Electricity prices for households in the United Kingdom (UK) 2010-2018, semi-annually

Electricity prices for households in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2010 to 2018, semi-annually (in euro cents per kilowatt-hour)

by Ian Tiseo, last edited Aug 9, 2019
Electricity prices for households in the United Kingdom (UK) 2010-2018, semi-annually From 2010 to 2015, household electricity prices saw an overall increase, peaking at 21.83 euro cents per kWh in the second half of 2015. This decreased in the following years, but by the second half of 2018 prices had increased to 20.24 euro cents. On average, the UK pays some of the highest electricity prices in Europe.
Annual electricity bills

In 2017, the average annual domestic electricity bill for those with an electricity consumption of up to 3,800 kWh was 583 British pounds. In comparison, those with a consumption of 6,000 kWh paid 785 British pounds. During the period in question, the average bill for consumption of up to 3,800 kWh was cheaper. Payment methods also affect electricity bills, with consumers who used direct debit consistently paying the least.

Overall electricity expenditure

  In 1970, the overall expenditure on electricity by all end users in the UK amounted to 1.5 billion British pounds. This increased dramatically in the following decades and amounted to approximately 35 billion pounds by 2017.
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Electricity prices for households in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2010 to 2018, semi-annually (in euro cents per kilowatt-hour)

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