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In 2011 the world's nuclear reactors supplied 2518 TWh of electricity (2518 billion kilowatt hours)a. This represents around 13% of global electricity consumption.b

 

The percentage of electricity supplied by nuclear generation and amount of electricity supplied in TWh for those countries with nuclear generation in 2011 is shown below:

 

 Percentage shareElectricity Supplied TWh
Argentina  5 5.9
Armenia  33.2 2.4
Belgium  54 45.9
Brazil  3.2 14.8
Bulgaria  32.6 15.3
Canada  15.3 88.3
China Mainland 1.8 82.6
Czech Rep  33 26.7
Finland  31.6 31.6
France  77.7 423.5
Germany  17.8 102.3
Hungary  43.2 14.7
India  3.7 28.9
Japan  18.1 156.2
Mexico  3.6 9.3
Netherlands  3.6 3.9
Pakistan  3.8 3.8
Romania  19 10.8
Russia  17.6 162.0
Slovakia  54 14.3
Slovenia  41.7 5.9
South Africa  5.2 12.9
South Korea 34.6 147.8
Spain  19.5 55.1
Sweden  39.6 58.1
Switzerland  40.8 25.7
Taiwan  19 40.4
UK  17.8 62.7
Ukraine  47.2 84.9
USA  19.2 790.4

 

Past values for nuclear shares of electricity production are given in the Information Library document Nuclear generation by country

Sources 

a) IAEA PRIS database http://www.iaea.org/PRIS/WorldStatistics/WorldTrendinElectricalProduction.aspx

b) CIA The World Factbook https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/xx.html.

 

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