Electricity Demand per Capita by Country in 2008

In 2008, 🇮🇸Iceland was the country with the highest electricity demand per capita in the world, with a total of 51.43 Megawatt per person. Followed by 🇳🇴, with the second highest electicity demand per capita of 26.67 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 2008 was North America with a total of 13.93 MW per person, closely followed by G7 with a electricity demand per capita of 10.43 MW, and OECD with a annual electricity demand per capita of 8.24 Megawatt.

Countries with the Highest Electricity Demand per Capita in 2008

Country MW per capita YoY change YoY absolute change
🇮🇸 Iceland 51.43 34.88% 13.3
🇳🇴 Norway 26.67 -0.26% -0.07
🇧🇭 Bahrain 19.15 -2.45% -0.48
🇰🇼 Kuwait 18.35 0.38% 0.07
🇨🇦 Canada 17.54 -0.96% -0.17
🇫🇮 Finland 16.89 -4.47% -0.79
🇸🇪 Sweden 16.03 -2.14% -0.35
🇱🇺 Luxembourg 14.47 -2.89% -0.43
🇶🇦 Qatar 14.07 -5.25% -0.78
🇺🇸 United States of America 13.54 -1.81% -0.25
🇰🇾 Cayman Islands (the) 11.35 2.44% 0.27
🇦🇪 United Arab Emirates 11.03 -12.53% -1.58
🇦🇺 Australia 10.8 -2.0% -0.22
🇬🇺 Guam 10.69 -0.47% -0.05
🇹🇼 Taiwan 10.21 -2.11% -0.22
🇳🇿 New Zealand 9.95 -1.0% -0.1
🇦🇼 Aruba 8.78 -3.41% -0.31
🇧🇪 Belgium 8.71 -0.57% -0.05
🇰🇷 South Korea 8.67 3.83% 0.32
🇫🇷 France 8.42 2.18% 0.18
🇧🇳 Brunei Darussalam 8.37 -0.59% -0.05
🇦🇹 Austria 8.34 0.36% 0.03
🇸🇬 Singapore 8.32 -2.12% -0.18
🇨🇭 Switzerland 8.06 1.26% 0.1
🇻🇮 Virgin Islands (U.S.) 7.89 -3.43% -0.28
🇯🇵 Japan 7.85 -6.44% -0.54
🇩🇪 Germany 7.55 -0.53% -0.04
🇳🇱 Netherlands 7.49 0.13% 0.01
🇸🇦 Saudi Arabia 7.44 -3.88% -0.3
🇲🇪 Montenegro 7.3 -2.54% -0.19
🇸🇮 Slovenia 7.28 -3.58% -0.27
🇪🇪 Estonia 7.21 -0.96% -0.07
🇬🇱 Greenland 7.07 5.52% 0.37
🇮🇱 Israel 7.03 0.86% 0.06
🇳🇨 New Caledonia 7.03 -4.74% -0.35
🇹🇨 Turks and Caicos Islands (the) 6.93 7.11% 0.46
🇨🇿 Czechia 6.92 -0.14% -0.01
🇩🇰 Denmark 6.92 -1.14% -0.08
🇮🇪 Ireland 6.82 0.15% 0.01
🇷🇺 Russian Federation (the) 6.76 1.96% 0.13
🇵🇲 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 6.6 0.0% 0.0
🇲🇴 Macao 6.52 7.95% 0.48
🇪🇸 Spain 6.52 -0.31% -0.02
🇬🇧 United Kingdom 6.41 -1.38% -0.09
🇫🇰 Falkland Islands (the) [Malvinas] 6.24 0.32% 0.02
🇬🇷 Greece 6.19 2.31% 0.14
🇭🇰 Hong Kong 6.09 -2.09% -0.13
🇮🇹 Italy 5.95 -1.0% -0.06
🇧🇸 Bahamas (the) 5.65 -1.4% -0.08
🇴🇲 Oman 5.61 9.78% 0.5
🇲🇹 Malta 5.59 0.18% 0.01
🇵🇷 Puerto Rico 5.57 -5.75% -0.34
🇸🇰 Slovakia 5.44 -1.09% -0.06
🇫🇴 Faroe Islands (the) 5.37 -0.19% -0.01
🇹🇹 Trinidad and Tobago 5.21 0.0% 0.0
🇵🇹 Portugal 5.19 0.78% 0.04
🇧🇬 Bulgaria 5.11 2.61% 0.13
🇰🇿 Kazakhstan 4.98 3.97% 0.19
🇷🇸 Serbia 4.78 3.24% 0.15
🇿🇦 South Africa 4.69 -3.7% -0.18
🇨🇾 Cyprus 4.64 2.2% 0.1
