Electricity production by source - Cameroon



Cameroon : Electricity Sector Statistics
TopicValue
Electricity production from hydroelectric sources (% of total)73.3322214809873
Electricity production from oil sources (% of total)18.3122081387592
Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel (% of total)1.03402268178786
Electricity production from natural gas sources (% of total)7.32154769846564
Value & RankThe Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of Cameroon is 73.3 (% of total) with a global rank of 17.
Cameroon compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of Cameroon is similar to that of Colombia, Georgia, Sudan, Togo, Zimbabwe, Costa Rica, Angola, Myanmar, Iceland, Venezuela with a respective Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of 79.1, 77.4, 75.2, 74.1, 73.6, 72.6, 70.9, 70.3, 70.3, 68.5 (% of total) and a global rank of 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22.10 years declineCameroon's Electricity production from hydroelectric sources had a negative growth (decline) of 25.3 (%) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
Last 10 years averageCameroon had an average Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of 83.5 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
Cameroon during the Great RecessionCameroon's Electricity production from hydroelectric sources had a negative growth (decline) of 8.89% during the Great RecessionCameroon since the end of the Great RecessionCameroon's Electricity production from hydroelectric sources had a positive growth of 5.60% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of Cameroon
Value & RankThe Electricity production from natural gas sources of Cameroon is 7.32 (% of total) with a global rank of 82.
Cameroon compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from natural gas sources of Cameroon is similar to that of Canada, Ecuador, Ukraine, Finland, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Brazil, Bulgaria, Poland, France with a respective Electricity production from natural gas sources of 9.62, 9.55, 9.46, 9.39, 9.17, 6.28, 4.72, 4.15, 3.80, 3.69 (% of total) and a global rank of 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87.4 years declineCameroon's Electricity production from natural gas sources had a negative growth (decline) of 20.7 (%) in the last 4 years from (2007 to 2011).
Last 4 years averageCameroon had an average Electricity production from natural gas sources of 6.58 (% of total) in the last 4 years from (2007 to 2011).
Cameroon since the end of the Great RecessionCameroon's Electricity production from natural gas sources had a positive growth of 2.52% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from natural gas sources of Cameroon
Value & RankThe Electricity production from oil sources of Cameroon is 18.3 (% of total) with a global rank of 36.
Cameroon compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from oil sources of Cameroon is similar to that of Indonesia, Gabon, Mexico, Guatemala, Singapore, Oman, Nigeria, Egypt, Argentina, Venezuela with a respective Electricity production from oil sources of 23.2, 20.7, 18.8, 18.7, 18.4, 18.0, 15.8, 15.8, 15.1, 14.3 (% of total) and a global rank of 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41.10 years growthCameroon's Electricity production from oil sources had a positive growth of 863 (%) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
Last 10 years averageCameroon had an average Electricity production from oil sources of 11.2 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
Cameroon during the Great RecessionCameroon's Electricity production from oil sources had a positive growth of 98.4% during the Great RecessionCameroon since the end of the Great RecessionCameroon's Electricity production from oil sources had a negative growth (decline) of 17.5% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from oil sources of Cameroon
Value & RankThe Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of Cameroon is 1.03 (% of total) with a global rank of 68.
Cameroon compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of Cameroon is similar to that of Togo, Norway, Egypt, Sri Lanka, Côte d'Ivoire, Malaysia, Zimbabwe, Tunisia, Benin, Eritrea with a respective Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of 1.44, 1.31, 1.25, 1.23, 1.05, 1.03, 0.76, 0.68, 0.65, 0.59 (% of total) and a global rank of 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73.5 years declineCameroon's Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel had a negative growth (decline) of 92.1 (%) in the last 5 years from (2006 to 2011).
Last 5 years averageCameroon had an average Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of 3.10 (% of total) in the last 5 years from (2006 to 2011).
Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of Cameroon
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators