Electricity Demand per Capita by Country in 2021

In 2021, 🇮🇸Iceland was the country with the highest electricity demand per capita in the world, with a total of 52.01 Megawatt per person. Followed by 🇳🇴, with the second highest electicity demand per capita of 24.72 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 2021 was North America with a total of 12.74 MW per person, closely followed by G7 with a electricity demand per capita of 9.64 MW, and OECD with a annual electricity demand per capita of 7.88 Megawatt.

Countries with the Highest Electricity Demand per Capita in 2021

Country MW per capita YoY change YoY absolute change
🇮🇸 Iceland 52.01 1.54% 0.79
🇳🇴 Norway 24.72 0.12% 0.03
🇧🇭 Bahrain 21.84 7.32% 1.49
🇶🇦 Qatar 17.67 9.21% 1.49
🇰🇼 Kuwait 16.76 9.19% 1.41
🇫🇮 Finland 16.13 6.4% 0.97
🇨🇦 Canada 15.41 3.08% 0.46
🇦🇪 United Arab Emirates 14.48 6.31% 0.86
🇸🇪 Sweden 13.97 4.33% 0.58
🇺🇸 United States of America 12.44 2.13% 0.26
🇹🇼 Taiwan 12.06 3.79% 0.44
🇳🇨 New Caledonia 11.68 6.18% 0.68
🇰🇷 South Korea 11.36 6.77% 0.72
🇱🇺 Luxembourg 10.87 2.55% 0.27
🇰🇾 Cayman Islands (the) 10.71 4.49% 0.46
🇬🇱 Greenland 10.67 1.33% 0.14
🇬🇺 Guam 10.67 6.17% 0.62
🇧🇳 Brunei Darussalam 10.53 5.72% 0.57
🇸🇦 Saudi Arabia 9.91 5.65% 0.53
🇦🇺 Australia 9.53 -2.46% -0.24
🇸🇬 Singapore 9.0 4.53% 0.39
🇦🇼 Aruba 8.73 5.69% 0.47
🇵🇲 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 8.5 0.35% 0.03
🇳🇿 New Zealand 8.46 -0.82% -0.07
🇲🇴 Macao 8.42 5.25% 0.42
🇦🇹 Austria 8.35 4.24% 0.34
🇴🇲 Oman 8.09 7.01% 0.53
🇫🇴 Faroe Islands (the) 7.94 1.53% 0.12
🇧🇪 Belgium 7.85 3.7% 0.28
🇫🇷 France 7.83 4.68% 0.35
🇯🇵 Japan 7.69 -0.13% -0.01
🇷🇺 Russian Federation (the) 7.53 5.76% 0.41
🇮🇱 Israel 7.48 0.27% 0.02
🇪🇪 Estonia 7.39 1.09% 0.08
🇨🇭 Switzerland 7.29 1.82% 0.13
🇸🇮 Slovenia 7.23 2.84% 0.2
🇻🇮 Virgin Islands (U.S.) 6.99 9.73% 0.62
🇳🇱 Netherlands 6.96 1.02% 0.07
🇨🇿 Czechia 6.91 3.91% 0.26
🇩🇪 Germany 6.75 2.58% 0.17
🇮🇪 Ireland 6.66 3.58% 0.23
🇩🇰 Denmark 6.48 6.06% 0.37
🇭🇰 Hong Kong 6.38 4.42% 0.27
🇸🇨 Seychelles 6.11 7.38% 0.42
🇹🇨 Turks and Caicos Islands (the) 5.99 6.02% 0.34
🇨🇳 China 5.94 9.59% 0.52
🇰🇿 Kazakhstan 5.93 4.22% 0.24
🇲🇪 Montenegro 5.8 5.07% 0.28
🇪🇸 Spain 5.72 3.06% 0.17
🇹🇹 Trinidad and Tobago 5.72 5.73% 0.31
🇵🇷 Puerto Rico 5.6 6.87% 0.36
🇧🇬 Bulgaria 5.59 6.07% 0.32
🇸🇰 Slovakia 5.59 5.87% 0.31
🇬🇷 Greece 5.58 2.95% 0.16
🇮🇹 Italy 5.56 6.51% 0.34
🇫🇰 Falkland Islands (the) [Malvinas] 5.31 -0.56% -0.03
🇵🇹 Portugal 5.27 2.33% 0.12
🇧🇸 Bahamas (the) 5.2 6.12% 0.3