🇱🇾 Libya 4.63 14.6% 0.59
🇻🇬 Virgin Islands (British) 4.6 15.87% 0.63
🇭🇺 Hungary 4.38 0.0% 0.0
🇲🇰 North Macedonia 4.33 0.23% 0.01
🇭🇷 Croatia 4.28 2.15% 0.09
🇬🇫 French Guiana 4.21 -0.24% -0.01
🇬🇵 Guadeloupe 4.2 -1.41% -0.06
🇲🇸 Montserrat 4.16 -0.72% -0.03
🇻🇪 Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 4.15 2.72% 0.11
🇲🇾 Malaysia 4.09 4.6% 0.18
🇺🇦 Ukraine 4.04 0.0% 0.0
🇵🇱 Poland 4.0 0.5% 0.02
🇲🇶 Martinique 3.92 2.62% 0.1
🇱🇹 Lithuania 3.76 3.87% 0.14
🇧🇧 Barbados 3.71 0.82% 0.03
🇱🇻 Latvia 3.62 1.4% 0.05
🇰🇳 Saint Kitts and Nevis 3.61 6.18% 0.21
🇧🇾 Belarus 3.55 2.01% 0.07
🇨🇱 Chile 3.45 -1.15% -0.04
🇦🇸 American Samoa 3.4 6.58% 0.21
🇦🇬 Antigua and Barbuda 3.24 2.21% 0.07
🇧🇦 Bosnia Herzegovina 3.18 19.1% 0.51
🇽🇰 Kosovo 3.09 10.75% 0.3
🇷🇪 Reunion 3.08 2.67% 0.08
🇦🇷 Argentina 2.99 0.67% 0.02
🇷🇴 Romania 2.95 2.79% 0.08
🇸🇷 Suriname 2.92 -1.35% -0.04
🇮🇷 Iran (Islamic Republic of) 2.84 1.43% 0.04
🇺🇾 Uruguay 2.83 3.66% 0.1
🇸🇨 Seychelles 2.79 -1.41% -0.04
🇹🇷 Turkey 2.78 3.35% 0.09
🇱🇧 Lebanon 2.69 4.67% 0.12
🇨🇳 China 2.62 5.65% 0.14
🇧🇷 Brazil 2.58 3.2% 0.08
🇹🇲 Turkmenistan 2.48 -0.4% -0.01
🇹🇯 Tajikistan 2.44 0.83% 0.02
🇵🇫 French Polynesia 2.42 2.11% 0.05
🇲🇩 Moldova 2.35 3.52% 0.08
🇲🇽 Mexico 2.24 0.0% 0.0
🇦🇿 Azerbaijan 2.21 -3.91% -0.09
🇦🇱 Albania 2.12 11.58% 0.22
🇬🇪 Georgia 2.11 3.43% 0.07
🇨🇷 Costa Rica 2.06 0.49% 0.01
🇹🇭 Thailand 2.05 0.49% 0.01
🇰🇬 Kyrgyzstan 2.02 -12.17% -0.28
🇯🇴 Jordan 1.99 5.29% 0.1
🇱🇨 Saint Lucia 1.96 2.62% 0.05
🇳🇷 Nauru 1.95 0.0% 0.0
🇲🇺 Mauritius 1.91 4.37% 0.08
🇨🇰 Cook Islands (the) 1.87 -3.61% -0.07
🇳🇦 Namibia 1.84 2.79% 0.05
🇦🇲 Armenia 1.83 -1.08% -0.02
🇵🇦 Panama 1.81 0.0% 0.0
🇸🇾 Syrian Arab Republic (the) 1.8 1.12% 0.02
🇬🇩 Grenada 1.69 4.97% 0.08
🇧🇼 Botswana 1.63 3.16% 0.05
🇲🇳 Mongolia 1.55 6.16% 0.09
🇧🇿 Belize 1.54 -0.65% -0.01
🇵🇾 Paraguay 1.53 5.52% 0.08
🇨🇺 Cuba 1.48 0.68% 0.01
🇯🇲 Jamaica 1.48 -28.5% -0.59
🇪🇬 Egypt 1.47 2.08% 0.03
🇺🇿 Uzbekistan 1.45 -13.17% -0.22
🇧🇹 Bhutan 1.42 -14.97% -0.25
🇸🇿 Eswatini 1.4 -6.04% -0.09
🇪🇨 Ecuador 1.29 5.74% 0.07
🇮🇶 Iraq 1.29 9.32% 0.11
🇹🇳 Tunisia 1.26 3.28% 0.04
🇩🇴 Dominican Republic (the) 1.23 -15.75% -0.23
🇨🇴 Colombia 1.22 -0.81% -0.01
🇻🇨 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1.18 0.85% 0.01
🇩🇲 Dominica 1.16 0.0% 0.0
🇵🇸 Palestine, State of 1.12 15.46% 0.15
🇬🇦 Gabon 1.11 2.78% 0.03
🇵🇪 Peru 1.11 8.82% 0.09
🇩🇿 Algeria 1.09 5.83% 0.06
🇸🇻 El Salvador 0.99 4.21% 0.04
🇫🇯 Fiji 0.98 0.0% 0.0
🇬🇾 Guyana 0.94 1.08% 0.01
🇰🇵 Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of) 0.92 6.98% 0.06
🇻🇳 Viet Nam 0.87 10.13% 0.08
🇭🇳 Honduras 0.78 1.3% 0.01
🇲🇻 Maldives 0.77 8.45% 0.06
