Use of selected household appliances in Great Britain in 2014

This statistic shows how adults matched a range of household appliances to their supposed energy use in kWh in Great Britain in 2014. 42 percent of respondents said an electrical convector heater used for 2 hours had an energy use of 6.0 kWh, while a one liter kettle used for 5 minutes was believed to have an energy use of 0.25 kWh by 42 percent of those surveyed.

Amount of electricity used for selected household appliances in Great Britain in 2014

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Release date

September 2014


United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

5-7 September, 2014

Number of respondents

2,058 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Supplementary notes

*Survey question worded as follows: "The table below shows the typical number of kWh used for a range of household appliances. Please match the appliance to the amount of electricity it would use."
Source: "A kilowatt-hour (kWh) is the unit that energy companies use to measure and charge for energy."

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