How much electricity does 1 American use each day?
The United states produces 4.062 trillion kilowatt hours of electricity a year. The American population is 303 million so 4,062,000,000,000 / 303,000,000 /365 =37 kwh per American per day this does not include electricity imported from Canada. The average person in the world uses about 8 kwh. The American use is not much more than the average western country. This figure includes industry as well. Most homes use about 25-40 kwh /day or about 8-13 kwh per person.
Question: How much electricity does a typical American home use? In 2007, the average monthly residential electricity consumption was 936 kilowatthours (kWh).Last updated: February 6, 2009