According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration's International Energy Statistics, the electricity consumption from around the globe is actually increasing faster than that of the world's population. Per capita, the electricity consumption only continues to see an increase, which can result in several effects on other things, such as the economy's composition, increased demand for appliances and air conditions, changes in service demand, and shifts to energy-intensive industries.
From SolarPower.guide, this infographic takes a close look at the highest electricity consumption per capita from around the world. The five countries where electricity is used the most are Iceland, Norway, Kuwait, Bahrain, and Ireland. It's in Iceland where it's used the most, as the average electricity consumption per year is approximately 19,282,868,000 kWh per year, which breaks down to 55,544 kWh per person each year. Out of the 100 countries ranked, the three that use the least are Myanmar, Nigeria, and the Dem. Rep. of the Congo.
Where did your home country rank on this list of the 100 countries that use the most electricity each year?
Infographic by: solarpower