Annual domestic standard electricity bills in the UK 2010-2018, by payment method

This statistic shows the average annual electricity bill for a standard consumption of 3,800 kWh in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2010 to 2018, in British pounds. It shows that the average bill for consumers using direct debit was in general significantly lower than the other two payment methods.

Average annual domestic standard electricity bills* in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2010 to 2018, by payment method (in British pounds)**

Standard CreditDirect debitPrepayment
2018729654648
2017670601619
2016624559623
2015***615558618
2014***619570623
2013602557605
2012565521568
2011533493542
2010493453505
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Source

Release date

March 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2010 to 2018

Supplementary notes

*All bills are calculated assuming an annual consumption of 3,800 kWh. Figures are inclusive of VAT, **Includes all consumers

**In Q4 2014 and 2015 a £12 Government rebate was applied to electricity bills for all customers in Great Britain. This is included in the figures above.

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