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FIELD LISTING :: ELECTRICITY - FROM FOSSIL FUELS Print
This entry measures the capacity of plants that generate electricity by burning fossil fuels (such as coal, petroleum products, and natural gas), expressed as a share of the country's total generating capacity.


Country Comparison to the World

CountryELECTRICITY - FROM FOSSIL FUELS(% OF TOTAL INSTALLED CAPACITY)
Afghanistan 35.4% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Albania 5.2% of total installed capacity (2013 est.)
Algeria 98% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
American Samoa 100% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Andorra 61.3% of total installed capacity (2010 est.)
Angola 50.3% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Antigua and Barbuda 100% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Argentina 68.1% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Armenia 32.2% of total installed capacity (2011 est.)
Aruba 90.6% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Australia 78.5% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Austria 32.8% of total installed capacity (2014 est.)
Azerbaijan 85% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Bahamas, The 100% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Bahrain 99.9% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Bangladesh 97.7% of total installed capacity (2013 est.)
Barbados 100% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Belarus 99.7% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Belgium 39.3% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Belize 46.9% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Benin 99.4% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Bermuda 98.2% of total installed capacity (2014 est.)
Bhutan 0.7% of total installed capacity (2013 est.)
Bolivia 68.8% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Bosnia and Herzegovina 54.8% of total installed capacity (2013 est.)
Botswana 100% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Brazil 18.7% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
British Virgin Islands 100% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Brunei 100% of total installed capacity (2014 est.)
Bulgaria 41.7% of total installed capacity (2014 est.)
Burkina Faso 86.6% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Burma 24.8% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Burundi 1.8% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Cabo Verde 76.5% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Cambodia 32.7% of total installed capacity (2013 est.)
Cameroon 28.5% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Canada 25.7% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Cayman Islands 100% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Central African Republic 43.2% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Chad 100% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Chile 62.1% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
China 67.3% of total installed capacity (2014 est.)
Colombia 32.1% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Comoros 95.5% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the 1.4% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Congo, Republic of the 12.2% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Cook Islands 99.5% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Costa Rica 30.7% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Cote d'Ivoire 60.3% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Croatia 37.1% of total installed capacity (2013 est.)
Cuba 99.3% of total installed capacity (2013 est.)
Cyprus 90% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Czech Republic 55.6% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Denmark 56.8% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Djibouti 98.9% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Dominica 60.2% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Dominican Republic 85.2% of total installed capacity (2013 est.)
Ecuador 57.3% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Egypt 87.7% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
El Salvador 53.1% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Equatorial Guinea 22.6% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Eritrea 98.7% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Estonia 87% of total installed capacity (2014 est.)
Ethiopia 8.3% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
European Union 49% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 90% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Faroe Islands 60.1% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Fiji 46.3% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Finland 51.6% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
France 20.3% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
French Polynesia 79% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Gabon 59% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Gambia, The 100% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Georgia 39.2% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Germany 45.7% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Ghana 45.4% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Gibraltar 100% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Greece 70.4% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Greenland 100% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Grenada 98.6% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Guam 100% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Guatemala 61.9% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Guinea-Bissau 100% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Guinea 67.8% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Guyana 96.1% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Haiti 77.3% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Honduras 60.9% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Hong Kong 100% of total installed capacity (2013 est.)
Hungary 22% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Iceland 4.3% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
India 68.7% of total installed capacity (26 February 2014 est.)
Indonesia 83.2% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Iran 85.6% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Iraq 92% of total installed capacity (2013 est.)
Ireland 71% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Israel 97.4% of total installed capacity (2014 est.)
Italy 58.9% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Jamaica 91.7% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Japan 64.4% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Jordan 99.6% of total installed capacity (2013)
Kazakhstan 87.3% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Kenya 42.4% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Kiribati 100% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Korea, North 47.4% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Korea, South 69.6% of total installed capacity (2013 est.)
Kosovo 97.1% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Kuwait 100% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Kyrgyzstan 21.1% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Laos 1.7% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Latvia 26.3% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Lebanon 90.2% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Lesotho 0% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Liberia 100% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Libya 99.2% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Lithuania 68.8% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Luxembourg 27.5% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Macau 100% of total installed capacity (2013 est.)
Macedonia 64.5% of total installed capacity (2014 est.)
Madagascar 69.6% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Malawi 0.7% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Malaysia 87.6% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Maldives 100% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Mali 48.4% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Malta 91.7% of total installed capacity (2014 est.)
Mauritania 66.9% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Mauritius 96.5% of total installed capacity (2013 est.)
Mexico 74.2% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Micronesia, Federated States of 96% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Moldova 96.4% of total installed capacity (2013 est.)
Mongolia 99.8% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Montenegro 24.6% of total installed capacity (20113 est.)
Montserrat 100% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Morocco 69% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Mozambique 10.2% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Namibia 31.8% of total installed capacity (2013 est.)
Nauru 100% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Nepal 7.5% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Netherlands 83.7% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
New Caledonia 76.7% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
New Zealand 29% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Nicaragua 54.4% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Nigeria 65% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Niger 100% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Niue 100% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Norway 4.7% of total installed capacity (2014 est.)
Oman 100% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Pakistan 67.1% of total installed capacity (FY2014 est.)
Panama 38.7% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Papua New Guinea 61.1% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Paraguay 0.1% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Peru 63.2% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Philippines 68% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Poland 89.5% of total installed capacity (2013 est.)
Portugal 42.4% of total installed capacity (2013 est.)
Puerto Rico 96.4% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Qatar 98.5% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Romania 44.3% of total installed capacity (2014 est.)
Russia 68.8% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Rwanda 34.3% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha 100% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Saint Kitts and Nevis 95.2% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Saint Lucia 100% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Saint Pierre and Miquelon 97.7% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 85.1% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Samoa 71.4% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Sao Tome and Principe 75% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Saudi Arabia 99.9% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Senegal 99.7% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Serbia 59.2% of total installed capacity (2014 est.)
Seychelles 100% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Sierra Leone 33.3% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Singapore 95.3% of total installed capacity (2014 est.)
Slovakia 33.2% of total installed capacity (2014 est.)
Slovenia 34.1% of total installed capacity (2013 est.)
Solomon Islands 100% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Somalia 100% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
South Africa 90.4% of total installed capacity (2013 est.)
South Sudan 30.7% of total installed capacity (2010 est.)
Spain 43% of total installed capacity (2014 est.)
Sri Lanka 51.1% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Sudan 30.7% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Suriname 54.1% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Swaziland 59.7% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Sweden 9.5% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Switzerland 2.5% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Syria 82.9% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Taiwan 75.6% of total installed capacity (2014 est.)
Tajikistan 9% of total installed capacity (2013 est.)
Tanzania 33.5% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Thailand 90.2% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Togo 21.7% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Tonga 100% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Trinidad and Tobago 99.8% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Tunisia 95.9% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Turkey 61% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Turkmenistan 100% of total installed capacity (2014 est.)
Turks and Caicos Islands 100% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Tuvalu 96% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Uganda 21% of total installed capacity (2011 est.)
Ukraine 63.7% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
United Arab Emirates 99.8% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
United Kingdom 71.1% of total installed capacity (2014 est.)
United States 73.5% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Uruguay 44.5% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Uzbekistan 86.2% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Vanuatu 89.3% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Venezuela 44.3% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Vietnam 48.9% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Virgin Islands 100% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
West Bank 100% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Western Sahara 100% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
World 65.3% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Yemen 99.9% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Zambia 0.4% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
Zimbabwe 63.2% of total installed capacity (2012 est.)
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