* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Electricity consumption, billion kilowatthours, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 190 countries was 133.23 billion kilowatthours. The highest value was in China: 7805.66 billion kilowatthours and the lowest value was in Montserrat: 0.01 billion kilowatthours. The indicator is available from 1980 to 2021. 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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Countries Electricity consumption, 2021 Global rank Available data
China 7805.66 1 1980 - 2021
USA 3979.28 2 1980 - 2021
India 1442.75 3 1980 - 2021
Russia 996.44 4 1992 - 2021
Japan 913.08 5 1980 - 2021
Brazil 577.3 6 1980 - 2021
South Korea 567.67 7 1980 - 2021
Canada 554.74 8 1980 - 2021
Germany 511.66 9 1991 - 2021
France 447.45 10 1980 - 2021
Saudi Arabia 329.01 11 1980 - 2021
Iran 301.97 12 1980 - 2021
Mexico 300.96 13 1980 - 2021
Italy 299.92 14 1980 - 2021
UK 287.32 15 1980 - 2021
Turkey 284.25 16 1980 - 2021
Indonesia 281.53 17 1980 - 2021
Taiwan 278.15 18 1980 - 2021
Australia 237.49 19 1980 - 2021
Spain 233.98 20 1980 - 2021
Vietnam 228.97 21 1980 - 2021
Thailand 202.59 22 1980 - 2021
South Africa 191.44 23 1980 - 2021
Egypt 168.32 24 1980 - 2021
Poland 158.19 25 1980 - 2021
Malaysia 150.76 26 1980 - 2021
Ukraine 134.25 27 1992 - 2021
Pakistan 132.32 28 1980 - 2021
Norway 130.84 29 1980 - 2021
Sweden 130.76 30 1980 - 2021
UA Emirates 128.61 31 1980 - 2021
Argentina 126.74 32 1980 - 2021
Netherlands 113.28 33 1980 - 2021
Philippines 98.47 34 1980 - 2021
Kazakhstan 96.58 35 1992 - 2021
Finland 83.72 36 1980 - 2021
Belgium 83.41 37 1980 - 2021
Chile 81.4 38 1980 - 2021
Bangladesh 77.68 39 1980 - 2021
Colombia 76.19 40 1980 - 2021
Venezuela 71.05 41 1980 - 2021
Algeria 68.66 42 1980 - 2021
Austria 68.53 43 1980 - 2021
Kuwait 64.58 44 1980 - 2021
Israel 63.36 45 1980 - 2021
Czechia 61.91 46 1993 - 2021
Uzbekistan 57.83 47 1992 - 2021
Switzerland 57.7 48 1980 - 2021
Singapore 52.91 49 1980 - 2021
Iraq 52.73 50 1980 - 2021
Greece 52.14 51 1980 - 2021
Peru 51.76 52 1980 - 2021
Romania 50.53 53 1980 - 2021
Portugal 47.74 54 1980 - 2021
Hong Kong 46.32 55 1980 - 2021
Qatar 44.62 56 1980 - 2021
Hungary 43.91 57 1980 - 2021
Belarus 40.84 58 1992 - 2021
New Zealand 40.52 59 1980 - 2021
Denmark 38.18 60 1980 - 2021
Morocco 35.39 61 1980 - 2021
Oman 32.78 62 1980 - 2021
Ireland 32.65 63 1980 - 2021
Bahrain 31.38 64 1980 - 2021
Serbia 31.09 65 2006 - 2021
Bulgaria 30.32 66 1980 - 2021
Libya 27.18 67 1980 - 2021
Ecuador 26.61 68 1980 - 2021
Nigeria 26.6 69 1980 - 2021
Slovakia 26.1 70 1993 - 2021
Azerbaijan 24.62 71 1992 - 2021
Jordan 19.69 72 1980 - 2021
Lebanon 18.86 73 1980 - 2021
Iceland 18.71 74 1980 - 2021
Ghana 18.27 75 1980 - 2021
Burma 17.31 76 1980 - 2021
Puerto Rico 17.12 77 1980 - 2021
Tunisia 16.48 78 1980 - 2021
Cuba 16.27 79 1980 - 2021
Croatia 15.93 80 1992 - 2021
Tajikistan 15.67 81 1992 - 2021
Domin. Rep. 15.43 82 1980 - 2021
Turkmenistan 15.23 83 1992 - 2021
Sri Lanka 14.86 84 1980 - 2021
Angola 14.56 85 1980 - 2021
Zambia 14.32 86 1980 - 2021
Slovenia 13.73 87 1992 - 2021
Uruguay 13.61 88 1980 - 2021
