Electricity - consumption (billion kWh)

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Country2000200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014
World342.713,81013,94014,28015,45016,33016,88017,48017,93017,78019,09019,54020,450
Definition of Electricity - consumption: This entry consists of total electricity generated 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.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of June 30, 2015