Electricity production by source - South Africa



South Africa : Electricity Sector Statistics
TopicValue
Electricity production from coal sources (% of total)93.7729219958702
Electricity production from hydroelectric sources (% of total)0.792446142940796
Electricity production from oil sources (% of total)0.0758929947298672
Electricity production from nuclear sources (% of total)5.20155946620643
Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel (% of total)0.15717940025272
Value & RankThe Electricity production from coal sources of South Africa is 93.8 (% of total) with a global rank of 4.
South Africa compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from coal sources of South Africa is similar to that of Botswana, Kosovo, Mongolia, Estonia, Poland, Kazakhstan, China, Macedonia, Hong Kong SAR, China, Bosnia and Herzegovina with a respective Electricity production from coal sources of 100.0, 97.8, 95.1, 85.3, 84.3, 81.1, 79.0, 76.9, 71.2, 70.7 (% of total) and a global rank of 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11.10 years growthSouth Africa's Electricity production from coal sources had a positive growth of 0.11 (%) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
Last 10 years averageSouth Africa had an average Electricity production from coal sources of 94.1 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
South Africa during the Great RecessionSouth Africa's Electricity production from coal sources had a negative growth (decline) of 0.66% during the Great RecessionSouth Africa since the end of the Great RecessionSouth Africa's Electricity production from coal sources had a negative growth (decline) of 0.32% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from coal sources of South Africa
Value & RankThe Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of South Africa is 0.79 (% of total) with a global rank of 105.
South Africa compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of South Africa is similar to that of Kosovo, United Kingdom, Poland, Algeria, Benin, Korea, Hungary, Cuba, Belgium, Jordan with a respective Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of 1.81, 1.45, 1.26, 0.98, 0.93, 0.69, 0.62, 0.56, 0.48, 0.38 (% of total) and a global rank of 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110.10 years declineSouth Africa's Electricity production from hydroelectric sources had a negative growth (decline) of 20.0 (%) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
Last 10 years averageSouth Africa had an average Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of 0.69 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
South Africa during the Great RecessionSouth Africa's Electricity production from hydroelectric sources had a negative growth (decline) of 50.9% during the Great RecessionSouth Africa since the end of the Great RecessionSouth Africa's Electricity production from hydroelectric sources had a positive growth of 39.7% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of South Africa
Value & RankThe Electricity production from nuclear sources of South Africa is 5.20 (% of total) with a global rank of 23.
South Africa compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from nuclear sources of South Africa is similar to that of United States, Russia, Germany, Canada, Pakistan, Argentina, Netherlands, India, Mexico, Brazil with a respective Electricity production from nuclear sources of 18.68, 16.42, 16.28, 14.94, 5.53, 4.92, 3.87, 3.16, 2.96, 2.94 (% of total) and a global rank of 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28.10 years growthSouth Africa's Electricity production from nuclear sources had a positive growth of 1.96 (%) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
Last 10 years averageSouth Africa had an average Electricity production from nuclear sources of 4.98 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
South Africa during the Great RecessionSouth Africa's Electricity production from nuclear sources had a positive growth of 29.8% during the Great RecessionSouth Africa since the end of the Great RecessionSouth Africa's Electricity production from nuclear sources had a positive growth of 0.25% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from nuclear sources of South Africa
Value & RankThe Electricity production from oil sources of South Africa is 0.08 (% of total) with a global rank of 117.
South Africa compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from oil sources of South Africa is similar to that of China, Belgium, Czech Republic, Nepal, Switzerland, Georgia, Tunisia, Slovenia, Bahrain, Luxembourg with a respective Electricity production from oil sources of 0.17, 0.11, 0.09, 0.09, 0.09, 0.07, 0.06, 0.06, 0.04, 0.04 (% of total) and a global rank of 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122.16 years declineSouth Africa's Electricity production from oil sources had a negative growth (decline) of 50.0 (%) in the last 16 years from (1995 to 2011).
Last 16 years averageSouth Africa had an average Electricity production from oil sources of 0.08 (% of total) in the last 16 years from (1995 to 2011).
South Africa during the Great RecessionSouth Africa's Electricity production from oil sources had a negative growth (decline) of 19.7% during the Great RecessionSouth Africa since the end of the Great RecessionSouth Africa's Electricity production from oil sources had a positive growth of 282% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from oil sources of South Africa
Value & RankThe Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of South Africa is 0.16 (% of total) with a global rank of 83.
South Africa compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of South Africa is similar to that of Ethiopia, Belarus, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Dominican Republic, Vietnam, Ukraine, Iran, Jordan, Paraguay with a respective Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of 0.37, 0.34, 0.29, 0.25, 0.21, 0.14, 0.13, 0.09, 0.08, 0.07 (% of total) and a global rank of 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88.10 years growthSouth Africa's Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel had a positive growth of 100 (%) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
Last 10 years averageSouth Africa had an average Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of 0.13 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of South Africa
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators