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STAT Norway United States HISTORY
Consumption 120.9 billion kWh
Ranked 16th.
3.89 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 32 times more than Norway

Consumption > Per capita 27,731.98 kWh per capita
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United States
12,747.49 kWh per capita
Ranked 3rd.

Consumption by households 33.5 billion kWh
Ranked 21st.
1.36 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 41 times more than Norway

Consumption by households per capita 7,246.79 kWh
Ranked 2nd. 58% more than United States
4,599.49 kWh
Ranked 7th.

Consumption by petroleum refineries 560 million kWh
Ranked 34th.
48.89 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 87 times more than Norway

Consumption by petroleum refineries per capita 121.13 kWh
Ranked 12th.
165.44 kWh
Ranked 10th. 37% more than Norway

Consumption per capita 27,012.22 kWh
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United States
12,736.19 kWh
Ranked 3rd.

Exports 22.17 billion kWh
Ranked 7th. 85% more than United States
12 billion kWh
Ranked 15th.

From other renewable sources 1.9% of total installed capacity
Ranked 62nd.
5.3% of total installed capacity
Ranked 35th. 3 times more than Norway
Installed generating capacity 30.18 million kW
Ranked 21st.
1.04 billion kW
Ranked 1st. 34 times more than Norway
Installed generating capacity per thousand people 6,172.72 kW
Ranked 2nd. 84% more than United States
3,358.91 kW
Ranked 9th.
Production 125.2 billion kWh
Ranked 23th.
4.1 trillion kWh
Ranked 2nd. 33 times more than Norway

Production > KWh 136.35 billion
Ranked 24th.
4.32 trillion
Ranked 1st. 32 times more than Norway

Production > Per capita 30,724.8 kWh per capita
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United States
13,527.54 kWh per capita
Ranked 3rd.

Production per capita 29,927.36 kWh
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United States
13,515.56 kWh
Ranked 3rd.

Consumption by households and other consumers per capita 12,523.76 kWh
Ranked 1st. 33% more than United States
9,437.73 kWh
Ranked 6th.

Production by source > Nuclear 0.0
Ranked 200th.
20.7%
Ranked 19th.
Imports 4.17 billion kWh
Ranked 29th.
59.26 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 14 times more than Norway

From nuclear fuels 0.0
Ranked 167th.
9.7% of total installed capacity
Ranked 15th.
Consumption by households and other consumers > Per capita 12,523.74 kWh per capita
Ranked 1st. 33% more than United States
9,409.27 kWh per capita
Ranked 6th.

Production > KWh > Per capita 23,836.34 per capita
Ranked 1st. 76% more than United States
13,553.55 per capita
Ranked 6th.

Thermal > Production per capita 222.79 kWh
Ranked 135th.
10,659.14 kWh
Ranked 6th. 48 times more than Norway

Consumption by households > Per capita 7,246.77 kWh per capita
Ranked 2nd. 58% more than United States
4,585.62 kWh per capita
Ranked 9th.

From fossil fuels 2% of total installed capacity
Ranked 177th.
75.3% of total installed capacity
Ranked 90th. 38 times more than Norway
Production by source > Fossil fuel 0.4%
Ranked 210th.
71.4%
Ranked 114th. 179 times more than Norway
Net inland availability > Per capita 24,206.74 kWh per capita
Ranked 2nd. 93% more than United States
12,551.32 kWh per capita
Ranked 8th.

Consumption by industry and construction per capita 11,348.41 kWh
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than United States
3,126.15 kWh
Ranked 18th.

Production from hydroelectric sources > Kwh 108.77 billion kWh
Ranked 6th.
271.12 billion kWh
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than Norway

Production from hydroelectric sources > Kwh per capita 23,687.31 kWh
Ranked 2nd. 26 times more than United States
925.93 kWh
Ranked 28th.

Consumption by industry and construction > Per capita 11,348.39 kWh per capita
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than United States
3,116.73 kWh per capita
Ranked 20th.

Consumption by households and other consumers 57.9 billion kWh
Ranked 23th.
2.79 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 48 times more than Norway

Consumption by iron and steel industry > Per capita 1,363.1 kWh per capita
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than United States
271.52 kWh per capita
Ranked 27th.

Thermal > Production 1.03 billion kWh
Ranked 121st.
3.15 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 3058 times more than Norway

Hydro > Production per capita 29,540 kWh
Ranked 1st. 30 times more than United States
982.76 kWh
Ranked 28th.

Consumption by petroleum refineries > Per capita 121.13 kWh per capita
Ranked 13th.
164.94 kWh per capita
Ranked 10th. 36% more than Norway

Net > Production 137 billion kWh
Ranked 22nd.
4.08 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 30 times more than Norway

Gross inland availability > Per capita 27,028.31 kWh per capita
Ranked 2nd. 95% more than United States
13,847.96 kWh per capita
Ranked 9th.

