Asked by: Idir Makhlinsky
asked in category: General Last Updated: 1st May, 2020

What is the average energy consumption per person?

Home Electricity Use Per Person
Each American uses about 4,500 kWh per year in their home. This is about six times that of the global average per capita, or more than five times the average for those who have electricity access. The variation between developed countries is also quite stark.

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Subsequently, one may also ask, how much energy does the average person need per day?

The average human at rest generates around 100 watts daily, requiring around 2000 calories, the recommended amount by most doctors and nutritionists.

One may also ask, what is the average energy consumption per person globally? The world average per capita consumption of primary energy in 2017 was about 77 million Btu.

Simply so, how do you calculate energy consumption per person?

Average power per capita was calculated according to the formula: Electric energy per capita [ in watt-hour ] = Total population electricity consumption [ in kW·h/yr ] * 1,000 /population.

How much electricity should I be using per month?

If you are a perfectly average American living in a perfectly average household, your monthly electricity bill will read 911 kilowatt hours (kWh), which costs $114. But most of us don't live in perfectly average households. (The state that comes closest to matching the average monthly electricity usage is Ohio).

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