Electricity Demand in 🇰🇼 Kuwait

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

  • In 2021, Kuwait's electricity demand increased by 6.39%
  • In total, Kuwait used 71.22 Terrawatt hours of electricity in 2021.
  • Demand increased with a total of 4.28 MWh in 2021, compared to previous year.
  • Since 2000, Kuwait's demand for electricity has increased with 134.43%

Electricity Demand in Kuwait (2000-2021)

Between the year 2000 and 2021 the electricity demand in Kuwait has grown from 30.38 TW to 71.22 TW, an increase of consumed Terawatt hours by 134.43% in a 21 year time period.

Year TW YoY absolute change YoY change
2000 30.38 %
2001 32.24 1.86 6.12%
2002 34.18 1.94 6.02%
2003 37.41 3.23 9.45%
2004 38.78 1.37 3.66%
2005 41.11 2.33 6.01%
2006 44.75 3.64 8.85%
2007 45.83 1.08 2.41%
2008 48.64 2.81 6.13%
2009 50.02 1.38 2.84%
2010 53.66 3.64 7.28%
2011 54.04 0.38 0.71%
2012 57.45 3.41 6.31%
2013 57.33 -0.12 -0.21%
2014 61.24 3.91 6.82%
2015 64.19 2.95 4.82%
2016 65.85 1.66 2.59%
2017 68.4 2.55 3.87%
2018 69.64 1.24 1.81%
2019 70.51 0.87 1.25%
2020 66.94 -3.57 -5.06%
2021 71.22 4.28 6.39%

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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