Country Comparison > Electricity - consumption

RankCountryElectricity - consumption (billion kWh)
1China5,322
2United States3,886
3Russia1,038
4Japan859.7
5India698.8
6Germany582.5
7Canada499.9
8France462.9
9Brazil455.8
10Korea, South449.5
11United Kingdom323.3
12Italy307.2
13Spain249.7
14Taiwan242.2
15South Africa234.2
16Australia213.5
17Mexico212.3
18Iran199.8
19Saudi Arabia190.9
20Ukraine175.3
21Turkey170.4
22Thailand169.4
23Indonesia158
24Poland155
25Sweden136
26Egypt122.4
27Norway120.9
28Netherlands116.8
29Malaysia112
30Argentina111.1
31Vietnam104
32Kazakhstan88.11
33United Arab Emirates85.17
34Venezuela85.05
35Finland84.83
36Belgium84.68
37Czech Republic70.45
38Pakistan70.1
39Austria63.8
40Switzerland58.97
41Philippines56.84
42Greece56.4
43Chile53.93
44Iraq53.41
45Romania52.36
46Portugal50.26
47Israel48.73
48Kuwait46.71
49Colombia45.35
50Uzbekistan44.51
51Hong Kong44.21
52Singapore43.23
53New Zealand40.76
54Bangladesh38.89
55Hungary36.13
56Syria35.61
57Peru34.25
58Algeria33.68
59Denmark33.56
60Belarus31.74
61Bulgaria30.46
62Serbia28.04
63Slovakia26.27
64Ireland26.1
65Libya25.24
66Morocco23.61
67Qatar20.51
68Nigeria20.38
69Azerbaijan20.29
70Puerto Rico19.43
71Ecuador19.38
72Korea, North17.62
73Turkmenistan17.08
74Croatia16.7
75Iceland16.23
76Tajikistan16.09
77Oman15.32
78Lebanon14.19
79Cuba13.64
80Jordan13.54
81Tunisia13.29
82Dominican Republic13.11
83Bahrain12.97
84Slovenia12.66
85Bosnia and Herzegovina12.62
86Zimbabwe12.57
87Lithuania10.3
88Mozambique10.19
89Georgia9.38
90Sri Lanka8.93
91Costa Rica8.53
92Guatemala8.16
93Zambia7.96
94Uruguay7.96
95Estonia7.95
96Trinidad and Tobago7.59
97Kyrgyzstan7.33
98Macedonia6.99
99Bolivia6.94
100Paraguay6.78
101Latvia6.56
102Luxembourg6.45
103Panama6.21
104Congo, Democratic Republic of the6.2
105Kenya6.15
106Burma6.09
107Armenia5.8
108El Salvador5.76
109Sudan5.66
110Yemen5.51
111Kosovo5.47
112Ghana5.31
113Cameroon5.18
114Honduras4.85
115Angola4.59
116West Bank4.57
117Albania4.55
118Ethiopia4.45
119Macau4.29
120Namibia4.24
121Moldova4.21
122Mongolia3.95
123Cote d'Ivoire3.87
124Tanzania3.4
125Brunei3.39
126Montenegro3.28
127Botswana3.12
128Papua New Guinea3.12
129Jamaica3.07
130Nicaragua2.94
131Nepal2.74
132Cambodia2.57
133Afghanistan2.49
134Laos2.4
135Mauritius2.36
136Senegal2.22
137Malta2.21
138Uganda2.19
139New Caledonia1.84
140Malawi1.84
141Bahamas, The1.79
142Bhutan1.68
143Guam1.63
144Gabon1.44
145Suriname1.42
146Liechtenstein1.36
147Madagascar1.13
148Swaziland1.06
149Barbados0.99
150Curacao0.97
151Aruba0.91
152Guinea0.9
153Benin0.87
154Niger0.83
155Fiji0.81
156Burkina Faso0.77
157Virgin Islands0.77
158South Sudan0.69
159Togo0.68
160Mauritania0.65
161Bermuda0.64
162Jersey0.63
163Belize0.63
164French Polynesia0.63
165Congo, Republic of the0.59
166Andorra0.56
167Cayman Islands0.55
168Guyana0.51
169Mali0.48
170Saint Lucia0.33
171Rwanda0.32
172Liberia0.31
173Lesotho0.31
174Djibouti0.3
175Somalia0.29
176Maldives0.28
177Greenland0.28
178Cape Verde0.27
179Seychelles0.26
180Eritrea0.25
181Faroe Islands0.25
182Burundi0.22
183Gambia, The0.21
184Haiti0.21
185Turks and Caicos Islands0.19
186Micronesia, Federated States of0.18
187Grenada0.18
188Gibraltar0.15
189Central African Republic0.15
190American Samoa0.15
191Sierra Leone0.13
192Saint Vincent and the Grenadines0.13
193Saint Kitts and Nevis0.13
194Samoa0.11
195Antigua and Barbuda0.11
196Dominica0.09
197Chad0.09
198Equatorial Guinea0.09
199Western Sahara0.08
200Solomon Islands0.08
201East Timor0.07
202Guinea-Bissau0.06
203Vanuatu0.05
204Saint Pierre and Miquelon0.05
205British Virgin Islands0.05
206Tonga0.04
207Comoros0.04
208Nauru0.03
209Cook Islands0.03
210Sao Tome and Principe0.03
211Kiribati0.02
212Montserrat0.02
213Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)0.02
214Saint Helena0.01
215Niue0
216Northern Mariana Islands0
217Gaza Strip0

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, 2014

See also: Electricity - consumption map

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