Country Comparison > Electricity - consumption

RankCountryElectricity - consumption (billion kWh)
1China5,564
2United States3,902
3India1,137
4Japan943.7
5Russia909.6
6Germany536.5
7Canada522.2
8Brazil509.1
9Korea, South507.6
10France450.8
11United Kingdom309.2
12Saudi Arabia296.2
13Italy293.5
14Mexico258.7
15Spain239.5
16Taiwan237.4
17Iran236.3
18Turkey231.1
19Australia229.4
20Indonesia213.4
21South Africa207.1
22Thailand187.7
23Egypt159.7
24Poland149.4
25Vietnam143.2
26Malaysia136.9
27Sweden133.5
28Ukraine133.2
29Norway122.2
30Argentina121
31United Arab Emirates113.2
32Netherlands108.8
33Kazakhstan94.23
34Pakistan92.33
35Finland82.79
36Belgium82.16
37Philippines78.3
38Chile73.22
39Venezuela71.96
40Colombia68.25
41Austria64.6
42Czech Republic62.34
43Switzerland58.46
44Kuwait57.78
45Greece56.89
46Algeria55.96
47Israel55
48Bangladesh53.65
49Romania49.64
50Uzbekistan49.07
51Singapore47.69
52Portugal46.94
53Peru44.61
54Hong Kong41.84
55New Zealand39.5
56Hungary39.37
57Iraq38.46
58Qatar37.24
59Denmark33.02
60Bulgaria32.34
61Belarus31.72
62Serbia29.81
63Oman28.92
64Morocco28.25
65Libya27.3
66Slovakia26.64
67Bahrain26.11
68Ireland25.68
69Nigeria24.72
70Ecuador22.68
71Azerbaijan20.24
72Puerto Rico19.48
73Iceland17.68
74Jordan16.82
75Cuba16.16
76Croatia15.93
77Lebanon15.71
78Dominican Republic15.64
79Tunisia15.27
80Turkmenistan15.09
81Burma14.93
82Syria14.16
83Korea, North13.89
84Slovenia13.4
85Tajikistan12.96
86Sri Lanka12.67
87Georgia12.37
88Sudan12.12
89Bosnia and Herzegovina11.87
90Mozambique11.57
91Zambia11.04
92Paraguay10.9
93Uruguay10.77
94Kyrgyzstan10.52
95Lithuania10.5
96Guatemala10.1
97Trinidad and Tobago9.87
98Costa Rica9.81
99Ghana9.36
100Ethiopia9.06
101Angola9.04
102Estonia8.8
103Panama8.71
104Kenya7.86
105Bolivia7.78
106Congo, Democratic Republic of the7.43
107Honduras7.22
108Zimbabwe7.12
109Latvia6.8
110West Bank6.49
111Luxembourg6.47
112Macedonia6.42
113Cameroon6.41
114Mongolia5.93
115El Salvador5.93
116Cambodia5.86
117Tanzania5.68
118Afghanistan5.53
119Laos5.47
120Armenia5.29
121Albania5.11
122Macau5.08
123Nepal4.98
124Moldova4.4
125Kosovo3.96
126Namibia3.89
127Brunei3.77
128Yemen3.68
129Botswana3.64
130Nicaragua3.59
131Senegal3.5
132Papua New Guinea3.24
133Uganda3.11
134Mali2.98
135Jamaica2.85
136Montenegro2.81
137New Caledonia2.74
138Mauritius2.73
139Bhutan2.18
140Malta2.12
141Gabon2.07
142Suriname1.75
143Bahamas, The1.65
144Guam1.6
145Madagascar1.59
146Burkina Faso1.55
147Swaziland1.43
148Malawi1.32
149Togo1.26
150Benin1.14
151Niger1.07
152Mauritania1.06
153Barbados0.99
154Congo, Republic of the0.91
155Aruba0.87
156Fiji0.85
157Lesotho0.85
158Guyana0.79
159Virgin Islands0.65
160Jersey0.63
161French Polynesia0.63
162Cayman Islands0.61
163Bermuda0.6
164Marshall Islands0.6
165Guinea0.56
166Rwanda0.53
167Greenland0.47
168Equatorial Guinea0.47
169Belize0.45
170Haiti0.41
171Liechtenstein0.39
172South Sudan0.39
173Burundi0.38
174Djibouti0.38
175Maldives0.37
176Cape Verde0.37
177Eritrea0.35
178Saint Lucia0.34
179Seychelles0.33
180Somalia0.32
181Antigua and Barbuda0.31
182Faroe Islands0.29
183Gambia, The0.28
184Liberia0.28
185Sierra Leone0.28
186Gibraltar0.23
187Andorra0.22
188Turks and Caicos Islands0.22
189Chad0.21
190Saint Kitts and Nevis0.19
191Grenada0.19
192Micronesia, Federated States of0.18
193Central African Republic0.16
194American Samoa0.16
195Saint Vincent and the Grenadines0.15
196Samoa0.12
197British Virgin Islands0.12
198Dominica0.1
199Solomon Islands0.1
200Sao Tome and Principe0.06
201Vanuatu0.06
202Tonga0.05
203Saint Pierre and Miquelon0.04
204Comoros0.04
205Guinea-Bissau0.04
206Cook Islands0.03
207Kiribati0.03
208Montserrat0.02
209Nauru0.02
210Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)0.02
211Saint Helena0.01
212Niue0
213Northern Mariana Islands0
214Gaza Strip0
215East Timor0
216Western Sahara0

