Egyptian electricity production increased by 1.4% year-on-year (YOY) in November 2018, recording 14.5 megawatts per hour (MWh) compared to 14.3 MWh generated in November 2017, Egypt Oil & Gas reports.

Statistics published by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) reveal that the country’s electricity stayed at the same levels as a year earlier, recording 12.9 MWh.

Consumption dropped by 8.5% in one month, from the 14.1 MWh consumed in October 2018.

The residential sector consumed the largest portion of the country’s electricity in November 2018, using 5.3 MWh or 41.1% of the country’s total consumption.

The industrial sector used 28.7% of the country’s total electricity consumption (3.7 MWh), making it to the country’s second largest electricity consumer.