Hydro > Production 136.57 billion kWh
Ranked 6th.
290.42 billion kWh
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than Norway

Net > Production per capita 29,633.22 kWh
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United States
13,806.18 kWh
Ranked 8th.

Consumption > Date of > Information 2003 2003
Production by source > Hydro 99.3%
Ranked 6th. 18 times more than United States
5.6%
Ranked 120th.
Hydro > Production > Self-producer per capita 1,181.63 kWh
Ranked 2nd. 105 times more than United States
11.27 kWh
Ranked 21st.

Consumption by energy sector > Per capita 539.44 kWh per capita
Ranked 7th. 33% more than United States
404.37 kWh per capita
Ranked 14th.

Consumption in rail transport > Per capita 111.61 kWh per capita
Ranked 10th. 4 times more than United States
25.32 kWh per capita
Ranked 35th.

Production from natural gas sources > Kwh per capita 81.45 kWh
Ranked 81st.
2,498.42 kWh
Ranked 16th. 31 times more than Norway

Production from natural gas sources > Kwh 374 million kWh
Ranked 85th.
731.55 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 1956 times more than Norway

Consumption by chemical industry 7.25 billion kWh
Ranked 17th.
254.34 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 35 times more than Norway

Consumption in rail transport 516 million kWh
Ranked 29th.
7.51 billion kWh
Ranked 7th. 15 times more than Norway

Conversion > Transport and distribution losses 9.85 billion kWh
Ranked 27th.
264.48 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 27 times more than Norway

Energy balance requirement > Per capita 27,044.53 kWh per capita
Ranked 2nd. 7 times more than United States
3,917.3 kWh per capita
Ranked 11th.

Energy balance requirement 125.03 billion kWh
Ranked 10th.
1.16 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than Norway

Hydro > Production > Per capita 29,539.94 kWh per capita
Ranked 1st. 30 times more than United States
979.8 kWh per capita
Ranked 29th.

Hydro > Production > Public 131.11 billion kWh
Ranked 6th.
287.09 billion kWh
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than Norway

Imports > Per capita 735,069.78 kWh per 1,000 people
Ranked 14th. 4 times more than United States
187,674.05 kWh per 1,000 people
Ranked 23th.

Net inland availability 111.92 billion kWh
Ranked 22nd.
3.72 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 33 times more than Norway

Net > Production > Per capita 29,633.16 kWh per capita
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United States
13,764.55 kWh per capita
Ranked 7th.

Thermal > Production > Per capita 222.78 kWh per capita
Ranked 154th.
10,627 kWh per capita
Ranked 7th. 48 times more than Norway

Thermal > Production > Self-producer 761 million kWh
Ranked 54th.
155.34 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 204 times more than Norway

Thermal > Production > Self-producer > Per capita 164.6 kWh per capita
Ranked 51st.
524.06 kWh per capita
Ranked 27th. 3 times more than Norway

Total > Production > Public 131.88 billion kWh
Ranked 22nd.
4.13 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 31 times more than Norway

Total > Production > Public > Per capita 28,525.94 kWh per capita
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than United States
13,925.58 kWh per capita
Ranked 6th.

Total > Production > Self-producer 6.22 billion kWh
Ranked 26th.
158.67 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 25 times more than Norway

Wind > Production 506 million kWh
Ranked 17th.
17.88 billion kWh
Ranked 3rd. 35 times more than Norway

Power plant capacity > Public wind 270,000 kW
Ranked 13th.
8.73 million kW
Ranked 2nd. 32 times more than Norway

Production from oil sources > Kwh 14 million kWh
Ranked 117th.
139.13 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 9938 times more than Norway

Station use and station loss per capita 239.01 kWh
Ranked 44th.
698.44 kWh
Ranked 6th. 3 times more than Norway

Consumption by other industries and construction > Per capita 8,416.72 kWh per capita
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than United States
1,987.14 kWh per capita
Ranked 22nd.

Consumption by pump-storage plants 1.11 billion kWh
Ranked 12th.
24.53 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 22 times more than Norway

Consumption by transportation industry 1.55 billion kWh
Ranked 23th.
7.51 billion kWh
Ranked 8th. 5 times more than Norway

Consumption by transportation industry > Per capita 334.61 kWh per capita
Ranked 3rd. 13 times more than United States
25.32 kWh per capita
Ranked 44th.

Conversion > Transport and distribution losses > Per capita 2,129.86 kWh per capita
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United States
892.27 kWh per capita
Ranked 13th.

