Electricity Demand per Capita by Country in 2015

In 2015, 🇮🇸Iceland was the country with the highest electricity demand per capita in the world, with a total of 56.03 Megawatt per person. Followed by 🇳🇴, with the second highest electicity demand per capita of 24.74 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 2015 was North America with a total of 13.11 MW per person, closely followed by G7 with a electricity demand per capita of 9.96 MW, and OECD with a annual electricity demand per capita of 7.96 Megawatt.

Countries with the Highest Electricity Demand per Capita in 2015

Country MW per capita YoY change YoY absolute change
🇮🇸 Iceland 56.03 3.13% 1.7
🇳🇴 Norway 24.74 1.39% 0.34
🇧🇭 Bahrain 19.66 0.56% 0.11
🇰🇼 Kuwait 16.42 0.86% 0.14
🇶🇦 Qatar 16.21 -1.58% -0.26
🇨🇦 Canada 16.14 -2.95% -0.49
🇫🇮 Finland 15.46 -1.59% -0.25
🇸🇪 Sweden 14.15 0.0% 0.0
🇦🇪 United Arab Emirates 13.43 8.31% 1.03
🇺🇸 United States of America 12.79 -0.7% -0.09
🇱🇺 Luxembourg 12.19 -0.33% -0.04
🇹🇼 Taiwan 10.85 -1.09% -0.12
🇸🇦 Saudi Arabia 10.33 6.39% 0.62
🇰🇷 South Korea 10.29 -0.87% -0.09
🇰🇾 Cayman Islands (the) 10.18 -0.59% -0.06
🇬🇺 Guam 9.82 1.55% 0.15
🇳🇨 New Caledonia 9.72 -4.24% -0.43
🇦🇺 Australia 9.69 -5.92% -0.61
🇳🇿 New Zealand 9.44 -0.11% -0.01
🇧🇳 Brunei Darussalam 9.35 -8.15% -0.83
🇬🇱 Greenland 9.12 8.57% 0.72
🇦🇼 Aruba 8.92 3.84% 0.33
🇸🇬 Singapore 8.47 0.47% 0.04
🇵🇲 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 8.36 0.12% 0.01
🇦🇹 Austria 8.32 0.24% 0.02
🇲🇴 Macao 8.14 4.63% 0.36
🇫🇷 France 7.99 1.78% 0.14
🇧🇪 Belgium 7.92 0.0% 0.0
🇯🇵 Japan 7.9 -2.11% -0.17
🇨🇭 Switzerland 7.38 0.0% 0.0
🇮🇱 Israel 7.37 3.51% 0.25
🇴🇲 Oman 7.35 7.61% 0.52
🇩🇪 Germany 7.22 0.84% 0.06
🇸🇮 Slovenia 7.09 2.01% 0.14
🇪🇪 Estonia 7.02 -4.88% -0.36
🇷🇺 Russian Federation (the) 6.91 -0.29% -0.02
🇳🇱 Netherlands 6.9 -0.86% -0.06
🇻🇬 Virgin Islands (British) 6.81 3.81% 0.25
🇻🇮 Virgin Islands (U.S.) 6.71 -0.89% -0.06
🇨🇿 Czechia 6.65 1.84% 0.12
