Electricity Demand in 🇹🇼 Taiwan

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

  • In 2021, Taiwan's electricity demand increased by 3.95%
  • In total, Taiwan used 287.75 Terrawatt hours of electricity in 2021.
  • Demand increased with a total of 10.94 MWh in 2021, compared to previous year.
  • Since 2000, Taiwan's demand for electricity has increased with 59.4%

Electricity Demand in Taiwan (2000-2021)

Between the year 2000 and 2021 the electricity demand in Taiwan has grown from 180.52 TW to 287.75 TW, an increase of consumed Terawatt hours by 59.4% in a 21 year time period.

Year TW YoY absolute change YoY change
2000 180.52 %
2001 184.46 3.94 2.18%
2002 195.25 10.79 5.85%
2003 205.2 9.95 5.1%
2004 215.06 9.86 4.81%
2005 223.67 8.61 4.0%
2006 231.62 7.95 3.55%
2007 239.19 7.57 3.27%
2008 234.84 -4.35 -1.82%
2009 226.74 -8.1 -3.45%
2010 244.0 17.26 7.61%
2011 249.27 5.27 2.16%
2012 247.43 -1.84 -0.74%
2013 249.14 1.71 0.69%
2014 256.85 7.71 3.09%
2015 255.11 -1.74 -0.68%
2016 260.82 5.71 2.24%
2017 266.93 6.11 2.34%
2018 272.16 5.23 1.96%
2019 270.98 -1.18 -0.43%
2020 276.81 5.83 2.15%
2021 287.75 10.94 3.95%

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

This dataset contains yearly electricity generation, capacity, emissions, import and demand data for over 200 geographies. Data is collected from multi-country datasets (EIA, Eurostat, BP, UN) as well as national sources (e.g China data from the National Bureau of Statistics).

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