Dam Capacity

Country (km3 in 2020)

Canada is the top country by dam capacity in the world. As of 2020, dam capacity in Canada was 841.51 km3 that accounts for 11.82% of the world's dam capacity. The top 5 countries (others are China, Russian Federation, the United States of America, and Brazil) account for 54.93% of it. The world's total dam capacity was estimated at 7,117.44 km3 in 2020.

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Canada 841.51 FAO
China 830.46 FAO
Russian Federation 801.54 FAO
United States of America 735.87 FAO
Brazil 700.44 FAO
India 247.46 FAO
Egypt 168.2 FAO
Turkey 157.83 FAO
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 157.63 FAO
Mexico 152.28 FAO
Iraq 151.8 FAO
Ghana 148.5 FAO
Argentina 131.56 FAO
United Republic of Tanzania 104.2 FAO
Zambia 101.13 FAO
Zimbabwe 99.93 FAO
Uganda 80 FAO
Kazakhstan 79.95 FAO
Thailand 79.23 FAO
Australia 77.79 FAO
Mozambique 74.14 FAO
Ukraine 55.4 FAO
Spain 53.81 FAO
Nigeria 50.67 FAO
Viet Nam 44.72 FAO
Iran 44.44 FAO
Côte d'Ivoire 37.24 FAO
Sweden 35.96 FAO
Paraguay 33.53 FAO
Norway 33.28 FAO
Nicaragua 32.01 FAO
Ethiopia 31.48 FAO
Japan 31.47 FAO
South Africa 31.02 FAO
Tajikistan 29.51 FAO
Pakistan 27.81 FAO
Kenya 24.79 FAO
Indonesia 24 FAO
Kyrgyzstan 23.57 FAO
Malaysia 22.45 FAO
Uzbekistan 22.01 FAO
Azerbaijan 21.54 FAO
Sudan 21.23 FAO
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 21.23 FAO
Suriname 20 FAO
Syrian Arab Republic 19.65 FAO
Republic of Korea 18.83 FAO
Finland 18.6 FAO
Morocco 17.96 FAO
Uruguay 17.15 FAO
New Zealand 16.89 FAO
Cameroon 15.61 FAO
Myanmar 15.53 FAO
Mali 13.8 FAO
Chile 13.22 FAO
Greece 12.32 FAO
Portugal 11.63 FAO
Colombia 11.28 FAO
Romania 11.06 FAO
Lao People’s Democratic Republic 10.62 FAO
Italy 10.05 FAO
France 9.98 FAO
Angola 9.45 FAO
Netherlands 9.23 FAO
Panama 9.14 FAO
Algeria 8.62 FAO
Ecuador 7.69 FAO
Philippines 7.11 FAO
Bulgaria 6.52 FAO
Bangladesh 6.48 FAO
Sri Lanka 5.94 FAO
Honduras 5.8 FAO
Peru 5.77 FAO
Cuba 5.66 FAO
Turkmenistan 5.59 FAO
Burkina Faso 5.34 FAO
United Kingdom 5.27 FAO
Albania 4.03 FAO
Germany 4 FAO
El Salvador 3.88 FAO
Georgia 3.41 FAO
Switzerland 3.34 FAO
Czech Republic 3.18 FAO
Belarus 3.1 FAO
Poland 2.96 FAO
Bosnia and Herzegovina 2.91 FAO
Lesotho 2.87 FAO
Tunisia 2.69 FAO
Iceland 2.31 FAO
North Macedonia 2.29 FAO
Serbia 2.27 FAO
Dominican Republic 2.27 FAO
Austria 2.13 FAO
Afghanistan 2.01 FAO
Costa Rica 2 FAO
Guinea 1.84 FAO
Slovakia 1.73 FAO
Togo 1.72 FAO
Armenia 1.39 FAO
Republic of Moldova 1.13 FAO
Botswana 1.11 FAO
Montenegro 1.03 FAO
Latvia 1.01 FAO
Saudi Arabia 1 FAO
Croatia 0.96 FAO
Ireland 0.87 FAO
Guyana 0.81 FAO
Namibia 0.71 FAO
Bolivia 0.6 FAO
Eswatini 0.58 FAO
Mauritania 0.5 FAO
Lithuania 0.5 FAO
Madagascar 0.49 FAO
Guatemala 0.46 FAO
Yemen 0.46 FAO
Libya 0.39 FAO
Cyprus 0.33 FAO
Haiti 0.3 FAO
Jordan 0.27 FAO
Hungary 0.26 FAO
Mongolia 0.25 FAO
Senegal 0.25 FAO
Liberia 0.24 FAO
Lebanon 0.23 FAO
Gabon 0.22 FAO
Sierra Leone 0.22 FAO
Estonia 0.18 FAO
Belgium 0.14 FAO
Fiji 0.13 FAO
Belize 0.12 FAO
Niger 0.09 FAO
Mauritius 0.09 FAO
Oman 0.09 FAO
Nepal 0.09 FAO
Singapore 0.07 FAO
Trinidad and Tobago 0.07 FAO
Luxembourg 0.06 FAO
United Arab Emirates 0.06 FAO
Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.05 FAO
Brunei Darussalam 0.05 FAO
Eritrea 0.04 FAO
Malawi 0.04 FAO
Sao Tome and Principe 0.04 FAO
Slovenia 0.03 FAO
Benin 0.02 FAO
Denmark 0.02 FAO
Samoa 0.01 FAO
Congo 0.01 FAO
Jamaica 0.01 FAO
Antigua and Barbuda 0.01 FAO
Saint Lucia 0 FAO
Cambodia 0 FAO
Seychelles 0 FAO
Grenada 0 FAO
Bahrain 0 FAO
Bhutan 0 FAO
Cabo Verde 0 FAO
Guinea Bissau 0 FAO
Maldives 0 FAO
Malta 0 FAO
Palestine 0 FAO
Papua New Guinea 0 FAO
Rwanda 0 FAO
Somalia 0 FAO