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Theme Communication and Infrastructure
Code EN-1.5
Sub-theme Energy
Name Household energy expenditure load - average residential expenditure on energy per year as % of household income
Definition Average household expenditure for energy per month as percentage of average household income. The energy to be taken in account is electricity and gas for housing and transportation.
Calculation/Formula Energy expenditure/average household income x 100
Unit of Measure %
Purpose/Rationale Measures the affordability of electricity as a modern energy source
Preferred Data Sources Utility records / HIES
Primary Data Collection System Survey - SPC contacting national ministries and agencies
Frequency of Data Collection Annual
SPC Responsibility - Data Management EDD
Notes Only take in account household (and not commercial) use
SPC Programme EDD
Numerator Energy expenditure (average or total) in electricity and gas for housing and transportation.
Denominator (Average or total) household income
Factor x 100
Unit %