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Country vs country: Japan and United States compared: Economy > Electricity stats

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  • Consumption: This entry consists of total electricity generated annually plus imports and minus exports, expressed in kilowatt-hours. The discrepancy between the amount of electricity generated and/or imported and the amount consumed and/or exported is accounted for as loss in transmission and distribution.
  • Consumption per capita: This entry consists of total electricity generated annually plus imports and minus exports, expressed in kilowatt-hours. The discrepancy between the amount of electricity generated and/or imported and the amount consumed and/or exported is accounted for as loss in transmission and distribution. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Exports: This entry is the total exported electricity in kilowatt-hours.
  • Exports per capita: This entry is the total exported electricity in kilowatt-hours. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Imports: This entry is the total imported electricity in kilowatt-hours.
  • Imports per capita: This entry is the total imported electricity in kilowatt-hours. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Production: This entry is the annual electricity generated expressed in kilowatt-hours. The discrepancy between the amount of electricity generated and/or imported and the amount consumed and/or exported is accounted for as loss in transmission and distribution.
  • Production per capita: This entry is the annual electricity generated expressed in kilowatt-hours. The discrepancy between the amount of electricity generated and/or imported and the amount consumed and/or exported is accounted for as loss in transmission and distribution. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
STAT Japan United States HISTORY
Consumption 963.9 billion kWh
Ranked 3rd.
3.74 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Japan

Consumption per capita 7,547.92 kWh
Ranked 21st.
12,194.74 kWh
Ranked 2nd. 62% more than Japan

Exports 0.0
Ranked 85th.
18.11 billion kWh
Ranked 8th.

Exports per capita 0.0
Ranked 83th.
59.03 kWh
Ranked 41st.

Imports 0.0
Ranked 89th.
34.32 billion kWh
Ranked 4th.

Imports per capita 0.0
Ranked 86th.
111.87 kWh
Ranked 38th.

Production 982.3 billion kWh
Ranked 3rd.
3.95 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Japan

Production per capita 7,700.81 kWh
Ranked 18th.
12,885.81 kWh
Ranked 6th. 67% more than Japan

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013; CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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