Electricity Demand per Capita by Country in 2005

In 2005, 🇮🇸Iceland was the country with the highest electricity demand per capita in the world, with a total of 29.02 Megawatt per person. Followed by 🇳🇴, with the second highest electicity demand per capita of 27.05 MW. The country with the lowest electricity demand per capita for the year was 🇸🇭Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha with only 0.0 MW.

The geographic region with the higest electricity demand per capita in 2005 was North America with a total of 14.1 MW per person, closely followed by G7 with a electricity demand per capita of 10.5 MW, and OECD with a annual electricity demand per capita of 8.19 Megawatt.

Countries with the Highest Electricity Demand per Capita in 2005

Country MW per capita YoY change YoY absolute change
🇮🇸 Iceland 29.02 -0.79% -0.23
🇳🇴 Norway 27.05 2.31% 0.61
🇧🇭 Bahrain 20.18 10.82% 1.97
🇰🇼 Kuwait 18.39 2.11% 0.38
🇨🇦 Canada 18.09 0.95% 0.17
🇸🇪 Sweden 16.68 0.42% 0.07
🇫🇮 Finland 16.65 -3.76% -0.65
🇶🇦 Qatar 15.94 -0.31% -0.05
🇱🇺 Luxembourg 14.22 -3.4% -0.5
🇺🇸 United States of America 13.68 1.48% 0.2
🇦🇪 United Arab Emirates 13.33 8.02% 0.99
🇬🇺 Guam 10.89 0.93% 0.1
🇦🇺 Australia 10.69 -4.55% -0.51
🇳🇿 New Zealand 10.05 -1.28% -0.13
🇹🇼 Taiwan 9.81 3.59% 0.34
🇦🇼 Aruba 9.1 5.08% 0.44
🇧🇪 Belgium 8.6 -0.81% -0.07
🇸🇬 Singapore 8.48 1.8% 0.15
🇫🇷 France 8.42 0.12% 0.01
🇧🇳 Brunei Darussalam 8.37 -1.76% -0.15
🇰🇾 Cayman Islands (the) 8.35 -22.83% -2.47
🇦🇹 Austria 8.16 2.51% 0.2
🇨🇭 Switzerland 8.12 1.63% 0.13
🇻🇮 Virgin Islands (U.S.) 7.98 -14.01% -1.3
🇯🇵 Japan 7.94 0.89% 0.07
🇸🇦 Saudi Arabia 7.83 6.82% 0.5
🇰🇷 South Korea 7.61 4.97% 0.36
🇩🇪 Germany 7.5 0.27% 0.02
🇳🇨 New Caledonia 7.39 10.96% 0.73
🇸🇮 Slovenia 7.38 1.51% 0.11
🇲🇪 Montenegro 7.36 %
🇳🇱 Netherlands 7.25 0.14% 0.01
🇩🇰 Denmark 6.92 -0.14% -0.01
🇨🇿 Czechia 6.74 1.66% 0.11
🇮🇪 Ireland 6.71 1.05% 0.07
🇬🇧 United Kingdom 6.69 0.6% 0.04
🇮🇱 Israel 6.56 0.61% 0.04
🇵🇷 Puerto Rico 6.56 3.8% 0.24
🇵🇲 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 6.54 -19.46% -1.58
🇪🇸 Spain 6.48 2.86% 0.18
