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Electricity - Total electricity net consumption

(billion kilowatthours)

China is the top country by electricity net consumption in the world. As of 2014, electricity net consumption in China was 5,066.78 billion kilowatthours that accounts for 24.51 % 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 56.96 % of it. The world's total electricity net consumption was estimated at 20,675.7 billion kilowatthours in 2014.

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Consumption of electricity computed as generation, plus imports, minus exports, minus transmission and distribution losses.