Country Comparison > Electricity - consumption

RankCountryElectricity - consumption (billion kWh)
1China4,693
2United States3,741
3Japan859.7
4Russia857.6
5India600.6
6Canada549.5
7Germany544.5
8France460.9
9Brazil455.7
10Korea, South455.1
11United Kingdom344.7
12Italy309.9
13Spain267.5
14Australia225.4
15Taiwan220.8
16South Africa212.2
17Iran206.7
18Mexico181.5
19Saudi Arabia174.5
20Turkey161
21Ukraine134.6
22Poland132.2
23Sweden132.1
24Thailand131.6
25Indonesia126.1
26Norway115.6
27Netherlands112.5
28Egypt109.1
29Argentina104.7
30Vietnam101
31Malaysia93.8
32Kazakhstan88.11
33Venezuela85.85
34Belgium84.78
35Finland83.09
36Pakistan74.35
37United Arab Emirates70.58
38Austria65.67
39Greece59.53
40Czech Republic59.26
41Switzerland57.5
42Chile56.35
43Iraq55.66
44Philippines54.4
45Romania51.46
46Portugal48.27
47Israel47.16
48Hong Kong43.14
49Kuwait42.58
50Hungary42.57
51Singapore41.2
52Uzbekistan40.1
53New Zealand39.02
54Colombia38.82
55Serbia35.5
56Peru34.25
57Denmark32.07
58Belarus31.07
59Algeria30.5
60Syria28.99
61Slovakia28.76
62Bulgaria28.3
63Ireland26.1
64Bangladesh23.94
65Libya22.89
66Morocco21.47
67Puerto Rico19.46
68Croatia18.87
69Korea, North18.85
70Azerbaijan18.8
71Qatar18.79
72Nigeria18.14
73Tajikistan16.7
74Iceland16.48
75Ecuador14.92
76Slovenia14.7
77Cuba14.2
78Oman13.25
79Turkmenistan13
80Dominican Republic12.87
81Tunisia12.49
82Zimbabwe12.47
83Jordan11.3
84Bosnia and Herzegovina10.8
85Bahrain10.48
86Lithuania10.3
87Mozambique10.18
88Lebanon9.79
89Sri Lanka9.27
90Georgia9.26
91Macedonia9.02
92Paraguay8.5
93Costa Rica8.32
94Guatemala8.16
95Uruguay7.96
96Zambia7.61
97Kyrgyzstan7.47
98Estonia7.43
99Trinidad and Tobago7.25
100Albania6.59
101Honduras6.54
102Luxembourg6.45
103Jamaica6.4
104Bolivia6.3
105Latvia6.22
106Ghana6.06
107Congo, Democratic Republic of the6.04
108Panama5.81
109Armenia5.8
110El Salvador5.76
111Kenya5.74
112Kosovo5.67
113Cameroon4.88
114Nepal4.83
115Yemen4.65
116Burma4.63
117Moldova4.46
118Montenegro4.1
119Namibia3.93
120Sudan3.79
121Macau3.66
122Cote d'Ivoire3.58
123Tanzania3.43
124Mongolia3.38
125Angola3.37
126Ethiopia3.36
127Brunei3.05
128Botswana2.85
129Papua New Guinea2.76
130Nicaragua2.65
131Mauritius2.23
132Laos2.23
133Malta1.99
134Uganda1.96
135Bahamas, The1.91
136Senegal1.76
137New Caledonia1.67
138Guam1.64
139Gabon1.6
140Cambodia1.56
141Malawi1.56
142Suriname1.44
143Swaziland1.21
144Madagascar1.03
145Barbados0.95
146Fiji0.87
147Guinea0.86
148Aruba0.85
149Virgin Islands0.78
150Guyana0.69
151Burkina Faso0.68
152Togo0.67
153Benin0.65
154Bermuda0.64
155Jersey0.63
156Niger0.63
157French Polynesia0.62
158Andorra0.6
159West Bank0.55
160Maldives0.54
161Cayman Islands0.54
162Congo, Republic of the0.53
163Mauritania0.51
164Mali0.46
165Liberia0.31
166Haiti0.31
167Saint Lucia0.31
168Somalia0.29
169Burundi0.27
170Faroe Islands0.27
171Djibouti0.26
172Seychelles0.24
173Greenland0.24
174Cape Verde0.24
175Rwanda0.24
176Lesotho0.24
177Afghanistan0.23
178Eritrea0.22
179Gambia, The0.2
180Belize0.2
181Bhutan0.18
182Micronesia, Federated States of0.18
183Grenada0.18
184American Samoa0.18
185Turks and Caicos Islands0.16
186Gibraltar0.16
187Central African Republic0.15
188Saint Vincent and the Grenadines0.12
189Saint Kitts and Nevis0.12
190Antigua and Barbuda0.11
191Samoa0.1
192Chad0.09
193Equatorial Guinea0.09
194Western Sahara0.08
195Dominica0.08
196Solomon Islands0.07
197East Timor0.07
198Guinea-Bissau0.07
199Sierra Leone0.05
200Saint Pierre and Miquelon0.05
201Comoros0.05
202British Virgin Islands0.04
203Vanuatu0.04
204Sao Tome and Principe0.04
205Tonga0.04
206Nauru0.03
207Cook Islands0.03
208Montserrat0.02
209Kiribati0.02
210Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)0.02
211Saint Helena0.01
212Niue0
213Northern Mariana Islands0
214Gaza 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, 2012