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, 2020

See also: Electricity - consumption map

Related News

Global Electricity Transmission Poles Market to Reach $9.69 Billion by 2027 at a CAGR of 6.92%
Benzinga.com - 9/26/2022 11:00:00 AM
The "Electricity Transmission Poles Market - Forecasts from 2022 to 2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global electricity

Worldwide electricity consumption ‘drops 0.2%’ as Ethereum crypto mines shut down, researcher claims
Yahoo - 9/15/2022 9:34:00 AM
Worldwide electricity consumption has dropped by 0.2 per cent after the world’s second largest cryptocurrency switched to a “green blockchain”, according to developers. Ethereum completed a long-awaited transition to a proof-of-stake (PoS) system in an event known as The Merge on Thursday.

We’re Drawing the Wrong Lesson From the Third Energy Crisis
The Washington Post - 9/25/2022 9:00:00 PM
Our consumption of gasoline peaked and entered terminal decline while the world was distracted by the pandemic.

World’s richest countries fall short on renewable energy targets
New Scientist on MSN.com - 9/20/2022 3:10:11 PM
Eleven of the twenty largest economies got a C or worse on a renewable energy report card, which assessed their plans to reach net zero and their targets for producing and using renewable energy

Column: Global energy hogs both hinder and help energy transition challenge
Reuters - 9/26/2022 7:29:00 AM
The energy transition away from fossil fuels will ultimately impact all of the nearly 200 recognised nations globally, but a vast majority of current energy use and emissions stems from less than a dozen countries.

Did the Ethereum Merge Drop ‘Worldwide Electricity Consumption’ by 0.2%?
CoinDesk on MSN.com - 9/19/2022 5:52:32 PM
Last week, hot off the heels of the Merge, a complicated plan to swap Ethereum’s infrastructure without interrupting the multibillion-dollar cryptocurrency network, Ethereum’s co-founder Vitalik Buterin reshared data suggesting “worldwide electricity consumption” could be reduced by 0.

Paraguay among leading countries in renewable electricity generation
Uruguay News - 9/23/2022 12:00:00 AM
The world's 20 leading countries in renewable energy production account for about 2% of the planet's population Paraguay and Costa Rica were among the world's leading countries generating ...

Power Tool Accessories Market Is Set to grow in Years to Come with Top Countries Data | At CAGR of 4.6% | Market Value in 2026 is USD 10470 Million
MarketWatch - 9/26/2022 4:27:00 AM
Power Tool Accessories Market 2022-2026 including Market Overview, Business Revenue, Introduction, Gross advantage

The Ethereum Merge Just Turned up the Heat on Bitcoin's Energy Consumption
Nasdaq - 9/23/2022 4:11:00 PM
And as part of the focus pillar "Advancing Responsible Innovation," the Comprehensive Framework report clearly identified the mitigation of energy consumption and environmental harms. The effort the U.

COLUMN-Global energy hogs both hinder and help energy transition challenge: Maguire
Nasdaq - 9/26/2022 1:00:00 PM
The energy transition away from fossil fuels will ultimately impact all of the nearly 200 recognised nations globally, but a vast majority of current energy use and emissions stems from less than a dozen countries.


Embed this graph in your blog:

Only the top 10 countries will show.
Preview