List of countries by electricity consumption

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This list of countries by [electric energy consumption] is mostly based on The World Factbook.[1] For informational purposes several non-sovereign entities are also included in this list with their parent state noted. In addition, the per capita data for many countries may be slightly inaccurate as population data may not be for the same year that the consumption data are. Population data were obtained from the List of countries by population in 2016, except for years other than 2016, in which case they were obtained from the Wikipedia pages for the corresponding countries/territories. Average power per capita was calculated according to the formula:[2]

Electric power per capita [ in watt-hour ] = Total population electricity consumption [ in kW·h/yr ] * 1,000/(365.25 x 24)/population.
Electric power per capita [ in watt-hour ] = Total population electricity consumption [ in kW·h/yr ] * 0.114077116 /population.
1 kW·h/yr = 1,000 Wh/(365.25 x 24)h = 0.11408 Watt
Rank Country Electricity consumption

(kW·h/yr)

Year of Data Source Population As of Average energy per capita

(kWh per person per year)

Average power per capita

(watts per person)

World 21,776,088,770,300 2014 CIA 7,322,811,468 2016 2,674 339
1  China 5,919,800,000,000 2016 National Energy Administration [3] 1,373,541,000 2016 4,310 492
2  United States 3,913,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 323,995,528 2016 12077 1378
 European Union 2,771,000,000,000 2013 EST. CIA 513,949,445 2016 5391 615
3  Russia 1,065,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 142,355,415 2016 7481 854
4  India 973,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 1,266,883,598 2016 768 87
5  Japan 934,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 126,702,133 2016 7371 841
6  Germany 533,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 80,722,792 2016 6602 753
7  Canada 528,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 35,362,905 2016 14930 1704
8  Brazil 518,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 205,823,665 2016 2516 287
9  Korea, South 495,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 50,924,172 2016 9720 1109
10  France 431,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 66,836,154 2016 6448 736
11  United Kingdom 309,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 64,430,428 2016 4795 547
12  Italy 291,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 62,007,540 2016 4692 535
13  Saudi Arabia 272,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 28,160,273 2016 9658 1102
14  Taiwan 249,500,000,000 2015 EST. CIA 23,464,787 2016 10632 1213
15  Mexico 238,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 123,166,749 2016 1932 220
16  Spain 234,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 48,563,476 2016 4818 550
17  Australia 224,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 22,992,654 2016 9742 1112
18  Iran 218,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 82,801,633 2016 2632 300
19  South Africa 212,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 54,300,704 2016 3904 445
20  Turkey 207,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 80,274,604 2016 2578 294
21  Indonesia 195,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 258,316,051 2016 754 86
22  Thailand 164,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 68,200,824 2016 2404 274
23  Egypt 143,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 94,666,993 2016 1510 172
24  Ukraine 143,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 44,209,733 2016 3234 369
25  Poland 142,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 38,523,261 2016 3686 420
26  Malaysia 131,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 30,949,962 2016 4232 483
27  Sweden 127,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 9,880,604 2016 12853 1467
28  Norway 126,400,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 5,265,158 2016 24006 2740
29  Vietnam 125,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 95,261,021 2016 1312 149
30  Argentina 116,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 43,886,748 2016 2643 301
31  Netherlands 108,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 17,016,967 2016 6346 724
32  United Arab Emirates 96,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 5,927,482 2016 16195 1848
33  Kazakhstan 91,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 18,360,353 2016 4956 565
34  Pakistan 82,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 201,995,540 2016 405 46
35  Finland 81,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 5,498,211 2016 14732 1681
36  Belgium 81,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 11,409,077 2016 7099 810
37  Venezuela 78,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 30,912,302 2016 2523 288
38  Austria 69,750,000,000 2015 EST. CIA 8,711,770 2016 8006 913
39  Chile 66,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 17,650,114 2016 3739 426
40  Philippines 66,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 102,624,209 2016 643 73
41  Czechia 60,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 10,644,842 2016 5636 643
42  Colombia 60,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 47,220,856 2016 1270 145
43  Israel 59,830,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 8,174,527 2016 7319 835
44   Switzerland 58,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 8,179,294 2016 7091 809
