Electricity Demand per Capita by Country in 2012

In 2012, 🇮🇸Iceland was the country with the highest electricity demand per capita in the world, with a total of 53.87 Megawatt per person. Followed by 🇳🇴, with the second highest electicity demand per capita of 25.65 MW. The country with the lowest electricity demand per capita for the year was 🇪🇭Western Sahara with only 0.0 MW.

The geographic region with the higest electricity demand per capita in 2012 was North America with a total of 13.24 MW per person, closely followed by G7 with a electricity demand per capita of 10.09 MW, and OECD with a annual electricity demand per capita of 8.09 Megawatt.

Countries with the Highest Electricity Demand per Capita in 2012

Country MW per capita YoY change YoY absolute change
🇮🇸 Iceland 53.87 2.08% 1.1
🇳🇴 Norway 25.65 3.18% 0.79
🇧🇭 Bahrain 18.88 -0.53% -0.1
🇶🇦 Qatar 17.17 7.25% 1.16
🇰🇼 Kuwait 16.92 -1.57% -0.27
🇨🇦 Canada 16.3 -2.69% -0.45
🇫🇮 Finland 16.17 0.06% 0.01
🇸🇪 Sweden 15.37 1.72% 0.26
🇱🇺 Luxembourg 12.95 -5.75% -0.79
🇺🇸 United States of America 12.91 -1.83% -0.24
🇦🇪 United Arab Emirates 11.52 5.98% 0.65
🇹🇼 Taiwan 10.65 -1.11% -0.12
🇰🇾 Cayman Islands (the) 10.38 -2.35% -0.25
🇰🇷 South Korea 10.3 1.18% 0.12
🇦🇺 Australia 10.27 -4.73% -0.51
🇬🇺 Guam 10.1 -3.26% -0.34
🇳🇿 New Zealand 9.78 -1.01% -0.1
🇧🇳 Brunei Darussalam 9.1 4.36% 0.38
🇸🇦 Saudi Arabia 8.81 6.27% 0.52
🇦🇼 Aruba 8.52 -1.96% -0.17
🇦🇹 Austria 8.48 0.95% 0.08
🇫🇷 France 8.29 1.84% 0.15
🇧🇪 Belgium 8.28 -0.96% -0.08
🇸🇬 Singapore 8.27 0.0% 0.0
🇯🇵 Japan 8.19 0.12% 0.01
🇳🇨 New Caledonia 8.04 -0.37% -0.03
🇬🇱 Greenland 7.83 -4.16% -0.34
🇨🇭 Switzerland 7.75 -0.77% -0.06
🇮🇱 Israel 7.72 4.04% 0.3
🇲🇴 Macao 7.53 7.73% 0.54
🇻🇮 Virgin Islands (U.S.) 7.45 -0.53% -0.04
🇩🇪 Germany 7.36 -0.41% -0.03
🇪🇪 Estonia 7.35 4.55% 0.32
🇳🇱 Netherlands 7.16 -2.72% -0.2
🇸🇮 Slovenia 7.01 -0.43% -0.03
🇷🇺 Russian Federation (the) 6.95 2.06% 0.14
🇻🇬 Virgin Islands (British) 6.69 3.88% 0.25
🇴🇲 Oman 6.65 3.74% 0.24
🇵🇲 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 6.64 0.3% 0.02
