Annual domestic electricity bill in the United Kingdom (UK) 2007-2018

Average annual domestic electricity bill in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2007 to 2018 (In British pounds)

by Ian Tiseo, last edited Jun 21, 2019
Annual domestic electricity bill in the United Kingdom (UK) 2007-2018 From 2007 to 2018, the average annual domestic electricity bill in the United Kingdom saw an overall increase. Those with a consumption of 6,000 kWh/year saw bills rise from 542 British pounds in 2007, to 785 British pounds in 2018. In the same year. The total household expenditure on electricity in the UK amounted to approximately 16 billion British pounds.
Direct debit payments consistently cheapest

Between 2010 and 2017, the annual bill for electricity consumption of 3,800 KWh was consistently cheaper for consumers using direct debit payment. However, in 2018 consumers using the prepayment method paid slightly less, at 648 British pounds. In the same year, domestic standard electricity payments via direct debit were highest in Scotland at an average of 581 British pounds.

European comparisons

Household electricity prices in the United Kingdom were some of the highest in Europe in 2018, at 0.22 U.S. dollars per kilowatt hour. However, these were significantly cheaper than in countries such as Denmark and Germany, where prices were more than 0.30 U.S. dollars per kilowatt hour.
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Average annual domestic electricity bill in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2007 to 2018 (In British pounds)

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3,800 kWh/year6,000 kWh/year
2018*583785
2017552745
2016533727
2015542738
2014552747
2013548736
2012523695
2011503662
2010474621
2009496646
2008492623
2007440542
3,800 kWh/year6,000 kWh/year
2018*583785
2017552745
2016533727
2015542738
2014552747
2013548736
2012523695
2011503662
2010474621
2009496646
2008492623
2007440542
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by Ian Tiseo, last edited Jun 21, 2019
From 2007 to 2018, the average annual domestic electricity bill in the United Kingdom saw an overall increase. Those with a consumption of 6,000 kWh/year saw bills rise from 542 British pounds in 2007, to 785 British pounds in 2018. In the same year. The total household expenditure on electricity in the UK amounted to approximately 16 billion British pounds.
Direct debit payments consistently cheapest

Between 2010 and 2017, the annual bill for electricity consumption of 3,800 KWh was consistently cheaper for consumers using direct debit payment. However, in 2018 consumers using the prepayment method paid slightly less, at 648 British pounds. In the same year, domestic standard electricity payments via direct debit were highest in Scotland at an average of 581 British pounds.

European comparisons

Household electricity prices in the United Kingdom were some of the highest in Europe in 2018, at 0.22 U.S. dollars per kilowatt hour. However, these were significantly cheaper than in countries such as Denmark and Germany, where prices were more than 0.30 U.S. dollars per kilowatt hour.
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