45  Kuwait 54,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 2,832,776 2016 19062 2176
46  Greece 53,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 10,773,253 2016 4919 561
47  Algeria 49,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 40,263,711 2016 1216 138
48  Romania 48,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 21,599,736 2016 2222 253
49  Uzbekistan 48,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 29,473,614 2016 1628 185
50  Singapore 47,180,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 5,781,728 2016 8160 931
51  Portugal 46,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 10,833,816 2016 4245 484
52  Bangladesh 46,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 156,186,882 2016 294 33
53  Hong Kong 42,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 7,167,403 2016 5859 668
54  Iraq 42,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 38,146,025 2016 1101 125
55  New Zealand 40,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 4,474,549 2016 8939 1020
56  Peru 39,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 30,741,062 2016 1268 144
57  Qatar 34,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 2,258,283 2016 15055 1718
58  Belarus 33,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 9,570,376 2016 3448 393
59  Denmark 32,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 5,593,785 2016 5720 653
60  Bulgaria 31,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 7,144,653 2016 4338 495
61  Morocco 29,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 33,655,786 2016 861 98
62  Slovakia 28,360,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 5,445,802 2016 5207 594
63  Serbia 26,910,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 7,143,921 2016 3766 430
64  Bahrain 25,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 1,378,904 2016 18130 2069
65  Ireland 25,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 4,952,473 2016 5047 576
66  Oman 25,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 3,355,262 2016 7450 850
67  Nigeria 24,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 186,053,386 2016 128 14
68  Hungary 21,550,000,000 2015 EST. CIA 9,874,784 2016 2182 249
69  Ecuador 21,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 16,080,778 2016 1305 149
70  Azerbaijan 20,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 9,872,765 2016 2025 231
71  Puerto Rico 19,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 3,578,056 2016 5310 606
72  Iceland 17,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 335,878 2016 50613 5777
73  Syria 17,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 17,185,170 2016 989 112
74  Croatia 16,970,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 4,313,707 2016 3933 449
75  Jordan 16,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 8,185,384 2016 1954 223
76  Lebanon 16,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 6,237,738 2016 2565 292
77  Dominican Republic 15,140,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 10,606,865 2016 1427 162
78  Cuba 15,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 11,179,995 2016 1341 153
79  Korea, North 15,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 25,115,311 2016 597 68
80  Tunisia 15,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 11,134,588 2016 1347 153
81  Slovenia 13,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 1,978,029 2016 6572 750
82  Turkmenistan 13,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 5,291,317 2016 2456 280
83  Tajikistan 12,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 8,330,946 2016 1440 164
84  Mozambique 12,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 25,930,150 2016 462 52
85  Kyrgyzstan 11,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 5,727,553 2016 1920 219
86  Sri Lanka 11,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 22,235,000 2016 494 56
87  Zambia 11,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 15,510,711 2016 709 80
88  Bosnia and Herzegovina 11,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 3,861,912 2016 2848 325
89  Burma 11,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 56,890,418 2016 193 22
90  Uruguay 10,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 3,351,016 2016 2984 340
91  Lithuania 9,900,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 2,854,235 2016 3468 395
92  Sudan 9,900,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 36,729,501 2016 269 30
93  Georgia 9,800,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 4,928,052 2016 1988 227
94  Paraguay 9,700,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 6,862,812 2016 1413 161
95  Libya 9,300,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 6,541,948 2016 1421 162
96  Congo, Democratic Republic of the 9,300,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 81,331,050 2016 114 13
97  Costa Rica 9,200,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 4,872,543 2016 1888 215
98  Ghana 9,200,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 26,908,262 2016 341 39
99  Trinidad and Tobago 9,100,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 1,220,479 2016 7456 851
100  Guatemala 8,915,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 15,189,958 2016 586 66
101  Estonia 8,200,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 1,258,545 2016 6515 743
102  Angola 8,100,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 20,172,332 2016 401 45
103  Zimbabwe 8,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 14,546,961 2016 549 62
