Electricity Demand per Capita by Country in 2018

In 2018, 🇮🇸Iceland was the country with the highest electricity demand per capita in the world, with a total of 55.05 Megawatt per person. Followed by 🇳🇴, with the second highest electicity demand per capita of 25.54 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 2018 was North America with a total of 13.1 MW per person, closely followed by G7 with a electricity demand per capita of 9.98 MW, and OECD with a annual electricity demand per capita of 8.04 Megawatt.

Countries with the Highest Electricity Demand per Capita in 2018

Country MW per capita YoY change YoY absolute change
🇮🇸 Iceland 55.05 0.4% 0.22
🇳🇴 Norway 25.54 1.15% 0.29
🇧🇭 Bahrain 18.81 -0.42% -0.08
🇶🇦 Qatar 16.33 3.09% 0.49
🇫🇮 Finland 16.3 2.52% 0.4
🇰🇼 Kuwait 16.13 -2.71% -0.45
🇨🇦 Canada 15.87 -0.44% -0.07
🇸🇪 Sweden 14.38 -0.42% -0.06
🇦🇪 United Arab Emirates 13.99 0.36% 0.05
🇺🇸 United States of America 12.78 2.57% 0.32
🇱🇺 Luxembourg 11.71 -1.35% -0.16
🇹🇼 Taiwan 11.47 1.68% 0.19
🇰🇷 South Korea 10.88 3.62% 0.38
🇳🇨 New Caledonia 10.53 -2.14% -0.23
🇬🇺 Guam 10.26 -1.72% -0.18
🇦🇺 Australia 10.02 -1.38% -0.14
🇰🇾 Cayman Islands (the) 10.02 -3.47% -0.36
🇸🇦 Saudi Arabia 9.56 -7.72% -0.8
🇧🇳 Brunei Darussalam 9.3 2.31% 0.21
🇬🇱 Greenland 9.12 10.81% 0.89
🇳🇿 New Zealand 8.98 -1.64% -0.15
🇸🇬 Singapore 8.69 0.81% 0.07
🇦🇼 Aruba 8.59 -2.61% -0.23
🇲🇴 Macao 8.56 0.82% 0.07
🇵🇲 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 8.41 0.24% 0.02
🇦🇹 Austria 8.37 -0.48% -0.04
🇯🇵 Japan 8.02 0.63% 0.05
🇫🇷 France 7.98 -0.75% -0.06
🇧🇪 Belgium 7.94 -0.63% -0.05
🇪🇪 Estonia 7.92 0.0% 0.0
🇴🇲 Oman 7.71 3.07% 0.23
🇮🇱 Israel 7.45 -0.13% -0.01
🇸🇮 Slovenia 7.42 0.27% 0.02
🇨🇭 Switzerland 7.13 -3.13% -0.23
🇷🇺 Russian Federation (the) 7.11 0.71% 0.05
🇩🇪 Germany 7.05 -1.81% -0.13
🇳🇱 Netherlands 7.04 1.73% 0.12
🇨🇿 Czechia 6.93 0.29% 0.02
🇫🇴 Faroe Islands (the) 6.67 4.71% 0.3
🇮🇪 Ireland 6.39 1.75% 0.11
🇭🇰 Hong Kong 6.21 0.49% 0.03
🇩🇰 Denmark 6.17 -0.48% -0.03
🇪🇸 Spain 6.05 -0.17% -0.01
🇻🇮 Virgin Islands (U.S.) 6.02 15.77% 0.82
🇹🇨 Turks and Caicos Islands (the) 5.79 0.35% 0.02
🇹🇹 Trinidad and Tobago 5.77 -2.7% -0.16
🇲🇪 Montenegro 5.7 0.18% 0.01
🇬🇷 Greece 5.6 -2.44% -0.14
🇰🇿 Kazakhstan 5.6 3.9% 0.21
🇸🇰 Slovakia 5.55 -0.36% -0.02
🇮🇹 Italy 5.53 0.18% 0.01
🇫🇰 Falkland Islands (the) [Malvinas] 5.47 -1.62% -0.09
🇧🇬 Bulgaria 5.44 -0.91% -0.05
🇵🇹 Portugal 5.42 1.5% 0.08
🇧🇸 Bahamas (the) 5.33 13.65% 0.64
🇲🇹 Malta 5.27 0.57% 0.03
🇬🇧 United Kingdom 5.26 -0.75% -0.04
🇲🇾 Malaysia 5.22 4.61% 0.23
