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Energy > Electricity > Consumption: Countries Compared

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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 China 4.69 trillion kWh 2011
2 United States 3.89 trillion kWh 2010
3 European Union 2.86 trillion kWh 2007
4 Russia 1.04 trillion kWh 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 1.01 trillion kWh 2007
5 Japan 859.7 billion kWh 2012
6 India 698.8 billion kWh 2010
7 Germany 549.1 billion kWh 2010
8 Canada 499.9 billion kWh 2010
9 France 471 billion kWh 2010
10 Brazil 455.8 billion kWh 2010
11 South Korea 455.1 billion kWh 2011
12 United Kingdom 329.3 billion kWh 2010
13 Italy 313.8 billion kWh 2011
High income OECD countries average (profile) 274.59 billion kWh 2010
Cold countries average (profile) 252.56 billion kWh 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 251.39 billion kWh 2006
14 Spain 249.7 billion kWh 2011
15 Taiwan 242.2 billion kWh 2011
Non-religious countries average (profile) 237.58 billion kWh 2009
16 South Africa 234.2 billion kWh 2012
17 Australia 213.5 billion kWh 2010
18 Mexico 212.3 billion kWh 2010
19 Saudi Arabia 190.9 billion kWh 2010
South Asia average (profile) 185.46 billion kWh 2010
20 Iran 182.7 billion kWh 2010
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 178.7 billion kWh 2010
21 Ukraine 175.3 billion kWh 2012
22 Turkey 170.4 billion kWh 2010
23 Thailand 169.4 billion kWh 2012
24 Indonesia 158 billion kWh 2011
25 Poland 155 billion kWh 2010
Former British colonies average (profile) 139.24 billion kWh 2010
26 Sweden 136 billion kWh 2010
NATO countries average (profile) 124.54 billion kWh 2010
27 Egypt 122.4 billion kWh 2010
28 Norway 120.9 billion kWh 2010
29 Malaysia 112 billion kWh 2012
30 Argentina 111.1 billion kWh 2010
31 Netherlands 110 billion kWh 2010
32 Vietnam 104 billion kWh 2012
Europe average (profile) 100.32 billion kWh 2001
European Union average (profile) 100.29 billion kWh 2010
Eurozone average (profile) 99.97 billion kWh 2010
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 92.05 billion kWh 2006
33 Kazakhstan 88.11 billion kWh 2011
Christian countries average (profile) 86.77 billion kWh 2001
34 United Arab Emirates 85.17 billion kWh 2010
35 Venezuela 85.05 billion kWh 2011
36 Finland 84.83 billion kWh 2010
37 Belgium 84.68 billion kWh 2010
Eastern Europe average (profile) 78.83 billion kWh 2001
Religious countries average (profile) 73.58 billion kWh 2005
38 Pakistan 70.1 billion kWh 2011
South and Central Asia average (profile) 67.25 billion kWh 2006
OPEC countries average (profile) 64.5 billion kWh 2010
Catholic countries average (profile) 63.78 billion kWh 2005
39 Czech Republic 61.19 billion kWh 2010
40 Switzerland 60.42 billion kWh 2011
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 57.52 billion kWh 2005
41 Philippines 56.84 billion kWh 2010
42 Greece 56.4 billion kWh 2010
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 56.17 billion kWh 2010
43 Chile 53.93 billion kWh 2010
44 Romania 53.74 billion kWh 2011
45 Portugal 50.26 billion kWh 2010
46 Israel 48.73 billion kWh 2010
47 Kuwait 46.71 billion kWh 2010
48 Colombia 45.35 billion kWh 2010
49 Hong Kong 45.07 billion kWh 2012
50 Uzbekistan 44.51 billion kWh 2010
51 New Zealand 40.76 billion kWh 2010
52 Singapore 40.62 billion kWh 2010
53 Bangladesh 38.89 billion kWh 2010
54 Serbia 37.37 billion kWh 2012
55 Hungary 36.13 billion kWh 2012
56 Syria 35.61 billion kWh 2010
57 Iraq 35.12 billion kWh 2010
58 Peru 34.25 billion kWh 2011
59 Serbia and Montenegro 34.1 billion kWh 2010
60 Algeria 33.68 billion kWh 2010
61 Denmark 33.56 billion kWh 2010
62 Belarus 31.74 billion kWh 2010
Muslim countries average (profile) 30.95 billion kWh 2010
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 30.59 billion kWh 2007
63 Bulgaria 30.46 billion kWh 2010
