Global permanent shutdowns of nuclear reactors by country 2020

This statistic represents the global number of permanent nuclear reactor shutdowns as of February 2020, by country. There were 37 nuclear reactors that were shutdown permanently in the United States. Shutdowns refer to a subcritical reactor state as defined by technical specifications and also require other factors like the reactor control key being secured.

Number of permanent nuclear reactor shutdowns worldwide as of February 2020, by country

Number of shutdowns
United States37
United Kingdom30
Germany30
Japan27
France12
Russia8
Canada6
Sweden6
Italy4
Ukraine4
Bulgaria4
Spain3
Slovakia3
South Korea2
Switzerland2
Lithuania2
Taiwan2
Netherlands1
Kazakhstan1
Armenia1
Belgium1
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Source

Release date

February 2020

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

as of February 2020

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