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Energy > Electricity Stats: compare key data on India & United States

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STAT India United States HISTORY
Consumption 698.8 billion kWh
Ranked 2nd.
3.89 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than India

Consumption > Per capita 502.71 kWh per capita
Ranked 105th.
12,747.49 kWh per capita
Ranked 3rd. 25 times more than India

Consumption by households 103.37 billion kWh
Ranked 8th.
1.36 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 13 times more than India

Consumption by households and other consumers per capita 226.93 kWh
Ranked 137th.
9,437.73 kWh
Ranked 6th. 42 times more than India

Consumption by households per capita 91.71 kWh
Ranked 136th.
4,599.49 kWh
Ranked 7th. 50 times more than India

Consumption per capita 490.04 kWh
Ranked 96th.
12,736.19 kWh
Ranked 3rd. 26 times more than India

Exports 62 million kWh
Ranked 23th.
12 billion kWh
Ranked 15th. 194 times more than India

From other renewable sources 7.5% of total installed capacity
Ranked 28th. 42% more than United States
5.3% of total installed capacity
Ranked 35th.
Installed generating capacity 208.1 million kW
Ranked 3rd.
1.04 billion kW
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than India
Installed generating capacity per thousand people 172.61 kW
Ranked 125th.
3,358.91 kW
Ranked 9th. 19 times more than India
Production 985.4 billion kWh
Ranked 3rd.
4.1 trillion kWh
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than India

Production > KWh 803.41 billion
Ranked 6th.
4.32 trillion
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than India

Production > Per capita 588.83 kWh per capita
Ranked 123th.
13,527.54 kWh per capita
Ranked 3rd. 23 times more than India

Production by source > Nuclear 3.4%
Ranked 29th.
20.7%
Ranked 19th. 6 times more than India
Production per capita 608.16 kWh
Ranked 31st.
13,515.56 kWh
Ranked 3rd. 22 times more than India

Imports 5.7 billion kWh
Ranked 10th.
59.26 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 10 times more than India

From nuclear fuels 2.2% of total installed capacity
Ranked 20th.
9.7% of total installed capacity
Ranked 15th. 4 times more than India
Consumption by households and other consumers > Per capita 233.68 kWh per capita
Ranked 153th.
9,409.27 kWh per capita
Ranked 6th. 40 times more than India

Production > KWh > Per capita 448.01 per capita
Ranked 100th.
13,553.55 per capita
Ranked 6th. 30 times more than India

Thermal > Production per capita 514.71 kWh
Ranked 106th.
10,659.14 kWh
Ranked 6th. 21 times more than India

Consumption by households > Per capita 94.44 kWh per capita
Ranked 148th.
4,585.62 kWh per capita
Ranked 9th. 49 times more than India

From fossil fuels 70.8% of total installed capacity
Ranked 93th.
75.3% of total installed capacity
Ranked 90th. 6% more than India
Production by source > Fossil fuel 81.7%
Ranked 104th. 14% more than United States
71.4%
Ranked 114th.
Consumption by industry and construction per capita 132.27 kWh
Ranked 118th.
3,126.15 kWh
Ranked 18th. 24 times more than India

Net inland availability > Per capita 379.41 kWh per capita
Ranked 151st.
12,551.32 kWh per capita
Ranked 8th. 33 times more than India

Nuclear > Production 17.31 billion kWh
Ranked 18th.
810.73 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 47 times more than India

Production from hydroelectric sources > Kwh per capita 76.27 kWh
Ranked 83th.
925.93 kWh
Ranked 28th. 12 times more than India

Production from hydroelectric sources > Kwh 84.71 billion kWh
Ranked 8th.
271.12 billion kWh
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than India

Wind > Production > Self-producer > Per capita 63.06 kWh per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th.
10,929.69 kWh per 1,000 people
Ranked 3rd. 173 times more than India

Gross inland availability > Per capita 599.93 kWh per capita
Ranked 146th.
13,847.96 kWh per capita
Ranked 9th. 23 times more than India

Hydro > Production 99.88 billion kWh
Ranked 7th.
290.42 billion kWh
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than India

Thermal > Production 580.16 billion kWh
Ranked 5th.
3.15 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than India

Hydro > Production per capita 88.62 kWh
Ranked 95th.
982.76 kWh
Ranked 28th. 11 times more than India

Net > Production 654.97 billion kWh
Ranked 5th.
4.08 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than India

Consumption by iron and steel industry > Per capita 12.57 kWh per capita
Ranked 51st.
271.52 kWh per capita
Ranked 27th. 22 times more than India

Consumption by industry and construction > Per capita 136.21 kWh per capita
Ranked 124th.
3,116.73 kWh per capita
Ranked 20th. 23 times more than India