🇨🇿 Czechia 6.61 -0.3% -0.02
🇩🇰 Denmark 6.41 -2.14% -0.14
🇲🇪 Montenegro 6.41 -3.75% -0.25
🇭🇰 Hong Kong 6.33 2.1% 0.13
🇫🇰 Falkland Islands (the) [Malvinas] 6.26 -0.63% -0.04
🇹🇨 Turks and Caicos Islands (the) 6.23 0.97% 0.06
🇪🇸 Spain 6.04 -1.15% -0.07
🇮🇪 Ireland 6.03 -0.82% -0.05
🇹🇹 Trinidad and Tobago 6.0 3.45% 0.2
🇬🇧 United Kingdom 5.84 -0.51% -0.03
🇵🇷 Puerto Rico 5.8 7.01% 0.38
🇫🇴 Faroe Islands (the) 5.79 7.82% 0.42
🇬🇷 Greece 5.7 0.53% 0.03
🇮🇹 Italy 5.64 -2.08% -0.12
🇱🇾 Libya 5.5 39.59% 1.56
🇰🇿 Kazakhstan 5.38 3.86% 0.2
🇲🇹 Malta 5.35 4.49% 0.23
🇸🇰 Slovakia 5.29 -1.31% -0.07
🇧🇬 Bulgaria 5.1 -2.11% -0.11
🇵🇹 Portugal 5.08 -1.93% -0.1
🇷🇸 Serbia 4.82 -2.63% -0.13
🇧🇸 Bahamas (the) 4.69 -8.22% -0.42
🇲🇾 Malaysia 4.52 3.43% 0.15
🇿🇦 South Africa 4.44 -3.48% -0.16
🇭🇺 Hungary 4.29 0.0% 0.0
🇲🇰 North Macedonia 4.25 -5.56% -0.25
🇰🇳 Saint Kitts and Nevis 4.19 10.85% 0.41
🇭🇷 Croatia 4.16 -1.42% -0.06
🇺🇦 Ukraine 4.12 -0.72% -0.03
🇵🇱 Poland 4.11 0.49% 0.02
🇸🇨 Seychelles 4.09 0.99% 0.04
🇨🇾 Cyprus 4.08 -5.12% -0.22
🇻🇪 Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 4.04 2.02% 0.08
🇲🇸 Montserrat 4.02 -0.25% -0.01
🇧🇧 Barbados 3.84 6.96% 0.25
🇱🇻 Latvia 3.83 8.5% 0.3
🇨🇱 Chile 3.79 3.55% 0.13
🇧🇾 Belarus 3.77 2.17% 0.08
🇧🇦 Bosnia Herzegovina 3.65 4.29% 0.15
🇨🇳 China 3.63 5.22% 0.18
🇱🇹 Lithuania 3.57 3.18% 0.11
🇦🇬 Antigua and Barbuda 3.54 -4.07% -0.15
🇸🇷 Suriname 3.51 2.63% 0.09
🇽🇰 Kosovo 3.36 -2.89% -0.1
🇺🇾 Uruguay 3.31 2.8% 0.09
🇦🇷 Argentina 3.25 1.88% 0.06
🇹🇷 Turkey 3.22 3.87% 0.12
🇮🇷 Iran (Islamic Republic of) 3.13 3.64% 0.11
🇱🇧 Lebanon 3.06 -4.67% -0.15
🇦🇸 American Samoa 2.98 1.02% 0.03
🇧🇷 Brazil 2.94 3.52% 0.1
🇷🇴 Romania 2.93 -1.35% -0.04
🇧🇹 Bhutan 2.64 8.2% 0.2
🇹🇲 Turkmenistan 2.56 0.79% 0.02
🇬🇪 Georgia 2.51 0.8% 0.02
🇦🇱 Albania 2.5 -2.34% -0.06
🇲🇽 Mexico 2.47 0.82% 0.02
🇹🇭 Thailand 2.4 5.26% 0.12
🇰🇬 Kyrgyzstan 2.36 6.79% 0.15
🇯🇴 Jordan 2.26 4.15% 0.09
🇦🇿 Azerbaijan 2.23 12.63% 0.25
🇵🇫 French Polynesia 2.23 -2.19% -0.05
🇵🇦 Panama 2.22 7.25% 0.15