🇫🇴 Faroe Islands (the) 6.35 2.58% 0.16
🇭🇰 Hong Kong 6.25 -1.26% -0.08
🇮🇪 Ireland 6.17 1.98% 0.12
🇹🇹 Trinidad and Tobago 6.16 0.82% 0.05
🇩🇰 Denmark 6.14 -0.97% -0.06
🇹🇨 Turks and Caicos Islands (the) 6.02 0.33% 0.02
🇪🇸 Spain 5.97 2.23% 0.13
🇫🇰 Falkland Islands (the) [Malvinas] 5.87 -2.17% -0.13
🇵🇷 Puerto Rico 5.84 1.74% 0.1
🇬🇷 Greece 5.69 4.4% 0.24
🇱🇾 Libya 5.69 -2.4% -0.14
🇲🇪 Montenegro 5.55 2.59% 0.14
🇬🇧 United Kingdom 5.47 -0.36% -0.02
🇮🇹 Italy 5.43 2.07% 0.11
🇸🇰 Slovakia 5.33 2.7% 0.14
🇧🇬 Bulgaria 5.22 2.76% 0.14
🇵🇹 Portugal 5.17 1.77% 0.09
🇲🇹 Malta 5.15 2.18% 0.11
🇰🇿 Kazakhstan 5.14 -3.2% -0.17
🇷🇸 Serbia 4.88 5.17% 0.24
🇲🇾 Malaysia 4.83 0.21% 0.01
🇧🇸 Bahamas (the) 4.79 3.01% 0.14
🇭🇺 Hungary 4.47 3.23% 0.14
🇸🇨 Seychelles 4.43 3.26% 0.14
🇵🇱 Poland 4.25 2.16% 0.09
🇭🇷 Croatia 4.24 4.43% 0.18
🇰🇳 Saint Kitts and Nevis 4.19 -4.56% -0.2
🇨🇳 China 4.14 -0.48% -0.02
🇿🇦 South Africa 4.12 -3.51% -0.15
🇨🇱 Chile 4.02 1.52% 0.06
🇲🇸 Montserrat 3.95 -0.25% -0.01
🇲🇰 North Macedonia 3.87 -2.27% -0.09
🇻🇪 Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 3.87 17.27% 0.57
🇨🇾 Cyprus 3.82 3.52% 0.13
🇱🇹 Lithuania 3.78 2.16% 0.08
🇱🇻 Latvia 3.7 -0.27% -0.01
🇦🇬 Antigua and Barbuda 3.67 2.23% 0.08
🇧🇦 Bosnia Herzegovina 3.64 2.54% 0.09
🇸🇷 Suriname 3.61 -12.8% -0.53
🇺🇾 Uruguay 3.61 5.87% 0.2
🇧🇾 Belarus 3.57 -3.77% -0.14
🇺🇦 Ukraine 3.56 -7.29% -0.28
🇽🇰 Kosovo 3.55 6.61% 0.22
🇧🇧 Barbados 3.52 0.57% 0.02
🇦🇷 Argentina 3.39 2.42% 0.08
🇮🇷 Iran (Islamic Republic of) 3.39 0.59% 0.02
🇹🇷 Turkey 3.33 1.22% 0.04
🇦🇸 American Samoa 3.12 1.96% 0.06
🇹🇲 Turkmenistan 3.12 10.64% 0.3
🇷🇴 Romania 2.97 2.41% 0.07
🇧🇷 Brazil 2.95 -2.64% -0.08
🇧🇹 Bhutan 2.87 -2.05% -0.06
🇬🇪 Georgia 2.82 2.17% 0.06
🇱🇧 Lebanon 2.79 2.57% 0.07
🇳🇷 Nauru 2.68 46.45% 0.85
🇹🇭 Thailand 2.55 2.82% 0.07
🇦🇱 Albania 2.51 -6.69% -0.18
🇲🇽 Mexico 2.47 1.23% 0.03
🇦🇿 Azerbaijan 2.34 -0.85% -0.02
🇵🇦 Panama 2.33 7.37% 0.16
🇵🇾 Paraguay 2.3 4.07% 0.09
🇰🇬 Kyrgyzstan 2.26 -9.96% -0.25
🇲🇳 Mongolia 2.21 0.45% 0.01
