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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Energy > Electricity > Consumption > Per capita

DEFINITION: Total electricity consumed 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. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 South Africa 5,486.63 kWh per capita 2007
2 Seychelles 2,839 kWh per capita 2007
3 Mauritius 1,725.18 kWh per capita 2007
4 Namibia 1,557.42 kWh per capita 2006
5 Botswana 1,458.55 kWh per capita 2007
6 Swaziland 1,059.07 kWh per capita 2007
7 Gabon 993.9 kWh per capita 2007
8 Zimbabwe 884.56 kWh per capita 2007
9 Zambia 770.03 kWh per capita 2007
10 Cape Verde 548.85 kWh per capita 2007
11 Djibouti 524.6 kWh per capita 2007
12 Mozambique 486 kWh per capita 2007
13 Ghana 301.16 kWh per capita 2007
14 Cameroon 265.83 kWh per capita 2007
15 Angola 258.73 kWh per capita 2007
16 Lesotho 243.22 kWh per capita 2007
17 Cote d'Ivoire 179.37 kWh per capita 2007
18 Nigeria 142.26 kWh per capita 2007
19 Kenya 128.13 kWh per capita 2008
20 Mauritania 118.1 kWh per capita 2007
21 Malawi 115.56 kWh per capita 2007
22 Togo 112.25 kWh per capita 2007
23 Senegal 110.53 kWh per capita 2007
24 Liberia 101.85 kWh per capita 2007
25 Democratic Republic of the Congo 91.21 kWh per capita 2007
26 Sao Tome and Principe 88.54 kWh per capita 2007
27 The Gambia 88.13 kWh per capita 2007
28 Sudan 87.31 kWh per capita 2007
29 Tanzania 80.79 kWh per capita 2007
30 Guinea 79.47 kWh per capita 2007
31 Benin 73.9 kWh per capita 2007
32 Uganda 68.33 kWh per capita 2007
33 Madagascar 49.95 kWh per capita 2007
34 Equatorial Guinea 47.24 kWh per capita 2007
35 Eritrea 46.47 kWh per capita 2007
36 Niger 45.72 kWh per capita 2007
37 Guinea-Bissau 41.05 kWh per capita 2007
38 Ethiopia 40.91 kWh per capita 2007
39 Mali 39.93 kWh per capita 2007
40 Burkina Faso 39.7 kWh per capita 2007
41 Comoros 28.76 kWh per capita 2007
42 Somalia 28.56 kWh per capita 2007
43 Central African Republic 24.49 kWh per capita 2007
44 Rwanda 23.38 kWh per capita 2007
45 Burundi 14.97 kWh per capita 2007
46 Sierra Leone 12.11 kWh per capita 2007
47 Chad 9.41 kWh per capita 2007

Citation

"Countries Compared by Energy > Electricity > Consumption > Per capita. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Energy/Electricity/Consumption/Per-capita

Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Energy > Electricity > Consumption > Per capita

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Interesting observations about Energy > Electricity > Consumption > Per capita

  • All of the top 2 countries by electricity > consumption > per capita are Christian.
  • All of the top 2 countries by electricity > consumption > per capita are Sparsely populated.
  • Iceland has had the highest electricity > consumption > per capita since 2001.
  • Norway has ranked in the top 2 for electricity > consumption > per capita since 2001.
  • 112 of the top 210 countries by electricity > consumption > per capita are Hot countries.
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