🇨🇷 Costa Rica 2.13 3.4% 0.07
🇧🇿 Belize 2.11 15.93% 0.29
🇱🇨 Saint Lucia 2.08 -0.48% -0.01
🇦🇲 Armenia 2.06 2.49% 0.05
🇲🇺 Mauritius 2.05 1.99% 0.04
🇹🇯 Tajikistan 2.03 -1.46% -0.03
🇵🇾 Paraguay 2.02 8.02% 0.15
🇳🇷 Nauru 1.92 -1.54% -0.03
🇲🇩 Moldova 1.9 5.56% 0.1
🇪🇬 Egypt 1.8 3.45% 0.06
🇲🇳 Mongolia 1.74 5.45% 0.09
🇳🇦 Namibia 1.74 -0.57% -0.01
🇺🇿 Uzbekistan 1.68 -0.59% -0.01
🇨🇰 Cook Islands (the) 1.67 -1.18% -0.02
🇧🇼 Botswana 1.66 -1.19% -0.02
🇬🇩 Grenada 1.64 -5.75% -0.1
🇩🇴 Dominican Republic (the) 1.58 4.64% 0.07
🇮🇶 Iraq 1.58 -11.73% -0.21
🇨🇺 Cuba 1.54 4.05% 0.06
🇹🇳 Tunisia 1.5 7.91% 0.11
🇸🇾 Syrian Arab Republic (the) 1.47 -15.03% -0.26
🇩🇿 Algeria 1.45 10.69% 0.14
🇩🇲 Dominica 1.45 -0.68% -0.01
🇪🇨 Ecuador 1.44 3.6% 0.05
🇯🇲 Jamaica 1.42 -2.74% -0.04
🇸🇿 Eswatini 1.4 1.45% 0.02
🇨🇴 Colombia 1.31 3.15% 0.04
🇻🇳 Viet Nam 1.31 10.08% 0.12
🇻🇨 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1.3 0.78% 0.01
🇵🇪 Peru 1.29 1.57% 0.02
🇬🇾 Guyana 1.28 4.92% 0.06
🇵🇸 Palestine, State of 1.28 1.59% 0.02
🇬🇦 Gabon 1.13 1.8% 0.02
🇸🇻 El Salvador 1.03 1.98% 0.02
🇲🇻 Maldives 1.01 5.21% 0.05
🇲🇦 Morocco 0.97 7.78% 0.07
🇫🇯 Fiji 0.94 -1.05% -0.01
🇭🇳 Honduras 0.87 4.82% 0.04
🇮🇳 India 0.86 3.61% 0.03
🇮🇩 Indonesia 0.84 7.69% 0.06
🇿🇲 Zambia 0.78 -3.7% -0.03
🇰🇵 Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of) 0.75 -1.32% -0.01
🇵🇭 Philippines (the) 0.74 2.78% 0.02
🇿🇼 Zimbabwe 0.72 -1.37% -0.01
🇧🇴 Bolivia 0.69 4.55% 0.03
🇨🇻 Cabo Verde 0.67 1.52% 0.01
🇳🇮 Nicaragua 0.65 6.56% 0.04
🇬🇶 Equatorial Guinea 0.63 10.53% 0.06
🇬🇹 Guatemala 0.62 6.9% 0.04
🇱🇦 Lao People's Democratic Republic (the) 0.6 25.0% 0.12
🇲🇿 Mozambique 0.57 -1.72% -0.01
🇼🇸 Samoa 0.56 -8.2% -0.05
🇱🇰 Sri Lanka 0.54 0.0% 0.0
🇵🇰 Pakistan 0.49 2.08% 0.01
🇹🇴 Tonga 0.47 0.0% 0.0
🇵🇬 Papua New Guinea 0.45 0.0% 0.0
🇬🇭 Ghana 0.42 7.69% 0.03
🇩🇯 Djibouti 0.39 2.63% 0.01
🇱🇸 Lesotho 0.38 8.57% 0.03
🇨🇬 Congo (the) 0.35 25.0% 0.07
🇸🇹 Sao Tome and Principe 0.32 0.0% 0.0
🇨🇲 Cameroon 0.31 10.71% 0.03
🇧🇩 Bangladesh 0.3 7.14% 0.02
🇲🇷 Mauritania 0.29 7.41% 0.02
🇨🇮 Cote d'Ivoire 0.27 12.5% 0.03
