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Energy > Electricity > Production > Per capita: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: 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. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Iceland 38,783.7 kWh per capita 2007
2 Norway 30,724.8 kWh per capita 2008
3 Canada 18,346.73 kWh per capita 2007
4 Kuwait 18,291.33 kWh per capita 2007
5 Qatar 16,655.11 kWh per capita 2007
6 United Arab Emirates 16,098.07 kWh per capita 2007
7 Sweden 15,922.78 kWh per capita 2007
8 Finland 14,765.24 kWh per capita 2008
9 Bahrain 14,465.69 kWh per capita 2007
10 United States 13,527.54 kWh per capita 2008
11 Australia 11,950.57 kWh per capita 2007
12 Cayman Islands 11,718.88 kWh per capita 2007
13 Paraguay 10,496.19 kWh per capita 2007
14 New Zealand 10,304.27 kWh per capita 2007
15 Bermuda 10,211.15 kWh per capita 2007
16 Taiwan 10,201.39 kWh per capita 2006
17 Guam 10,187.02 kWh per capita 2007
High income OECD countries average (profile) 10,057.24 kWh per capita 2007
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 9,836.63 kWh per capita 2007
18 France 8,930.07 kWh per capita 2005
19 Switzerland 8,545.72 kWh per capita 2007
20 Singapore 8,508.81 kWh per capita 2008
21 Aruba 8,498.47 kWh per capita 2007
22 Japan 8,490.7 kWh per capita 2007
23 South Korea 8,414.76 kWh per capita 2007
24 New Caledonia 8,222.83 kWh per capita 2007
NATO countries average (profile) 8,147.23 kWh per capita 2007
25 Czech Republic 8,102.66 kWh per capita 2007
26 Brunei 8,047.28 kWh per capita 2008
27 Belgium 7,980.97 kWh per capita 2007
28 Israel 7,662.72 kWh per capita 2008
29 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 7,532.69 kWh per capita 2007
Non-religious countries average (profile) 7,485.56 kWh per capita 2007
30 Spain 7,421.39 kWh per capita 2008
31 Trinidad and Tobago 7,291.26 kWh per capita 2007
32 Austria 7,233.12 kWh per capita 2007
33 Germany 7,217.15 kWh per capita 2007
34 Virgin Islands 7,159.19 kWh per capita 2007
35 Slovenia 7,032.49 kWh per capita 2007
OPEC countries average (profile) 6,849.4 kWh per capita 2007
36 Estonia 6,829.02 kWh per capita 2006
37 Russia 6,820.03 kWh per capita 2007
38 The Bahamas 6,706.91 kWh per capita 2007
39 Denmark 6,636.62 kWh per capita 2008
40 Netherlands Antilles 6,504.73 kWh per capita 2006
41 Netherlands 6,500.33 kWh per capita 2008
42 Saudi Arabia 6,488.89 kWh per capita 2007
Eurozone average (profile) 6,398.95 kWh per capita 2007
European Union average (profile) 6,372.2 kWh per capita 2007
Cold countries average (profile) 6,346.82 kWh per capita 2001
43 Ireland 6,271.47 kWh per capita 2007
44 Luxembourg 6,267.93 kWh per capita 2007
45 European Union 6,231.32 kWh per capita 2007
Europe average (profile) 6,152.04 kWh per capita 2001
46 United Kingdom 6,104.36 kWh per capita 2007
47 Puerto Rico 6,013.8 kWh per capita 2007
48 South Africa 6,000.3 kWh per capita 2007
49 Bulgaria 5,935.82 kWh per capita 2006
50 Cyprus 5,732.72 kWh per capita 2007
51 Faroe Islands 5,666.97 kWh per capita 2008
52 Greece 5,541.6 kWh per capita 2007
53 Greenland 5,390.52 kWh per capita 2008
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 5,341.66 kWh per capita 2007
54 Malta 5,339.9 kWh per capita 2007
55 Hong Kong 5,244.68 kWh per capita 2007
56 Gibraltar 5,220.44 kWh per capita 2007
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 5,159.54 kWh per capita 2005
57 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 5,152.98 kWh per capita 2007
58 Italy 5,023.41 kWh per capita 2007
59 Kazakhstan 4,902.21 kWh per capita 2007
60 Slovakia 4,804.04 kWh per capita 2007
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 4,754.31 kWh per capita 2005
61 Venezuela 4,253.84 kWh per capita 2007
62 Oman 4,237.27 kWh per capita 2007
63 Portugal 4,212.22 kWh per capita 2007
64 Serbia and Montenegro 4,189.34 kWh per capita 2004
65 Malaysia 4,145.64 kWh per capita 2007
66 Ukraine 4,124.87 kWh per capita 2006
67 Libya 3,972.23 kWh per capita 2007
68 Poland 3,876.09 kWh per capita 2007
Former British colonies average (profile) 3,867.17 kWh per capita 2007
69 Hungary 3,782.6 kWh per capita 2007
