Electricity production by source - France



France : Electricity Sector Statistics
TopicValue
Electricity production from coal sources (% of total)4.0817760292258
Electricity production from hydroelectric sources (% of total)10.1632782467404
Electricity production from natural gas sources (% of total)3.68528946581497
Electricity production from oil sources (% of total)0.580228632778865
Electricity production from nuclear sources (% of total)76.6260272442653
Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel (% of total)4.47069674272147
Value & RankThe Electricity production from coal sources of France is 4.08 (% of total) with a global rank of 61.
France compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from coal sources of France is similar to that of Myanmar, Belgium, Panama, Malta, Uzbekistan, Mozambique, Colombia, Cambodia, Kyrgyz Republic, Moldova with a respective Electricity production from coal sources of 7.64, 7.10, 6.49, 5.51, 4.08, 4.08, 3.46, 3.23, 3.18, 3.12 (% of total) and a global rank of 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66.10 years declineFrance's Electricity production from coal sources had a negative growth (decline) of 16.3 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageFrance had an average Electricity production from coal sources of 4.63 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
France during the Great RecessionFrance's Electricity production from coal sources had a negative growth (decline) of 2.42% during the Great RecessionFrance since the end of the Great RecessionFrance's Electricity production from coal sources had a negative growth (decline) of 9.80% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from coal sources of France
Value & RankThe Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of France is 10.2 (% of total) with a global rank of 73.
France compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of France is similar to that of Portugal, Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, Lithuania, Mexico, Kazakhstan, Senegal, Egypt, Syrian Arab Republic, Iraq with a respective Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of 12.2, 11.8, 11.6, 11.3, 10.8, 9.1, 8.5, 8.3, 8.0, 7.6 (% of total) and a global rank of 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78.10 years declineFrance's Electricity production from hydroelectric sources had a negative growth (decline) of 6.42 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageFrance had an average Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of 10.2 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
France during the Great RecessionFrance's Electricity production from hydroelectric sources had a positive growth of 9.25% during the Great RecessionFrance since the end of the Great RecessionFrance's Electricity production from hydroelectric sources had a negative growth (decline) of 5.70% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of France
Value & RankThe Electricity production from natural gas sources of France is 3.69 (% of total) with a global rank of 87.
France compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from natural gas sources of France is similar to that of Cameroon, Lebanon, Brazil, Bulgaria, Poland, Kyrgyz Republic, Slovenia, Norway, China, Senegal with a respective Electricity production from natural gas sources of 7.32, 6.28, 4.72, 4.15, 3.80, 3.54, 3.43, 1.79, 1.78, 1.76 (% of total) and a global rank of 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92.10 years growthFrance's Electricity production from natural gas sources had a positive growth of 12.1 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageFrance had an average Electricity production from natural gas sources of 3.86 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
France during the Great RecessionFrance's Electricity production from natural gas sources had a positive growth of 1.07% during the Great RecessionFrance since the end of the Great RecessionFrance's Electricity production from natural gas sources had a negative growth (decline) of 4.60% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from natural gas sources of France
Value & RankThe Electricity production from nuclear sources of France is 76.6 (% of total) with a global rank of 1.
France compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from nuclear sources of France is similar to that of Lithuania, Slovak Republic, Belgium, Ukraine, Hungary, Sweden, Switzerland, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Armenia with a respective Electricity production from nuclear sources of 74.1, 54.7, 52.1, 46.3, 45.9, 38.4, 37.4, 35.6, 34.9, 34.3 (% of total) and a global rank of 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11.10 years declineFrance's Electricity production from nuclear sources had a negative growth (decline) of 2.92 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageFrance had an average Electricity production from nuclear sources of 78.0 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
France during the Great RecessionFrance's Electricity production from nuclear sources had a negative growth (decline) of 2.37% during the Great RecessionFrance since the end of the Great RecessionFrance's Electricity production from nuclear sources had a negative growth (decline) of 0.74% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from nuclear sources of France
Value & RankThe Electricity production from oil sources of France is 0.58 (% of total) with a global rank of 95.
France compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from oil sources of France is similar to that of United States, Ethiopia, Kazakhstan, Sweden, Finland, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Hungary, Estonia, Namibia with a respective Electricity production from oil sources of 0.68, 0.64, 0.63, 0.61, 0.58, 0.54, 0.51, 0.49, 0.48, 0.42 (% of total) and a global rank of 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100.10 years declineFrance's Electricity production from oil sources had a negative growth (decline) of 40.0 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageFrance had an average Electricity production from oil sources of 1.03 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
France during the Great RecessionFrance's Electricity production from oil sources had a negative growth (decline) of 27.5% during the Great RecessionFrance since the end of the Great RecessionFrance's Electricity production from oil sources had a negative growth (decline) of 36.1% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from oil sources of France
Value & RankThe Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of France is 4.47 (% of total) with a global rank of 36.
France compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of France is similar to that of Jamaica, United States, Indonesia, India, Slovak Republic, Haiti, Japan, Honduras, Australia, Mexico with a respective Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of 6.22, 5.58, 5.25, 5.00, 4.70, 4.32, 4.21, 3.99, 3.94, 3.72 (% of total) and a global rank of 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41.10 years growthFrance's Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel had a positive growth of 543 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageFrance had an average Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of 1.89 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of France
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators