China is the top country by electricity net consumption in the world. As of 2016, electricity net consumption in China was 5,564 billion kilowatthours that accounts for 25.61 % of the world's electricity net consumption. The top 5 countries (others are the United States of America, India, Japan, and Russian Federation) account for 57.33 % of it. The world's total electricity net consumption was estimated at 21,730.1 billion kilowatthours in 2016.The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›
Consumption of electricity computed as generation, plus imports, minus exports, minus transmission and distribution losses.