🇸🇩 Sudan (the) 0.27 12.5% 0.03
🇸🇳 Senegal 0.26 8.33% 0.02
🇾🇪 Yemen 0.25 8.7% 0.02
🇦🇴 Angola 0.24 4.35% 0.01
🇰🇭 Cambodia 0.24 26.32% 0.05
🇻🇺 Vanuatu 0.23 -4.17% -0.01
🇲🇲 Myanmar 0.21 10.53% 0.02
🇰🇪 Kenya 0.19 5.56% 0.01
🇰🇮 Kiribati 0.18 0.0% 0.0
🇳🇵 Nepal 0.16 6.67% 0.01
🇳🇬 Nigeria 0.16 0.0% 0.0
🇸🇧 Solomon Islands 0.14 0.0% 0.0
🇦🇫 Afghanistan 0.13 30.0% 0.03
🇲🇼 Malawi 0.13 0.0% 0.0
🇲🇱 Mali 0.13 18.18% 0.02
🇧🇯 Benin 0.12 9.09% 0.01
🇬🇲 Gambia (the) 0.12 0.0% 0.0
🇹🇿 Tanzania, the United Republic of 0.12 9.09% 0.01
🇨🇩 Congo (the Democratic Republic of the) 0.11 0.0% 0.0
🇹🇱 Timor-Leste 0.11 -15.38% -0.02
🇹🇬 Togo 0.11 -8.33% -0.01
🇪🇷 Eritrea 0.1 11.11% 0.01
🇭🇹 Haiti 0.1 42.86% 0.03
🇧🇫 Burkina Faso 0.08 14.29% 0.01
🇰🇲 Comoros (the) 0.07 -12.5% -0.01
🇪🇹 Ethiopia 0.07 0.0% 0.0
🇬🇳 Guinea 0.07 -12.5% -0.01
🇱🇷 Liberia 0.07 0.0% 0.0
🇲🇬 Madagascar 0.07 16.67% 0.01
🇳🇪 Niger (the) 0.06 20.0% 0.01
🇺🇬 Uganda 0.06 -25.0% -0.02
🇨🇫 Central African Republic (the) 0.04 0.0% 0.0
🇷🇼 Rwanda 0.04 0.0% 0.0
🇸🇸 South Sudan 0.04 %
🇧🇮 Burundi 0.03 0.0% 0.0
🇸🇱 Sierra Leone 0.03 0.0% 0.0
🇸🇴 Somalia 0.03 0.0% 0.0
🇹🇩 Chad 0.02 0.0% 0.0
🇬🇼 Guinea-Bissau 0.02 0.0% 0.0
🇧🇲 Bermuda 0.0 % 0.0
🇬🇫 French Guiana 0.0 -100.0% -4.54
🇬🇮 Gibraltar 0.0 % 0.0
🇬🇵 Guadeloupe 0.0 -100.0% -4.22
🇲🇶 Martinique 0.0 -100.0% -3.75
🇳🇺 Niue 0.0 % 0.0
🇷🇪 Reunion 0.0 -100.0% -3.22
🇸🇭 Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha 0.0 % 0.0
🇪🇭 Western Sahara 0.0 % 0.0

Regions with the Highest Electricity Demand per Capita in 2012

Country MW per capita YoY change YoY absolute change
🗺️ North America 13.24 -1.93% -0.26
🗺️ G7 10.09 -1.08% -0.11
🗺️ OECD 8.09 -0.74% -0.06
🗺️ Oceania 7.5 -4.34% -0.34
🗺️ EU 6.58 -0.45% -0.03
🗺️ Europe 6.2 0.49% 0.03
🗺️ G20 4.06 1.25% 0.05
🗺️ Middle East 4.0 2.83% 0.11
🗺️ World 3.1 1.31% 0.04
🗺️ Latin America and Caribbean 2.43 2.1% 0.05
🗺️ Asia 2.27 3.65% 0.08
🗺️ Africa 0.63 1.61% 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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