🇪🇪 Estonia 6.34 1.44% 0.09
🇷🇺 Russian Federation (the) 6.19 1.64% 0.1
🇬🇱 Greenland 6.15 6.03% 0.35
🇭🇰 Hong Kong 6.15 2.16% 0.13
🇮🇹 Italy 5.93 0.85% 0.05
🇬🇷 Greece 5.69 2.71% 0.15
🇲🇹 Malta 5.46 0.55% 0.03
🇧🇸 Bahamas (the) 5.43 4.02% 0.21
🇸🇰 Slovakia 5.22 -1.88% -0.1
🇵🇹 Portugal 5.04 3.07% 0.15
🇹🇨 Turks and Caicos Islands (the) 5.0 3.95% 0.19
🇫🇴 Faroe Islands (the) 4.97 -0.6% -0.03
🇹🇹 Trinidad and Tobago 4.84 8.76% 0.39
🇴🇲 Oman 4.73 7.99% 0.35
🇧🇬 Bulgaria 4.65 2.88% 0.13
🇿🇦 South Africa 4.59 0.0% 0.0
🇲🇴 Macao 4.58 11.17% 0.46
🇰🇿 Kazakhstan 4.33 3.84% 0.16
🇷🇸 Serbia 4.33 -7.87% -0.37
🇲🇸 Montserrat 4.26 -0.93% -0.04
🇨🇾 Cyprus 4.22 2.43% 0.1
🇭🇺 Hungary 4.17 2.21% 0.09
🇲🇰 North Macedonia 4.11 8.73% 0.33
🇭🇷 Croatia 3.94 3.68% 0.14
🇬🇵 Guadeloupe 3.89 1.83% 0.07
🇻🇬 Virgin Islands (British) 3.83 117.61% 2.07
🇺🇦 Ukraine 3.79 1.34% 0.05
🇻🇪 Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 3.78 2.72% 0.1
🇵🇱 Poland 3.73 0.81% 0.03
🇲🇾 Malaysia 3.71 -1.59% -0.06
🇱🇾 Libya 3.66 9.58% 0.32
🇧🇧 Barbados 3.53 5.37% 0.18
🇲🇶 Martinique 3.5 7.03% 0.23
🇬🇫 French Guiana 3.38 0.6% 0.02
🇧🇾 Belarus 3.34 2.45% 0.08
🇱🇹 Lithuania 3.34 0.3% 0.01
🇨🇱 Chile 3.26 3.16% 0.1
🇱🇻 Latvia 3.17 5.67% 0.17
🇦🇸 American Samoa 3.14 0.64% 0.02
🇫🇰 Falkland Islands (the) [Malvinas] 3.12 -0.64% -0.02
🇷🇪 Reunion 3.0 3.81% 0.11
🇸🇷 Suriname 2.94 3.52% 0.1
🇳🇷 Nauru 2.91 0.34% 0.01
🇦🇬 Antigua and Barbuda 2.88 8.27% 0.22
🇰🇳 Saint Kitts and Nevis 2.78 7.75% 0.2
🇦🇷 Argentina 2.68 4.69% 0.12
🇷🇴 Romania 2.68 3.08% 0.08
🇧🇦 Bosnia Herzegovina 2.63 5.62% 0.14
🇱🇧 Lebanon 2.63 0.0% 0.0
🇯🇲 Jamaica 2.61 2.35% 0.06
🇽🇰 Kosovo 2.59 4.44% 0.11
🇸🇨 Seychelles 2.56 3.23% 0.08
🇮🇷 Iran (Islamic Republic of) 2.51 6.36% 0.15
🇺🇾 Uruguay 2.5 3.31% 0.08
🇹🇯 Tajikistan 2.48 1.22% 0.03
🇦🇿 Azerbaijan 2.46 -3.91% -0.1
🇧🇷 Brazil 2.33 2.64% 0.06
🇹🇷 Turkey 2.33 5.91% 0.13
🇰🇬 Kyrgyzstan 2.3 -6.88% -0.17
🇲🇩 Moldova 2.28 5.56% 0.12
🇵🇫 French Polynesia 2.21 -3.07% -0.07
🇹🇲 Turkmenistan 2.21 6.25% 0.13
🇲🇽 Mexico 2.18 3.32% 0.07
🇬🇪 Georgia 2.14 5.42% 0.11
🇨🇰 Cook Islands (the) 1.98 -0.5% -0.01
🇹🇭 Thailand 1.93 4.89% 0.09