Consumption by households and other consumers 255.78 billion kWh
Ranked 6th.
2.79 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than India

Net > Production per capita 581.09 kWh
Ranked 129th.
13,806.18 kWh
Ranked 8th. 24 times more than India

Consumption > Date of > Information 2003 2003
Production by source > Hydro 14.5%
Ranked 98th. 3 times more than United States
5.6%
Ranked 120th.
Consumption by industry and construction 149.09 billion kWh
Ranked 9th.
923.83 billion kWh
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than India

Consumption by other consumers 21.97 billion kWh
Ranked 27th.
1.43 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 65 times more than India

Gross inland availability 656.67 billion kWh
Ranked 5th.
4.1 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than India

Station use and station loss > Per capita 38.72 kWh per capita
Ranked 105th.
696.34 kWh per capita
Ranked 7th. 18 times more than India

Thermal > Production > Public 506.02 billion kWh
Ranked 5th.
2.99 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than India

Thermal > Production > Public > Per capita 462.3 kWh per capita
Ranked 124th.
10,102.93 kWh per capita
Ranked 6th. 22 times more than India

Wind > Production > Per capita 1,510.49 kWh per 1,000 people
Ranked 20th.
60,325.14 kWh per 1,000 people
Ranked 13th. 40 times more than India

Wind > Production > Public 1.45 billion kWh
Ranked 4th.
17.88 billion kWh
Ranked 3rd. 12 times more than India

Wind > Production > Self-producer 63 million kWh
Ranked 5th.
3.02 billion kWh
Ranked 2nd. 48 times more than India

Production from oil sources > Kwh 35.97 billion kWh
Ranked 8th.
139.13 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than India

Station use and station loss per capita 37.6 kWh
Ranked 97th.
698.44 kWh
Ranked 6th. 19 times more than India

Consumption by other industries and construction > Per capita 136.21 kWh per capita
Ranked 122nd.
1,987.14 kWh per capita
Ranked 22nd. 15 times more than India

Consumption by transportation industry 10.42 billion kWh
Ranked 5th. 39% more than United States
7.51 billion kWh
Ranked 8th.

Consumption by transportation industry > Per capita 9.52 kWh per capita
Ranked 57th.
25.32 kWh per capita
Ranked 44th. 3 times more than India

Conversion > Transport and distribution losses > Per capita 159.7 kWh per capita
Ranked 105th.
892.27 kWh per capita
Ranked 13th. 6 times more than India

Exports > Per capita 0.061 kWh per capita
Ranked 79th.
79.26 kWh per capita
Ranked 21st. 1299 times more than India

Gross > Production > Public and self-producer > Per capita 637.09 kWh per capita
Ranked 145th.
14,460.89 kWh per capita
Ranked 7th. 23 times more than India

Nuclear > Production > Public 17.31 billion kWh
Ranked 18th.
810.73 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 47 times more than India

Consumption by other consumers per capita 19.49 kWh
Ranked 138th.
4,838.24 kWh
Ranked 5th. 248 times more than India

Conversion > Transport and distribution losses per capita 155.09 kWh
Ranked 98th.
894.97 kWh
Ranked 11th. 6 times more than India

Thermal > Production > Self-producer per capita 65.77 kWh
Ranked 68th.
525.65 kWh
Ranked 23th. 8 times more than India

Consumption by chemical industry per capita 7.43 kWh
Ranked 60th.
860.66 kWh
Ranked 4th. 116 times more than India

Consumption in rail transport per capita 9.25 kWh
Ranked 46th.
25.4 kWh
Ranked 34th. 3 times more than India

Production from nuclear sources > % of total 2.55%
Ranked 29th.
19.61%
Ranked 19th. 8 times more than India

Production from hydroelectric sources > % of total 12.69%
Ranked 68th. 94% more than United States
6.54%
Ranked 85th.

Consumption by iron and steel industry per capita 12.25 kWh
Ranked 51st.
272.34 kWh
Ranked 26th. 22 times more than India

Nuclear > Production per capita 15.36 kWh
Ranked 28th.
2,743.42 kWh
Ranked 9th. 179 times more than India

Wind > Production > Self-producer per capita 0.0615 kWh
Ranked 9th.
10.93 kWh
Ranked 3rd. 178 times more than India

From hydroelectric plants 19.5% of total installed capacity
Ranked 80th. 3 times more than United States
7.6% of total installed capacity
Ranked 104th.
Wind > Production > Public per capita 1.41 kWh
Ranked 20th.
60.51 kWh
Ranked 13th. 43 times more than India

