World Net Electricity Consumption by Selected Regions, 1990–2025

(billion kilowatt-hours)

Region   Projections  
2001 2010 2015 2020 2025 Average annual percent change, 2001–2025
United States 3,386 4,055 4,429 4,811 5,207 1.8%
Japan 788 870 920 965 1,012 1.0
Eastern Europe/ former Soviet Union 1,815 2,181 2,447 2,706 2,941 2.0
China 1,237 1,856 2,322 2,825 3,410 4.3
India 554 751 896 1,053 1,216 3.3
Africa 384 499 602 716 808 3.1
Central and South America 668 864 1,000 1,196 1,425 3.2
Total industralized countries 7,296 8,456 9,173 9,910 10,697 1.6
Total developing countries 4,179 5,721 6,833 8,072 9,434 3.5
Total world 13,290 16,358 18,453 20,688 23,072 2.3
Sources: Energy Information Administration (EIA): International Energy Outlook 2004.

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