Electricity Demand per Capita by Country in 2017

In 2017, 🇮🇸Iceland was the country with the highest electricity demand per capita in the world, with a total of 54.83 Megawatt per person. Followed by 🇳🇴, with the second highest electicity demand per capita of 25.25 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 2017 was North America with a total of 12.82 MW per person, closely followed by G7 with a electricity demand per capita of 9.84 MW, and OECD with a annual electricity demand per capita of 7.95 Megawatt.

Countries with the Highest Electricity Demand per Capita in 2017

Country MW per capita YoY change YoY absolute change
🇮🇸 Iceland 54.83 1.29% 0.7
🇳🇴 Norway 25.25 0.4% 0.1
🇧🇭 Bahrain 18.89 -0.63% -0.12
🇰🇼 Kuwait 16.58 1.91% 0.31
🇨🇦 Canada 15.94 -0.93% -0.15
🇫🇮 Finland 15.9 -0.06% -0.01
🇶🇦 Qatar 15.84 2.99% 0.46
🇸🇪 Sweden 14.44 -0.28% -0.04
🇦🇪 United Arab Emirates 13.94 2.35% 0.32
🇺🇸 United States of America 12.46 -1.89% -0.24
🇱🇺 Luxembourg 11.87 -2.3% -0.28
🇹🇼 Taiwan 11.28 2.08% 0.23
🇳🇨 New Caledonia 10.76 3.16% 0.33
🇰🇷 South Korea 10.5 0.48% 0.05
🇬🇺 Guam 10.44 1.56% 0.16
🇰🇾 Cayman Islands (the) 10.38 -0.57% -0.06
🇸🇦 Saudi Arabia 10.36 2.78% 0.28
🇦🇺 Australia 10.16 -0.1% -0.01
🇳🇿 New Zealand 9.13 -0.65% -0.06
🇧🇳 Brunei Darussalam 9.09 -3.4% -0.32
🇦🇼 Aruba 8.82 2.8% 0.24
🇸🇬 Singapore 8.62 0.23% 0.02
🇲🇴 Macao 8.49 0.35% 0.03
🇦🇹 Austria 8.41 1.45% 0.12
🇵🇲 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 8.39 0.12% 0.01
🇬🇱 Greenland 8.23 -4.08% -0.35
🇫🇷 France 8.04 -0.5% -0.04
🇧🇪 Belgium 7.99 0.25% 0.02
🇯🇵 Japan 7.97 0.76% 0.06
🇪🇪 Estonia 7.92 2.86% 0.22
🇴🇲 Oman 7.48 2.19% 0.16
🇮🇱 Israel 7.46 -1.06% -0.08
🇸🇮 Slovenia 7.4 2.78% 0.2
🇨🇭 Switzerland 7.36 0.27% 0.02
🇩🇪 Germany 7.18 -0.28% -0.02
🇷🇺 Russian Federation (the) 7.06 0.43% 0.03
🇳🇱 Netherlands 6.92 -0.14% -0.01
🇨🇿 Czechia 6.91 2.37% 0.16
🇫🇴 Faroe Islands (the) 6.37 5.12% 0.31
🇮🇪 Ireland 6.28 0.32% 0.02
🇩🇰 Denmark 6.2 -0.64% -0.04
🇭🇰 Hong Kong 6.18 -0.96% -0.06
🇪🇸 Spain 6.06 1.0% 0.06
🇹🇹 Trinidad and Tobago 5.93 -1.66% -0.1
🇹🇨 Turks and Caicos Islands (the) 5.77 -3.99% -0.24
🇬🇷 Greece 5.74 -2.38% -0.14
🇲🇪 Montenegro 5.69 4.79% 0.26
🇸🇰 Slovakia 5.57 3.15% 0.17
🇫🇰 Falkland Islands (the) [Malvinas] 5.56 -2.46% -0.14
🇮🇹 Italy 5.52 2.41% 0.13
🇧🇬 Bulgaria 5.49 4.17% 0.22
🇰🇿 Kazakhstan 5.39 4.26% 0.22
🇵🇹 Portugal 5.34 2.1% 0.11
🇬🇧 United Kingdom 5.3 -1.67% -0.09
🇲🇹 Malta 5.24 2.54% 0.13
🇻🇮 Virgin Islands (U.S.) 5.2 -21.8% -1.45
🇲🇾 Malaysia 4.99 0.81% 0.04
🇷🇸 Serbia 4.99 1.84% 0.09
🇵🇷 Puerto Rico 4.96 -18.82% -1.15
