Electricity Demand in 🇯🇴 Jordan

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

  • In 2021, Jordan's electricity demand increased by 8.8%
  • In total, Jordan used 22.01 Terrawatt hours of electricity in 2021.
  • Demand increased with a total of 1.78 MWh in 2021, compared to previous year.
  • Since 2000, Jordan's demand for electricity has increased with 199.46%

Electricity Demand in Jordan (2000-2021)

Between the year 2000 and 2021 the electricity demand in Jordan has grown from 7.35 TW to 22.01 TW, an increase of consumed Terawatt hours by 199.46% in a 21 year time period.

Year TW YoY absolute change YoY change
2000 7.35 %
2001 7.4 0.05 0.68%
2002 7.96 0.56 7.57%
2003 8.49 0.53 6.66%
2004 9.22 0.73 8.6%
2005 9.82 0.6 6.51%
2006 10.91 1.09 11.1%
2007 12.24 1.33 12.19%
2008 13.22 0.98 8.01%
2009 13.66 0.44 3.33%
2010 14.5 0.84 6.15%
2011 15.42 0.92 6.34%
2012 16.28 0.86 5.58%
2013 16.55 0.27 1.66%
2014 17.54 0.99 5.98%
2015 18.48 0.94 5.36%
2016 18.83 0.35 1.89%
2017 19.57 0.74 3.93%
2018 19.35 -0.22 -1.12%
2019 19.57 0.22 1.14%
2020 20.23 0.66 3.37%
2021 22.01 1.78 8.8%

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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