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Electricity – from fossil fuels

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 Ranking

  • Afghanistan

    45% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Albania

    5% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Algeria

    96% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • American Samoa

    98% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Andorra

    61% of total installed capacity (2010 est.)

  • Angola

    34% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Antigua and Barbuda

    97% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Argentina

    69% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Armenia

    58% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Aruba

    87% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Australia

    72% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Austria

    25% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Azerbaijan

    84% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Bahamas, The

    100% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Bahrain

    100% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Bangladesh

    97% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Barbados

    93% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Belarus

    96% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Belgium

    35% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Belize

    51% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Benin

    88% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Bermuda

    100% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Bhutan

    1% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Bolivia

    76% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina

    49% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Botswana

    100% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Brazil

    17% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • British Virgin Islands

    97% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Brunei

    100% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Bulgaria

    39% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Burkina Faso

    80% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Burma

    39% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Burundi

    14% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Cabo Verde

    79% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Cambodia

    35% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Cameroon

    52% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Canada

    23% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Cayman Islands

    100% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Central African Republic

    50% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Chad

    98% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Chile

    59% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • China

    62% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Colombia

    29% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Comoros

    96% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Congo, Democratic Republic of the

    2% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Congo, Republic of the

    64% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Cook Islands

    79% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Costa Rica

    18% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Cote d'Ivoire

    60% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Croatia

    45% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Cuba

    91% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Cyprus

    85% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Czechia

    60% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Denmark

    46% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Djibouti

    100% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Dominica

    72% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Dominican Republic

    77% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Ecuador

    43% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Egypt

    91% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • El Salvador

    49% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Equatorial Guinea

    61% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Eritrea

    99% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Estonia

    72% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Eswatini

    39% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Ethiopia

    3% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • European Union

    44% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)

  • Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

    74% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Faroe Islands

    54% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Fiji

    34% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Finland

    41% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • France

    17% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • French Polynesia

    70% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Gabon

    51% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Gambia, The

    97% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Georgia

    35% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Germany

    41% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Ghana

    58% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Gibraltar

    100% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Greece

    57% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Greenland

    51% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Grenada

    96% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Guam

    94% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Guatemala

    41% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Guinea

    33% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Guinea-Bissau

    99% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Guyana

    89% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Haiti

    82% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Honduras

    40% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Hong Kong

    100% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Hungary

    64% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Iceland

    4% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • India

    71% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Indonesia

    85% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Iran

    84% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Iraq

    91% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Ireland

    65% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Israel

    95% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Italy

    54% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Jamaica

    83% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Japan

    71% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Jordan

    87% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Kazakhstan

    86% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Kenya

    33% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Kiribati

    73% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Korea, North

    45% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Korea, South

    70% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Kosovo

    97% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Kuwait

    100% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Kyrgyzstan

    24% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Laos

    28% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Latvia

    39% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Lebanon

    88% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Lesotho

    0% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Liberia

    57% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Libya

    100% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Lithuania

    73% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Luxembourg

    25% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Macau

    100% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Madagascar

    74% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Malawi

    1% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Malaysia

    78% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Maldives

    96% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Mali

    68% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Malta

    81% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Marshall Islands

    81% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Mauritania

    65% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Mauritius

    79% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Mexico

    71% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Micronesia, Federated States of

    96% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)

  • Moldova

    86% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Mongolia

    87% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Montenegro

    23% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Montserrat

    100% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Morocco

    68% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Mozambique

    16% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Namibia

    28% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Nauru

    86% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Nepal

    5% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Netherlands

    75% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • New Caledonia

    87% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • New Zealand

    23% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Nicaragua

    56% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Niger

    95% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Nigeria

    80% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Niue

    87% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • North Macedonia

    60% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Norway

    3% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Oman

    100% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Pakistan

    62% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Panama

    36% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Papua New Guinea

    63% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Paraguay

    0% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Peru

    61% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Philippines

    67% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Poland

    79% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Portugal

    41% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Puerto Rico

    94% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Qatar

    100% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Romania

    47% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Russia

    68% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Rwanda

    42% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha

    100% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Saint Kitts and Nevis

    94% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Saint Lucia

    99% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Saint Pierre and Miquelon

    96% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

    85% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Samoa

    48% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Sao Tome and Principe

    88% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Saudi Arabia

    100% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Senegal

    82% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Serbia

    65% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Seychelles

    91% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Sierra Leone

    23% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Singapore

    98% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Slovakia

    36% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Slovenia

    37% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Solomon Islands

    92% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Somalia

    93% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • South Africa

    85% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • South Sudan

    100% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Spain

    47% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Sri Lanka

    52% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Sudan

    44% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Suriname

    61% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Sweden

    5% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Switzerland

    3% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Syria

    83% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Taiwan

    79% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Tajikistan

    6% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Tanzania

    55% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Thailand

    76% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Timor-Leste

    0% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Togo

    70% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Tonga

    74% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Trinidad and Tobago

    100% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Tunisia

    94% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Turkey

    53% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Turkmenistan

    100% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Turks and Caicos Islands

    100% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Tuvalu

    96% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)

  • Uganda

    19% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Ukraine

    65% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • United Arab Emirates

    99% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • United Kingdom

    50% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • United States

    70% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Uruguay

    29% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Uzbekistan

    86% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Vanuatu

    71% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Venezuela

    51% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Vietnam

    56% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Virgin Islands

    98% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • West Bank

    78% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • World

    63% of total installed capacity (2015 est.)

  • Yemen

    79% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Zambia

    5% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

  • Zimbabwe

    58% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)