🇵🇷 Puerto Rico 5.12 3.23% 0.16
🇱🇾 Libya 5.03 1.62% 0.08
🇨🇳 China 5.01 7.97% 0.37
🇷🇸 Serbia 4.95 -0.8% -0.04
🇸🇨 Seychelles 4.75 0.64% 0.03
🇭🇺 Hungary 4.73 1.28% 0.06
🇻🇬 Virgin Islands (British) 4.62 -0.86% -0.04
🇰🇳 Saint Kitts and Nevis 4.61 4.77% 0.21
🇲🇸 Montserrat 4.59 7.75% 0.33
🇭🇷 Croatia 4.55 1.79% 0.08
🇵🇱 Poland 4.55 1.79% 0.08
🇸🇷 Suriname 4.55 -3.4% -0.16
🇱🇹 Lithuania 4.3 3.86% 0.16
🇨🇾 Cyprus 4.15 0.24% 0.01
🇨🇱 Chile 4.1 1.49% 0.06
🇿🇦 South Africa 4.05 -0.74% -0.03
🇧🇦 Bosnia Herzegovina 4.01 1.26% 0.05
🇱🇻 Latvia 3.94 3.14% 0.12
🇺🇾 Uruguay 3.89 4.01% 0.15
🇧🇾 Belarus 3.68 1.94% 0.07
🇹🇷 Turkey 3.66 1.67% 0.06
🇮🇷 Iran (Islamic Republic of) 3.61 1.4% 0.05
🇦🇬 Antigua and Barbuda 3.6 -0.55% -0.02
🇧🇧 Barbados 3.58 -1.1% -0.04
🇲🇰 North Macedonia 3.56 -0.84% -0.03
🇽🇰 Kosovo 3.54 -2.48% -0.09
🇺🇦 Ukraine 3.42 2.4% 0.08
🇬🇪 Georgia 3.4 5.92% 0.19
🇱🇧 Lebanon 3.37 0.0% 0.0
🇦🇷 Argentina 3.36 -0.59% -0.02
🇦🇸 American Samoa 3.3 -4.07% -0.14
🇻🇪 Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 3.23 -1.52% -0.05
🇧🇹 Bhutan 3.2 18.52% 0.5
🇷🇴 Romania 3.16 1.94% 0.06
🇧🇷 Brazil 2.99 1.01% 0.03
🇹🇲 Turkmenistan 2.97 -1.33% -0.04
🇹🇭 Thailand 2.92 1.04% 0.03
🇨🇰 Cook Islands (the) 2.9 26.09% 0.6
🇲🇽 Mexico 2.69 6.75% 0.17
🇧🇿 Belize 2.64 0.76% 0.02
🇦🇱 Albania 2.63 2.33% 0.06
🇮🇶 Iraq 2.58 8.86% 0.21
🇵🇾 Paraguay 2.57 4.47% 0.11
🇳🇷 Nauru 2.52 -1.95% -0.05
🇵🇦 Panama 2.48 -1.59% -0.04
🇲🇳 Mongolia 2.46 7.89% 0.18
🇰🇬 Kyrgyzstan 2.34 1.74% 0.04
🇲🇺 Mauritius 2.29 0.0% 0.0
🇦🇿 Azerbaijan 2.22 2.78% 0.06
🇻🇳 Viet Nam 2.22 8.29% 0.17
🇨🇷 Costa Rica 2.12 0.0% 0.0
🇦🇲 Armenia 2.1 -4.11% -0.09
🇱🇨 Saint Lucia 2.08 -3.26% -0.07
🇲🇩 Moldova 2.02 5.21% 0.1
🇳🇦 Namibia 1.97 1.55% 0.03
🇵🇫 French Polynesia 1.95 -3.94% -0.08
🇪🇬 Egypt 1.92 -0.52% -0.01
🇹🇯 Tajikistan 1.87 0.54% 0.01
🇯🇴 Jordan 1.85 -3.65% -0.07
🇩🇴 Dominican Republic (the) 1.82 1.68% 0.03
🇺🇿 Uzbekistan 1.82 1.11% 0.02
🇨🇺 Cuba 1.73 1.17% 0.02
🇩🇿 Algeria 1.72 -0.58% -0.01
🇬🇩 Grenada 1.72 -1.15% -0.02
🇧🇼 Botswana 1.7 -1.16% -0.02
🇪🇨 Ecuador 1.7 2.41% 0.04
🇵🇪 Peru 1.7 2.41% 0.04
🇹🇳 Tunisia 1.63 0.62% 0.01
🇨🇴 Colombia 1.61 0.63% 0.01
🇬🇾 Guyana 1.48 -0.67% -0.01
🇯🇲 Jamaica 1.48 1.37% 0.02
🇸🇿 Eswatini 1.46 -0.68% -0.01
🇻🇨 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1.33 0.0% 0.0
🇵🇸 Palestine, State of 1.32 1.54% 0.02
🇲🇻 Maldives 1.31 0.0% 0.0
🇬🇦 Gabon 1.22 -1.61% -0.02
🇫🇯 Fiji 1.19 4.39% 0.05
🇮🇳 India 1.15 5.5% 0.06
🇸🇻 El Salvador 1.13 0.0% 0.0
🇮🇩 Indonesia 1.07 5.94% 0.06
🇭🇳 Honduras 1.05 0.96% 0.01
🇲🇦 Morocco 1.05 0.0% 0.0
