Electricity production by source - United States



United States : Electricity Sector Statistics
TopicValue
Electricity production from coal sources (% of total)38.3148352030762
Electricity production from nuclear sources (% of total)18.6773973105037
Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel (% of total)5.57590056645804
Electricity production from natural gas sources (% of total)29.8323747563464
Electricity production from hydroelectric sources (% of total)6.54005167113764
Electricity production from oil sources (% of total)0.678423072737099
Value & RankThe Electricity production from coal sources of United States is 38.3 (% of total) with a global rank of 26.
United States compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from coal sources of United States is similar to that of Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Romania, United Kingdom, Ukraine, Philippines, North Korea, Chile, Denmark with a respective Electricity production from coal sources of 44.4, 42.2, 40.7, 40.0, 39.9, 38.2, 36.6, 36.3, 35.1, 34.7 (% of total) and a global rank of 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31.10 years declineUnited States's Electricity production from coal sources had a negative growth (decline) of 24.5 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageUnited States had an average Electricity production from coal sources of 47.6 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
United States during the Great RecessionUnited States's Electricity production from coal sources had a negative growth (decline) of 8.71% during the Great RecessionUnited States since the end of the Great RecessionUnited States's Electricity production from coal sources had a negative growth (decline) of 15.7% since the end of the Great RecessionUnited States during the Iraq WarUnited States's Electricity production from coal sources had a negative growth (decline) of 14.4% during the Iraq WarUnited States since the end of the Iraq WarUnited States's Electricity production from coal sources had a negative growth (decline) of 11.6% since the end of the Iraq WarUnited States since the start of the War in AfghanistanUnited States's Electricity production from coal sources had a negative growth (decline) of 27.6% since the start of the War in Afghanistan
Electricity production from coal sources of United States
Value & RankThe Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of United States is 6.54 (% of total) with a global rank of 84.
United States compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of United States is similar to that of Japan, Morocco, Greece, Spain, Indonesia, Moldova, Malaysia, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Australia with a respective Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of 7.58, 7.53, 7.46, 6.98, 6.81, 6.08, 5.86, 5.83, 5.61, 5.56 (% of total) and a global rank of 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89.10 years declineUnited States's Electricity production from hydroelectric sources had a negative growth (decline) of 1.52 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageUnited States had an average Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of 6.49 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
United States during the Great RecessionUnited States's Electricity production from hydroelectric sources had a negative growth (decline) of 3.09% during the Great RecessionUnited States since the end of the Great RecessionUnited States's Electricity production from hydroelectric sources had a negative growth (decline) of 1.15% since the end of the Great RecessionUnited States during the Iraq WarUnited States's Electricity production from hydroelectric sources had a positive growth of 12.1% during the Iraq WarUnited States since the end of the Iraq WarUnited States's Electricity production from hydroelectric sources had a negative growth (decline) of 12.1% since the end of the Iraq WarUnited States since the start of the War in AfghanistanUnited States's Electricity production from hydroelectric sources had a positive growth of 3.99% since the start of the War in Afghanistan
Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of United States
Value & RankThe Electricity production from natural gas sources of United States is 29.8 (% of total) with a global rank of 45.
United States compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from natural gas sources of United States is similar to that of Congo, Kuwait, Peru, Gabon, Armenia, Philippines, Pakistan, Hong Kong SAR, China, United Kingdom, Jordan with a respective Electricity production from natural gas sources of 38.1, 38.0, 35.7, 33.0, 32.2, 29.8, 29.0, 28.5, 27.7, 27.0 (% of total) and a global rank of 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50.10 years growthUnited States's Electricity production from natural gas sources had a positive growth of 68.4 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageUnited States had an average Electricity production from natural gas sources of 21.1 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
United States during the Great RecessionUnited States's Electricity production from natural gas sources had a positive growth of 15.7% during the Great RecessionUnited States since the end of the Great RecessionUnited States's Electricity production from natural gas sources had a positive growth of 30.8% since the end of the Great RecessionUnited States during the Iraq WarUnited States's Electricity production from natural gas sources had a positive growth of 36.5% during the Iraq WarUnited States since the end of the Iraq WarUnited States's Electricity production from natural gas sources had a positive growth of 23.5% since the end of the Iraq WarUnited States since the start of the War in AfghanistanUnited States's Electricity production from natural gas sources had a positive growth of 89.3% since the start of the War in Afghanistan
Electricity production from natural gas sources of United States
Value & RankThe Electricity production from nuclear sources of United States is 18.7 (% of total) with a global rank of 18.
