USA: Electricity consumption

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Electricity consumption, billion kilowatthours

 Latest value 3,979.28
 Year 2021
 Measure billion kilowatthours
 Data availability 1980 - 2021
 Average 3,306.68
 Min - Max 2,086.44 - 4,032.63
 Source The U.S. Energy Information Administration
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1980 to 2021. The average value for the USA during that period was 3306.68 billion kilowatthours with a minimum of 2086.44 billion kilowatthours in 1982 and a maximum of 4032.63 billion kilowatthours in 2018. The latest value from 2021 is 3979.28 billion kilowatthours. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 190 countries is 133.23 billion kilowatthours. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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USA - Electricity consumption - Recent values chart

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USA - Electricity consumption - historical chart - 1980-2021

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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