70 Chile 3,721.28 kWh per capita 2007
71 Barbados 3,570.08 kWh per capita 2007
Eastern Europe average (profile) 3,481.24 kWh per capita 2001
72 Suriname 3,409.21 kWh per capita 2007
73 Lithuania 3,381.4 kWh per capita 2007
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 3,330.79 kWh per capita 2007
74 Saint Kitts and Nevis 3,303.77 kWh per capita 2007
75 Bosnia and Herzegovina 3,285.18 kWh per capita 2006
76 American Samoa 3,208.3 kWh per capita 2007
77 Macau 3,181.7 kWh per capita 2007
78 Belarus 3,076.69 kWh per capita 2007
79 Seychelles 3,052.69 kWh per capita 2007
80 Kyrgyzstan 3,020.35 kWh per capita 2007
Catholic countries average (profile) 2,970.38 kWh per capita 2005
81 Azerbaijan 2,930.95 kWh per capita 2007
Muslim countries average (profile) 2,909.45 kWh per capita 2007
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 2,907.39 kWh per capita 2007
82 Martinique 2,828.86 kWh per capita 2003
83 Turkey 2,759.66 kWh per capita 2008
84 Iran 2,746.1 kWh per capita 2006
85 Argentina 2,716.99 kWh per capita 2007
86 Uruguay 2,658.49 kWh per capita 2007
Emerging markets average (profile) 2,650.31 kWh per capita 2005
87 Guadeloupe 2,646.59 kWh per capita 2003
88 Jamaica 2,634.41 kWh per capita 2007
89 Turkmenistan 2,620.02 kWh per capita 2006
90 Romania 2,614.91 kWh per capita 2007
91 China 2,594.65 kWh per capita 2008
92 Croatia 2,558.14 kWh per capita 2008
93 French Guiana 2,488.8 kWh per capita 2003
94 Tajikistan 2,458.81 kWh per capita 2007
95 French Polynesia 2,330.06 kWh per capita 2007
96 Montserrat 2,306.56 kWh per capita 2007
97 Brazil 2,301.45 kWh per capita 2007
98 Nauru 2,291.54 kWh per capita 2007
99 Thailand 2,262.83 kWh per capita 2008
100 Mexico 2,228.18 kWh per capita 2008
101 Lebanon 2,161.28 kWh per capita 2006
102 Costa Rica 2,099.18 kWh per capita 2008
103 Latvia 2,044.42 kWh per capita 2007
104 Jordan 2,017.12 kWh per capita 2007
105 Niue 2,010.72 kWh per capita 2007
106 Grenada 1,986.2 kWh per capita 2007
Hot countries average (profile) 1,959.14 kWh per capita 2005
107 Bhutan 1,922.38 kWh per capita 2007
108 British Virgin Islands 1,910.67 kWh per capita 2007
109 Saint Lucia 1,904.49 kWh per capita 2007
110 Armenia 1,865.63 kWh per capita 2007
111 Mauritius 1,855.49 kWh per capita 2007
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 1,835.83 kWh per capita 2005
112 Syria 1,808.98 kWh per capita 2007
113 Federated States of Micronesia 1,777.58 kWh per capita 2002
114 Panama 1,767.42 kWh per capita 2006
115 Uzbekistan 1,756.3 kWh per capita 2007
116 Georgia 1,721.07 kWh per capita 2008
117 Antigua and Barbuda 1,583.17 kWh per capita 2007
118 Reunion 1,575.8 kWh per capita 2003
Religious countries average (profile) 1,570.11 kWh per capita 2005
119 Dominican Republic 1,496.93 kWh per capita 2007
120 Cuba 1,489.38 kWh per capita 2007
121 Egypt 1,473.83 kWh per capita 2007
South and Central Asia average (profile) 1,464.5 kWh per capita 2007
122 Cook Islands 1,425.29 kWh per capita 2007
123 Gabon 1,219.36 kWh per capita 2007
124 Iraq 1,219.29 kWh per capita 2007
125 Ecuador 1,193.69 kWh per capita 2007
126 Dominica 1,174.26 kWh per capita 2007
127 Colombia 1,139.71 kWh per capita 2007
128 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1,132.47 kWh per capita 2007
129 Guyana 1,067.49 kWh per capita 2007
130 Tunisia 1,067.07 kWh per capita 2008
131 Saint Helena 1,066.38 kWh per capita 2006
132 Algeria 1,049.4 kWh per capita 2007
133 Peru 1,047.6 kWh per capita 2008
134 Mongolia 1,042.76 kWh per capita 2007
135 Fiji 1,010.15 kWh per capita 2007
136 North Korea 958.3 kWh per capita 2008
137 Zambia 849.67 kWh per capita 2007
138 Moldova 837.17 kWh per capita 2007
139 Albania 803.22 kWh per capita 2007
140 Honduras 782.19 kWh per capita 2006
141 Namibia 781.48 kWh per capita 2007
142 El Salvador 768.27 kWh per capita 2007
143 Mozambique 761.04 kWh per capita 2007
144 Belize 725.24 kWh per capita 2007
145 Zimbabwe 722.11 kWh per capita 2007
146 Vietnam 715.67 kWh per capita 2007
147 Guatemala 661.92 kWh per capita 2007
South Asia average (profile) 651.01 kWh per capita 2007
148 Maldives 623.25 kWh per capita 2007
149 Bolivia 621.55 kWh per capita 2007
