Electric power consumption per capita reached 9,084 kWh in 2013 in New Zealand, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 2.99 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, electric power consumption per capita in New Zealand reached an all time high of 9,700 kWh in 2006 and an all time low of 2,457 kWh in 1960. When compared to New Zealand's main peers, electric power consumption per capita in Australia amounted to 10,134 kWh, 788 kWh in Indonesia, 4,512 kWh in Malaysia and 692 kWh in Philippines in 2013.
New Zealand has been ranked 15th within the group of 138 countries we follow in terms of electric power consumption per capita, 3 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Electric power consumption measures the production of power plants and combined heat and power plants less transmission, distribution, and transformation losses and heat and power plants' own consumption.