Electricity Demand in 🇸🇸 South Sudan

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

  • In 2021, South Sudan's electricity demand increased by 5.56%
  • In total, South Sudan used 0.57 Terrawatt hours of electricity in 2021.
  • Demand increased with a total of 0.03 MWh in 2021, compared to previous year.
  • Since 2012, South Sudan's demand for electricity has increased with 35.71%

Electricity Demand in South Sudan (2012-2021)

Between the year 2012 and 2021 the electricity demand in South Sudan has grown from 0.42 TW to 0.57 TW, an increase of consumed Terawatt hours by 35.71% in a 9 year time period.

Year TW YoY absolute change YoY change
2012 0.42 %
2013 0.44 0.02 4.76%
2014 0.46 0.02 4.55%
2015 0.54 0.08 17.39%
2016 0.49 -0.05 -9.26%
2017 0.51 0.02 4.08%
2018 0.56 0.05 9.8%
2019 0.56 0.0 0.0%
2020 0.54 -0.02 -3.57%
2021 0.57 0.03 5.56%

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 Yearly Electricity Data

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