Mozambique 13.49 89 1980 - 2021
Georgia 13.4 90 1992 - 2021
Sudan 13.24 91 1980 - 2021
Guatemala 12.82 92 1980 - 2021
Syria 12.75 93 1980 - 2021
North Korea 12.11 94 1980 - 2021
Lithuania 11.82 95 1992 - 2021
Kyrgyzstan 11.77 96 1992 - 2021
Bosnia & Herz. 11.45 97 1992 - 2021
Cambodia 10.91 98 1980 - 2021
Bolivia 9.68 99 1980 - 2021
Moldova 9.67 100 1992 - 2021
Ethiopia 9.52 101 1980 - 2021
Panama 9.49 102 1980 - 2021
Kenya 9.06 103 1980 - 2021
DR Congo 8.92 104 1980 - 2021
Estonia 8.84 105 1992 - 2021
Zimbabwe 8.34 106 1980 - 2021
Tr.&Tobago 8.3 107 1980 - 2021
Honduras 8.16 108 1980 - 2021
Ivory Coast 7.98 109 1980 - 2021
Mongolia 7.75 110 1980 - 2021
Paraguay 7.68 111 1980 - 2021
Albania 7.42 112 1980 - 2021
Nepal 7.25 113 1980 - 2021
Tanzania 7.19 114 1980 - 2021
Latvia 6.92 115 1992 - 2021
North Macedonia 6.73 116 1992 - 2021
Luxembourg 6.5 117 1980 - 2021
El Salvador 6.42 118 1980 - 2021
Armenia 6.13 119 1992 - 2021
Cameroon 6.08 120 1980 - 2021
Laos 6.07 121 1980 - 2021
Macao 5.63 122 1980 - 2021
Afghanistan 5.53 123 1980 - 2021
Senegal 5.3 124 1980 - 2021
Nicaragua 4.93 125 1980 - 2021
Cyprus 4.66 126 1980 - 2021
Papua N.G. 4.56 127 1980 - 2021
Brunei 4.25 128 1980 - 2021
Namibia 3.43 129 1990 - 2021
Botswana 3.35 130 1980 - 2021
N. Caledonia 3.3 131 1980 - 2021
Bhutan 3.27 132 1980 - 2021
Jamaica 3.2 133 1980 - 2021
Uganda 3.07 134 1980 - 2021
Yemen 2.93 135 1980 - 2021
Montenegro 2.89 136 2006 - 2021
Mauritius 2.74 137 1980 - 2021
Mali 2.68 138 1980 - 2021
Burkina Faso 2.64 139 1980 - 2021
Malta 2.49 140 1980 - 2021
Guinea 2.48 141 1980 - 2021
Suriname 2.37 142 1980 - 2021
Gabon 2.35 143 1980 - 2021
R. of Congo 2.21 144 1980 - 2021
Bahamas 1.98 145 1980 - 2021
Madagascar 1.96 146 1980 - 2021
Mauritania 1.86 147 1980 - 2021
Swaziland 1.5 148 1980 - 2021
Niger 1.28 149 1980 - 2021
Eq. Guinea 1.27 150 1980 - 2021
Togo 1.24 151 1980 - 2021
Fiji 1.03 152 1980 - 2021
Barbados 1.01 153 1980 - 2021
Guyana 0.98 154 1980 - 2021
Malawi 0.96 155 1980 - 2021
Belize 0.93 156 1980 - 2021
Lesotho 0.9 157 1980 - 2021
Liberia 0.87 158 1980 - 2021
Aruba 0.77 159 1986 - 2021
Rwanda 0.69 160 1980 - 2021
Maldives 0.64 161 1980 - 2021
Seychelles 0.61 162 1980 - 2021
Bermuda 0.54 163 1980 - 2021
Benin 0.52 164 1980 - 2021
Djibouti 0.47 165 1980 - 2021
Burundi 0.42 166 1980 - 2021
Eritrea 0.4 167 1994 - 2021
Faroe Isl. 0.4 168 1980 - 2021
Somalia 0.39 169 1980 - 2021
Haiti 0.37 170 1980 - 2021
Saint Lucia 0.33 171 1980 - 2021
Cape Verde 0.32 172 1980 - 2021
Ant.& Barb. 0.29 173 1980 - 2021
Chad 0.26 174 1980 - 2021
Gambia 0.24 175 1980 - 2021
Gibraltar 0.2 176 1980 - 2021
Grenada 0.2 177 1980 - 2021
Dominica 0.16 178 1980 - 2021
Samoa 0.16 179 1980 - 2021
St. Vincent & ... 0.15 180 1980 - 2021
C.A. Republic 0.14 181 1980 - 2021
Sierra Leone 0.13 182 1980 - 2021
Comoros 0.1 183 1980 - 2021
Solomon Isl. 0.1 184 1980 - 2021
S.T.&Principe 0.09 185 1980 - 2021
G.-Bissau 0.08 186 1980 - 2021
Tonga 0.07 187 1980 - 2021
Vanuatu 0.07 188 1980 - 2021
Kiribati 0.03 189 1980 - 2021
Montserrat 0.01 190 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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