🇱🇾 Libya 4.95 3.99% 0.19
🇸🇨 Seychelles 4.72 0.85% 0.04
🇸🇷 Suriname 4.71 16.01% 0.65
🇧🇸 Bahamas (the) 4.69 0.43% 0.02
🇭🇺 Hungary 4.67 2.86% 0.13
🇻🇬 Virgin Islands (British) 4.66 -30.76% -2.07
🇨🇳 China 4.64 6.91% 0.3
🇭🇷 Croatia 4.47 3.95% 0.17
🇵🇱 Poland 4.47 2.52% 0.11
🇰🇳 Saint Kitts and Nevis 4.4 0.23% 0.01
🇲🇸 Montserrat 4.26 8.4% 0.33
🇨🇾 Cyprus 4.14 1.47% 0.06
🇱🇹 Lithuania 4.14 4.02% 0.16
🇿🇦 South Africa 4.08 0.0% 0.0
🇨🇱 Chile 4.04 -0.49% -0.02
🇧🇦 Bosnia Herzegovina 3.96 4.21% 0.16
🇱🇻 Latvia 3.82 1.06% 0.04
🇺🇾 Uruguay 3.74 -1.84% -0.07
🇽🇰 Kosovo 3.63 16.35% 0.51
🇦🇬 Antigua and Barbuda 3.62 2.55% 0.09
🇧🇧 Barbados 3.62 0.84% 0.03
🇧🇾 Belarus 3.61 1.4% 0.05
🇹🇷 Turkey 3.6 4.65% 0.16
🇲🇰 North Macedonia 3.59 -1.1% -0.04
🇮🇷 Iran (Islamic Republic of) 3.56 4.4% 0.15
🇦🇸 American Samoa 3.44 2.08% 0.07
🇦🇷 Argentina 3.38 -1.17% -0.04
🇱🇧 Lebanon 3.37 15.02% 0.44
🇺🇦 Ukraine 3.34 -5.92% -0.21
🇻🇪 Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 3.28 -2.67% -0.09
🇬🇪 Georgia 3.21 7.36% 0.22
🇷🇴 Romania 3.1 2.99% 0.09
🇹🇲 Turkmenistan 3.01 -1.63% -0.05
🇧🇷 Brazil 2.96 0.0% 0.0
🇹🇭 Thailand 2.89 3.96% 0.11
🇧🇹 Bhutan 2.7 -7.85% -0.23
🇧🇿 Belize 2.62 24.76% 0.52
🇦🇱 Albania 2.57 -3.38% -0.09
🇳🇷 Nauru 2.57 -1.91% -0.05
🇲🇽 Mexico 2.52 0.8% 0.02
🇵🇦 Panama 2.52 5.44% 0.13
🇵🇾 Paraguay 2.46 3.8% 0.09
🇮🇶 Iraq 2.37 4.87% 0.11
🇨🇰 Cook Islands (the) 2.3 34.5% 0.59
🇰🇬 Kyrgyzstan 2.3 5.02% 0.11
🇲🇺 Mauritius 2.29 2.23% 0.05
🇲🇳 Mongolia 2.28 2.24% 0.05
🇦🇲 Armenia 2.19 4.78% 0.1
🇦🇿 Azerbaijan 2.16 -4.42% -0.1
🇱🇨 Saint Lucia 2.15 2.38% 0.05
🇨🇷 Costa Rica 2.12 -0.47% -0.01
🇻🇳 Viet Nam 2.05 7.89% 0.15
🇵🇫 French Polynesia 2.03 2.53% 0.05
🇳🇦 Namibia 1.94 1.04% 0.02
🇪🇬 Egypt 1.93 1.58% 0.03
🇯🇴 Jordan 1.92 1.59% 0.03
🇲🇩 Moldova 1.92 6.08% 0.11
🇹🇯 Tajikistan 1.86 3.33% 0.06
🇺🇿 Uzbekistan 1.8 4.05% 0.07
🇩🇴 Dominican Republic (the) 1.79 1.13% 0.02
🇬🇩 Grenada 1.74 4.19% 0.07
🇩🇿 Algeria 1.73 4.85% 0.08
🇧🇼 Botswana 1.72 -2.82% -0.05
🇨🇺 Cuba 1.71 0.0% 0.0
🇪🇨 Ecuador 1.66 1.84% 0.03
🇵🇪 Peru 1.66 3.75% 0.06
🇹🇳 Tunisia 1.62 3.18% 0.05
🇨🇴 Colombia 1.6 1.91% 0.03
🇬🇾 Guyana 1.49 2.76% 0.04
🇸🇿 Eswatini 1.47 3.52% 0.05
🇯🇲 Jamaica 1.46 -0.68% -0.01
🇻🇨 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1.33 -6.34% -0.09
🇲🇻 Maldives 1.31 -2.24% -0.03
🇵🇸 Palestine, State of 1.3 0.0% 0.0
🇬🇦 Gabon 1.24 0.0% 0.0
🇩🇲 Dominica 1.14 -27.39% -0.43
🇫🇯 Fiji 1.14 8.57% 0.09
🇸🇻 El Salvador 1.13 0.89% 0.01
🇮🇳 India 1.09 3.81% 0.04
🇲🇦 Morocco 1.05 2.94% 0.03
🇭🇳 Honduras 1.04 0.0% 0.0
🇮🇩 Indonesia 1.01 2.02% 0.02
🇬🇶 Equatorial Guinea 0.92 -8.0% -0.08
