Egypt’s electricity generation increased by around 0.67% year-on-year (Y.o.Y) to reach 15 kWh in January 2018, compared to 14.9 kWh in January 2017, Egypt Oil & Gas reports.

Figures published by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) show that  the country’s electricity consumption rose by around 0.84% Y.o.Y to 12 kWh in January 2018, up from 11.9 kWh in the same month of the preceding year.

Households made up the largest electricity consumer sector in Egypt, using 41.7% of the country’s total consumption, as they used 5 kWh in January 2018.

The second largest consumer was the industrial sector with 30% of total consumption, and 3 kWh of electricity consumed in January 2018.

Electricity consumption electricity had been going up and down in the second half of 2017: 13.6 kWh in July, 13.9 kWh in August, 14.1 kWh in September, 13.7 kWh in October, 12.9 kWh in November, and 12.5 kWh in December.