Electricity Demand in 🗺️ Oceania

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

  • In 2021, Oceania's electricity demand decreased by -0.96%
  • In total, Oceania used 303.06 Terrawatt hours of electricity in 2021.
  • Demand increased with a total of -2.94 MWh in 2021, compared to previous year.
  • Since 2000, Oceania's demand for electricity has increased with 24.53%

Electricity Demand in Oceania (2000-2021)

Between the year 2000 and 2021 the electricity demand in Oceania has grown from 243.36 TW to 303.06 TW, an increase of consumed Terawatt hours by 24.53% in a 21 year time period.

Year TW YoY absolute change YoY change
2000 243.36 %
2001 257.76 14.4 5.92%
2002 261.89 4.13 1.6%
2003 261.4 -0.49 -0.19%
2004 273.01 11.61 4.44%
2005 266.05 -6.96 -2.55%
2006 270.8 4.75 1.79%
2007 280.95 10.15 3.75%
2008 280.87 -0.08 -0.03%
2009 285.94 5.07 1.81%
2010 286.4 0.46 0.16%
2011 293.62 7.22 2.52%
2012 286.03 -7.59 -2.58%
2013 282.23 -3.8 -1.33%
2014 294.8 12.57 4.45%
2015 284.85 -9.95 -3.38%
2016 300.11 15.26 5.36%
2017 304.59 4.48 1.49%
2018 305.27 0.68 0.22%
2019 305.49 0.22 0.07%
2020 306.0 0.51 0.17%
2021 303.06 -2.94 -0.96%

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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