Consumption by public lighting > Per capita 31.76 kWh per capita
Ranked 15th.
60 kWh per capita
Ranked 11th. 89% more than India
Consumption in rail transport > Per capita 9.52 kWh per capita
Ranked 47th.
25.32 kWh per capita
Ranked 35th. 3 times more than India

Consumption by public lighting 34.76 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United States
15.18 billion kWh
Ranked 2nd.
Thermal > Production > Public per capita 448.94 kWh
Ranked 106th.
10,133.49 kWh
Ranked 6th. 23 times more than India

Gross > Production > Public and self-producer 697.35 billion kWh
Ranked 5th.
4.29 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than India

Consumption by iron and steel industry 12.56 billion kWh
Ranked 11th.
80.48 billion kWh
Ranked 3rd. 6 times more than India

Consumption by other consumers > Per capita 20.07 kWh per capita
Ranked 146th.
4,823.65 kWh per capita
Ranked 7th. 240 times more than India

Consumption by other industries and construction 149.09 billion kWh
Ranked 6th.
589.01 billion kWh
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than India

Wind > Production per capita 1.47 kWh
Ranked 20th.
60.51 kWh
Ranked 13th. 41 times more than India

Hydro > Production > Self-producer per capita 0.0956 kWh
Ranked 48th.
11.27 kWh
Ranked 21st. 118 times more than India

Production from natural gas sources > Kwh per capita 57 kWh
Ranked 86th.
2,498.42 kWh
Ranked 16th. 44 times more than India

Production from coal sources > Kwh 461.12 billion kWh
Ranked 3rd.
2.09 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than India

Production from natural gas sources > % of total 9.48%
Ranked 69th.
17.64%
Ranked 55th. 86% more than India

Production from natural gas sources > Kwh 63.3 billion kWh
Ranked 11th.
731.55 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 12 times more than India

Consumption by chemical industry 7.62 billion kWh
Ranked 16th.
254.34 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 33 times more than India

Consumption in rail transport 10.42 billion kWh
Ranked 5th. 39% more than United States
7.51 billion kWh
Ranked 7th.

Conversion > Transport and distribution losses 174.81 billion kWh
Ranked 2nd.
264.48 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 51% more than India

Energy balance requirement > Per capita 108.62 kWh per capita
Ranked 105th.
3,917.3 kWh per capita
Ranked 11th. 36 times more than India

Energy balance requirement 118.89 billion kWh
Ranked 11th.
1.16 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 10 times more than India

Hydro > Production > Per capita 91.25 kWh per capita
Ranked 96th.
979.8 kWh per capita
Ranked 29th. 11 times more than India

Hydro > Production > Public 99.88 billion kWh
Ranked 7th.
287.09 billion kWh
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than India

Nuclear > Production > Per capita 15.82 kWh per capita
Ranked 29th.
2,735.15 kWh per capita
Ranked 9th. 173 times more than India

Nuclear > Production > Public > Per capita 15.82 kWh per capita
Ranked 29th.
2,735.15 kWh per capita
Ranked 9th. 173 times more than India

Imports > Per capita 1,611.57 kWh per 1,000 people
Ranked 84th.
187,674.05 kWh per 1,000 people
Ranked 23th. 116 times more than India

Net inland availability 415.3 billion kWh
Ranked 7th.
3.72 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than India

Production from coal sources > % of total 69.05%
Ranked 9th. 37% more than United States
50.4%
Ranked 16th.

Thermal > Production > Per capita 530.02 kWh per capita
Ranked 123th.
10,627 kWh per capita
Ranked 7th. 20 times more than India

Thermal > Production > Self-producer 74.13 billion kWh
Ranked 3rd.
155.34 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than India

Thermal > Production > Self-producer > Per capita 67.72 kWh per capita
Ranked 73th.
524.06 kWh per capita
Ranked 27th. 8 times more than India

Total > Production > Public 623.22 billion kWh
Ranked 5th.
4.13 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than India

Total > Production > Public > Per capita 569.37 kWh per capita
Ranked 148th.
13,925.58 kWh per capita
Ranked 6th. 24 times more than India

Total > Production > Self-producer 74.13 billion kWh
Ranked 3rd.
158.67 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than India

Wind > Production 1.51 billion kWh
Ranked 5th.
17.88 billion kWh
Ranked 3rd. 12 times more than India

Power plant capacity > Public wind 1.16 million kW
Ranked 3rd.
8.73 million kW
Ranked 2nd. 8 times more than India

Total > Production > Self-producer > Per capita 67.72 kWh per capita
Ranked 73th.
535.3 kWh per capita
Ranked 27th. 8 times more than India

Production by source > Other 0.3%
Ranked 50th.
2.3%
Ranked 24th. 8 times more than India
Consumption by other industries and construction per capita 132.27 kWh
Ranked 116th.
1,993.15 kWh
Ranked 18th. 15 times more than India

