The electricity usage in Malaysia reached its all-time high in August 2018, with a consumption of 12,785.769 kWh, whereas the lowest consumption ever recorded was three decades ago, in February 1989 with 1,385.300 kWh.
According to the data provided by CEIC, from the period of January 1989 to September 2018, Malaysians consumed an average of 6,324.800 kWh per month.
There was a continued growth in electricity consumption from the year 2000 to 2006, as well as from 2009 to 2010 and from 2014 to 2018.
From January 2018 to August 2018, consumption also continuously increased before it dropped a little in September, as can be seen from the graph.
Internationally, Malaysia is currently ranked at number 28 out of 218 countries listed for electricity consumption calculation, with China leading at the top and Western Sahara at the bottom.