Per Capita Energy and Wealth Levels

It is very difficult to have full economic development without about 5000-kilowatt hours per capita for electricity.

The UK has about per capita electricity generation for a developed nation at about 4500-kilowatt hours per person. This electricity generation needs to be adjusted higher if the country is a major importer. A major importing nation is bringing in goods and services that require a lot of electricity to be generated from the exporting nation.

The developed countries that are not using much electricity are often :
importing heavy energy goods
have good climates that need less heating in winter
have a financial or other non-heavy industry-focused economy.

The UK imports about $650 billion each year and exports $464 billion.

Here is data from 2015 which shows how major regions are increasing energy production and getting to higher levels of development.

China has added electricity generation and in 2021 is at about 600 watts per person. They are close to passing Europe average. China is a net exporter of goods while Europe is a net importer.

100 watts per capita is about 860 kilowatt-hours per person. (Philippines-India level $2-5k GDP per cap, $4-8k PPPpc)
200 watts per capita is about 1750 kilowatt-hours per person. (Namibia-Mexico level $5k-10k GDP per cap, $10-20k PPPpc)
300 watts per capita is about 2600 kilowatt-hours per person. (Thailand $6k-10k GDP per cap, $20k PPPpc)
500 watts per capita is about 4400 kilowatt-hours per person. (Portugal level GDP per capita, $25000 nom GDPpc, $35k PPPpc)
800 watts per capita is about 7000 kilowatt-hours per person. (Japan level GDP per capita, $40000 nom GDPpc, $40k PPPpc)

Indonesia should be at 140 watts per capita as they have been building power generation. Indonesia should be at 1000-1300 TWH.

ASEAN is at about 200 watts per capita.
380M (140 Watts per capita for Indonesia & 110 Watts per person for the Philippines)
200M (330Watts per person for Vietnam, Thailand & Malaysia)

SOURCES- Wikipedia, electrify the world
Written By Brian Wang, Nextbigfuture.com

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