What is the average electricity usage in the UK?

The average electricity usage per household in the UK is 4.648 kWh per year. The average costs for electricity and gas for a household in the UK is about £1264 per year.

 

 

What is the average electricity usage per household?

The average electricity usage per household depends heavily on the size of the property. The bigger the property, the higher the average electricity usage is. In the table below you’ll find the average electricity usage per property size. 

 Number of bedrooms at property   Average electricity usage (kWh) 
 1  2.500
 2  4.000
 3  5.500
 4  6.000
 5  Add 250 kWh per room

 

Do households in the UK use more or less electricity than other countries?

In the UK we use more electricity than the worldwide average. However, we’re luckily still far under the amount of electricity used in countries such as the USA or Canada. Households in these countries use on average more than 11.000 kWh per year! In less developed countries like India and Nigeria the average electricity usage is below 1.000 kWh per year.
 

See besides average electricity usage also:
Average Water Usage
Average Gas Usage
Average Energy Bill