Electricity Demand in 🇮🇷 Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Iran (Islamic Republic of)'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, Iran (Islamic Republic of) has witnessed significant shifts in electricity demand due to various factors such as population growth, urbanization, and technological advancements.

  • In 2021, Iran (Islamic Republic of)'s electricity demand increased by 6.18%
  • In total, Iran (Islamic Republic of) used 354.21 Terrawatt hours of electricity in 2021.
  • Demand increased with a total of 20.62 MWh in 2021, compared to previous year.
  • Since 2000, Iran (Islamic Republic of)'s demand for electricity has increased with 198.58%

Electricity Demand in Iran (Islamic Republic of) (2000-2021)

Between the year 2000 and 2021 the electricity demand in Iran (Islamic Republic of) has grown from 118.63 TW to 354.21 TW, an increase of consumed Terawatt hours by 198.58% in a 21 year time period.

Year TW YoY absolute change YoY change
2000 118.63 %
2001 127.29 8.66 7.3%
2002 138.42 11.13 8.74%
2003 152.22 13.8 9.97%
2004 163.09 10.87 7.14%
2005 176.39 13.3 8.16%
2006 193.2 16.81 9.53%
2007 202.44 9.24 4.78%
2008 208.3 5.86 2.89%
2009 217.73 9.43 4.53%
2010 231.99 14.26 6.55%
2011 230.58 -1.41 -0.61%
2012 241.62 11.04 4.79%
2013 250.98 9.36 3.87%
2014 269.74 18.76 7.47%
2015 277.57 7.83 2.9%
2016 283.66 6.09 2.19%
2017 300.85 17.19 6.06%
2018 308.64 7.79 2.59%
2019 315.26 6.62 2.14%
2020 333.59 18.33 5.81%
2021 354.21 20.62 6.18%

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.

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Ember-Climate Yearly Electricity Data

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