United States compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from nuclear sources of United States is similar to that of Bulgaria, Korea, Spain, United Kingdom, Romania, Russia, Germany, Canada, Pakistan, South Africa with a respective Electricity production from nuclear sources of 32.6, 29.3, 20.9, 19.5, 18.9, 16.4, 16.3, 14.9, 5.5, 5.2 (% of total) and a global rank of 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23.10 years declineUnited States's Electricity production from nuclear sources had a negative growth (decline) of 6.50 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageUnited States had an average Electricity production from nuclear sources of 19.3 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
United States during the Great RecessionUnited States's Electricity production from nuclear sources had a positive growth of 4.39% during the Great RecessionUnited States since the end of the Great RecessionUnited States's Electricity production from nuclear sources had a negative growth (decline) of 6.29% since the end of the Great RecessionUnited States during the Iraq WarUnited States's Electricity production from nuclear sources had a negative growth (decline) of 4.99% during the Iraq WarUnited States since the end of the Iraq WarUnited States's Electricity production from nuclear sources had a negative growth (decline) of 1.62% since the end of the Iraq WarUnited States since the start of the War in AfghanistanUnited States's Electricity production from nuclear sources had a negative growth (decline) of 5.74% since the start of the War in Afghanistan
Electricity production from nuclear sources of United States
Value & RankThe Electricity production from oil sources of United States is 0.68 (% of total) with a global rank of 90.
United States compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from oil sources of United States is similar to that of Botswana, Colombia, Tanzania, Congo, Turkey, Ethiopia, Kazakhstan, Sweden, Finland, France with a respective Electricity production from oil sources of 0.83, 0.82, 0.77, 0.70, 0.68, 0.64, 0.63, 0.61, 0.58, 0.58 (% of total) and a global rank of 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95.10 years declineUnited States's Electricity production from oil sources had a negative growth (decline) of 73.1 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageUnited States had an average Electricity production from oil sources of 1.95 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
United States during the Great RecessionUnited States's Electricity production from oil sources had a negative growth (decline) of 34.1% during the Great RecessionUnited States since the end of the Great RecessionUnited States's Electricity production from oil sources had a negative growth (decline) of 44.0% since the end of the Great RecessionUnited States during the Iraq WarUnited States's Electricity production from oil sources had a negative growth (decline) of 65.3% during the Iraq WarUnited States since the end of the Iraq WarUnited States's Electricity production from oil sources had a negative growth (decline) of 25.7% since the end of the Iraq WarUnited States since the start of the War in AfghanistanUnited States's Electricity production from oil sources had a negative growth (decline) of 76.9% since the start of the War in Afghanistan
Electricity production from oil sources of United States
Value & RankThe Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of United States is 5.58 (% of total) with a global rank of 32.
United States compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of United States is similar to that of Luxembourg, Hungary, Czech Republic, Brazil, Jamaica, Indonesia, India, Slovak Republic, France, Haiti with a respective Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of 7.15, 7.15, 6.80, 6.57, 6.22, 5.25, 5.00, 4.70, 4.47, 4.32 (% of total) and a global rank of 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37.10 years growthUnited States's Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel had a positive growth of 180 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageUnited States had an average Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of 3.15 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of United States
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators