Electricity Demand in 🗺️ G20

G20's electricity demand is a dynamic and vital component of its energy landscape. It reflects the region's growing need for electrical power to support various sectors, including residential, commercial, industrial, and transportation. Over the years, G20 has witnessed significant shifts in electricity demand due to various factors such as population growth, urbanization, and technological advancements.

  • In 2021, G20's electricity demand increased by 6.15%
  • In total, G20 used 23,433.53 Terrawatt hours of electricity in 2021.
  • Demand increased with a total of 1357.55 MWh in 2021, compared to previous year.
  • Since 2000, G20's demand for electricity has increased with 83.19%

Electricity Demand in G20 (2000-2021)

Between the year 2000 and 2021 the electricity demand in G20 has grown from 12,791.84 TW to 23,433.53 TW, an increase of consumed Terawatt hours by 83.19% in a 21 year time period.

Year TW YoY absolute change YoY change
2000 12,791.84 %
2001 12,952.2 160.36 1.25%
2002 13,384.2 432.0 3.34%
2003 13,861.51 477.31 3.57%
2004 14,529.99 668.48 4.82%
2005 15,064.13 534.14 3.68%
2006 15,659.58 595.45 3.95%
2007 16,427.54 767.96 4.9%
2008 16,651.87 224.33 1.37%
2009 16,522.05 -129.82 -0.78%
2010 17,692.73 1170.68 7.09%
2011 18,336.01 643.28 3.64%
2012 18,706.74 370.73 2.02%
2013 19,243.21 536.47 2.87%
2014 19,770.47 527.26 2.74%
2015 19,894.89 124.42 0.63%
2016 20,396.11 501.22 2.52%
2017 21,008.39 612.28 3.0%
2018 21,876.97 868.58 4.13%
2019 22,166.53 289.56 1.32%
2020 22,075.98 -90.55 -0.41%
2021 23,433.53 1357.55 6.15%

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

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).

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