104  Panama 7,800,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 3,705,246 2016 2105 240
105  Albania 7,793,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 3,038,594 2016 2564 292
106  Kenya 7,600,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 46,790,758 2016 162 18
107  Bolivia 7,500,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 10,969,649 2016 683 78
108  Macedonia 6,960,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 2,100,025 2016 3314 378
109  Latvia 6,800,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 1,965,686 2016 3459 394
110  Ethiopia 6,700,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 102,374,044 2016 65 7
111  Luxembourg 6,200,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 582,291 2016 10647 1215
112  Cameroon 6,100,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 24,360,803 2016 250 28
113  Ivory Coast 5,800,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 23,740,424 2016 244 27
114  El Salvador 5,700,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 6,156,670 2016 925 105
115  Mongolia 5,600,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 3,031,330 2016 1847 210
116  Honduras 5,300,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 8,893,259 2016 595 68
117  West Bank 5,200,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 2,697,687 2016 1927 220
118  Yemen 5,200,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 27,392,779 2016 189 21
119  Armenia 5,100,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 3,051,250 2016 1671 190
120  Tanzania 5,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 52,482,726 2016 95 10
121  Afghanistan 4,700,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 33,332,025 2016 141 16
122  Macau 4,500,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 597,425 2016 7532 859
123  Nicaragua 4,412,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 5,966,798 2016 739 84
124  Moldova 4,305,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 3,510,485 2016 1226 139
125  Cambodia 4,100,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 15,957,223 2016 256 29
126  Laos 3,900,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 7,019,073 2016 555 63
127    Nepal 3,900,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 29,033,914 2016 134 15
128  Cyprus 3,900,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 1,205,575 2016 3234 369
129  Brunei 3,766,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 436,620 2016 8625 984
130  Botswana 3,700,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 2,209,208 2016 1674 191
131  Namibia 3,700,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 2,436,469 2016 1518 173
132  Papua New Guinea 3,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 6,791,317 2016 441 50
133  Senegal 3,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 14,320,055 2016 209 23
134  Kosovo 2,887,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 1,883,018 2016 1533 175
135  Montenegro 2,800,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 644,578 2016 4343 495
136  Jamaica 2,800,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 2,970,340 2016 942 107
137  Uganda 2,700,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 38,319,241 2016 70 8
138  Mauritius 2,600,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 1,348,242 2016 1928 220
139  Gabon 2,100,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 1,738,541 2016 1207 137
140  Bhutan 2,085,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 750,125 2016 2779 317
141  New Caledonia 2,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 275,355 2016 7263 829
142  Malta 2,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 415,196 2016 4817 549
143  Suriname 1,900,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 585,824 2016 3243 370
144  Malawi 1,900,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 18,570,321 2016 102 11
145  Bahamas 1,600,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 327,316 2016 4888 558
146  Guam 1,500,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 162,742 2016 9217 1052
147  Swaziland 1,500,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 1,451,428 2016 1033 117
148  Mali 1,400,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 17,467,108 2016 80 9
149  Liechtenstein 1,360,000,000 2012 CIA 37,937 2016 35848 4092
150  Madagascar 1,300,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 24,430,325 2016 53 6
151  Burkina Faso 1,200,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 19,512,533 2016 61 7
152  Niger 1,200,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 18,638,600 2016 64 7
153  Togo 1,100,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 7,756,937 2016 141 16
154  Benin 1,000,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 10,741,458 2016 93 10
155  Curacao 968,000,000 2008 EST. CIA 149,035 2016 6495 741
156  Congo, Republic of the 900,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 4,852,412 2016 185 21
157  Guinea 900,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 12,093,349 2016 74 8
158  Barbados 900,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 291,495 2016 3087 352
159  Mauritania 800,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 3,677,293 2016 217 24
160  Lesotho 800,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 1,953,070 2016 409 46
161  Guyana 800,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 735,909 2016 1087 124
162  Fiji 800,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 915,303 2016 874 99
163  Aruba 800,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 113,648 2016 7039 803
