 52 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from natural gas sources, 3 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Sources of electricity refer to the inputs used to generate electricity.