Electricity Demand per Capita by Country in 2019

In 2019, 🇮🇸Iceland was the country with the highest electricity demand per capita in the world, with a total of 53.0 Megawatt per person. Followed by 🇳🇴, with the second highest electicity demand per capita of 25.08 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 2019 was North America with a total of 12.87 MW per person, closely followed by G7 with a electricity demand per capita of 9.79 MW, and OECD with a annual electricity demand per capita of 7.9 Megawatt.

Countries with the Highest Electricity Demand per Capita in 2019

Country MW per capita YoY change YoY absolute change
🇮🇸 Iceland 53.0 -3.72% -2.05
🇳🇴 Norway 25.08 -1.8% -0.46
🇧🇭 Bahrain 21.18 12.6% 2.37
🇶🇦 Qatar 16.75 2.57% 0.42
🇫🇮 Finland 16.01 -1.78% -0.29
🇰🇼 Kuwait 15.88 -1.55% -0.25
🇨🇦 Canada 15.48 -2.46% -0.39
🇦🇪 United Arab Emirates 14.07 0.57% 0.08
🇸🇪 Sweden 13.86 -3.62% -0.52
🇺🇸 United States of America 12.56 -1.72% -0.22
🇹🇼 Taiwan 11.4 -0.61% -0.07
🇱🇺 Luxembourg 11.21 -4.27% -0.5
🇳🇨 New Caledonia 11.0 4.46% 0.47
🇰🇷 South Korea 10.7 -1.65% -0.18
🇧🇳 Brunei Darussalam 10.59 13.87% 1.29
🇰🇾 Cayman Islands (the) 10.59 5.69% 0.57
🇬🇺 Guam 10.5 2.34% 0.24
🇦🇺 Australia 9.85 -1.7% -0.17
🇸🇦 Saudi Arabia 9.37 -1.99% -0.19
🇬🇱 Greenland 8.94 -1.97% -0.18
🇳🇿 New Zealand 8.84 -1.56% -0.14
🇸🇬 Singapore 8.82 1.5% 0.13
🇲🇴 Macao 8.76 2.34% 0.2
🇦🇼 Aruba 8.64 0.58% 0.05
🇵🇲 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 8.44 0.36% 0.03
🇦🇹 Austria 8.33 -0.48% -0.04
🇫🇷 France 7.89 -1.13% -0.09
🇯🇵 Japan 7.89 -1.62% -0.13
🇧🇪 Belgium 7.86 -1.01% -0.08
🇴🇲 Oman 7.83 1.56% 0.12
🇮🇱 Israel 7.6 2.01% 0.15
🇸🇮 Slovenia 7.37 -0.67% -0.05
🇪🇪 Estonia 7.36 -7.07% -0.56
🇷🇺 Russian Federation (the) 7.17 0.84% 0.06
🇫🇴 Faroe Islands (the) 7.16 7.35% 0.49
🇨🇭 Switzerland 7.03 -1.4% -0.1
🇳🇱 Netherlands 7.01 -0.43% -0.03
🇨🇿 Czechia 6.9 -0.43% -0.03
🇩🇪 Germany 6.82 -3.26% -0.23
🇮🇪 Ireland 6.41 0.31% 0.02
🇭🇰 Hong Kong 6.29 1.29% 0.08
🇻🇮 Virgin Islands (U.S.) 6.15 2.16% 0.13
🇩🇰 Denmark 6.09 -1.3% -0.08
🇪🇸 Spain 5.89 -2.64% -0.16
🇲🇪 Montenegro 5.84 2.46% 0.14
🇹🇹 Trinidad and Tobago 5.68 -1.56% -0.09
🇹🇨 Turks and Caicos Islands (the) 5.57 -3.8% -0.22
🇬🇷 Greece 5.53 -1.25% -0.07
🇮🇹 Italy 5.52 -0.18% -0.01
🇰🇿 Kazakhstan 5.51 -1.61% -0.09
🇸🇰 Slovakia 5.48 -1.26% -0.07
🇧🇬 Bulgaria 5.39 -0.92% -0.05
🇫🇰 Falkland Islands (the) [Malvinas] 5.39 -1.46% -0.08
🇲🇾 Malaysia 5.39 3.26% 0.17
🇲🇹 Malta 5.38 2.09% 0.11
🇵🇹 Portugal 5.36 -1.11% -0.06
🇵🇷 Puerto Rico 5.25 2.54% 0.13
🇨🇳 China 5.24 4.59% 0.23
🇧🇸 Bahamas (the) 5.19 -2.63% -0.14