🇲🇦 Morocco 0.76 4.11% 0.03
🇿🇲 Zambia 0.75 -1.32% -0.01
🇮🇳 India 0.69 2.99% 0.02
🇿🇼 Zimbabwe 0.68 -18.07% -0.15
🇮🇩 Indonesia 0.66 4.76% 0.03
🇵🇭 Philippines (the) 0.64 0.0% 0.0
🇬🇹 Guatemala 0.6 -7.69% -0.05
🇧🇴 Bolivia 0.57 0.0% 0.0
🇳🇮 Nicaragua 0.57 7.55% 0.04
🇼🇸 Samoa 0.57 -1.72% -0.01
🇲🇿 Mozambique 0.55 -3.51% -0.02
🇨🇻 Cabo Verde 0.53 1.92% 0.01
🇵🇰 Pakistan 0.47 -6.0% -0.03
🇱🇰 Sri Lanka 0.47 0.0% 0.0
🇹🇴 Tonga 0.47 0.0% 0.0
🇬🇶 Equatorial Guinea 0.46 35.29% 0.12
🇵🇬 Papua New Guinea 0.46 -4.17% -0.02
🇱🇦 Lao People's Democratic Republic (the) 0.37 15.63% 0.05
🇩🇯 Djibouti 0.36 2.86% 0.01
🇬🇭 Ghana 0.32 10.34% 0.03
🇱🇸 Lesotho 0.32 6.67% 0.02
🇨🇲 Cameroon 0.29 3.57% 0.01
🇸🇹 Sao Tome and Principe 0.29 20.83% 0.05
🇾🇪 Yemen 0.26 4.0% 0.01
🇨🇮 Cote d'Ivoire 0.24 4.35% 0.01
🇪🇭 Western Sahara 0.24 0.0% 0.0
🇨🇬 Congo (the) 0.23 4.55% 0.01
🇧🇩 Bangladesh 0.22 10.0% 0.02
🇸🇳 Senegal 0.22 4.76% 0.01
🇻🇺 Vanuatu 0.21 -4.55% -0.01
🇲🇷 Mauritania 0.2 17.65% 0.03
🇦🇴 Angola 0.19 26.67% 0.04
🇰🇮 Kiribati 0.19 -5.0% -0.01
🇸🇩 Sudan (the) 0.17 6.25% 0.01
🇰🇪 Kenya 0.16 -5.88% -0.01
🇸🇧 Solomon Islands 0.16 0.0% 0.0
🇬🇲 Gambia (the) 0.13 0.0% 0.0
🇲🇲 Myanmar 0.13 0.0% 0.0
🇳🇬 Nigeria 0.13 -13.33% -0.02
🇰🇭 Cambodia 0.12 9.09% 0.01
🇲🇼 Malawi 0.12 0.0% 0.0
🇳🇵 Nepal 0.12 0.0% 0.0
🇨🇩 Congo (the Democratic Republic of the) 0.11 0.0% 0.0
🇹🇱 Timor-Leste 0.11 22.22% 0.02
🇹🇬 Togo 0.11 0.0% 0.0
🇧🇯 Benin 0.1 11.11% 0.01
🇬🇳 Guinea 0.1 0.0% 0.0
🇹🇿 Tanzania, the United Republic of 0.1 0.0% 0.0
🇪🇷 Eritrea 0.09 0.0% 0.0
🇺🇬 Uganda 0.08 14.29% 0.01
🇱🇷 Liberia 0.07 0.0% 0.0
🇦🇫 Afghanistan 0.06 0.0% 0.0
🇰🇲 Comoros (the) 0.06 -14.29% -0.01
🇲🇬 Madagascar 0.06 0.0% 0.0
🇧🇫 Burkina Faso 0.05 0.0% 0.0
🇭🇹 Haiti 0.05 0.0% 0.0
🇲🇱 Mali 0.05 25.0% 0.01
🇨🇫 Central African Republic (the) 0.04 0.0% 0.0
🇪🇹 Ethiopia 0.04 0.0% 0.0
🇳🇪 Niger (the) 0.04 0.0% 0.0
🇷🇼 Rwanda 0.03 50.0% 0.01
🇸🇴 Somalia 0.03 0.0% 0.0
🇧🇮 Burundi 0.02 -33.33% -0.01
🇬🇼 Guinea-Bissau 0.02 0.0% 0.0
🇹🇩 Chad 0.01 0.0% 0.0
🇸🇱 Sierra Leone 0.01 0.0% 0.0
🇧🇲 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 2008

Country MW per capita YoY change YoY absolute change
🗺️ North America 13.93 -1.69% -0.24
🗺️ G7 10.43 -1.97% -0.21
🗺️ OECD 8.24 -1.32% -0.11
🗺️ Oceania 7.92 -1.98% -0.16
🗺️ EU 6.78 0.15% 0.01
🗺️ Europe 6.28 0.8% 0.05
🗺️ G20 3.75 0.54% 0.02
🗺️ Middle East 3.57 1.13% 0.04
🗺️ World 2.89 0.35% 0.01
🗺️ Latin America and Caribbean 2.21 1.38% 0.03
🗺️ Asia 1.82 2.25% 0.04
🗺️ Africa 0.59 -1.67% -0.01

Data Information

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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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