🇨🇳 China 1.91 13.02% 0.22
🇦🇱 Albania 1.9 -3.55% -0.07
🇨🇷 Costa Rica 1.89 3.85% 0.07
🇱🇨 Saint Lucia 1.81 2.26% 0.04
🇺🇿 Uzbekistan 1.77 -1.67% -0.03
🇸🇾 Syrian Arab Republic (the) 1.75 6.06% 0.1
🇯🇴 Jordan 1.73 3.59% 0.06
🇵🇦 Panama 1.72 0.58% 0.01
🇲🇺 Mauritius 1.7 3.66% 0.06
🇳🇦 Namibia 1.7 5.59% 0.09
🇦🇲 Armenia 1.69 0.6% 0.01
🇧🇿 Belize 1.5 2.04% 0.03
🇧🇼 Botswana 1.47 2.8% 0.04
🇧🇹 Bhutan 1.39 24.11% 0.27
🇸🇿 Eswatini 1.36 18.26% 0.21
🇬🇩 Grenada 1.36 -0.73% -0.01
🇲🇳 Mongolia 1.35 2.27% 0.03
🇩🇴 Dominican Republic (the) 1.32 6.45% 0.08
🇪🇬 Egypt 1.3 5.69% 0.07
🇨🇺 Cuba 1.29 -1.53% -0.02
🇵🇾 Paraguay 1.25 5.93% 0.07
🇹🇳 Tunisia 1.25 5.04% 0.06
🇩🇲 Dominica 1.17 14.71% 0.15
🇻🇨 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1.16 8.41% 0.09
🇨🇴 Colombia 1.13 0.0% 0.0
🇮🇶 Iraq 1.05 -7.89% -0.09
🇬🇦 Gabon 1.04 0.0% 0.0
🇪🇨 Ecuador 1.01 -7.34% -0.08
🇿🇼 Zimbabwe 0.98 4.26% 0.04
🇩🇿 Algeria 0.97 7.78% 0.07
🇵🇸 Palestine, State of 0.94 9.3% 0.08
🇰🇵 Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of) 0.92 3.37% 0.03
🇫🇯 Fiji 0.9 3.45% 0.03
🇵🇪 Peru 0.9 4.65% 0.04
🇬🇾 Guyana 0.86 -23.89% -0.27
🇸🇻 El Salvador 0.83 6.41% 0.05
🇿🇲 Zambia 0.79 2.6% 0.02
🇭🇳 Honduras 0.72 5.88% 0.04
🇲🇦 Morocco 0.64 1.59% 0.01
🇵🇭 Philippines (the) 0.63 0.0% 0.0
🇻🇳 Viet Nam 0.63 12.5% 0.07
🇬🇹 Guatemala 0.61 24.49% 0.12
🇮🇳 India 0.61 -1.61% -0.01
🇮🇩 Indonesia 0.58 5.45% 0.03
🇼🇸 Samoa 0.58 -1.69% -0.01
🇳🇮 Nicaragua 0.56 12.0% 0.06
🇲🇻 Maldives 0.55 10.0% 0.05
🇲🇿 Mozambique 0.53 0.0% 0.0
🇵🇰 Pakistan 0.52 8.33% 0.04
🇵🇬 Papua New Guinea 0.51 0.0% 0.0
🇧🇴 Bolivia 0.5 6.38% 0.03
🇨🇻 Cabo Verde 0.47 9.3% 0.04
🇹🇴 Tonga 0.47 23.68% 0.09
🇱🇰 Sri Lanka 0.45 12.5% 0.05
🇬🇭 Ghana 0.31 10.71% 0.03
🇩🇯 Djibouti 0.29 20.83% 0.05
🇪🇭 Western Sahara 0.27 -3.57% -0.01
🇸🇹 Sao Tome and Principe 0.25 0.0% 0.0
🇨🇲 Cameroon 0.23 -4.17% -0.01
🇨🇬 Congo (the) 0.23 4.55% 0.01
🇬🇶 Equatorial Guinea 0.23 9.52% 0.02
🇱🇸 Lesotho 0.23 43.75% 0.07
🇱🇦 Lao People's Democratic Republic (the) 0.22 57.14% 0.08
🇨🇮 Cote d'Ivoire 0.21 5.0% 0.01
🇲🇷 Mauritania 0.21 5.0% 0.01
🇸🇳 Senegal 0.21 10.53% 0.02
🇾🇪 Yemen 0.21 5.0% 0.01
