What region consumes the largest amount of electricity in the world?

Grade level:  4th – 5th grades

Skills: Circle graphs

Related environmental issues: Energy

The circle graph below shows how much the world’s electricity is used by region.

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  1. Which region uses the largest amount of electricity?
  2. What percentage of the world’s electricity is used in Asia?
  3. Which region use about as much as 1/10 of the electricity used in North America?

Sources: RE100, Annual Report 2017

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Answer keys

  1. North America
  2. 15% (100 – 38 – 4 – 1 – 41 – 1 = 15)
  3. South & Central America