Home Energy Consumption Statistics

Home energy consumption statistics provide insights into the usage patterns of energy sources within households, facilitating analysis and decision-making regarding energy efficiency and conservation efforts.

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"41.5% of home energy use in the U.S. is attributed to space heating."

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"Home electronics account for 6% of home energy consumption in America."

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"In 2019, about 414 billion kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity were used for providing air conditioning in U.S. homes."

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"Water heating accounts for 14% of energy use in the average US home."

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"The average U.S. household consumes 11,040 kWh per year."

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"On average, households in the U.S. spend $2,060 per year on energy bills."

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"Gas central heating is used in approximately 23 million homes in the UK, accounting for the greatest proportion of energy consumption."

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"Around 10% of home energy use in U.S. households goes to lighting."

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"As of 2007, appliances and home electronics accounted for 60% of costs on average US residential electricity bills."

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"In 2019, U.S. residential sector energy consumption was about 21.8 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu)."

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"Large appliances like refrigerators and clothes dryers account for about 18% of energy use in an average U.S. home."

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"Standby power can account for 5-10% of total household energy consumption."

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"In European Union (EU) homes, heating and hot water alone account for about 80% of energy consumption."

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"Energy consumed per household in the U.S. declined by an estimated 19% from 2005 to 2019."

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"A heavy reliance on air conditioning sets the average home energy consumption in the US South to be higher than other regions."

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"The total energy consumption of residential buildings in Europe is expected to increase by 1.7% by 2030."

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"In China, residential energy consumption has grown by over 7% annually since 2000."

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"In Canada, the average household consumes 11,135 kWh of electricity per year."

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