India per capita power consumption state wise

Dadra & Nagar Haveli has the highest per capita electricity consumption in the country at 11,863.64 kWh while Bihar has the lowest at 122.11 kWh as per the latest available State/UT wise data on annual per capita consumption of electricity in the country for the year 2009-10. National average is 778.71.  In a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha Mr KC Venugopal minister of state for power stated that the National Electricity Policy aims to increase per capita availability of electricity to over 1000 units by 2012.

Globally, per capita power consumption of India is 778.71 kWh, which is three times lower than that of China that is one notch higher on the list with 2,471 kWh.

Statewise per capita electricity consumption in 2009-10

States / UTs kWh
Haryana 1222.21
Himachal Pradesh 1379.99
Jammu & Kashmir 952.02
Punjab 1526.86
Rajasthan 736.20
Uttar Pradesh 348.37
Uttarakhand 1112.29
Chandigarh 1340.00
Delhi 1651.26
Sub-Total (NR) 695.11
Gujarat 1615.24
Madhya Pradesh 602.07
Chhattisgarh 1546.94
Maharashtra 1028.22
Goa 2263.63
Daman & Diu 7118.23
D & N Haveli 11863.64
Sub-Total (WR) 1116.92
Andhra Pradesh 966.99
Karnataka 903.24
Kerala 525.25
Tamil Nadu 1131.58
Puducherry 1743.37
Lakshadweep 418.14
Sub-Total 938.88
Bihar 122.11
Jharkhand 880.43
Orissa 874.26
West Bengal 550.16
A & N Islands 493.98
Sikkim 850.00
Sub-Total (ER) 481.36
Assam 204.80
Manipur 240.22
Meghalaya 675.19
Nagaland 218.03
Tripura 335.47
Arunachal Pradesh 470.00
Mizoram 376.99
Sub-Total (NER) 257.98
Total(All India) 778.71


Per capita electricity consumption in 2008

Sl Country kwh
1 Canada 17053
2 USA 13647
3 Australia 11174
4 Japan 8072
5 France 7703
6 Germany 7148
7 Korea 8853
8 UK 6067
9 Russia 6443
10 Italy 5656
11 South Africa 4770
12 Brazil 2232
13 China 2471
14 India 734*
15 World 2782
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