🇧🇿 Belize 2.2 4.76% 0.1
🇲🇺 Mauritius 2.2 1.38% 0.03
🇨🇷 Costa Rica 2.18 2.35% 0.05
🇦🇲 Armenia 2.13 -0.93% -0.02
🇮🇶 Iraq 2.06 -0.48% -0.01
🇱🇨 Saint Lucia 2.05 -0.49% -0.01
🇵🇫 French Polynesia 1.99 -0.5% -0.01
🇯🇴 Jordan 1.95 -3.94% -0.08
🇪🇬 Egypt 1.9 3.83% 0.07
🇧🇼 Botswana 1.85 8.82% 0.15
🇲🇩 Moldova 1.85 1.09% 0.02
🇹🇯 Tajikistan 1.84 3.95% 0.07
🇳🇦 Namibia 1.82 -5.21% -0.1
🇺🇿 Uzbekistan 1.72 0.58% 0.01
🇻🇳 Viet Nam 1.72 10.26% 0.16
🇨🇰 Cook Islands (the) 1.7 1.19% 0.02
🇨🇺 Cuba 1.7 4.94% 0.08
🇩🇿 Algeria 1.64 5.81% 0.09
🇩🇴 Dominican Republic (the) 1.63 3.16% 0.05
🇨🇴 Colombia 1.61 10.27% 0.15
🇬🇩 Grenada 1.6 -0.62% -0.01
🇪🇨 Ecuador 1.58 3.95% 0.06
🇹🇳 Tunisia 1.58 1.28% 0.02
🇵🇪 Peru 1.5 4.9% 0.07
🇸🇿 Eswatini 1.44 -0.69% -0.01
🇩🇲 Dominica 1.43 -0.69% -0.01
🇯🇲 Jamaica 1.4 0.0% 0.0
🇬🇾 Guyana 1.38 3.76% 0.05
🇻🇨 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1.32 8.2% 0.1
🇲🇻 Maldives 1.31 7.38% 0.09
🇵🇸 Palestine, State of 1.31 9.17% 0.11
🇬🇦 Gabon 1.18 0.85% 0.01
🇸🇻 El Salvador 1.11 3.74% 0.04
🇫🇯 Fiji 1.05 6.06% 0.06
🇭🇳 Honduras 1.03 1.98% 0.02
🇮🇳 India 1.0 3.09% 0.03
🇲🇦 Morocco 1.0 1.01% 0.01
🇬🇶 Equatorial Guinea 0.97 15.48% 0.13
🇱🇦 Lao People's Democratic Republic (the) 0.96 35.21% 0.25
🇮🇩 Indonesia 0.94 1.08% 0.01
🇸🇾 Syrian Arab Republic (the) 0.87 -12.12% -0.12
🇵🇭 Philippines (the) 0.8 5.26% 0.04
🇿🇲 Zambia 0.8 -3.61% -0.03
🇧🇴 Bolivia 0.78 4.0% 0.03
🇨🇻 Cabo Verde 0.74 -1.33% -0.01
🇳🇮 Nicaragua 0.71 1.43% 0.01
🇬🇹 Guatemala 0.68 4.62% 0.03
🇿🇼 Zimbabwe 0.66 -4.35% -0.03
🇼🇸 Samoa 0.64 6.67% 0.04
🇲🇿 Mozambique 0.61 1.67% 0.01
🇱🇰 Sri Lanka 0.6 7.14% 0.04
🇰🇵 Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of) 0.53 -24.29% -0.17
🇵🇰 Pakistan 0.53 1.92% 0.01
🇨🇬 Congo (the) 0.52 52.94% 0.18
🇩🇯 Djibouti 0.48 9.09% 0.04
🇵🇬 Papua New Guinea 0.48 0.0% 0.0
🇹🇴 Tonga 0.47 0.0% 0.0
🇸🇹 Sao Tome and Principe 0.4 -2.44% -0.01
🇰🇭 Cambodia 0.38 22.58% 0.07
🇧🇩 Bangladesh 0.37 5.71% 0.02
🇬🇭 Ghana 0.37 -13.95% -0.06
🇱🇸 Lesotho 0.37 -2.63% -0.01
