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Energy > Electricity > Consumption > Per capita: 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. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Iceland 31,147.35 kWh per capita 2006
2 Norway 27,731.98 kWh per capita 2008
3 Finland 16,635.69 kWh per capita 2008
4 Canada 16,055.64 kWh per capita 2007
5 Kuwait 16,048.32 kWh per capita 2007
6 Qatar 15,134 kWh per capita 2007
7 Sweden 14,893 kWh per capita 2007
8 United Arab Emirates 14,846.95 kWh per capita 2007
9 Bahrain 14,254 kWh per capita 2007
10 Luxembourg 13,587.47 kWh per capita 2007
11 United States 12,747.49 kWh per capita 2008
12 Cayman Islands 11,718.88 kWh per capita 2007
13 Australia 10,864.15 kWh per capita 2007
14 Taiwan 9,593.64 kWh per capita 2006
15 New Zealand 9,534.06 kWh per capita 2007
16 Bermuda 9,496.24 kWh per capita 2007
17 Guam 9,477.91 kWh per capita 2007
High income OECD countries average (profile) 9,123.61 kWh per capita 2006
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 8,191.08 kWh per capita 2006
18 Belgium 8,167.64 kWh per capita 2007
19 Singapore 8,053.09 kWh per capita 2008
20 Aruba 7,903.58 kWh per capita 2007
21 Switzerland 7,897.63 kWh per capita 2006
22 Brunei 7,813.91 kWh per capita 2008
23 Japan 7,701.96 kWh per capita 2006
24 New Caledonia 7,646.11 kWh per capita 2007
NATO countries average (profile) 7,570.41 kWh per capita 2006
25 Austria 7,566.72 kWh per capita 2006
26 South Korea 7,515.58 kWh per capita 2007
27 Netherlands 7,455.55 kWh per capita 2008
28 France 7,328.28 kWh per capita 2006
Non-religious countries average (profile) 7,293.41 kWh per capita 2006
29 Israel 7,216.79 kWh per capita 2007
30 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 7,005.4 kWh per capita 2007
31 Russia 6,968.56 kWh per capita 2007
32 Jersey 6,962.28 kWh per capita 2004
Eurozone average (profile) 6,904.51 kWh per capita 2006
33 Slovenia 6,863.26 kWh per capita 2006
34 Spain 6,818.79 kWh per capita 2008
35 Trinidad and Tobago 6,703.53 kWh per capita 2007
36 Virgin Islands 6,657.57 kWh per capita 2007
37 Germany 6,641.91 kWh per capita 2007
38 Macau 6,529.7 kWh per capita 2007
Cold countries average (profile) 6,405.8 kWh per capita 2005
European Union average (profile) 6,365.34 kWh per capita 2006
39 Denmark 6,253.73 kWh per capita 2008
40 The Bahamas 6,222.7 kWh per capita 2007
OPEC countries average (profile) 6,142.8 kWh per capita 2007
41 Ireland 6,098.19 kWh per capita 2006
Europe average (profile) 6,052.69 kWh per capita 2001
42 Czech Republic 6,020.49 kWh per capita 2006
43 Saudi Arabia 5,981.66 kWh per capita 2007
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 5,895.19 kWh per capita 2007
44 European Union 5,827.59 kWh per capita 2007
45 Hong Kong 5,748.14 kWh per capita 2006
46 United Kingdom 5,689.72 kWh per capita 2007
47 Puerto Rico 5,592.94 kWh per capita 2007
48 South Africa 5,486.63 kWh per capita 2007
49 Estonia 5,466.65 kWh per capita 2006
50 Greece 5,443.53 kWh per capita 2007
51 Faroe Islands 5,432.73 kWh per capita 2008
52 Cyprus 5,424.52 kWh per capita 2007
53 Italy 5,417.24 kWh per capita 2007
54 Netherlands Antilles 5,399.76 kWh per capita 2006
55 Gibraltar 5,220.44 kWh per capita 2007
56 Kazakhstan 5,000.35 kWh per capita 2007
57 Greenland 4,961.43 kWh per capita 2008
58 Bulgaria 4,857.76 kWh per capita 2006
59 Slovakia 4,828.59 kWh per capita 2006
60 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 4,792.27 kWh per capita 2007
61 Serbia and Montenegro 4,666.96 kWh per capita 2010
62 Portugal 4,583.36 kWh per capita 2007
63 Malta 4,558.57 kWh per capita 2007
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 4,495.17 kWh per capita 2006
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 4,149.84 kWh per capita 2005
