Electricity Demand per Capita in 🇮🇸 Iceland

Iceland's electricity demand per capita is a vital metric that sheds light on the average electricity needs of individuals within the country. It quantifies the potential power requirements of Iceland on an individual average at a specific point in time, measured in megawatts per person. This metric serves as a crucial indicator of how much electrical power is required to meet the demand of homes, businesses, and industries in Iceland, devided by each individual in the country.

  • The electricity demand per capita in Iceland was 52.01 MW in 2021
  • In 2021, Iceland's electricity demand per capita increased with 1.54%
  • Demand increased with 0.79 MW per person in 2021 when compared to previous year.
  • Since 2000, Iceland's demand for electricity per person has increased with 92.34%

Electricity Demand per Capita in Iceland (2000-2021)

Between the year 2000 and 2021 the electricity demand per capita in Iceland has increased from 27.04 MW to 52.01 MW, an increase of consumed Megawatt hours per person by 92.34% in a 21 year time period.

Year MW per capita YoY absolute change YoY change
2000 27.04 % %
2001 27.91 0.87% 3.22%
2002 29.01 1.1% 3.94%
2003 29.12 0.11% 0.38%
2004 29.25 0.13% 0.45%
2005 29.02 -0.23% -0.79%
2006 32.43 3.41% 11.75%
2007 38.13 5.7% 17.58%
2008 51.43 13.3% 34.88%
2009 52.42 0.99% 1.92%
2010 52.59 0.17% 0.32%
2011 52.77 0.18% 0.34%
2012 53.87 1.1% 2.08%
2013 55.52 1.65% 3.06%
2014 54.33 -1.19% -2.14%
2015 56.03 1.7% 3.13%
2016 54.13 -1.9% -3.39%
2017 54.83 0.7% 1.29%
2018 55.05 0.22% 0.4%
2019 53.0 -2.05% -3.72%
2020 51.22 -1.78% -3.36%
2021 52.01 0.79% 1.54%

Data Information

Data found on this page is a derivative of Ember-Climate Yearly electricity data.

Data Sources

Ember-Climate

Ember-Climate Yearly Electricity Data

This dataset contains yearly electricity generation, capacity, emissions, import and demand data for over 200 geographies. Data is collected from multi-country datasets (EIA, Eurostat, BP, UN) as well as national sources (e.g China data from the National Bureau of Statistics).

Data Disclaimer

People at database.earth has not verified data entry and collection processes in person. We take all open data provided by governmental and non-governmental organization at face value.

This data is the foundation for most content and visualization found on this page. If you find errors in the representation of the data, please contact us and we will correct it.

All data from sources is archived for future reference.