🇨🇲 Cameroon 0.34 3.03% 0.01
🇸🇩 Sudan (the) 0.34 9.68% 0.03
🇦🇴 Angola 0.33 -2.94% -0.01
🇲🇷 Mauritania 0.33 10.0% 0.03
🇨🇮 Cote d'Ivoire 0.31 3.33% 0.01
🇲🇲 Myanmar 0.31 14.81% 0.04
🇸🇳 Senegal 0.29 3.57% 0.01
🇹🇱 Timor-Leste 0.29 -3.33% -0.01
🇻🇺 Vanuatu 0.25 -3.85% -0.01
🇰🇪 Kenya 0.21 10.53% 0.02
🇾🇪 Yemen 0.21 -19.23% -0.05
🇳🇵 Nepal 0.19 0.0% 0.0
🇰🇮 Kiribati 0.17 0.0% 0.0
🇳🇬 Nigeria 0.17 0.0% 0.0
🇹🇬 Togo 0.17 13.33% 0.02
🇦🇫 Afghanistan 0.15 0.0% 0.0
🇸🇧 Solomon Islands 0.15 0.0% 0.0
🇲🇼 Malawi 0.13 0.0% 0.0
🇹🇿 Tanzania, the United Republic of 0.13 8.33% 0.01
🇧🇯 Benin 0.12 9.09% 0.01
🇬🇲 Gambia (the) 0.12 0.0% 0.0
🇲🇱 Mali 0.12 -14.29% -0.02
🇨🇩 Congo (the Democratic Republic of the) 0.11 -15.38% -0.02
🇧🇫 Burkina Faso 0.1 11.11% 0.01
🇪🇷 Eritrea 0.1 0.0% 0.0
🇪🇹 Ethiopia 0.1 11.11% 0.01
🇬🇳 Guinea 0.1 66.67% 0.04
🇭🇹 Haiti 0.09 0.0% 0.0
🇲🇬 Madagascar 0.08 0.0% 0.0
🇺🇬 Uganda 0.08 14.29% 0.01
🇰🇲 Comoros (the) 0.07 0.0% 0.0
🇱🇷 Liberia 0.06 0.0% 0.0
🇳🇪 Niger (the) 0.06 0.0% 0.0
🇷🇼 Rwanda 0.06 20.0% 0.01
🇸🇸 South Sudan 0.05 25.0% 0.01
🇨🇫 Central African Republic (the) 0.04 0.0% 0.0
🇧🇮 Burundi 0.03 0.0% 0.0
🇬🇼 Guinea-Bissau 0.03 50.0% 0.01
🇸🇱 Sierra Leone 0.03 0.0% 0.0
🇹🇩 Chad 0.02 0.0% 0.0
🇸🇴 Somalia 0.02 -33.33% -0.01
🇧🇲 Bermuda 0.0 % 0.0
🇬🇫 French Guiana 0.0 % 0.0
🇬🇮 Gibraltar 0.0 % 0.0
🇬🇵 Guadeloupe 0.0 % 0.0
🇲🇶 Martinique 0.0 % 0.0
🇳🇺 Niue 0.0 % 0.0
🇷🇪 Reunion 0.0 % 0.0
🇸🇭 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 2015

Country MW per capita YoY change YoY absolute change
🗺️ North America 13.11 -0.98% -0.13
🗺️ G7 9.96 -0.5% -0.05
🗺️ OECD 7.96 -0.25% -0.02
🗺️ Oceania 7.09 -5.09% -0.38
🗺️ EU 6.49 1.56% 0.1
🗺️ Europe 6.05 0.5% 0.03
🗺️ Middle East 4.36 2.83% 0.12
🗺️ G20 4.21 -0.24% -0.01
🗺️ World 3.19 0.0% 0.0
🗺️ Latin America and Caribbean 2.5 2.04% 0.05
🗺️ Asia 2.49 0.0% 0.0
🗺️ Africa 0.63 0.0% 0.0

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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