🇬🇧 United Kingdom 5.13 -2.47% -0.13
🇸🇨 Seychelles 5.08 6.95% 0.33
🇷🇸 Serbia 4.99 0.81% 0.04
🇱🇾 Libya 4.94 -1.79% -0.09
🇭🇺 Hungary 4.79 1.27% 0.06
🇰🇳 Saint Kitts and Nevis 4.61 0.0% 0.0
🇸🇷 Suriname 4.61 1.32% 0.06
🇻🇬 Virgin Islands (British) 4.57 -1.08% -0.05
🇭🇷 Croatia 4.55 0.0% 0.0
🇵🇱 Poland 4.51 -0.88% -0.04
🇲🇸 Montserrat 4.44 -3.27% -0.15
🇱🇹 Lithuania 4.38 1.86% 0.08
🇨🇾 Cyprus 4.19 0.96% 0.04
🇨🇱 Chile 4.07 -0.73% -0.03
🇱🇻 Latvia 3.95 0.25% 0.01
🇿🇦 South Africa 3.95 -2.47% -0.1
🇧🇦 Bosnia Herzegovina 3.85 -3.99% -0.16
🇺🇾 Uruguay 3.8 -2.31% -0.09
🇧🇹 Bhutan 3.78 18.13% 0.58
🇽🇰 Kosovo 3.78 6.78% 0.24
🇦🇬 Antigua and Barbuda 3.69 2.5% 0.09
🇧🇾 Belarus 3.65 -0.82% -0.03
🇧🇧 Barbados 3.64 1.68% 0.06
🇮🇷 Iran (Islamic Republic of) 3.64 0.83% 0.03
🇲🇰 North Macedonia 3.64 2.25% 0.08
🇹🇷 Turkey 3.62 -1.09% -0.04
🇱🇧 Lebanon 3.54 5.04% 0.17
🇬🇪 Georgia 3.44 1.18% 0.04
🇦🇸 American Samoa 3.38 2.42% 0.08
🇺🇦 Ukraine 3.36 -1.75% -0.06
🇦🇷 Argentina 3.22 -4.17% -0.14
🇧🇿 Belize 3.21 21.59% 0.57
🇷🇴 Romania 3.11 -1.58% -0.05
🇧🇷 Brazil 3.04 1.67% 0.05
🇹🇭 Thailand 2.99 2.4% 0.07
🇮🇶 Iraq 2.97 15.12% 0.39
🇹🇲 Turkmenistan 2.92 -1.68% -0.05
🇻🇪 Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 2.84 -12.07% -0.39
🇵🇾 Paraguay 2.65 3.11% 0.08
🇦🇱 Albania 2.64 0.38% 0.01
🇲🇽 Mexico 2.55 -5.2% -0.14
🇲🇳 Mongolia 2.55 3.66% 0.09
🇳🇷 Nauru 2.47 -1.98% -0.05
🇻🇳 Viet Nam 2.39 7.66% 0.17
🇲🇺 Mauritius 2.38 3.93% 0.09
🇵🇦 Panama 2.37 -4.44% -0.11
🇰🇬 Kyrgyzstan 2.35 0.43% 0.01
🇨🇰 Cook Islands (the) 2.34 -19.31% -0.56
🇦🇿 Azerbaijan 2.27 2.25% 0.05
🇵🇫 French Polynesia 2.27 16.41% 0.32
🇦🇲 Armenia 2.25 7.14% 0.15
🇨🇷 Costa Rica 2.18 2.83% 0.06
🇲🇩 Moldova 2.04 0.99% 0.02
🇱🇨 Saint Lucia 1.96 -5.77% -0.12
🇧🇼 Botswana 1.92 12.94% 0.22
🇳🇦 Namibia 1.91 -3.05% -0.06
🇹🇯 Tajikistan 1.9 1.6% 0.03
🇺🇿 Uzbekistan 1.86 2.2% 0.04
🇪🇬 Egypt 1.84 -4.17% -0.08
🇯🇴 Jordan 1.83 -1.08% -0.02
🇩🇿 Algeria 1.79 4.07% 0.07
🇩🇴 Dominican Republic (the) 1.77 -2.75% -0.05
🇪🇨 Ecuador 1.76 3.53% 0.06
🇨🇺 Cuba 1.73 0.0% 0.0
🇵🇪 Peru 1.73 1.76% 0.03
🇬🇩 Grenada 1.71 -0.58% -0.01
🇹🇳 Tunisia 1.69 3.68% 0.06
🇨🇴 Colombia 1.59 -1.24% -0.02
🇬🇾 Guyana 1.53 3.38% 0.05
🇯🇲 Jamaica 1.51 2.03% 0.03
🇸🇿 Eswatini 1.5 2.74% 0.04
🇵🇸 Palestine, State of 1.43 8.33% 0.11
🇻🇨 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1.33 0.0% 0.0
🇲🇻 Maldives 1.27 -3.05% -0.04
🇩🇲 Dominica 1.26 48.24% 0.41
🇬🇦 Gabon 1.24 1.64% 0.02
🇫🇯 Fiji 1.23 3.36% 0.04
🇮🇳 India 1.17 1.74% 0.02
🇸🇻 El Salvador 1.16 2.65% 0.03
🇮🇩 Indonesia 1.1 2.8% 0.03
🇭🇳 Honduras 1.09 3.81% 0.04
🇱🇦 Lao People's Democratic Republic (the) 1.08 13.68% 0.13
🇲🇦 Morocco 1.08 2.86% 0.03
