U.S. residential sector electricity consumption by major end uses in 2018, as projected in the Annual Energy Outlook 2019:
|Share of total|
|Space cooling|| 214 ||15%|
|Televisions and related equipment1||62||4%|
|Clothes dryers|| 60 ||4%|
|Computers and related equipment2 ||26||2%|
|Furnace fans and boiler circulation pumps|| 25 ||2%|
|Freezers|| 20 ||1%|
|Other uses4|| 460 ||31%|
1 Includes televisions, set-top boxes, home theater systems, DVD players, and video game consoles.
2 Includes desktop and laptop computers, monitors, and networking equipment.
3 Does not include water heating.
4 Includes small electric devices, heating elements, exterior lights, outdoor grills, pool and spa heaters, backup electricity generators, and motors not listed above. Does not include electric vehicle charging.
Last updated: January 28, 2019