Countries

Last Update: June 10, 2010
Electricity Prices for Households for Selected Countries1
(U.S. Dollars per Kilowatthour)
Country 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Argentina NA NA NA NA NA NA 0.023 NA NA
Australia 0.091 0.092 0.094 0.098 NA NA NA NA NA
Austria 0.144 0.154 0.152 0.163 0.158 0.158 0.178 0.201 NA
Barbados NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Belgium NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Bolivia NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Brazil NA NA NA NA NA NA 0.145 0.171 NA
Canada 0.067 0.069 0.070 0.071 0.076 0.078 NA NA NA
Chile NA NA NA NA NA NA 0.140 0.195 NA
China NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Chinese Taipei (Taiwan) 0.075 0.071 0.074 0.076 0.079 0.079 0.080 0.086 NA
Colombia NA NA NA NA NA NA 0.111 0.135 NA
Costa Rica NA NA NA NA NA NA 0.082 0.097 NA
Croatia 0.061 0.065 0.082 NA 0.094 0.099 0.107 NA NA
Cuba NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Cyprus NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Czech Republic 0.060 0.076 0.085 0.097 0.106 0.122 0.146 0.191 NA
Denmark 0.195 0.209 0.256 0.283 0.295 0.322 0.344 0.396 NA
Dominican Republic NA NA NA NA NA NA 0.149 0.136 NA
Ecuador NA NA NA NA NA NA 0.096 0.094 NA
El Salvador NA NA NA NA NA NA 0.142 NA NA
Finland 0.077 0.085 0.112 0.123 0.121 0.128 0.145 0.172 NA
France 0.098 0.105 0.127 0.142 0.142 0.144 0.156 0.169 NA
Germany 0.124 0.136 0.176 0.198 0.212 0.222 0.263 NA NA
Grenada NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Greece 0.070 0.077 0.096 0.107 0.112 NA NA NA NA
Guatemala NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Guyana NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Haiti NA NA NA NA NA NA 0.135 NA NA
Honduras NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Hungary 0.068 0.080 0.102 0.134 0.146 0.144 0.188 0.224 0.207
India 0.035 0.035 0.040 NA 0.047 NA NA NA NA
Indonesia 0.025 0.042 0.061 0.062 0.058 0.062 0.063 0.061 NA
Ireland 0.094 0.107 0.146 0.173 0.199 0.199 0.244 0.267 NA
Israel 0.076 0.078 0.090 0.094 0.102 0.098 NA NA NA
Italy 0.148 0.156 0.186 0.191 0.198 0.226 0.258 0.305 NA
Jamaica NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Japan 0.188 0.174 0.186 0.196 0.189 0.178 0.176 0.206 NA
Kazakhstan 0.026 0.025 0.026 0.030 0.031 0.036 0.043 0.052 NA
Korea, South 0.071 0.070 0.074 0.079 0.089 0.098 0.102 0.089 NA
Luxembourg 0.098 0.112 0.143 0.147 0.187 0.183 0.231 0.215 NA
Mexico 0.075 0.092 0.091 0.090 0.097 0.101 0.093 0.096 NA
Netherlands 0.145 0.155 0.194 0.221 0.236 0.258 0.285 0.243 NA
New Zealand 0.059 0.071 0.095 0.120 0.136 0.133 0.161 0.164 NA
Nicaragua NA NA NA NA NA NA NA 0.172 NA
Norway 0.073 0.081 0.124 0.117 0.122 0.156 0.132 0.164 NA
Panama NA NA NA NA NA NA 0.165 NA NA
Paraguay NA NA NA NA NA NA 0.061 0.072 NA
Peru NA NA NA NA NA NA 0.126 0.134 NA
Poland 0.079 0.084 0.095 0.103 0.121 0.132 0.151 0.193 NA
Portugal 0.118 0.127 0.156 0.175 0.180 0.184 0.214 0.220 NA
Romania 0.050 0.062 0.073 0.091 0.114 NA NA NA NA
Russia NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Singapore NA 0.090 0.096 0.099 0.111 0.139 0.143 0.190 NA
Slovak Republic (Slovakia) 0.063 0.067 0.104 0.134 0.141 0.156 0.188 0.220 NA
South Africa 0.036 0.032 0.048 0.060 0.061 0.059 NA NA NA
Spain 0.109 0.114 0.137 0.152 0.154 0.165 0.187 0.218 NA
Suriname NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Sweden NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Switzerland 0.109 0.117 0.133 0.142 0.139 0.132 0.136 0.154 NA
Thailand 0.060 0.063 0.064 0.070 0.072 0.085 0.091 0.094 NA
Trinidad and Tobago NA NA NA NA NA NA 0.027 NA NA
Turkey 0.084 0.099 0.106 0.111 0.118 0.111 0.122 0.165 NA
United Kingdom 0.101 0.105 0.116 0.138 0.149 0.186 0.219 0.231 NA
United States 2 0.086 0.084 0.087 0.090 0.095 0.104 0.106 0.113 0.116
Uruguay NA NA NA NA NA NA 0.142 0.174 NA
Venezuela NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA

1Energy end-use prices including taxes, converted using exchange rates..
2Price includes State and local taxes, energy or demand charges, customer service charges, environmental surcharges, franchise fees, fuel adjustments, and other miscellaneous charges applied to end-use customers during normal billing operations. Prices do not include deferred charges, credits, or other adjustments, such as fuel or revenue from purchased power, from previous reporting periods.
NA = Not available

Source:
United States -- Energy Information Administration, Monthly Energy Review, May 2010, Table 9.9. Other Countries -- International Energy Agency, Energy Prices & Taxes - Quarterly Statistics, Fourth Quarter 2009, Part II, Section D, Table 22, and Part III, Section B, Table 19, 2008. The Paris-based International Energy Agency (IEA) maintains annual and quarterly time series of this price data that begin with the year 1978 and that also include the most recent quarterly prices. Information on purchasing this data online from the IEA is available at: http://data.iea.org/ieastore/default.asp.

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