Electricity production by source - Australia



Australia : Electricity Sector Statistics
TopicValue
Electricity production from coal sources (% of total)69.7011020375803
Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel (% of total)3.94236105605328
Electricity production from oil sources (% of total)1.4152065329422
Electricity production from hydroelectric sources (% of total)5.56013636724015
Electricity production from natural gas sources (% of total)19.3811940061841
Value & RankThe Electricity production from coal sources of Australia is 69.7 (% of total) with a global rank of 13.
Australia compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from coal sources of Australia is similar to that of China, Macedonia, Hong Kong SAR, China, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Israel, India, Greece, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Czech Republic with a respective Electricity production from coal sources of 79.0, 76.9, 71.2, 70.7, 69.9, 67.9, 55.8, 55.0, 54.7, 53.8 (% of total) and a global rank of 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18.10 years declineAustralia's Electricity production from coal sources had a negative growth (decline) of 9.60 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageAustralia had an average Electricity production from coal sources of 75.4 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Australia during the Great RecessionAustralia's Electricity production from coal sources had a negative growth (decline) of 6.15% during the Great RecessionAustralia since the end of the Great RecessionAustralia's Electricity production from coal sources had a negative growth (decline) of 6.72% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from coal sources of Australia
Value & RankThe Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of Australia is 5.56 (% of total) with a global rank of 89.
Australia compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of Australia is similar to that of United States, Moldova, Malaysia, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Thailand, Iran, Lebanon, Cambodia, Luxembourg with a respective Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of 6.54, 6.08, 5.86, 5.83, 5.61, 5.23, 5.03, 4.92, 4.27, 3.54 (% of total) and a global rank of 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94.10 years declineAustralia's Electricity production from hydroelectric sources had a negative growth (decline) of 20.0 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageAustralia had an average Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of 6.17 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Australia during the Great RecessionAustralia's Electricity production from hydroelectric sources had a negative growth (decline) of 30.7% during the Great RecessionAustralia since the end of the Great RecessionAustralia's Electricity production from hydroelectric sources had a positive growth of 17.2% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of Australia
Value & RankThe Electricity production from natural gas sources of Australia is 19.4 (% of total) with a global rank of 65.
Australia compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from natural gas sources of Australia is similar to that of Myanmar, Israel, Greece, New Zealand, Indonesia, Chile, Venezuela, Morocco, Austria, Denmark with a respective Electricity production from natural gas sources of 21.7, 20.9, 20.8, 20.3, 20.3, 18.3, 17.2, 16.3, 15.0, 14.0 (% of total) and a global rank of 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70.10 years growthAustralia's Electricity production from natural gas sources had a positive growth of 38.6 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageAustralia had an average Electricity production from natural gas sources of 14.7 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Australia during the Great RecessionAustralia's Electricity production from natural gas sources had a positive growth of 65.0% during the Great RecessionAustralia since the end of the Great RecessionAustralia's Electricity production from natural gas sources had a positive growth of 20.3% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from natural gas sources of Australia
Value & RankThe Electricity production from oil sources of Australia is 1.42 (% of total) with a global rank of 70.
Australia compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from oil sources of Australia is similar to that of United Arab Emirates, Azerbaijan, Bolivia, Germany, Ireland, Thailand, Poland, Romania, Denmark, India with a respective Electricity production from oil sources of 1.70, 1.67, 1.59, 1.55, 1.55, 1.32, 1.29, 1.24, 1.23, 1.16 (% of total) and a global rank of 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75.10 years growthAustralia's Electricity production from oil sources had a positive growth of 27.3 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageAustralia had an average Electricity production from oil sources of 1.29 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Australia during the Great RecessionAustralia's Electricity production from oil sources had a positive growth of 28.2% during the Great RecessionAustralia since the end of the Great RecessionAustralia's Electricity production from oil sources had a negative growth (decline) of 16.0% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from oil sources of Australia
Value & RankThe Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of Australia is 3.94 (% of total) with a global rank of 40.
Australia compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of Australia is similar to that of Slovak Republic, France, Haiti, Japan, Honduras, Mexico, Cyprus, Canada, Bolivia, Colombia with a respective Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of 4.70, 4.47, 4.32, 4.21, 3.99, 3.72, 3.61, 3.53, 3.41, 3.30 (% of total) and a global rank of 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45.10 years growthAustralia's Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel had a positive growth of 333 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageAustralia had an average Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of 2.45 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of Australia
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators