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Electricity consumption, billion kilowatthours, 2017 - Country rankings:

The average for 2017 based on 190 countries was 117.31 billion kilowatthours.The highest value was in China: 5934.79 billion kilowatthours and the lowest value was in Montserrat: 0.02 billion kilowatthours. The indicator is available from 1980 to 2018. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: billion kilowatthours; Source: The U.S. Energy Information Administration
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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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