🇸🇾 Syrian Arab Republic (the) 0.89 -1.11% -0.01
🇵🇭 Philippines (the) 0.88 1.15% 0.01
🇱🇦 Lao People's Democratic Republic (the) 0.86 -4.44% -0.04
🇿🇲 Zambia 0.82 5.13% 0.04
🇨🇻 Cabo Verde 0.81 5.19% 0.04
🇧🇴 Bolivia 0.8 1.27% 0.01
🇳🇮 Nicaragua 0.73 0.0% 0.0
🇬🇹 Guatemala 0.71 1.43% 0.01
🇱🇰 Sri Lanka 0.68 6.25% 0.04
🇼🇸 Samoa 0.67 -1.47% -0.01
🇿🇼 Zimbabwe 0.65 8.33% 0.05
🇵🇰 Pakistan 0.61 5.17% 0.03
🇰🇵 Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of) 0.57 -12.31% -0.08
🇹🇴 Tonga 0.57 21.28% 0.1
🇩🇯 Djibouti 0.55 5.77% 0.03
🇨🇬 Congo (the) 0.54 -1.82% -0.01
🇲🇿 Mozambique 0.53 -3.64% -0.02
🇰🇭 Cambodia 0.52 15.56% 0.07
🇵🇬 Papua New Guinea 0.47 -2.08% -0.01
🇧🇩 Bangladesh 0.46 6.98% 0.03
🇬🇭 Ghana 0.43 4.88% 0.02
🇱🇸 Lesotho 0.43 2.38% 0.01
🇸🇹 Sao Tome and Principe 0.43 -2.27% -0.01
🇲🇷 Mauritania 0.41 17.14% 0.06
🇲🇲 Myanmar 0.37 27.59% 0.08
🇸🇩 Sudan (the) 0.37 2.78% 0.01
🇦🇴 Angola 0.35 0.0% 0.0
🇹🇱 Timor-Leste 0.35 2.94% 0.01
🇨🇮 Cote d'Ivoire 0.33 3.13% 0.01
🇨🇲 Cameroon 0.32 10.34% 0.03
🇸🇳 Senegal 0.32 3.23% 0.01
🇳🇵 Nepal 0.26 13.04% 0.03
🇰🇮 Kiribati 0.25 0.0% 0.0
🇰🇪 Kenya 0.22 10.0% 0.02
🇻🇺 Vanuatu 0.21 -16.0% -0.04
🇹🇬 Togo 0.18 50.0% 0.06
🇦🇫 Afghanistan 0.17 6.25% 0.01
🇳🇬 Nigeria 0.17 0.0% 0.0
🇸🇧 Solomon Islands 0.16 0.0% 0.0
🇬🇳 Guinea 0.15 7.14% 0.01
🇲🇱 Mali 0.15 15.38% 0.02
🇬🇲 Gambia (the) 0.13 0.0% 0.0
🇹🇿 Tanzania, the United Republic of 0.13 0.0% 0.0
🇾🇪 Yemen 0.13 -13.33% -0.02
🇧🇯 Benin 0.12 0.0% 0.0
🇧🇫 Burkina Faso 0.12 9.09% 0.01
🇰🇲 Comoros (the) 0.12 71.43% 0.05
🇨🇩 Congo (the Democratic Republic of the) 0.12 9.09% 0.01
🇪🇷 Eritrea 0.12 20.0% 0.02
🇲🇼 Malawi 0.12 -7.69% -0.01
🇪🇹 Ethiopia 0.11 0.0% 0.0
🇭🇹 Haiti 0.09 -10.0% -0.01
🇺🇬 Uganda 0.09 0.0% 0.0
🇱🇷 Liberia 0.08 0.0% 0.0
🇲🇬 Madagascar 0.08 0.0% 0.0
🇷🇼 Rwanda 0.07 16.67% 0.01
🇳🇪 Niger (the) 0.06 0.0% 0.0
🇸🇸 South Sudan 0.05 25.0% 0.01
🇧🇮 Burundi 0.04 33.33% 0.01
🇬🇼 Guinea-Bissau 0.04 0.0% 0.0
🇨🇫 Central African Republic (the) 0.03 -25.0% -0.01
🇸🇱 Sierra Leone 0.03 0.0% 0.0
🇹🇩 Chad 0.02 0.0% 0.0
🇸🇴 Somalia 0.02 0.0% 0.0
🇧🇲 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 2017

Country MW per capita YoY change YoY absolute change
🗺️ North America 12.82 -1.54% -0.2
🗺️ G7 9.84 -0.81% -0.08
🗺️ OECD 7.95 -0.25% -0.02
🗺️ Oceania 7.33 -0.27% -0.02
🗺️ EU 6.59 0.92% 0.06
🗺️ Europe 6.14 0.49% 0.03
🗺️ Middle East 4.53 3.42% 0.15
🗺️ G20 4.38 2.34% 0.1
🗺️ World 3.29 1.86% 0.06
🗺️ Asia 2.71 5.04% 0.13
🗺️ Latin America and Caribbean 2.48 -0.4% -0.01
🗺️ 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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