150 Philippines 620.46 kWh per capita 2007
151 Cape Verde 590.16 kWh per capita 2007
152 India 588.83 kWh per capita 2007
153 Botswana 579.45 kWh per capita 2007
154 Nicaragua 579 kWh per capita 2007
155 Morocco 575.95 kWh per capita 2008
156 Pakistan 566.1 kWh per capita 2007
157 Djibouti 564.09 kWh per capita 2007
158 Turks and Caicos Islands 551.83 kWh per capita 2007
159 Indonesia 543.13 kWh per capita 2008
160 Samoa 508.72 kWh per capita 2007
161 Papua New Guinea 497.77 kWh per capita 2007
162 Sri Lanka 468.6 kWh per capita 2008
Former French colonies average (profile) 459.59 kWh per capita 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 451 kWh per capita 2007
163 Swaziland 405.98 kWh per capita 2007
164 Tonga 367.77 kWh per capita 2007
165 Western Sahara 329.66 kWh per capita 2006
166 Cameroon 310.13 kWh per capita 2007
167 Ghana 307.09 kWh per capita 2007
168 Angola 303.5 kWh per capita 2007
169 Cote d'Ivoire 292.84 kWh per capita 2007
170 Laos 284.3 kWh per capita 2006
failed states average (profile) 262.55 kWh per capita 2007
171 Yemen 254.83 kWh per capita 2007
172 Lesotho 236.21 kWh per capita 2007
173 Vanuatu 217.01 kWh per capita 2007
174 Nigeria 162.33 kWh per capita 2007
175 Bangladesh 151.41 kWh per capita 2007
176 Senegal 150.14 kWh per capita 2007
177 Kenya 137.62 kWh per capita 2008
178 Burma 132.69 kWh per capita 2007
179 Kiribati 129.85 kWh per capita 2007
180 Mauritania 127 kWh per capita 2007
181 Democratic Republic of the Congo 124.97 kWh per capita 2007
182 Malawi 124.24 kWh per capita 2007
183 Solomon Islands 123.49 kWh per capita 2007
184 The Gambia 118.58 kWh per capita 2007
185 Sudan 110.23 kWh per capita 2007
186 Liberia 109.51 kWh per capita 2007
187 Congo, Republic of the 105.25 kWh per capita 2007
188 Tanzania 96.13 kWh per capita 2007
189 Sao Tome and Principe 95.2 kWh per capita 2007
190 Nepal 93.52 kWh per capita 2007
191 Cambodia 90.95 kWh per capita 2007
192 Guinea 85.45 kWh per capita 2007
193 Uganda 74.55 kWh per capita 2007
194 Haiti 63.49 kWh per capita 2006
195 Eritrea 55.23 kWh per capita 2007
196 Madagascar 53.73 kWh per capita 2007
197 Equatorial Guinea 50.8 kWh per capita 2007
198 Ethiopia 45.22 kWh per capita 2007
199 Guinea-Bissau 44.13 kWh per capita 2007
200 Mali 42.93 kWh per capita 2007
201 Burkina Faso 42.69 kWh per capita 2007
202 Togo 40.34 kWh per capita 2007
203 Comoros 30.92 kWh per capita 2007
204 Somalia 30.71 kWh per capita 2007
205 Central African Republic 26.32 kWh per capita 2007
206 Afghanistan 26.31 kWh per capita 2007
207 Benin 15.35 kWh per capita 2007
208 Sierra Leone 13.02 kWh per capita 2007
209 Rwanda 12.11 kWh per capita 2007
210 Niger 11.63 kWh per capita 2007
211 Burundi 10.96 kWh per capita 2007
212 Chad 10.12 kWh per capita 2007
213 Northern Mariana Islands 0.7 kWh per capita 2008
214 Gaza Strip 0.102 kWh per capita 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Energy > Electricity > Production > 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/Production/Per-capita

Energy > Electricity > Production > Per capita: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Energy > Electricity > Production > Per capita

  • All of the top 2 countries by electricity > production > per capita are Sparsely populated.
  • All of the top 3 countries by electricity > production > per capita are Christian.
  • All of the top 2 countries by electricity > production > per capita are European.
  • All of the top 3 countries by electricity > production > per capita are Cold countries'.
  • All of the top 3 countries by electricity > production > per capita are High income OECD.
  • All of the top 3 countries by electricity > production > per capita are NATO.
  • Norway has ranked in the top 2 for electricity > production > per capita since 2001.
  • 76 of the bottom 98 countries by electricity > production > per capita are Hot countries.
  • Iceland has ranked in the top 2 for electricity > production > per capita since 2001.
  • 4 of the top 6 countries by electricity > production > per capita are Former British Colonies'.
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