Australia electricity prices

Australia
Electricity prices
 Residential price 0.280
 Business price 0.220
 Measure USD / kWh
 Reference September 2023
 Data availability March 2019 - March 2024
 Data frequency Quarterly
Australia, September 2023: The price of electricity for households is AUD 0.422 per kWh or USD 0.280 per kWh. The electricity price for businesses is AUD 0.332 kWh or USD 0.220 per kWh. This includes all components of the electricity bill such as the cost of power, distribution and taxes. For comparison, the average price of electricity in the world for that period is USD 0.156 per kWh for households and USD 0.152 per kWh for businesses. We calculate several data points at various levels of electricity consumption for both households and businesses but on the chart we show only two data points. For households, the displayed number is calculated at the average annual level of household electricity consumption. For businesses, the displayed data point uses 1,000,000 kWh annual consumption.

The latest business and household electricity price data from March 2024 are available for download.
Electricity prices for households, September 2023
(kWh, U.S. Dollar)
0.002
0.003
0.006
0.006
0.006
0.008
0.013
0.014
0.015
0.015
0.017
0.018
0.021
0.023
0.023
0.024
0.026
0.028
0.029
0.029
0.032
0.040
0.044
0.046
0.047
0.047
0.048
0.048
0.049
0.051
0.052
0.052
0.055
0.058
0.059
0.060
0.064
0.064
0.067
0.068
0.069
0.074
0.075
0.076
0.077
0.078
0.080
0.083
0.087
0.089
0.090
0.091
0.093
0.096
0.096
0.097
0.098
0.107
0.108
0.112
0.113
0.115
0.116
0.117
0.120
0.121
0.121
0.122
0.123
0.124
0.126
0.127
0.132
0.133
0.134
0.137
0.138
0.143
0.145
0.146
0.151
0.152
0.155
0.155
0.156
0.163
0.166
0.167
0.170
0.170
0.172
0.175
0.175
0.175
0.178
0.179
0.181
0.185
0.187
0.192
0.195
0.199
0.199
0.202
0.204
0.205
0.209
0.210
0.210
0.212
0.212
0.216
0.217
0.217
0.219
0.221
0.223
0.232
0.234
0.238
0.239
0.244
0.251
0.252
0.256
0.267
0.280
0.281
0.284
0.295
0.310
0.312
0.312
0.331
0.336
0.347
0.347
0.350
0.368
0.401
0.402
0.421
0.434
0.445
0.450
0.453
0.461
0.537
0
0.1
0.3
0.4
0.54
Sources: Department of Treasury, ActewAGL, AGL Energy, Aurora Energy, Australian Bureau of Statistics, Australian Energy Regulator, Government of Western Australia, Utilities Commission of the Northern Territory
Australia: Electricity price analytics
   Values
 Residential / World average price    1.51
 Business / World average price    1.50
 Residential / Business price    1.01
 Low / High consumption, residential    1.69
 Low / High consumption, business    0.90
Updated quarterly. Methodological notes
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