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How much energy does a person use in a year?

The amount of energy that a person uses in a year can vary greatly depending on a number of factors, such as where they live, their lifestyle, and their occupation. On average, however, a person in the United States consumes about 11,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of energy per year. This includes energy used for transportation, heating and cooling homes, lighting, and powering appliances and other household devices.

To put this into perspective, the average American household uses about 10,649 kWh of electricity per year, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). This means that the average person in the United States consumes roughly the same amount of electricity as the average household. However, this number can vary depending on factors such as the size of the household and the region where the person lives.

In general, however, the amount of energy that a person uses can be reduced by implementing energy-efficient practices and technologies. This can include using energy-efficient appliances, using public transportation or fuel-efficient vehicles, and using renewable energy sources such as solar or wind power.