Electricity Demand in 🇧🇩 Bangladesh

Bangladesh'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, Bangladesh has witnessed significant shifts in electricity demand due to various factors such as population growth, urbanization, and technological advancements.

  • In 2021, Bangladesh's electricity demand increased by 5.74%
  • In total, Bangladesh used 87.13 Terrawatt hours of electricity in 2021.
  • Demand increased with a total of 4.73 MWh in 2021, compared to previous year.
  • Since 2000, Bangladesh's demand for electricity has increased with 485.94%

Electricity Demand in Bangladesh (2000-2021)

Between the year 2000 and 2021 the electricity demand in Bangladesh has grown from 14.87 TW to 87.13 TW, an increase of consumed Terawatt hours by 485.94% in a 21 year time period.

Year TW YoY absolute change YoY change
2000 14.87 %
2001 16.39 1.52 10.22%
2002 17.6 1.21 7.38%
2003 18.59 0.99 5.63%
2004 23.26 4.67 25.12%
2005 25.43 2.17 9.33%
2006 29.25 3.82 15.02%
2007 29.21 -0.04 -0.14%
2008 32.32 3.11 10.65%
2009 35.07 2.75 8.51%
2010 38.49 3.42 9.75%
2011 41.66 3.17 8.24%
2012 45.83 4.17 10.01%
2013 50.02 4.19 9.14%
2014 54.85 4.83 9.66%
2015 58.98 4.13 7.53%
2016 68.66 9.68 16.41%
2017 73.57 4.91 7.15%
2018 78.75 5.18 7.04%
2019 86.3 7.55 9.59%
2020 82.4 -3.9 -4.52%
2021 87.13 4.73 5.74%

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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