🇲🇾 Malaysia 5.18 2.57% 0.13
🇷🇸 Serbia 5.17 3.82% 0.19
🇲🇹 Malta 5.09 2.0% 0.1
🇭🇺 Hungary 5.02 5.24% 0.25
🇱🇾 Libya 4.96 5.31% 0.25
🇬🇧 United Kingdom 4.92 1.44% 0.07
🇧🇹 Bhutan 4.88 23.54% 0.93
🇱🇹 Lithuania 4.74 7.48% 0.33
🇭🇷 Croatia 4.7 7.8% 0.34
🇵🇱 Poland 4.69 5.87% 0.26
🇰🇳 Saint Kitts and Nevis 4.62 4.76% 0.21
🇸🇷 Suriname 4.6 2.68% 0.12
🇧🇾 Belarus 4.55 22.64% 0.84
🇻🇬 Virgin Islands (British) 4.5 6.89% 0.29
🇺🇾 Uruguay 4.3 14.06% 0.53
🇨🇱 Chile 4.18 3.72% 0.15
🇨🇾 Cyprus 4.12 5.1% 0.2
🇱🇻 Latvia 4.07 5.17% 0.2
🇮🇷 Iran (Islamic Republic of) 4.03 5.5% 0.21
🇹🇷 Turkey 3.89 7.46% 0.27
🇧🇦 Bosnia Herzegovina 3.86 9.66% 0.34
🇧🇧 Barbados 3.81 7.02% 0.25
🇬🇪 Georgia 3.8 13.43% 0.45
🇦🇬 Antigua and Barbuda 3.76 5.62% 0.2
🇱🇧 Lebanon 3.69 7.27% 0.25
🇿🇦 South Africa 3.69 -0.54% -0.02
🇦🇸 American Samoa 3.55 9.23% 0.3
🇺🇦 Ukraine 3.53 6.33% 0.21
🇻🇪 Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 3.34 1.52% 0.05
🇦🇷 Argentina 3.3 3.77% 0.12
🇲🇩 Moldova 3.3 60.19% 1.24
🇧🇷 Brazil 3.2 6.67% 0.2
🇳🇷 Nauru 3.2 -1.54% -0.05
🇷🇴 Romania 3.17 5.67% 0.17
🇲🇰 North Macedonia 3.06 -15.7% -0.57
🇹🇭 Thailand 3.01 4.15% 0.12
🇦🇱 Albania 2.95 11.32% 0.3
🇨🇰 Cook Islands (the) 2.94 25.11% 0.59
🇹🇲 Turkmenistan 2.87 5.9% 0.16
🇲🇽 Mexico 2.68 2.29% 0.06
🇮🇶 Iraq 2.66 2.7% 0.07
🇲🇳 Mongolia 2.61 2.76% 0.07
🇻🇳 Viet Nam 2.53 3.27% 0.08
🇧🇿 Belize 2.48 0.81% 0.02
🇵🇦 Panama 2.45 -0.81% -0.02
🇦🇲 Armenia 2.4 4.35% 0.1
🇦🇿 Azerbaijan 2.4 5.73% 0.13
🇩🇲 Dominica 2.35 5.86% 0.13
🇵🇫 French Polynesia 2.3 5.02% 0.11
🇨🇷 Costa Rica 2.27 9.66% 0.2
🇲🇸 Montserrat 2.26 1.8% 0.04
🇰🇬 Kyrgyzstan 2.22 -12.25% -0.31
🇲🇺 Mauritius 2.22 5.21% 0.11
🇯🇴 Jordan 1.97 6.49% 0.12
🇱🇨 Saint Lucia 1.95 5.98% 0.11
🇹🇯 Tajikistan 1.88 -1.57% -0.03
🇪🇬 Egypt 1.84 5.14% 0.09
🇺🇿 Uzbekistan 1.81 4.02% 0.07
🇵🇾 Paraguay 1.79 -36.07% -1.01
🇨🇺 Cuba 1.76 6.67% 0.11
🇪🇨 Ecuador 1.76 2.33% 0.04
🇩🇿 Algeria 1.75 4.79% 0.08
🇵🇪 Peru 1.73 8.81% 0.14
🇬🇩 Grenada 1.69 4.32% 0.07
🇹🇳 Tunisia 1.66 6.41% 0.1
🇨🇴 Colombia 1.58 2.6% 0.04
🇩🇴 Dominican Republic (the) 1.58 4.64% 0.07
🇧🇼 Botswana 1.56 1.96% 0.03
🇯🇲 Jamaica 1.54 6.21% 0.09
🇬🇾 Guyana 1.53 4.79% 0.07
🇻🇨 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1.53 6.99% 0.1
🇳🇦 Namibia 1.49 -10.24% -0.17
🇸🇿 Eswatini 1.39 -0.71% -0.01
🇵🇸 Palestine, State of 1.38 1.47% 0.02
🇲🇻 Maldives 1.27 6.72% 0.08
🇫🇯 Fiji 1.22 1.67% 0.02
🇮🇳 India 1.22 8.93% 0.1
🇬🇦 Gabon 1.21 2.54% 0.03
🇱🇦 Lao People's Democratic Republic (the) 1.19 -11.85% -0.16
🇭🇳 Honduras 1.15 4.55% 0.05