🇰🇮 Kiribati 0.2 -4.76% -0.01
🇧🇩 Bangladesh 0.18 5.88% 0.01
🇻🇺 Vanuatu 0.18 -5.26% -0.01
🇰🇪 Kenya 0.16 0.0% 0.0
🇳🇬 Nigeria 0.16 -5.88% -0.01
🇸🇧 Solomon Islands 0.15 15.38% 0.02
🇦🇴 Angola 0.14 16.67% 0.02
🇸🇩 Sudan (the) 0.13 8.33% 0.01
🇲🇼 Malawi 0.12 0.0% 0.0
🇲🇲 Myanmar 0.12 9.09% 0.01
🇬🇲 Gambia (the) 0.11 0.0% 0.0
🇹🇬 Togo 0.11 0.0% 0.0
🇨🇩 Congo (the Democratic Republic of the) 0.1 0.0% 0.0
🇪🇷 Eritrea 0.1 0.0% 0.0
🇬🇳 Guinea 0.1 -9.09% -0.01
🇳🇵 Nepal 0.1 0.0% 0.0
🇧🇯 Benin 0.09 12.5% 0.01
🇹🇿 Tanzania, the United Republic of 0.09 12.5% 0.01
🇰🇭 Cambodia 0.07 16.67% 0.01
🇰🇲 Comoros (the) 0.07 0.0% 0.0
🇹🇱 Timor-Leste 0.07 0.0% 0.0
🇺🇬 Uganda 0.07 16.67% 0.01
🇭🇹 Haiti 0.06 0.0% 0.0
🇱🇷 Liberia 0.06 0.0% 0.0
🇲🇬 Madagascar 0.06 0.0% 0.0
🇧🇫 Burkina Faso 0.05 25.0% 0.01
🇦🇫 Afghanistan 0.04 0.0% 0.0
🇨🇫 Central African Republic (the) 0.04 0.0% 0.0
🇪🇹 Ethiopia 0.04 33.33% 0.01
🇳🇪 Niger (the) 0.04 0.0% 0.0
🇲🇱 Mali 0.03 50.0% 0.01
🇸🇴 Somalia 0.03 0.0% 0.0
🇧🇮 Burundi 0.02 0.0% 0.0
🇬🇼 Guinea-Bissau 0.02 0.0% 0.0
🇷🇼 Rwanda 0.02 0.0% 0.0
🇹🇩 Chad 0.01 0.0% 0.0
🇸🇱 Sierra Leone 0.01 -50.0% -0.01
🇧🇲 Bermuda 0.0 % 0.0
🇬🇮 Gibraltar 0.0 % 0.0
🇳🇺 Niue 0.0 % 0.0
🇸🇭 Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha 0.0 % 0.0

Regions with the Highest Electricity Demand per Capita in 2005

Country MW per capita YoY change YoY absolute change
🗺️ North America 14.1 1.37% 0.19
🗺️ G7 10.5 1.06% 0.11
🗺️ OECD 8.19 1.11% 0.09
🗺️ Oceania 7.93 -4.11% -0.34
🗺️ EU 6.66 0.15% 0.01
🗺️ Europe 6.05 1.34% 0.08
🗺️ G20 3.48 2.65% 0.09
🗺️ Middle East 3.31 6.09% 0.19
🗺️ World 2.71 2.65% 0.07
🗺️ Latin America and Caribbean 2.05 3.02% 0.06
🗺️ Asia 1.54 6.21% 0.09
🗺️ Africa 0.58 1.75% 0.01

Data Information

Data found on this page is based on the medium fertility variant of the United Nations Revision of World Population Prospects 2022.

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The United Nations - Department of Economic and Social Affairs (Population Division)

UN Revision of World Population Prospects 2022

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