Electricity Demand in 🇩🇰 Denmark

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

  • In 2022, Denmark's electricity demand decreased by -4.61%
  • In total, Denmark used 36.18 Terrawatt hours of electricity in 2022.
  • Demand increased with a total of -1.75 MWh in 2022, compared to previous year.
  • Since 2000, Denmark's demand for electricity has increased with -1.31%

Electricity Demand in Denmark (2000-2022)

Between the year 2000 and 2022 the electricity demand in Denmark has grown from 36.66 TW to 36.18 TW, an increase of consumed Terawatt hours by -1.31% in a 22 year time period.

Year TW YoY absolute change YoY change
2000 36.66 %
2001 37.15 0.49 1.34%
2002 37.21 0.06 0.16%
2003 37.61 0.4 1.07%
2004 37.55 -0.06 -0.16%
2005 37.6 0.05 0.13%
2006 38.68 1.08 2.87%
2007 38.36 -0.32 -0.83%
2008 38.07 -0.29 -0.76%
2009 36.71 -1.36 -3.57%
2010 37.73 1.02 2.78%
2011 36.54 -1.19 -3.15%
2012 35.91 -0.63 -1.72%
2013 35.82 -0.09 -0.25%
2014 35.04 -0.78 -2.18%
2015 34.84 -0.2 -0.57%
2016 35.61 0.77 2.21%
2017 35.59 -0.02 -0.06%
2018 35.58 -0.01 -0.03%
2019 35.32 -0.26 -0.73%
2020 35.61 0.29 0.82%
2021 37.93 2.32 6.52%
2022 36.18 -1.75 -4.61%

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

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Ember-Climate Yearly Electricity Data

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