64 Slovakia 26.27 billion kWh 2010
65 Ireland 26.1 billion kWh 2011
66 Libya 25.24 billion kWh 2010
Hot countries average (profile) 25 billion kWh 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 24.28 billion kWh 2006
67 Morocco 23.61 billion kWh 2010
68 Qatar 20.51 billion kWh 2010
69 Nigeria 20.38 billion kWh 2010
70 Puerto Rico 19.43 billion kWh 2010
71 North Korea 17.62 billion kWh 2010
72 Croatia 16.7 billion kWh 2012
73 Iceland 16.23 billion kWh 2010
74 Tajikistan 15.9 billion kWh 2012
75 Oman 15.32 billion kWh 2010
76 Ecuador 14.92 billion kWh 2010
77 Lebanon 14.19 billion kWh 2010
78 Cuba 13.64 billion kWh 2010
79 Azerbaijan 13.57 billion kWh 2010
80 Jordan 13.54 billion kWh 2011
81 Tunisia 13.29 billion kWh 2010
82 Dominican Republic 13.11 billion kWh 2010
83 Bahrain 12.97 billion kWh 2011
84 Slovenia 12.6 billion kWh 2010
85 Zimbabwe 12.57 billion kWh 2010
86 Turkmenistan 11.12 billion kWh 2010
87 Bosnia and Herzegovina 11.07 billion kWh 2010
88 Lithuania 10.3 billion kWh 2012
89 Mozambique 10.19 billion kWh 2012
90 Sri Lanka 10 billion kWh 2011
Former French colonies average (profile) 9.92 billion kWh 2010
91 Georgia 9.38 billion kWh 2012
92 Costa Rica 8.53 billion kWh 2010
93 Guatemala 8.16 billion kWh 2011
=94 Uruguay 7.96 billion kWh 2011
=94 Zambia 7.96 billion kWh 2010
96 Estonia 7.95 billion kWh 2010
97 Trinidad and Tobago 7.59 billion kWh 2010
98 Kyrgyzstan 7.33 billion kWh 2010
99 Republic of Macedonia 7.25 billion kWh 2012
100 Paraguay 6.78 billion kWh 2010
101 Latvia 6.56 billion kWh 2010
102 Luxembourg 6.45 billion kWh 2010
103 Bolivia 6.3 billion kWh 2011
failed states average (profile) 6.29 billion kWh 2010
104 Democratic Republic of the Congo 6.2 billion kWh 2010
105 Kenya 6.15 billion kWh 2010
106 Burma 6.09 billion kWh 2010
107 Armenia 5.8 billion kWh 2011
108 El Salvador 5.76 billion kWh 2011
109 Kosovo 5.67 billion kWh 2011
110 Sudan 5.67 billion kWh 2010
111 Yemen 5.51 billion kWh 2010
112 Nepal 5.35 billion kWh 2012
113 Ghana 5.31 billion kWh 2010
114 Cameroon 5.18 billion kWh 2010
115 Panama 5.17 billion kWh 2010
116 Honduras 4.85 billion kWh 2010
117 Cyprus 4.79 billion kWh 2010
118 Albania 4.67 billion kWh 2010
119 Angola 4.59 billion kWh 2010
120 West Bank 4.57 billion kWh 2010
121 Ethiopia 4.45 billion kWh 2010
122 Macau 4.21 billion kWh 2012
123 Mongolia 3.95 billion kWh 2010
124 Cote d'Ivoire 3.87 billion kWh 2010
125 Namibia 3.63 billion kWh 2012
126 Moldova 3.57 billion kWh 2011
127 Tanzania 3.4 billion kWh 2010
128 Brunei 3.39 billion kWh 2011
129 Montenegro 3.28 billion kWh 2010
130 Botswana 3.12 billion kWh 2011
131 Papua New Guinea 3.12 billion kWh 2010
132 Jamaica 3.07 billion kWh 2010
133 Nicaragua 2.94 billion kWh 2011
134 Cambodia 2.57 billion kWh 2011
135 Afghanistan 2.49 billion kWh 2010
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 2.44 billion kWh 2010
136 Mauritius 2.36 billion kWh 2010
137 Laos 2.23 billion kWh 2010
138 Senegal 2.22 billion kWh 2010
139 Uganda 2.19 billion kWh 2010
140 New Caledonia 1.84 billion kWh 2010
141 Malawi 1.83 billion kWh 2010
142 The Bahamas 1.79 billion kWh 2010
143 Bhutan 1.68 billion kWh 2010
144 Guam 1.64 billion kWh 2010
145 Malta 1.6 billion kWh 2010
146 Gabon 1.44 billion kWh 2010
147 Suriname 1.42 billion kWh 2010
148 Madagascar 1.13 billion kWh 2010
149 Martinique 1.12 billion kWh 2003
150 Reunion 1.11 billion kWh 2003
151 Guadeloupe 1.08 billion kWh 2003
152 Swaziland 1.06 billion kWh 2010
153 Netherlands Antilles 992 million kWh 2006
154 Barbados 986 million kWh 2010
155 Aruba 911.4 million kWh 2010
156 Guinea 901.2 million kWh 2010
157 Benin 870.1 million kWh 2010
158 Niger 832.5 million kWh 2010
159 Fiji 808.3 million kWh 2010
160 Burkina Faso 773.1 million kWh 2010
161 Virgin Islands 767.3 million kWh 2010
162 South Sudan 694.1 million kWh 2010
163 Togo 676.1 million kWh 2010
