Electricity


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	OECD	Non-OECD Europe and Eurasia                    	Middle East                                    	China	Non-OECD Asia (excluding China)                 	Non-OECD Americas                              	Africa                                         
1974	4521.755	1090.105	31.99	177.272	167.932	177.179	121.266
1975	4610.998	1161.327	36.562	205.643	185.129	187.236	131.779
1976	4925.719	1244.766	43.127	214.69	203.904	206.352	142.146
1977	5134.496	1292.451	49.726	235.734	216.165	227.528	149.683
1978	5370.444	1353.426	58.244	266.922	240.276	247.908	155.907
1979	5560.638	1395.424	73.355	293.327	255.161	275.884	170.249
1980	5668.226	1461.367	82.723	313.264	272.969	300.976	183.96
1981	5733.591	1499.166	95.035	322.562	290.378	308.251	205.017
1982	5692.161	1544.27	114.201	342.168	308.818	323.501	215.134
1983	5899.48	1603.216	127.477	367.907	335.842	344.499	221.175
1984	6187.637	1687.075	147.153	395.308	370.508	371.03	240.431
1985	6417.383	1737.565	160.405	429.92	397.929	392.81	256.699
1986	6519.635	1801.658	172.04	470.936	434.248	423.163	267.947
1987	6778.914	1870.152	188.424	521.016	476.885	444.687	279.297
1988	7052.438	1915.729	200.988	570.711	526.195	464.273	293.373
1989	7450.399	1932.782	212.063	612.171	578.048	475.888	305.225
1990	7660.839	1887.659	223.587	650.206	624.273	488.978	316.072
1991	7835.852	1837.165	224.622	709.432	678.244	510.572	324.222
1992	7910.208	1702.391	254.789	788.978	724.422	523.976	327.242
1993	8094.42	1600.211	282.847	874.349	776.407	554.482	339.093
1994	8324.439	1470.142	301.371	954.988	845.632	581.083	351.007
1995	8568.773	1446.743	315.339	1035.83	922.521	612.039	363.001
1996	8809.104	1426.924	333.502	1108.682	983.934	642.042	383.494
1997	8934.213	1396.478	354.746	1164.833	1049.588	678.598	400.097
1998	9156.275	1379.431	383.211	1198.917	1106.474	706.27	405.965
1999	9359.667	1388.854	405.497	1269.425	1176.045	729.431	418.119
2000	9742.212	1428.227	429.545	1387.069	1249.087	763.053	441.544
2001	9625.544	1458.072	455.913	1513.381	1302.363	746.125	458.963
2002	9903.115	1464.444	488.002	1688.478	1366.402	771.406	487.698
2003	10017.624	1513.579	517.131	1946.264	1453.72	807.039	508.046
2004	10267.685	1548.062	551.4	2240.634	1538.397	849.075	539.073
2005	10521.242	1578.729	597.172	2538.917	1615.224	885.472	560.176
2006	10600.09	1640.426	639.427	2904.571	1718.71	919.751	585.518
2007	10795.128	1658.832	678.111	3320.742	1809.724	963.333	611.604
2008	10814.941	1693.613	728.836	3505.179	1853.168	1005.548	620.892
2009	10421.623	1614.02	763.355	3753.793	1954.736	1010.836	626.165
2010	10886.878	1693.422	833.137	4235.591	2094.863	1068.881	671.624
2011	10838.094	1718.957	856.647	4743.969	2223.459	1106.013	694.443
2012	10825.536	1737.894	895.385	5023.576	2331.209	1149.42	721.675
2013	10849.678	1742.395	927.3	5475.725	2446.796	1190.895	741.208
2014	10805.998	1743.222	996.075	5705.654	2610.423	1211.022	764.498
2015	10861.736	1737.805	1047.539	5881.743	2745.549	1223.367	786.464
2016	10942.965	1763.542	1080.228	6225.365	2931.89	1227.977	801.054
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Source: IEA World Energy Balances. Get more electricity statistics

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