64 Croatia 4,007.53 kWh per capita 2008
65 Ukraine 3,905.85 kWh per capita 2006
Former British colonies average (profile) 3,734.57 kWh per capita 2007
66 Malaysia 3,724.98 kWh per capita 2006
67 Hungary 3,690.24 kWh per capita 2006
68 Libya 3,672.41 kWh per capita 2007
69 Oman 3,544.58 kWh per capita 2007
70 Chile 3,518.02 kWh per capita 2007
71 Azerbaijan 3,386.6 kWh per capita 2007
72 Poland 3,356.85 kWh per capita 2007
73 Barbados 3,345.48 kWh per capita 2007
Eastern Europe average (profile) 3,196.96 kWh per capita 2001
74 Venezuela 3,190.19 kWh per capita 2007
75 Anguilla 3,160.94 kWh per capita 2006
76 Belarus 3,140.45 kWh per capita 2007
77 Suriname 3,116.08 kWh per capita 2007
78 Saint Kitts and Nevis 3,072.51 kWh per capita 2007
79 Latvia 3,018.84 kWh per capita 2007
80 American Samoa 2,984.58 kWh per capita 2007
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 2,944.77 kWh per capita 2006
81 Seychelles 2,839 kWh per capita 2007
82 Turkey 2,755.49 kWh per capita 2008
Catholic countries average (profile) 2,716.67 kWh per capita 2005
83 Lithuania 2,688.34 kWh per capita 2007
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 2,670.04 kWh per capita 2007
84 Martinique 2,629.32 kWh per capita 2003
85 Romania 2,625.69 kWh per capita 2007
Emerging markets average (profile) 2,591.93 kWh per capita 2006
86 China 2,584.88 kWh per capita 2008
Muslim countries average (profile) 2,560.53 kWh per capita 2006
87 Tajikistan 2,529.46 kWh per capita 2007
88 Guadeloupe 2,462.58 kWh per capita 2003
89 Argentina 2,461.67 kWh per capita 2007
90 French Guiana 2,314.4 kWh per capita 2003
91 Jamaica 2,282.27 kWh per capita 2007
92 Bosnia and Herzegovina 2,175.03 kWh per capita 2006
93 French Polynesia 2,166.95 kWh per capita 2007
94 Iran 2,160.44 kWh per capita 2006
95 Montserrat 2,145.1 kWh per capita 2007
96 Nauru 2,131.14 kWh per capita 2007
97 Uruguay 2,127.16 kWh per capita 2010
98 Brazil 2,116.72 kWh per capita 2007
99 Thailand 2,052.12 kWh per capita 2008
100 Lebanon 2,012.58 kWh per capita 2006
101 Turkmenistan 1,957.15 kWh per capita 2006
102 Costa Rica 1,921.87 kWh per capita 2008
103 Niue 1,869.97 kWh per capita 2007
104 Mexico 1,858.31 kWh per capita 2007
105 British Virgin Islands 1,776.92 kWh per capita 2007
106 Saint Lucia 1,770.89 kWh per capita 2007
107 Syria 1,760.31 kWh per capita 2007
Hot countries average (profile) 1,730.72 kWh per capita 2005
108 Grenada 1,730.56 kWh per capita 2007
109 Mauritius 1,725.18 kWh per capita 2007
110 Jordan 1,718.1 kWh per capita 2007
111 Kyrgyzstan 1,703.21 kWh per capita 2007
112 Federated States of Micronesia 1,653.52 kWh per capita 2002
113 Armenia 1,607.19 kWh per capita 2007
114 Uzbekistan 1,591.16 kWh per capita 2006
115 Namibia 1,557.42 kWh per capita 2006
116 Panama 1,517.99 kWh per capita 2010
117 Georgia 1,490.44 kWh per capita 2008
118 Antigua and Barbuda 1,472.35 kWh per capita 2007
119 Reunion 1,465.89 kWh per capita 2003
120 Botswana 1,458.55 kWh per capita 2007
Religious countries average (profile) 1,402.26 kWh per capita 2005
121 Dominican Republic 1,355.99 kWh per capita 2007
122 Cook Islands 1,325.52 kWh per capita 2007
123 Iraq 1,303.29 kWh per capita 2007
124 Egypt 1,295.82 kWh per capita 2007
125 Cuba 1,230.47 kWh per capita 2007
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 1,189.72 kWh per capita 2006
126 Ecuador 1,149.34 kWh per capita 2007
127 Mongolia 1,137.48 kWh per capita 2006
128 Tunisia 1,136.41 kWh per capita 2008
129 Dominica 1,092.06 kWh per capita 2007
130 Swaziland 1,059.07 kWh per capita 2007
131 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1,052.91 kWh per capita 2007
South and Central Asia average (profile) 1,038.1 kWh per capita 2006
132 Moldova 1,011.46 kWh per capita 2007
133 Albania 1,001.8 kWh per capita 2007
134 Gabon 993.9 kWh per capita 2007
