Definition: 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 January 1, 2014See also: Electricity - consumption map
Electricity Consumption By Country
worldatlas.com - 2/8/2017 11:56:44 PM
The CIA fact book provides a great resource for global electricity consumption league tables. Indeed the power needs of our world are growing ... The league table shows the most populous countries indeed consume the most electricity, however underneath ...
South Korea will take lead in life expectancy by 2030, study predicts
CNN - 2/21/2017 11:27:00 PM
The average for women at birth will exceed 85 years in many countries ... according to the World Health Organization. Unhealthier lifestyles among men, including higher rates of smoking and alcohol consumption, have long meant a greater life expectancy ...
World Bank says energy report ‘paints a limited and distorted picture’
Power Engineering - 2/22/2017 4:52:06 PM
"The World Bank has pledged to help countries adopt a low-carbon development path specifically by phasing out fossil fuels subsidies and promoting a carbon tax. However, the Bank's policy lending does the opposite by introducing tax breaks for coal power ...
Global Growth In Energy Consumption (And Economic Growth) Is All About China
Seeking Alpha - 2/16/2017 1:28:38 AM
Of that growth in energy consumption, the chart below breaks down the sources of that growth among China (red), India/Africa (gold) and the rest of the world (blue). It's plain to see the growth of Chinese energy consumption, the decelerating growth among ...
World Energy Consumption to Increase 56% by 2040 Led by Asia
Bloomberg - 7/25/2013 2:48:18 PM
World energy consumption will rise 56 percent in the next three decades, driven by growth in developing countries such as China and India, the Energy Information Administration said. Demand will increase to 820 quadrillion British thermal units in 2040 ...
Want the World to Have Fewer Nukes? We Need More Nuclear Energy
NASDAQ - 2/18/2017 8:07:08 AM
World Nuclear Energy Consumption data by YCharts ... power generation -- avoiding more carbon dioxide emissions than all wind and solar output in the country's history -- but also because of the blueprint it provided future generations.
Here's Why Developing Countries Will Consume 65% of the World's Energy by 2040
The Atlantic - 12/2/2013 11:55:38 PM
Case in point: By 2040, the developing world will account for 65 percent of the ... Most of the growth in energy consumption will occur in countries like China and India that rely on carbon-polluting coal and other fossil fuels to generate electricity.
Norway Is the ‘World’s Best Democracy’ — We Asked Its People Why
NBC News - 2/22/2017 7:33:45 AM
The United States was downgraded to a "flawed democracy" in a recent index that examined 167 countries. NBC News traveled to the world's top-ranked democracy ... and the system means none of them can gain power alone. Instead they must try to build ...
How a scandal that started in Brazil is now roiling other Latin American countries
Washington Post - 2/22/2017 6:00:42 AM
[How Brazil, the darling of the developing world, came undone] Under the Workers’ Party, the Brazilian government used Odebrecht as a tool of soft power to curry favor in countries with shared ideological leanings. Lula pushed Odebrecht to take on ...
Mapped: The countries that consume the most electricity (#1 might surprise you)
Daily Telegraph - 10/28/2016 6:53:33 AM
High electricity consumption doesn’t necessarily mean high ... The map below shows the world according to how much CO2 is produced by each country. So which country is the biggest offender? Well, Qatar belches out more CO2 per capita than anywhere ...
World Energy Consumption Since 1820 in Charts
Financial Sense - 3/13/2012 2:10:09 PM
Figure 1 shows the huge increase in world energy consumption that has taken place ... If we look at per capita energy consumption since 1965 by country based on BP data, we find very different patterns: Figure 7. Per capita energy consumption for selected ...
World nuclear power consumption by country 2015
www.statista.com - 2/13/2017 12:49:15 AM
This statistic represents the percentage of world nuclear power consumption in 2015, by country. That year, the United States accounted for more than one third of the total nuclear power consumption worldwide. Annual nuclear electricity consumption in the ...
EIA projects 48% increase in world energy consumption by 2040
eia.gov - 5/11/2016 11:58:22 PM
projects that world energy consumption will grow by 48% between 2012 and 2040. Most of this growth will come from countries that are not in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), including countries where demand is driven by ...
Power struggle: Australian smelters grapple with electricity uncertainty
Reuters - 2/21/2017 5:57:43 PM
Australia mines more coal than almost any other country ... so power could be diverted to residents, the smelter's chief executive lashed out at the "insufficient generation" in the market. "We should have the cheapest, most reliable energy in the world ...