164  French Polynesia 700,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 285,321 2016 2453 280
165  South Sudan 694,100,000 2012 EST. CIA 12,530,717 2016 55 6
166  Jersey 630,100,000 2004 EST. CIA 98,069 2016 6425 733
167  Bermuda 600,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 70,537 2016 8506 971
168  Cayman Islands 600,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 57,268 2016 10477 1196
169  U.S. Virgin Islands 600,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 102,951 2016 5828 665
170  Marshall Islands 600,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 73,376 2016 8177 933
171  Andorra 562,400,000 2012 CIA 85,660 2016 6565 749
172  Rwanda 500,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 12,988,423 2016 38 4
173  Burundi 400,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 11,099,298 2016 36 4
174  Belize 400,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 353,858 2016 1130 129
175  Djibouti 400,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 846,687 2016 472 53
176  Haiti 400,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 10,485,800 2016 38 4
177  Seychelles 300,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 93,186 2016 3219 367
178  Somalia 300,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 10,817,354 2016 27 3
179  Saint Lucia 300,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 164,464 2016 1824 208
180  Antigua and Barbuda 300,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 93,581 2016 3205 365
181  Cabo Verde 300,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 553,432 2016 542 61
182  Eritrea 300,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 5,869,869 2016 51 5
183  Faroe Islands 300,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 50,456 2016 5945 678
184  Gambia 300,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 2,009,648 2016 149 17
185  Greenland 300,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 57,728 2016 5196 593
186  Liberia 300,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 4,299,944 2016 69 7
187  Maldives 300,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 392,960 2016 763 87
188  Chad 200,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 11,852,462 2016 16 1
189  Saint Kitts and Nevis 200,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 52,329 2016 3821 436
190  Central African Republic 200,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 5,507,257 2016 36 4
191  Sierra Leone 200,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 6,018,888 2016 33 3
192  Turks and Caicos Islands 200,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 51,430 2016 3888 443
193  Gibraltar 200,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 29,328 2016 6819 778
194  Grenada 200,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 111,219 2016 1798 205
195  Micronesia, Federated States of 178,600,000 2002 CIA 104,719 2016 1705 194
196  Timor-Leste 125,300,000 2014 EST. CIA 1,261,072 2016 99 11
197  British Virgin Islands 100,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 34,232 2016 2921 333
198  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 100,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 102,350 2016 977 111
199  American Samoa 100,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 54,194 2016 1845 210
200  Samoa 100,000,000 2014 EST. CIA 198,926 2016 502 57
201  Equatorial Guinea 91,140,000 2014 EST. CIA 759,451 2016 120 13
202  Dominica 90,210,000 2014 EST. CIA 73,757 2016 1223 139
203  Western Sahara 83,700,000 2014 EST. CIA 587,020 2016 142 16
204  Solomon Islands 79,050,000 2014 EST. CIA 635,027 2016 124 14
205  Sao Tome and Principe 65,100,000 2014 EST. CIA 197,541 2016 329 37
206  Vanuatu 55,800,000 2014 EST. CIA 277,554 2016 201 22
207  Tonga 46,500,000 2014 EST. CIA 106,513 2016 436 49
208  Saint Pierre and Miquelon 41,850,000 2014 EST. CIA 5,595 2016 7479 852
209  Comoros 40,920,000 2014 EST. CIA 794,678 2016 51 5
210  Guinea-Bissau 31,620,000 2014 EST. CIA 1,759,159 2016 17 2
211  Cook Islands 31,620,000 2014 EST. CIA 9,556 2016 3308 377
212  Kiribati 27,900,000 2014 EST. CIA 106,925 2016 260 29
213  Nauru 23,250,000 2014 EST. CIA 9,591 2016 2424 276
214  Montserrat 21,390,000 2014 EST. CIA 5,267 2016 4061 463
215  Falkland Islands 13,950,000 2014 EST. CIA 2,931 2016 4759 543
216  Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha 9,300,000 2014 EST. CIA 7,795 2016 1193 136
217  Niue 3,720,000 2014 EST. CIA 1,190 2016 3126 356
218  Gaza Strip 202,000 2009 CIA 1,753,327 2016 3126 356
219  Northern Mariana Islands 48,300 January 2009 CIA 53,467 2016 3126 356

Electric energy production versus consumption[edit]

Based on the above table and the data presented in the Wikipedia article on Electricity generation the table on the right is a comparison of electric energy production versus consumption for the worlds' top 30 energy producing countries.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from the CIA World Factbook website https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html.

  1. ^ "COUNTRY COMPARISON :: ELECTRICITY - CONSUMPTION". CIA. 2013 edgar feo. Retrieved November 2014.  Check date values in: |access-date=, |date= (help)
  2. ^ It is interesting to compare the average electric power consumed per capita with the person's basal metabolic rate (about 65 watts), the average power obtained by a human body at rest from the food metabolism.
  3. ^ http://www.nea.gov.cn/2017-01/16/c_135986964.htm

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