Electricity production by source - China



China : Electricity Sector Statistics
TopicValue
Electricity production from coal sources (% of total)78.9539488807214
Electricity production from oil sources (% of total)0.166613086962828
Electricity production from hydroelectric sources (% of total)14.8216092741802
Electricity production from natural gas sources (% of total)1.78174427806933
Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel (% of total)2.21658810666291
Electricity production from nuclear sources (% of total)1.83111111865091
Value & RankThe Electricity production from coal sources of China is 79.0 (% of total) with a global rank of 8.
China compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from coal sources of China is similar to that of Mongolia, South Africa, Estonia, Poland, Kazakhstan, Macedonia, Hong Kong SAR, China, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Israel, Australia with a respective Electricity production from coal sources of 95.1, 93.8, 85.3, 84.3, 81.1, 76.9, 71.2, 70.7, 69.9, 69.7 (% of total) and a global rank of 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13.10 years growthChina's Electricity production from coal sources had a positive growth of 3.40 (%) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
Last 10 years averageChina had an average Electricity production from coal sources of 78.6 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
China during the Great RecessionChina's Electricity production from coal sources had a negative growth (decline) of 2.02% during the Great RecessionChina since the end of the Great RecessionChina's Electricity production from coal sources had a positive growth of 0.46% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from coal sources of China
Value & RankThe Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of China is 14.8 (% of total) with a global rank of 62.
China compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of China is similar to that of Nigeria, Macedonia, Uzbekistan, Haiti, Russia, Slovak Republic, Italy, Philippines, Azerbaijan, India with a respective Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of 20.9, 20.8, 19.5, 16.7, 15.7, 14.6, 14.2, 14.0, 13.2, 12.4 (% of total) and a global rank of 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67.10 years declineChina's Electricity production from hydroelectric sources had a negative growth (decline) of 20.9 (%) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
Last 10 years averageChina had an average Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of 16.2 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
China during the Great RecessionChina's Electricity production from hydroelectric sources had a positive growth of 8.34% during the Great RecessionChina since the end of the Great RecessionChina's Electricity production from hydroelectric sources had a negative growth (decline) of 9.91% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of China
Value & RankThe Electricity production from natural gas sources of China is 1.78 (% of total) with a global rank of 91.
China compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from natural gas sources of China is similar to that of Poland, France, Kyrgyz Republic, Slovenia, Norway, Senegal, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Macedonia, Tajikistan with a respective Electricity production from natural gas sources of 3.80, 3.69, 3.54, 3.43, 1.79, 1.76, 1.70, 1.52, 1.27, 1.18 (% of total) and a global rank of 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96.10 years growthChina's Electricity production from natural gas sources had a positive growth of 500 (%) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
Last 10 years averageChina had an average Electricity production from natural gas sources of 0.80 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
China during the Great RecessionChina's Electricity production from natural gas sources had a positive growth of 174% during the Great RecessionChina since the end of the Great RecessionChina's Electricity production from natural gas sources had a positive growth of 31.2% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from natural gas sources of China
Value & RankThe Electricity production from nuclear sources of China is 1.83 (% of total) with a global rank of 29.
China compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from nuclear sources of China is similar to that of Pakistan, South Africa, Argentina, Netherlands, India, Mexico, Brazil, Japan, Iran, Italy with a respective Electricity production from nuclear sources of 5.53, 5.20, 4.92, 3.87, 3.16, 2.96, 2.94, 1.10, 0.15, 0.09 (% of total) and a global rank of 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 31, 32.10 years growthChina's Electricity production from nuclear sources had a positive growth of 50.0 (%) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
Last 10 years averageChina had an average Electricity production from nuclear sources of 1.88 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
China during the Great RecessionChina's Electricity production from nuclear sources had a negative growth (decline) of 1.93% during the Great RecessionChina since the end of the Great RecessionChina's Electricity production from nuclear sources had a negative growth (decline) of 2.30% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from nuclear sources of China
Value & RankThe Electricity production from oil sources of China is 0.17 (% of total) with a global rank of 112.
China compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from oil sources of China is similar to that of Hong Kong SAR, China, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Trinidad and Tobago, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Czech Republic, Nepal, Switzerland, South Africa with a respective Electricity production from oil sources of 0.29, 0.28, 0.27, 0.27, 0.25, 0.11, 0.09, 0.09, 0.09, 0.08 (% of total) and a global rank of 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117.10 years declineChina's Electricity production from oil sources had a negative growth (decline) of 93.8 (%) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
Last 10 years averageChina had an average Electricity production from oil sources of 1.75 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
China during the Great RecessionChina's Electricity production from oil sources had a negative growth (decline) of 75.7% during the Great RecessionChina since the end of the Great RecessionChina's Electricity production from oil sources had a negative growth (decline) of 62.2% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from oil sources of China
Value & RankThe Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of China is 2.22 (% of total) with a global rank of 57.
China compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of China is similar to that of Cuba, Romania, Switzerland, Croatia, Singapore, Cambodia, Bulgaria, Peru, Senegal, Argentina with a respective Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of 2.64, 2.56, 2.45, 2.39, 2.29, 2.18, 2.04, 1.87, 1.86, 1.66 (% of total) and a global rank of 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62.10 years growthChina's Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel had a positive growth of 1,000 (%) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
Last 10 years averageChina had an average Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of 0.74 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of China
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators