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Per Capita Energy and Wealth Levels

It is very difficult to have full economic development without about 5000-kilowatt hours per capita for electricity. The UK has about per capita electricity generation for a developed nation at about 4500-kilowatt hours per person. This electricity generation needs to be adjusted higher if the country is a major importer. A major importing nation is bringing in goods and services that require a lot of electricity to be generated from the exporting nation. The developed countries that are not using much electricity are often : importing heavy energy goods have good climates that need less heating in winter have a

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