USA: Electricity consumption

(measure: billion kilowatthours; Source: The U.S. Energy Information Administration)
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USA: Electricity consumption, billion kilowatthours

: For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1980 to 2018. The average value for the USA during that period was 3254.35 billion kilowatthours with a minimum of 2086.44 billion kilowatthours in 1982 and a maximum of 4033.77 billion kilowatthours in 2018. The latest value from 2018 is 4033.77 billion kilowatthours. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 2 countries is 2020.12 billion kilowatthours. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: Total Electricity Net Consumption = total net electricity generation + electricity imports - electricity exports – electricity transmission and distribution losses.
Net consumption excludes the energy consumed by the generating units.
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