135 Peru 992.77 kWh per capita 2008
136 Saint Helena 991.74 kWh per capita 2006
137 Fiji 939.4 kWh per capita 2007
138 Paraguay 899.67 kWh per capita 2007
139 Zimbabwe 884.56 kWh per capita 2007
140 Colombia 869.54 kWh per capita 2007
141 Guyana 867.25 kWh per capita 2007
142 Algeria 850.2 kWh per capita 2007
143 North Korea 800.71 kWh per capita 2008
144 Mayotte 773.33 kWh per capita 2005
145 Zambia 770.03 kWh per capita 2007
146 Belize 674.29 kWh per capita 2007
147 El Salvador 637.01 kWh per capita 2007
148 Morocco 615.57 kWh per capita 2007
149 Maldives 604.49 kWh per capita 2006
150 Vietnam 602.26 kWh per capita 2007
151 Honduras 575.53 kWh per capita 2006
152 Guatemala 559 kWh per capita 2007
153 Philippines 556.1 kWh per capita 2006
154 Cape Verde 548.85 kWh per capita 2007
155 Djibouti 524.6 kWh per capita 2007
156 Turks and Caicos Islands 513.2 kWh per capita 2007
157 Indonesia 508.32 kWh per capita 2007
158 India 502.71 kWh per capita 2007
159 Mozambique 486 kWh per capita 2007
160 Samoa 473.25 kWh per capita 2007
161 Papua New Guinea 462.91 kWh per capita 2007
162 Nicaragua 452.66 kWh per capita 2007
163 Bolivia 447.43 kWh per capita 2010
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 441.68 kWh per capita 2007
164 Pakistan 438.26 kWh per capita 2007
165 Sri Lanka 398.37 kWh per capita 2008
166 Laos 357.93 kWh per capita 2010
167 Tonga 342.03 kWh per capita 2007
Former French colonies average (profile) 322.9 kWh per capita 2007
168 Western Sahara 306.58 kWh per capita 2006
169 Ghana 301.16 kWh per capita 2007
South Asia average (profile) 269.82 kWh per capita 2006
170 Cameroon 265.83 kWh per capita 2007
171 Angola 258.73 kWh per capita 2007
failed states average (profile) 251.89 kWh per capita 2007
172 Lesotho 243.22 kWh per capita 2007
173 Bhutan 227.16 kWh per capita 2007
174 Yemen 185.91 kWh per capita 2007
175 Vanuatu 184.27 kWh per capita 2007
176 Cote d'Ivoire 179.37 kWh per capita 2007
177 Bangladesh 148.05 kWh per capita 2006
178 Nigeria 142.26 kWh per capita 2007
179 Kenya 128.13 kWh per capita 2008
180 Congo, Republic of the 123.93 kWh per capita 2007
181 Solomon Islands 123.49 kWh per capita 2007
182 Kiribati 120.76 kWh per capita 2007
183 Mauritania 118.1 kWh per capita 2007
184 Malawi 115.56 kWh per capita 2007
185 Togo 112.25 kWh per capita 2007
186 Senegal 110.53 kWh per capita 2007
187 Liberia 101.85 kWh per capita 2007
188 Burma 92.94 kWh per capita 2007
189 Democratic Republic of the Congo 91.21 kWh per capita 2007
190 Cambodia 90.88 kWh per capita 2007
191 Sao Tome and Principe 88.54 kWh per capita 2007
192 The Gambia 88.13 kWh per capita 2007
193 Sudan 87.31 kWh per capita 2007
194 Tanzania 80.79 kWh per capita 2007
195 Guinea 79.47 kWh per capita 2007
196 Nepal 77.61 kWh per capita 2007
197 Benin 73.9 kWh per capita 2007
198 Uganda 68.33 kWh per capita 2007
199 Madagascar 49.95 kWh per capita 2007
200 Equatorial Guinea 47.24 kWh per capita 2007
201 Eritrea 46.47 kWh per capita 2007
202 Niger 45.72 kWh per capita 2007
203 Guinea-Bissau 41.05 kWh per capita 2007
204 Ethiopia 40.91 kWh per capita 2007
205 Mali 39.93 kWh per capita 2007
206 Burkina Faso 39.7 kWh per capita 2007
207 Afghanistan 35.03 kWh per capita 2006
208 Haiti 31.36 kWh per capita 2007
209 Comoros 28.76 kWh per capita 2007
210 Somalia 28.56 kWh per capita 2007
211 Central African Republic 24.49 kWh per capita 2007
212 Rwanda 23.38 kWh per capita 2007
213 Burundi 14.97 kWh per capita 2007
214 Sierra Leone 12.11 kWh per capita 2007
215 Chad 9.41 kWh per capita 2007
216 Northern Mariana Islands 0.558 kWh per capita 2008
217 Gaza Strip 0.167 kWh per capita 2005

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/stats/Energy/Electricity/Consumption/Per-capita

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