🇸🇻 El Salvador 1.14 3.64% 0.04
🇲🇦 Morocco 1.14 8.57% 0.09
🇮🇩 Indonesia 1.13 4.63% 0.05
🇵🇭 Philippines (the) 0.95 4.4% 0.04
🇧🇴 Bolivia 0.88 7.32% 0.06
🇬🇶 Equatorial Guinea 0.87 -1.14% -0.01
🇳🇮 Nicaragua 0.87 7.41% 0.06
🇿🇲 Zambia 0.85 16.44% 0.12
🇬🇹 Guatemala 0.82 6.49% 0.05
🇼🇸 Samoa 0.78 5.41% 0.04
🇨🇻 Cabo Verde 0.77 4.05% 0.03
🇸🇾 Syrian Arab Republic (the) 0.77 2.67% 0.02
🇹🇴 Tonga 0.76 13.43% 0.09
🇱🇰 Sri Lanka 0.75 4.17% 0.03
🇰🇭 Cambodia 0.74 -1.33% -0.01
🇨🇬 Congo (the) 0.69 2.99% 0.02
🇵🇰 Pakistan 0.65 6.56% 0.04
🇿🇼 Zimbabwe 0.61 0.0% 0.0
🇬🇭 Ghana 0.6 5.26% 0.03
🇰🇵 Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of) 0.56 -3.45% -0.02
🇩🇯 Djibouti 0.53 0.0% 0.0
🇧🇩 Bangladesh 0.51 4.08% 0.02
🇲🇿 Mozambique 0.51 4.08% 0.02
🇵🇬 Papua New Guinea 0.49 2.08% 0.01
🇦🇴 Angola 0.48 -4.0% -0.02
🇱🇸 Lesotho 0.45 -2.17% -0.01
🇲🇷 Mauritania 0.45 2.27% 0.01
🇸🇹 Sao Tome and Principe 0.45 -2.17% -0.01
🇹🇱 Timor-Leste 0.4 2.56% 0.01
🇲🇲 Myanmar 0.39 -7.14% -0.03
🇸🇩 Sudan (the) 0.36 -2.7% -0.01
🇨🇮 Cote d'Ivoire 0.35 0.0% 0.0
🇸🇳 Senegal 0.35 2.94% 0.01
🇨🇲 Cameroon 0.3 -3.23% -0.01
🇳🇵 Nepal 0.3 -3.23% -0.01
🇰🇪 Kenya 0.23 0.0% 0.0
🇰🇮 Kiribati 0.23 -4.17% -0.01
🇻🇺 Vanuatu 0.22 -4.35% -0.01
🇬🇳 Guinea 0.21 -12.5% -0.03
🇱🇷 Liberia 0.18 0.0% 0.0
🇰🇲 Comoros (the) 0.17 6.25% 0.01
🇹🇬 Togo 0.17 0.0% 0.0
🇦🇫 Afghanistan 0.16 6.67% 0.01
🇸🇧 Solomon Islands 0.16 6.67% 0.01
🇳🇬 Nigeria 0.15 7.14% 0.01
🇲🇱 Mali 0.14 7.69% 0.01
🇧🇫 Burkina Faso 0.13 8.33% 0.01
🇹🇿 Tanzania, the United Republic of 0.13 0.0% 0.0
🇨🇩 Congo (the Democratic Republic of the) 0.12 -7.69% -0.01
🇪🇷 Eritrea 0.12 0.0% 0.0
🇪🇹 Ethiopia 0.11 0.0% 0.0
🇬🇲 Gambia (the) 0.11 0.0% 0.0
🇾🇪 Yemen 0.11 10.0% 0.01
🇭🇹 Haiti 0.09 12.5% 0.01
🇺🇬 Uganda 0.09 -10.0% -0.01
🇧🇯 Benin 0.07 0.0% 0.0
🇲🇬 Madagascar 0.07 0.0% 0.0
🇲🇼 Malawi 0.07 -22.22% -0.02
🇷🇼 Rwanda 0.07 0.0% 0.0
🇳🇪 Niger (the) 0.06 0.0% 0.0
🇸🇸 South Sudan 0.05 0.0% 0.0
🇧🇮 Burundi 0.04 0.0% 0.0
🇬🇼 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 2021

Country MW per capita YoY change YoY absolute change
🗺️ North America 12.74 2.08% 0.26
🗺️ G7 9.64 2.01% 0.19
🗺️ OECD 7.88 2.47% 0.19
🗺️ Oceania 6.85 -2.14% -0.15
🗺️ EU 6.47 4.52% 0.28
🗺️ Europe 6.18 4.39% 0.26
🗺️ G20 4.77 5.76% 0.26
🗺️ Middle East 4.63 4.75% 0.21
🗺️ World 3.52 5.07% 0.17
🗺️ Asia 3.18 7.43% 0.22
🗺️ Latin America and Caribbean 2.6 4.84% 0.12
🗺️ Africa 0.6 1.69% 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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