Exports > Per capita 3,722.72 kWh per capita
Ranked 3rd. 47 times more than United States
79.26 kWh per capita
Ranked 21st.

Gross > Production > Public and self-producer > Per capita 29,872.17 kWh per capita
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United States
14,460.89 kWh per capita
Ranked 7th.

Consumption by mining industry > Energy commodities 30 million kWh
Ranked 32nd.
12.8 billion kWh
Ranked 2nd. 427 times more than Norway

Production by source > Other 0.4%
Ranked 48th.
2.3%
Ranked 24th. 6 times more than Norway
Consumption by pump-storage plants per capita 239.87 kWh
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than United States
83.02 kWh
Ranked 12th.

Consumption by crude petroleum fields > Per capita 166.12 kWh per capita
Ranked 5th. 46% more than United States
113.48 kWh per capita
Ranked 7th.

Power plant capacity > Public wind > Per capita 58.4 kW per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 98% more than United States
29.46 kW per 1,000 people
Ranked 15th.

Power plant capacity > Public wind per 1000 58.4 kW
Ranked 9th. 98% more than United States
29.55 kW
Ranked 15th.

Total > Production > Public per capita 28,526 kWh
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than United States
13,967.7 kWh
Ranked 7th.

Consumption by chemical industry per capita 1,568.58 kWh
Ranked 1st. 82% more than United States
860.66 kWh
Ranked 4th.

Production from coal sources > % of total 0.09%
Ranked 63th.
50.4%
Ranked 16th. 560 times more than Norway

Consumption by mining industry > Energy commodities per capita 6.49 kWh
Ranked 28th.
43.31 kWh
Ranked 17th. 7 times more than Norway

Production from oil sources > % of total 0.01%
Ranked 121st.
3.35%
Ranked 72nd. 335 times more than Norway

Hydro > Production > Public > Per capita 28,358.31 kWh per capita
Ranked 1st. 29 times more than United States
968.56 kWh per capita
Ranked 28th.

Hydro > Production > Self-producer 5.46 billion kWh
Ranked 4th. 64% more than United States
3.33 billion kWh
Ranked 5th.

Hydro > Production > Self-producer > Per capita 1,181.62 kWh per capita
Ranked 2nd. 105 times more than United States
11.24 kWh per capita
Ranked 21st.

Production from coal sources > Kwh > Per capita 20.69 kWh per capita
Ranked 59th.
7,118.73 kWh per capita
Ranked 2nd. 344 times more than Norway

Production from natural gas sources > Kwh > Per capita 81.45 kWh per capita
Ranked 82nd.
2,491.19 kWh per capita
Ranked 16th. 31 times more than Norway

Production from hydroelectric sources > Kwh > Per capita 23,687.1 kWh per capita
Ranked 2nd. 26 times more than United States
923.25 kWh per capita
Ranked 27th.

Production from oil sources > Kwh > Per capita 3.05 kWh per capita
Ranked 113th.
473.78 kWh per capita
Ranked 28th. 155 times more than Norway

Consumption by energy sector per capita 539.44 kWh
Ranked 7th. 33% more than United States
405.59 kWh
Ranked 14th.

Energy balance requirement per capita 27,044.59 kWh
Ranked 2nd. 7 times more than United States
3,929.15 kWh
Ranked 11th.

Exports per capita 3,626.1 kWh
Ranked 3rd. 46 times more than United States
79.19 kWh
Ranked 22nd.

Gross inland availability per capita 27,028.37 kWh
Ranked 2nd. 95% more than United States
13,889.84 kWh
Ranked 10th.

Total > Production > Self-producer per capita 1,346.23 kWh
Ranked 6th. 3 times more than United States
536.92 kWh
Ranked 23th.

Consumption by energy sector 2.49 billion kWh
Ranked 28th.
119.86 billion kWh
Ranked 2nd. 48 times more than Norway

Consumption by chemical industry > Per capita 1,568.58 kWh per capita
Ranked 1st. 83% more than United States
858.06 kWh per capita
Ranked 5th.

Consumption by crude petroleum fields 768 million kWh
Ranked 13th.
33.64 billion kWh
Ranked 3rd. 44 times more than Norway

Consumption by pump-storage plants > Per capita 239.87 kWh per capita
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than United States
82.77 kWh per capita
Ranked 13th.

Consumption by iron and steel industry per capita 1,363.1 kWh
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than United States
272.34 kWh
Ranked 26th.

