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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 14% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)
Albania 5.2% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Algeria 97.9% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
American Samoa 100% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Andorra 61.3% of total installed capacity (2010 est.)
Angola 45.2% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Antigua and Barbuda 96.6% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Argentina 62.8% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)
Armenia 58.8% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Aruba 87.2% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Australia 72.9% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Austria 29% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)
Azerbaijan 84.5% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Bahamas, The 99.8% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Bahrain 99.8% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Bangladesh 96.6% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Barbados 89.9% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)
Belarus 99.2% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Belgium 34.8% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Belize 52.4% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Benin 97.2% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Bermuda 100% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Bhutan 1% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)
Bolivia 68.1% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)
Bosnia and Herzegovina 41.6% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Botswana 98.5% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Brazil 3.1% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)
British Virgin Islands 658.3% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Brunei 99.9% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Bulgaria 45% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)
Burkina Faso 86.9% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Burma 33.9% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Burundi 13.2% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Cabo Verde 76.8% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Cambodia 37.6% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Cameroon 52.9% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Canada 26.3% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Cayman Islands 100% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Central African Republic 43.2% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Chad 100% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Chile 60.8% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
China 64% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)
Colombia 28.1% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)
Comoros 96.2% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the 1.3% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Congo, Republic of the 61.7% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Cook Islands 80% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Costa Rica 21% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Cote d'Ivoire 66.9% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Croatia 42.5% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)
Cuba 90.6% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)
Cyprus 87.4% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Czechia 56.6% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Denmark 48.1% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Djibouti 100% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Dominica 60.2% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Dominican Republic 80.8% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Ecuador 13.2% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)
Egypt 90.5% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
El Salvador 41.4% of total installed capacity (30 June 2017 est.)
Equatorial Guinea 55.1% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Eritrea 98.6% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Estonia 85% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)
Eswatini 35.6% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Ethiopia 7.5% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
European Union 43.6% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 90% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Faroe Islands 50.1% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)
Fiji 36% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Finland 21.2% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)
France 16.1% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
French Polynesia 71.1% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Gabon 50.7% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Gambia, The 100% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Georgia 36.2% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Germany 42.6% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Ghana 57.8% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)
Gibraltar 100% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Greece 56.8% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Greenland 51.3% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Grenada 98% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Guam 100% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Guatemala 57.9% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)
Guinea 50% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Guinea-Bissau 100% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Guyana 86.8% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Haiti 80.9% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Honduras 45.6% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Hong Kong 84% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)
Hungary 64.5% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Iceland 4.2% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
India 71.5% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Indonesia 88.5% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)
Iran 83.2% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Iraq 87.3% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)
Ireland 68.1% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Israel 95.5% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Italy 52.8% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Jamaica 85.5% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)
Japan 59.5% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Jordan 96.3% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Kazakhstan 86.1% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Kenya 31.9% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Kiribati 62.5% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Korea, North 45% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Korea, South 67.1% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Kosovo 96.6% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)
Kuwait 100% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)
Kyrgyzstan 20.6% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Laos 1.1% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Latvia 39.1% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Lebanon 87.2% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Lesotho 0% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Liberia 63.3% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)
Libya 99.9% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Lithuania 59.9% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Luxembourg 23.7% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Macau 100% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Macedonia 64.3% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)
Madagascar 73.9% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Malawi 5.8% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)
Malaysia 82.1% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Maldives 96.2% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Mali 67.8% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Malta 88.5% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Marshall Islands 80.8% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Mauritania 63.8% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Mauritius 66.3% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Mexico 72.2% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Micronesia, Federated States of 96% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Moldova 85.7% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Mongolia 94.9% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Montenegro 24.7% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)
Montserrat 100% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Morocco 67.5% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Mozambique 14% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Namibia 30.1% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Nauru 100% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Nepal 5.5% of total installed capacity (FY 2017 est.)
Netherlands 80.4% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
New Caledonia 78.4% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
New Zealand 23.8% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)
Nicaragua 59% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Niger 96.1% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Nigeria 80.3% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Niue 100% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Norway 4.1% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Oman 100% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Pakistan 61.8% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Panama 35.8% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Papua New Guinea 62.1% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Paraguay 0.2% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Peru 62.6% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Philippines 68.9% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)
Poland 77.7% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Portugal 37.9% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Puerto Rico 94.8% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Qatar 99.5% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Romania 46.7% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Russia 70.2% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Rwanda 27.6% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha 100% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Saint Kitts and Nevis 94.9% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Saint Lucia 98.9% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Saint Pierre and Miquelon 97.8% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 83.3% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Samoa 66.7% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Sao Tome and Principe 80% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Saudi Arabia 99.9% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Senegal 88.5% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Serbia 59% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)
Seychelles 92% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Sierra Leone 33.3% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Singapore 97.1% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)
Slovakia 35.1% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Slovenia 31.8% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)
Solomon Islands 97.3% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Somalia 98.8% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
South Africa 86.7% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
South Sudan 100% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Spain 45.1% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Sri Lanka 55.3% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Sudan 34.4% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Suriname 54.7% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Sweden 6.3% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Switzerland 2.9% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Syria 84.4% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Taiwan 75.4% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Tajikistan 7% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)
Tanzania 46% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Thailand 76.7% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Togo 69.9% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Tonga 82.4% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Trinidad and Tobago 99.6% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Tunisia 93.4% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Turkey 56.8% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Turkmenistan 100% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Turks and Caicos Islands 100% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Tuvalu 96% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Uganda 14.8% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Ukraine 62.1% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
United Arab Emirates 99.5% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
United Kingdom 55.6% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
United States 70.6% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Uruguay 34.7% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Uzbekistan 86.4% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Vanuatu 81.8% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Venezuela 52.8% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Vietnam 55% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)
Virgin Islands 13.9% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
West Bank 92.1% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Western Sahara 100% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
World 62.8% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Yemen 99% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Zambia 0.3% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)
Zimbabwe 58% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)