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Nuclear Power

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European territories dominate the list of the top ten producers of nuclear electricity. In 2005, Sweden was in top place, and France second position, in terms of power generated per person living there. Of the thirty territories that do generate nuclear electricity, seventeen are located in Europe.
Major non-European nuclear electricity producers include the United States, Japan, the Russian Federation, and the Republic of Korea. Only 15% of all territories produce nuclear power. No nuclear power is generated in any territories in Central Africa, Northern Africa and Asia Pacific. The island that is visible in the Pacific is New Caledonia, which is part of France.

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Technical Notes

This map shows the proportion of worldwide nuclear electricity production that occurs there in 2002.

Data sources
This map uses data by World Bank World Development Indicators (last accessed March 2018). We aim to map as complete data as possible and therefore estimate data for missing values. In some cases, missing data for very small territories is not used in the cartogram and that area is therefore omitted in the map.

Further notes on the data, as well as all modifications to the original data source are noted in our data sheets. Data for this map will soon be available as a download.

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