Electricity production by source - Brazil



Brazil : Electricity Sector Statistics
TopicValue
Electricity production from coal sources (% of total)2.32793864878385
Electricity production from hydroelectric sources (% of total)80.5503631351103
Electricity production from oil sources (% of total)2.78246871697276
Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel (% of total)6.57065808130766
Electricity production from nuclear sources (% of total)2.94476058658262
Electricity production from natural gas sources (% of total)4.71925199056714
Value & RankThe Electricity production from coal sources of Brazil is 2.33 (% of total) with a global rank of 68.
Brazil compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from coal sources of Brazil is similar to that of Colombia, Cambodia, Kyrgyz Republic, Moldova, Argentina, Bangladesh, Honduras, Peru, Namibia, Tanzania with a respective Electricity production from coal sources of 3.46, 3.23, 3.18, 3.12, 2.50, 1.77, 1.77, 1.62, 1.40, 1.13 (% of total) and a global rank of 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73.10 years declineBrazil's Electricity production from coal sources had a negative growth (decline) of 32.4 (%) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
Last 10 years averageBrazil had an average Electricity production from coal sources of 2.55 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
Brazil during the Great RecessionBrazil's Electricity production from coal sources had a negative growth (decline) of 16.2% during the Great RecessionBrazil since the end of the Great RecessionBrazil's Electricity production from coal sources had a positive growth of 10.9% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from coal sources of Brazil
Value & RankThe Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of Brazil is 80.6 (% of total) with a global rank of 11.
Brazil compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of Brazil is similar to that of Ethiopia, Tajikistan, Namibia, Norway, Kyrgyz Republic, Colombia, Georgia, Sudan, Togo, Zimbabwe with a respective Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of 99.0, 98.8, 98.2, 96.6, 93.3, 79.1, 77.4, 75.2, 74.1, 73.6 (% of total) and a global rank of 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16.10 years declineBrazil's Electricity production from hydroelectric sources had a negative growth (decline) of 1.10 (%) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
Last 10 years averageBrazil had an average Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of 82.2 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
Brazil during the Great RecessionBrazil's Electricity production from hydroelectric sources had a positive growth of 0.83% during the Great RecessionBrazil since the end of the Great RecessionBrazil's Electricity production from hydroelectric sources had a negative growth (decline) of 3.96% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of Brazil
Value & RankThe Electricity production from natural gas sources of Brazil is 4.72 (% of total) with a global rank of 84.
Brazil compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from natural gas sources of Brazil is similar to that of Ukraine, Finland, Kazakhstan, Cameroon, Lebanon, Bulgaria, Poland, France, Kyrgyz Republic, Slovenia with a respective Electricity production from natural gas sources of 9.46, 9.39, 9.17, 7.32, 6.28, 4.15, 3.80, 3.69, 3.54, 3.43 (% of total) and a global rank of 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89.10 years growthBrazil's Electricity production from natural gas sources had a positive growth of 56.7 (%) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
Last 10 years averageBrazil had an average Electricity production from natural gas sources of 4.43 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
Brazil during the Great RecessionBrazil's Electricity production from natural gas sources had a negative growth (decline) of 34.3% during the Great RecessionBrazil since the end of the Great RecessionBrazil's Electricity production from natural gas sources had a positive growth of 65.0% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from natural gas sources of Brazil
Value & RankThe Electricity production from nuclear sources of Brazil is 2.94 (% of total) with a global rank of 28.
Brazil compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from nuclear sources of Brazil is similar to that of Pakistan, South Africa, Argentina, Netherlands, India, Mexico, China, Japan, Iran, Italy with a respective Electricity production from nuclear sources of 5.53, 5.20, 4.92, 3.87, 3.16, 2.96, 1.83, 1.10, 0.15, 0.09 (% of total) and a global rank of 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30, 31, 32.10 years declineBrazil's Electricity production from nuclear sources had a negative growth (decline) of 32.6 (%) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
Last 10 years averageBrazil had an average Electricity production from nuclear sources of 3.18 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
Brazil during the Great RecessionBrazil's Electricity production from nuclear sources had a negative growth (decline) of 15.3% during the Great RecessionBrazil since the end of the Great RecessionBrazil's Electricity production from nuclear sources had a positive growth of 5.94% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from nuclear sources of Brazil
Value & RankThe Electricity production from oil sources of Brazil is 2.78 (% of total) with a global rank of 61.
Brazil compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from oil sources of Brazil is similar to that of Philippines, Mongolia, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Korea, North Korea, Russia, Slovak Republic, United Arab Emirates, Azerbaijan with a respective Electricity production from oil sources of 4.91, 4.90, 4.79, 4.77, 4.12, 2.68, 2.60, 1.93, 1.70, 1.67 (% of total) and a global rank of 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66.10 years declineBrazil's Electricity production from oil sources had a negative growth (decline) of 41.7 (%) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
Last 10 years averageBrazil had an average Electricity production from oil sources of 3.32 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
Brazil during the Great RecessionBrazil's Electricity production from oil sources had a positive growth of 6.42% during the Great RecessionBrazil since the end of the Great RecessionBrazil's Electricity production from oil sources had a negative growth (decline) of 11.4% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from oil sources of Brazil
Value & RankThe Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of Brazil is 6.57 (% of total) with a global rank of 30.
Brazil compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of Brazil is similar to that of Poland, Greece, Luxembourg, Hungary, Czech Republic, Jamaica, United States, Indonesia, India, Slovak Republic with a respective Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of 9.13, 8.15, 7.15, 7.15, 6.80, 6.22, 5.58, 5.25, 5.00, 4.70 (% of total) and a global rank of 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35.10 years growthBrazil's Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel had a positive growth of 144 (%) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
Last 10 years averageBrazil had an average Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of 4.19 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of Brazil
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators