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U.S. nuclear statistics

Data for 2019 except where noted.

World nuclear statistics

Data for 2018.

Top five nuclear electricity generating countries Total annual nuclear electricity generation in billion kilowatthours (BkWh) Nuclear share of total national annual electricity generation
United States 807 BkWh 19.3%
France 393 BkWh 71.5%
China 272 BkWh 4.1%
Russia 182 BkWh 17.5%
South Korea 127 BkWh 23.4%
  Share of total world nuclear electricity generation
United States 31.7%
France 15.5%
China 10.7%
Russia 7.1%
South Korea 5.0%

Last updated: October 23, 2020