164 Mauritania 651.9 million kWh 2010
165 Bermuda 638.4 million kWh 2010
166 Jersey 630.1 million kWh 2004
167 Belize 630 million kWh 2011
168 French Polynesia 625 million kWh 2010
169 Congo, Republic of the 588 million kWh 2012
=170 Andorra 562.4 million kWh 2012
=170 Austria 562.4 million kWh 2012
172 Cayman Islands 552 million kWh 2010
173 Guyana 512 million kWh 2010
174 Mali 483.6 million kWh 2010
175 French Guiana 432.6 million kWh 2003
176 Saint Lucia 332.9 million kWh 2010
177 Rwanda 319.6 million kWh 2010
178 Liberia 311.6 million kWh 2010
179 Lesotho 307 million kWh 2010
180 Djibouti 302.3 million kWh 2010
181 Somalia 288.3 million kWh 2010
182 Maldives 280 million kWh 2010
183 Greenland 279 million kWh 2010
184 Cape Verde 266.9 million kWh 2010
185 Seychelles 263.2 million kWh 2010
186 Eritrea 253.5 million kWh 2010
187 Faroe Islands 249 million kWh 2010
188 Burundi 221.4 million kWh 2010
189 The Gambia 213.9 million kWh 2010
190 Haiti 208.5 million kWh 2012
191 Turks and Caicos Islands 186 million kWh 2010
192 Federated States of Micronesia 178.6 million kWh 2002
193 Grenada 178.4 million kWh 2010
194 Gibraltar 154.7 million kWh 2010
195 Central African Republic 148.8 million kWh 2010
196 American Samoa 147.9 million kWh 2010
197 Mayotte 139.2 million kWh 2005
198 Sierra Leone 134.9 million kWh 2010
199 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 126.5 million kWh 2010
200 Saint Kitts and Nevis 125.6 million kWh 2010
201 Samoa 111.8 million kWh 2010
202 Antigua and Barbuda 107 million kWh 2010
203 Dominica 93.47 million kWh 2010
204 Chad 91.14 million kWh 2010
205 Equatorial Guinea 90.21 million kWh 2010
206 Western Sahara 83.7 million kWh 2010
207 Solomon Islands 76.26 million kWh 2010
208 East Timor 67.59 million kWh 2011
209 Guinea-Bissau 62.31 million kWh 2010
210 Vanuatu 51.15 million kWh 2010
211 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 49.29 million kWh 2010
212 British Virgin Islands 46.5 million kWh 2010
213 Anguilla 42.6 million kWh 2006
214 Tonga 38.13 million kWh 2010
215 Comoros 37.2 million kWh 2010
216 Nauru 32.55 million kWh 2010
217 Cook Islands 28.95 million kWh 2010
218 Sao Tome and Principe 27.9 million kWh 2010
219 Kiribati 23.25 million kWh 2010
220 Montserrat 22.32 million kWh 2010
221 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 17.67 million kWh 2010
=222 Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha 7.44 million kWh 2010
=222 Saint Helena 7.44 million kWh 2006
224 Niue 2.79 million kWh 2010
225 Johnston Atoll 2 million kWh 2003
226 Gaza Strip 202,000 kWh 2009
227 Northern Mariana Islands 48,300 kWh 2009

Citation

"Countries Compared by Energy > Electricity > Consumption. 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/stats/Energy/Electricity/Consumption

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COUNTRIES COVERED
Date of > Information 212
Date of > Information 212
Per capita 217

Interesting observations about Energy > Electricity > Consumption

All of the top 2 countries by electricity > consumption are Cold countries'.
China has ranked in the top 2 for electricity > consumption since 2005.
Russia ranked first for electricity > consumption amongst Europe in 2012.
Northern Mariana Islands has ranked last for electricity > consumption since 2008.
Japan has ranked in the top 2 for electricity > consumption since 2006.
9 of the top 14 countries by electricity > consumption are High income OECD.
United States ranked first for electricity > consumption amongst Christian countries in 2010.
European Union has ranked in the top 2 for electricity > consumption since 2001.
India ranked third for electricity > consumption amongst Emerging markets in 2010.
Ukraine ranked second for electricity > consumption amongst Eastern Europe in 2012.

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