Hydro > Production > Public per capita 88.62 kWh
Ranked 92nd.
971.49 kWh
Ranked 27th. 11 times more than India

Imports per capita 4.43 kWh
Ranked 22nd.
187.51 kWh
Ranked 23th. 42 times more than India

Net inland availability per capita 368.45 kWh
Ranked 138th.
12,589.28 kWh
Ranked 9th. 34 times more than India

Nuclear > Production > Public per capita 15.36 kWh
Ranked 28th.
2,743.42 kWh
Ranked 9th. 179 times more than India

Power plant capacity > Public wind > Per capita 1.16 kW per 1,000 people
Ranked 16th.
29.46 kW per 1,000 people
Ranked 15th. 25 times more than India

Power plant capacity > Public wind per 1000 1.13 kW
Ranked 16th.
29.55 kW
Ranked 15th. 26 times more than India

Total > Production > Public per capita 552.92 kWh
Ranked 131st.
13,967.7 kWh
Ranked 7th. 25 times more than India

Gross > Production > Public and self-producer per capita 618.69 kWh
Ranked 128th.
14,504.62 kWh
Ranked 8th. 23 times more than India

Consumption by transportation industry per capita 9.25 kWh
Ranked 56th.
25.4 kWh
Ranked 43th. 3 times more than India

Net > Production > Per capita 598.38 kWh per capita
Ranked 146th.
13,764.55 kWh per capita
Ranked 7th. 23 times more than India

Production from oil sources > % of total 5.39%
Ranked 62nd. 61% more than United States
3.35%
Ranked 72nd.

Hydro > Production > Public > Per capita 91.25 kWh per capita
Ranked 94th.
968.56 kWh per capita
Ranked 28th. 11 times more than India

Hydro > Production > Self-producer 98 million kWh
Ranked 26th.
3.33 billion kWh
Ranked 5th. 34 times more than India

Hydro > Production > Self-producer > Per capita 0.098 kWh per capita
Ranked 47th.
11.24 kWh per capita
Ranked 21st. 115 times more than India

Production from coal sources > Kwh > Per capita 427.08 kWh per capita
Ranked 42nd.
7,118.73 kWh per capita
Ranked 2nd. 17 times more than India

Production from nuclear sources > Kwh > Per capita 15.76 kWh per capita
Ranked 30th.
2,769.71 kWh per capita
Ranked 9th. 176 times more than India

Production from natural gas sources > Kwh > Per capita 58.63 kWh per capita
Ranked 86th.
2,491.19 kWh per capita
Ranked 16th. 42 times more than India

Production from hydroelectric sources > Kwh > Per capita 78.46 kWh per capita
Ranked 84th.
923.25 kWh per capita
Ranked 27th. 12 times more than India

Production from oil sources > Kwh > Per capita 33.32 kWh per capita
Ranked 88th.
473.78 kWh per capita
Ranked 28th. 14 times more than India

Consumption by public lighting per capita 30.84 kWh
Ranked 15th.
60 kWh
Ranked 10th. 95% more than India
Energy balance requirement per capita 105.48 kWh
Ranked 101st.
3,929.15 kWh
Ranked 11th. 37 times more than India

Exports per capita 0.681 kWh
Ranked 20th.
79.19 kWh
Ranked 22nd. 116 times more than India

Gross inland availability per capita 582.6 kWh
Ranked 128th.
13,889.84 kWh
Ranked 10th. 24 times more than India

Total > Production > Self-producer per capita 65.77 kWh
Ranked 69th.
536.92 kWh
Ranked 23th. 8 times more than India

Production from coal sources > Kwh per capita 415.19 kWh
Ranked 42nd.
7,139.4 kWh
Ranked 2nd. 17 times more than India

Consumption by chemical industry > Per capita 7.63 kWh per capita
Ranked 60th.
858.06 kWh per capita
Ranked 5th. 113 times more than India

Station use and station loss 42.38 billion kWh
Ranked 4th.
206.4 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than India

Production from oil sources > Kwh per capita 32.39 kWh
Ranked 86th.
475.15 kWh
Ranked 27th. 15 times more than India

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; Source: Energy Statistics Database | United Nations Statistics Division; Source: Energy Statistics Database | United Nations Statistics Division. 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.; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. 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.; 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.; International Energy Agency (IEA Statistics \xA9 OECD/IEA, http://www.iea.org/stats/index.asp), Energy Statistics and Balances of Non-OECD Countries, Energy Statistics of OECD Countries, and Energy Balances of OECD Countries.; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; World Development Indicators database. 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.; World Development Indicators database; Wikipedia: List of countries by electricity consumption

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