🇵🇭 Philippines (the) 0.96 4.35% 0.04
🇬🇶 Equatorial Guinea 0.9 0.0% 0.0
🇧🇴 Bolivia 0.85 4.94% 0.04
🇸🇾 Syrian Arab Republic (the) 0.81 -5.81% -0.05
🇨🇻 Cabo Verde 0.8 -1.23% -0.01
🇿🇲 Zambia 0.76 -9.52% -0.08
🇬🇹 Guatemala 0.75 1.35% 0.01
🇳🇮 Nicaragua 0.74 2.78% 0.02
🇱🇰 Sri Lanka 0.73 5.8% 0.04
🇰🇭 Cambodia 0.71 18.33% 0.11
🇼🇸 Samoa 0.71 -1.39% -0.01
🇹🇴 Tonga 0.67 0.0% 0.0
🇨🇬 Congo (the) 0.65 18.18% 0.1
🇵🇰 Pakistan 0.61 -4.69% -0.03
🇿🇼 Zimbabwe 0.61 -10.29% -0.07
🇩🇯 Djibouti 0.55 0.0% 0.0
🇲🇿 Mozambique 0.54 3.85% 0.02
🇧🇩 Bangladesh 0.52 8.33% 0.04
🇰🇵 Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of) 0.52 -11.86% -0.07
🇬🇭 Ghana 0.49 8.89% 0.04
🇦🇴 Angola 0.48 17.07% 0.07
🇱🇸 Lesotho 0.47 9.3% 0.04
🇵🇬 Papua New Guinea 0.47 0.0% 0.0
🇲🇷 Mauritania 0.46 4.55% 0.02
🇲🇲 Myanmar 0.42 5.0% 0.02
🇸🇹 Sao Tome and Principe 0.42 -2.33% -0.01
🇹🇱 Timor-Leste 0.41 13.89% 0.05
🇸🇩 Sudan (the) 0.38 0.0% 0.0
🇨🇮 Cote d'Ivoire 0.34 3.03% 0.01
🇸🇳 Senegal 0.34 6.25% 0.02
🇨🇲 Cameroon 0.33 0.0% 0.0
🇳🇵 Nepal 0.27 0.0% 0.0
🇰🇮 Kiribati 0.24 -4.0% -0.01
🇰🇪 Kenya 0.23 0.0% 0.0
🇻🇺 Vanuatu 0.23 -4.17% -0.01
🇹🇬 Togo 0.2 25.0% 0.04
🇦🇫 Afghanistan 0.16 -5.88% -0.01
🇬🇳 Guinea 0.16 33.33% 0.04
🇳🇬 Nigeria 0.16 0.0% 0.0
🇸🇧 Solomon Islands 0.15 0.0% 0.0
🇲🇱 Mali 0.14 -12.5% -0.02
🇧🇫 Burkina Faso 0.13 8.33% 0.01
🇰🇲 Comoros (the) 0.13 8.33% 0.01
🇨🇩 Congo (the Democratic Republic of the) 0.13 8.33% 0.01
🇪🇷 Eritrea 0.13 0.0% 0.0
🇹🇿 Tanzania, the United Republic of 0.13 0.0% 0.0
🇪🇹 Ethiopia 0.12 0.0% 0.0
🇬🇲 Gambia (the) 0.12 -7.69% -0.01
🇧🇯 Benin 0.11 -8.33% -0.01
🇾🇪 Yemen 0.11 0.0% 0.0
🇭🇹 Haiti 0.09 0.0% 0.0
🇲🇼 Malawi 0.09 0.0% 0.0
🇺🇬 Uganda 0.09 -10.0% -0.01
🇷🇼 Rwanda 0.08 0.0% 0.0
🇲🇬 Madagascar 0.07 -22.22% -0.02
🇳🇪 Niger (the) 0.07 0.0% 0.0
🇱🇷 Liberia 0.06 -14.29% -0.01
🇸🇸 South Sudan 0.05 0.0% 0.0
🇧🇮 Burundi 0.04 33.33% 0.01
🇬🇼 Guinea-Bissau 0.04 0.0% 0.0
🇨🇫 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 2019

Country MW per capita YoY change YoY absolute change
🗺️ North America 12.87 -1.76% -0.23
🗺️ G7 9.79 -1.9% -0.19
🗺️ OECD 7.9 -1.74% -0.14
🗺️ Oceania 7.1 -1.66% -0.12
🗺️ EU 6.46 -1.37% -0.09
🗺️ Europe 6.09 -0.98% -0.06
🗺️ G20 4.56 0.88% 0.04
🗺️ Middle East 4.44 0.23% 0.01
🗺️ World 3.4 0.29% 0.01
🗺️ Asia 2.94 2.44% 0.07
🗺️ Latin America and Caribbean 2.49 -1.58% -0.04
🗺️ Africa 0.62 -1.59% -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.

Data Sources

The United Nations - Department of Economic and Social Affairs (Population Division)

UN Revision of World Population Prospects 2022

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