🇱🇦 Lao People's Democratic Republic (the) 0.95 10.47% 0.09
🇵🇭 Philippines (the) 0.92 4.55% 0.04
🇬🇶 Equatorial Guinea 0.9 -2.17% -0.02
🇸🇾 Syrian Arab Republic (the) 0.86 -3.37% -0.03
🇩🇲 Dominica 0.85 -25.44% -0.29
🇿🇲 Zambia 0.84 2.44% 0.02
🇧🇴 Bolivia 0.81 1.25% 0.01
🇨🇻 Cabo Verde 0.81 0.0% 0.0
🇬🇹 Guatemala 0.74 4.23% 0.03
🇳🇮 Nicaragua 0.72 -1.37% -0.01
🇼🇸 Samoa 0.72 7.46% 0.05
🇱🇰 Sri Lanka 0.69 1.47% 0.01
🇿🇼 Zimbabwe 0.68 4.62% 0.03
🇹🇴 Tonga 0.67 17.54% 0.1
🇵🇰 Pakistan 0.64 4.92% 0.03
🇰🇭 Cambodia 0.6 15.38% 0.08
🇰🇵 Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of) 0.59 3.51% 0.02
🇨🇬 Congo (the) 0.55 1.85% 0.01
🇩🇯 Djibouti 0.55 0.0% 0.0
🇲🇿 Mozambique 0.52 -1.89% -0.01
🇧🇩 Bangladesh 0.48 4.35% 0.02
🇵🇬 Papua New Guinea 0.47 0.0% 0.0
🇬🇭 Ghana 0.45 4.65% 0.02
🇲🇷 Mauritania 0.44 7.32% 0.03
🇱🇸 Lesotho 0.43 0.0% 0.0
🇸🇹 Sao Tome and Principe 0.43 0.0% 0.0
🇦🇴 Angola 0.41 17.14% 0.06
🇲🇲 Myanmar 0.4 8.11% 0.03
🇸🇩 Sudan (the) 0.38 2.7% 0.01
🇹🇱 Timor-Leste 0.36 2.86% 0.01
🇨🇲 Cameroon 0.33 3.13% 0.01
🇨🇮 Cote d'Ivoire 0.33 0.0% 0.0
🇸🇳 Senegal 0.32 0.0% 0.0
🇳🇵 Nepal 0.27 3.85% 0.01
🇰🇮 Kiribati 0.25 0.0% 0.0
🇻🇺 Vanuatu 0.24 14.29% 0.03
🇰🇪 Kenya 0.23 4.55% 0.01
🇦🇫 Afghanistan 0.17 0.0% 0.0
🇲🇱 Mali 0.16 6.67% 0.01
🇳🇬 Nigeria 0.16 -5.88% -0.01
🇹🇬 Togo 0.16 -11.11% -0.02
🇸🇧 Solomon Islands 0.15 -6.25% -0.01
🇪🇷 Eritrea 0.13 8.33% 0.01
🇬🇲 Gambia (the) 0.13 0.0% 0.0
🇹🇿 Tanzania, the United Republic of 0.13 0.0% 0.0
🇧🇯 Benin 0.12 0.0% 0.0
🇧🇫 Burkina Faso 0.12 0.0% 0.0
🇰🇲 Comoros (the) 0.12 0.0% 0.0
🇨🇩 Congo (the Democratic Republic of the) 0.12 0.0% 0.0
🇪🇹 Ethiopia 0.12 9.09% 0.01
🇬🇳 Guinea 0.12 -20.0% -0.03
🇾🇪 Yemen 0.11 -15.38% -0.02
🇺🇬 Uganda 0.1 11.11% 0.01
🇭🇹 Haiti 0.09 0.0% 0.0
🇲🇬 Madagascar 0.09 12.5% 0.01
🇲🇼 Malawi 0.09 -25.0% -0.03
🇷🇼 Rwanda 0.08 14.29% 0.01
🇱🇷 Liberia 0.07 -12.5% -0.01
🇳🇪 Niger (the) 0.07 16.67% 0.01
🇸🇸 South Sudan 0.05 0.0% 0.0
🇬🇼 Guinea-Bissau 0.04 0.0% 0.0
🇧🇮 Burundi 0.03 -25.0% -0.01
🇨🇫 Central African Republic (the) 0.03 0.0% 0.0
🇸🇱 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 2018

Country MW per capita YoY change YoY absolute change
🗺️ North America 13.1 2.18% 0.28
🗺️ G7 9.98 1.42% 0.14
🗺️ OECD 8.04 1.13% 0.09
🗺️ Oceania 7.22 -1.5% -0.11
🗺️ EU 6.55 -0.61% -0.04
🗺️ Europe 6.15 0.16% 0.01
🗺️ G20 4.52 3.2% 0.14
🗺️ Middle East 4.43 -2.21% -0.1
🗺️ World 3.39 3.04% 0.1
🗺️ Asia 2.87 5.9% 0.16
🗺️ Latin America and Caribbean 2.53 2.02% 0.05
🗺️ 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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