See also: Electricity - consumption map

Related News

‘Nigeria’s Electricity Consumption Per Capita Lowest in Africa’
nigerianmuse.com - 8/20/2014 12:23:43 AM
according to a report by Agusto & Co. The country’s electricity consumption per capital, measured by the World Bank at 149 KWH, is low due to self generation by most of the citizenry which is often not captured. “Typically, Nigerians resort to self ...

Schneider Electric uses social cause to create mass awareness on its 50th anniversary
Pitch on Net - 8/28/2014 6:33:37 AM
The global specialist in Energy Management and an advocate for reduction of energy consumption Schneider Electric pledged to help the country to save 50 million ... Electric India Limited was honoured with World Brand Congress- Global Excellence Award ...

Subsidize Green Energy by Taxing Consumption of Electricity, Asserts Article from MRS Energy & Sustainability–A Review Journal
northforkvue.com - 8/21/2014 3:31:38 PM
He goes on to suggest that an electricity consumption tax is the most sustainable way ... and it distributes its products to nearly every country in the world.

Here's Why Developing Countries Will Consume 65% of the World's Energy by 2040
The Atlantic - 12/3/2013 5:49:22 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.

Energy waste costs local economy SR135bn annually
Yahoo News Singapore - 8/28/2014 6:55:06 AM
The growth of national energy consumption rate is the highest in the world. The total of energy consumption per ... The report confirmed that the Kingdom is one among the Middle East countries that need developing new income resources from natural gas ...

The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/2/2008 11:54:43 PM
Next year in Copenhagen, world leaders will assemble and attempt to write ... consumed is likely to be a very energy-efficient economy. Conversely a country with huge energy consumption and relatively little GDP is unlikely to be efficient.

World Energy Consumption Since 1820 in Charts
Financial Sense - 3/13/2012 2:10:09 PM
World Energy Consumption by Source, Based on Vaclav Smil estimates ... 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 countries ...

World Energy Consumption to Increase 56% by 2040 Led by Asia
Bloomberg - 7/25/2013 7:27:28 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 ...

Renewable Energy Use Grew at Greatest Pace Last Year
HNGN - 8/28/2014 12:45:51 PM
Countries outside of the Organization for Economic Co ... They account for more than half of the world's energy consumption, according to the report. Renewable resources used for heat will only rise from 8 perecent in 2013 to 9 percent by 2020.

Nuclear Power in BRIC Countries 2014-2018
TMCnet - 8/20/2014 8:51:58 AM
Rising power demand is the prime reason behind growth of the nuclear power in BRIC countries. Population growth along with industrial development is amplifying the power consumption ... 646-607-1907 Fax from rest of the world: +353-1-481-1716 Sector ...

World Energy Consumption Facts, Figures, and Shockers
Energy Trends Insider - 6/27/2012 11:53:07 PM
Since 1965, consumption of coal in the U.S. and in European Union countries ... electricity, but this year the natural gas share will reach 30%. Strong consumption growth trends are certainly not limited to Asia Pacific. All developing regions of the world ...

World will use 56 percent more energy by 2040
The Christian Science Monitor - 7/25/2013 6:37:21 PM
Despite decades of clean-energy innovation and improved efficiency measures, the world's population is consuming carbon-heavy fuels at a quickening pace, a new government report shows. Developing countries are driving the consumption of inexpensive fossil ...

Reaching for the sun: Unlocking solar energy for Samoa
United Nations Development Program - 8/28/2014 7:19:33 PM
These systems will supply renewable power to eight hundred homes, and help to reduce the country’s annual fuel consumption by some 190,000 litres ... grant from the Government of Japan, one of the world’s largest investors in renewable energy, via ...

Advanced Energy Storage Systems Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Growth and Forecast 2014 - 2020
TMCnet.com - 8/19/2014 5:35:42 PM
... advanced energy storage market is affected by the impacts of country's policies and economic situations. According to the International Energy Outlook 2013, the world energy consumption will grow by 56% between 2010 and 2040. This growth in demand for ...

Need for Global Energy Security
World Policy Institute - 8/20/2014 11:53:54 PM
Any serious vision of a sustainable future requires commitment to improving efficiency of the entire energy supply chain- production, transportation and end-use consumption ... at the World Energy Council congress calls for all countries to pursue the ...


Embed this graph in your blog:

Only the top 10 countries will show.
Preview