Who's the Largest Consumer of Electricity per Capita?

Electric Power Consumption Per Capita (kWh), 2013
Energy & Utility | March 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 136 countries in 2015, Iceland ranked the highest in electric power consumption per capita with 54,799 kWh followed by Norway and Bahrain. On the other end of the scale was South Sudan with 38.9 kWh, Haiti with 48.5 kWh and Niger with 48.6 kWh.

Data for more countries are available at Electric Power Consumption Per Capita indicator page.

Electric Power Consumption Per Capita Unit 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Australia kWh 10,973 10,749 10,792 10,747 10,742
Bahrain kWh 20,780 18,472 17,289 17,746 17,530
Brunei kWh 8,626 8,559 8,768 8,706 8,657
Canada kWh 16,771 16,460 15,538 15,342 15,739
Finland kWh 17,161 16,350 15,242 16,483 15,707
Iceland kWh 36,853 50,064 51,259 51,440 52,374
Kuwait kWh 16,861 16,721 16,174 16,387 15,552
Luxembourg kWh 16,352 15,938 14,426 16,830 15,586
New Zealand kWh 9,641 9,556 9,404 9,602 9,456
Norway kWh 24,855 24,866 23,860 24,891 23,510
Qatar kWh 15,331 14,461 14,229 14,940 15,123
South Korea kWh 8,477 8,791 8,900 9,744 10,162
Sweden kWh 15,258 14,869 14,143 14,934 14,030
USA kWh 13,657 13,663 12,914 13,394 13,240
United Arab Emirates kWh 11,754 11,604 10,911 10,891 10,537