Consumption by other industries and construction 38.91 billion kWh
Ranked 23th.
589.01 billion kWh
Ranked 2nd. 15 times more than Norway

Consumption by industry and construction 52.47 billion kWh
Ranked 20th.
923.83 billion kWh
Ranked 2nd. 18 times more than Norway

Consumption by mining industry > Energy commodities > Per capita 6.49 kWh per capita
Ranked 28th.
43.18 kWh per capita
Ranked 17th. 7 times more than Norway

Consumption by other consumers 22.3 billion kWh
Ranked 26th.
1.43 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 64 times more than Norway

Gross inland availability 124.96 billion kWh
Ranked 23th.
4.1 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 33 times more than Norway

Station use and station loss > Per capita 239.01 kWh per capita
Ranked 49th.
696.34 kWh per capita
Ranked 7th. 3 times more than Norway

Thermal > Production > Public 269 million kWh
Ranked 143th.
2.99 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 11132 times more than Norway

Thermal > Production > Public > Per capita 58.18 kWh per capita
Ranked 168th.
10,102.93 kWh per capita
Ranked 6th. 174 times more than Norway

Wind > Production > Per capita 109,445.63 kWh per 1,000 people
Ranked 11th. 81% more than United States
60,325.14 kWh per 1,000 people
Ranked 13th.

Wind > Production > Public 506 million kWh
Ranked 15th.
17.88 billion kWh
Ranked 3rd. 35 times more than Norway

Total > Production > Self-producer > Per capita 1,346.22 kWh per capita
Ranked 9th. 3 times more than United States
535.3 kWh per capita
Ranked 27th.

Consumption by other consumers per capita 4,824.49 kWh
Ranked 6th.
4,838.24 kWh
Ranked 5th. About the same as Norway

Consumption by other industries and construction per capita 8,416.73 kWh
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than United States
1,993.15 kWh
Ranked 18th.

Conversion > Transport and distribution losses per capita 2,129.87 kWh
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United States
894.97 kWh
Ranked 11th.

Hydro > Production > Public per capita 28,358.37 kWh
Ranked 1st. 29 times more than United States
971.49 kWh
Ranked 27th.

Imports per capita 715.99 kWh
Ranked 14th. 4 times more than United States
187.51 kWh
Ranked 23th.

Net inland availability per capita 24,206.78 kWh
Ranked 2nd. 92% more than United States
12,589.28 kWh
Ranked 9th.

Thermal > Production > Self-producer per capita 164.6 kWh
Ranked 46th.
525.65 kWh
Ranked 23th. 3 times more than Norway

Gross > Production > Public and self-producer per capita 29,872.23 kWh
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United States
14,504.62 kWh
Ranked 8th.

Consumption by transportation industry per capita 334.61 kWh
Ranked 3rd. 13 times more than United States
25.4 kWh
Ranked 43th.

Consumption in rail transport per capita 111.61 kWh
Ranked 10th. 4 times more than United States
25.4 kWh
Ranked 34th.

Production from hydroelectric sources > % of total 98.81%
Ranked 8th. 15 times more than United States
6.54%
Ranked 85th.

Production from coal sources > Kwh per capita 20.69 kWh
Ranked 59th.
7,139.4 kWh
Ranked 2nd. 345 times more than Norway

Station use and station loss 1.1 billion kWh
Ranked 62nd.
206.4 billion kWh
Ranked 1st. 187 times more than Norway

Production from oil sources > Kwh per capita 3.05 kWh
Ranked 112th.
475.15 kWh
Ranked 27th. 156 times more than Norway

Wind > Production per capita 109.45 kWh
Ranked 11th. 81% more than United States
60.51 kWh
Ranked 13th.

Consumption by crude petroleum fields per capita 166.12 kWh
Ranked 5th. 46% more than United States
113.82 kWh
Ranked 7th.

From hydroelectric plants 91.7% of total installed capacity
Ranked 10th. 12 times more than United States
7.6% of total installed capacity
Ranked 104th.
Wind > Production > Public per capita 109.45 kWh
Ranked 10th. 81% more than United States
60.51 kWh
Ranked 13th.

Thermal > Production > Public per capita 58.18 kWh
Ranked 148th.
10,133.49 kWh
Ranked 6th. 174 times more than Norway

Gross > Production > Public and self-producer 138.11 billion kWh
Ranked 22nd.
4.29 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 31 times more than Norway

Production from coal sources > Kwh 95 million kWh
Ranked 60th.
2.09 trillion kWh
Ranked 1st. 22005 times more than Norway

Production from natural gas sources > % of total 0.34%
Ranked 88th.
17.64%
Ranked 55th. 52 times more than Norway

Consumption by iron and steel industry 6.3 billion kWh
Ranked 19th.
80.48 billion kWh
Ranked 3rd. 13 times more than Norway

Consumption by other consumers > Per capita 4,824.48 kWh per capita
Ranked 6th. The same as United States
4,823.65 kWh per capita
Ranked 7th.

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; 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.; Wikipedia: List of countries by electricity consumption

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