Electricity Demand in 🇧🇭 Bahrain

Bahrain's electricity demand is a dynamic and vital component of its energy landscape. It reflects the nation's growing need for electrical power to support various sectors, including residential, commercial, industrial, and transportation. Over the years, Bahrain has witnessed significant shifts in electricity demand due to various factors such as population growth, urbanization, and technological advancements.

  • In 2021, Bahrain's electricity demand increased by 6.32%
  • In total, Bahrain used 31.96 Terrawatt hours of electricity in 2021.
  • Demand increased with a total of 1.9 MWh in 2021, compared to previous year.
  • Since 2000, Bahrain's demand for electricity has increased with 145.47%

Electricity Demand in Bahrain (2000-2021)

Between the year 2000 and 2021 the electricity demand in Bahrain has grown from 13.02 TW to 31.96 TW, an increase of consumed Terawatt hours by 145.47% in a 21 year time period.

Year TW YoY absolute change YoY change
2000 13.02 %
2001 13.74 0.72 5.53%
2002 14.33 0.59 4.29%
2003 14.75 0.42 2.93%
2004 15.18 0.43 2.92%
2005 18.2 3.02 19.89%
2006 19.78 1.58 8.68%
2007 20.43 0.65 3.29%
2008 21.26 0.83 4.06%
2009 21.38 0.12 0.56%
2010 22.56 1.18 5.52%
2011 23.0 0.44 1.95%
2012 23.13 0.13 0.57%
2013 24.38 1.25 5.4%
2014 25.63 1.25 5.13%
2015 26.78 1.15 4.49%
2016 26.79 0.01 0.04%
2017 27.52 0.73 2.72%
2018 27.98 0.46 1.67%
2019 31.64 3.66 13.08%
2020 30.06 -1.58 -4.99%
2021 31.96 1.9 6.32%

Electricity Demand vs Electricity Consumption

It's important to not conflate the two, electircity demnad represents how much electricity an entity, country or region need in a moment of time. While electricity consumption represents how much electricity is used over a period of time. Electricity demand is measured in kilowatt (kW) while electricity consumption is measured as kilowatt-hours (kWh).

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

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