Electricity production by source - Canada



Canada : Electricity Sector Statistics
TopicValue
Electricity production from coal sources (% of total)11.8274057427132
Electricity production from hydroelectric sources (% of total)58.8571570177789
Electricity production from oil sources (% of total)1.01153405931669
Electricity production from natural gas sources (% of total)9.61987321363023
Electricity production from nuclear sources (% of total)14.9372805516276
Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel (% of total)3.52883050183303
Value & RankThe Electricity production from coal sources of Canada is 11.8 (% of total) with a global rank of 50.
Canada compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from coal sources of Canada is similar to that of Italy, Russia, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Slovak Republic, Mexico, Finland, Austria, Sri Lanka, New Zealand with a respective Electricity production from coal sources of 16.0, 15.5, 15.4, 14.4, 13.3, 11.5, 10.5, 9.7, 8.9, 8.0 (% of total) and a global rank of 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55.10 years declineCanada's Electricity production from coal sources had a negative growth (decline) of 39.8 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageCanada had an average Electricity production from coal sources of 16.2 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Canada during the Great RecessionCanada's Electricity production from coal sources had a negative growth (decline) of 20.4% during the Great RecessionCanada since the end of the Great RecessionCanada's Electricity production from coal sources had a negative growth (decline) of 15.8% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from coal sources of Canada
Value & RankThe Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of Canada is 58.9 (% of total) with a global rank of 28.
Canada compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of Canada is similar to that of Ghana, Uruguay, Austria, Congo, North Korea, Switzerland, Peru, Ecuador, Panama, New Zealand with a respective Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of 67.5, 62.6, 61.4, 61.2, 61.0, 56.8, 55.0, 54.9, 52.2, 51.5 (% of total) and a global rank of 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33.10 years growthCanada's Electricity production from hydroelectric sources had a positive growth of 1.03 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageCanada had an average Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of 58.2 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Canada during the Great RecessionCanada's Electricity production from hydroelectric sources had a positive growth of 4.38% during the Great RecessionCanada since the end of the Great RecessionCanada's Electricity production from hydroelectric sources had a negative growth (decline) of 1.98% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of Canada
Value & RankThe Electricity production from natural gas sources of Canada is 9.62 (% of total) with a global rank of 77.
Canada compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from natural gas sources of Canada is similar to that of Colombia, Cuba, Germany, Slovak Republic, India, Ecuador, Ukraine, Finland, Kazakhstan, Cameroon with a respective Electricity production from natural gas sources of 13.35, 11.57, 11.46, 10.38, 10.31, 9.55, 9.46, 9.39, 9.17, 7.32 (% of total) and a global rank of 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82.10 years growthCanada's Electricity production from natural gas sources had a positive growth of 71.4 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageCanada had an average Electricity production from natural gas sources of 6.89 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Canada during the Great RecessionCanada's Electricity production from natural gas sources had a positive growth of 30.1% during the Great RecessionCanada since the end of the Great RecessionCanada's Electricity production from natural gas sources had a positive growth of 33.9% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from natural gas sources of Canada
Value & RankThe Electricity production from nuclear sources of Canada is 14.9 (% of total) with a global rank of 21.
Canada compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from nuclear sources of Canada is similar to that of United Kingdom, Romania, United States, Russia, Germany, Pakistan, South Africa, Argentina, Netherlands, India with a respective Electricity production from nuclear sources of 19.5, 18.9, 18.7, 16.4, 16.3, 5.5, 5.2, 4.9, 3.9, 3.2 (% of total) and a global rank of 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26.10 years growthCanada's Electricity production from nuclear sources had a positive growth of 18.3 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageCanada had an average Electricity production from nuclear sources of 14.5 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Canada during the Great RecessionCanada's Electricity production from nuclear sources had a negative growth (decline) of 8.12% during the Great RecessionCanada since the end of the Great RecessionCanada's Electricity production from nuclear sources had a positive growth of 1.79% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from nuclear sources of Canada
Value & RankThe Electricity production from oil sources of Canada is 1.01 (% of total) with a global rank of 80.
Canada compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from oil sources of Canada is similar to that of India, Austria, Netherlands, Belarus, Uzbekistan, Macedonia, Brunei, United Kingdom, Qatar, Botswana with a respective Electricity production from oil sources of 1.16, 1.15, 1.12, 1.06, 1.04, 1.00, 0.99, 0.99, 0.87, 0.83 (% of total) and a global rank of 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85.10 years declineCanada's Electricity production from oil sources had a negative growth (decline) of 56.5 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageCanada had an average Electricity production from oil sources of 1.96 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Canada during the Great RecessionCanada's Electricity production from oil sources had a positive growth of 12.1% during the Great RecessionCanada since the end of the Great RecessionCanada's Electricity production from oil sources had a negative growth (decline) of 40.2% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from oil sources of Canada
Value & RankThe Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of Canada is 3.53 (% of total) with a global rank of 43.
Canada compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of Canada is similar to that of Japan, Honduras, Australia, Mexico, Cyprus, Bolivia, Colombia, Latvia, Turkey, Thailand with a respective Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of 4.21, 3.99, 3.94, 3.72, 3.61, 3.41, 3.30, 3.12, 3.07, 2.81 (% of total) and a global rank of 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48.10 years growthCanada's Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel had a positive growth of 119 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageCanada had an average Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of 2.19 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of Canada
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators