How Much Power Do You Consume?
The per capita power consumption in the country is among the lowest in the world at 918 Kwh (global average: 3,000 Kwh). While India’s per capita power consumption has increased more than 3 times in the last decade, there exist large inter-state and inter-regional variations which is most evident in the North-East where all states have less than one-fifth of the per capital consumption in the Western region.
44.87% of total electricity consumption in India is accounted for by the Industrial sector
16.34 units was the rural-urban gap in monthly per capita domestic consumption in 2009
0.72, the coefficient of variation for rural power consumption; suggesting high level of variation across the states.