Power consumption of various electrical appliances used in our home

Power Consumption

While purchasing any electrical appliance, we compare specifications and price of different brands available in the market. But we forget to compare the power consumption of that appliance, which is also an important factor. Now days when we are striving to save energy, we should know that how much electricity bill will be affected by the new appliance which we are planning to buy. In this connection, we have prepared a list of some commonly used electrical appliances used in our day to day life in our houses.

The power consumption mentioned in the list for every appliance is indicative and it is advised to see the power consumption labeled on the appliance as it may vary brand to brand and specification.

Sl. No. Appliances Consumption in Watts Daily hours of use Units per month
1 Incandescent Bulb 60 8 14.4
2 Fluorescent Tube light 40 8 9.6
3 CFL Bulb 15 8 3.6
4 LED Bulb 12 8 2.88
5 LED Tube light 22 8 5.28
6 Ceiling Fan 75 20 45
7 Table Fan 25 8 6
8 Refrigerator (200 Litres) 400 24 288
9 Air Conditioner – Window (1.5 Ton – 3 Star) 1680 8 403.2
10 Air Conditioner – Split (1.5 Ton – 3 Star) 1570 8 376.8
11 Air Conditioner – Split (1.5 Ton – 5 Star) 1490 8 357.6
12 LED TV (32 inch) 55 6 9.9
13 LED TV (60 inch) 80 6 14.4
14 Semi-automatic Washing Machine (6 kg) 400 2 24
15 Fully automatic Washing Machine (6 kg) 1000 2 60
16 Microwave oven 800 1 24
17 Vaccum Cleaner 500 1 15
18 Toaster 750 0.5 11.25
19 Electric Iron 750 1 22.5
20 Water Heater (25 liters) 2000 0.5 30
21 Room Heater 1000 2 60
22 Water Pump (1/2 HP) 600 0.5 9
23 Blender 200 0.5 3

There may be some appliances which have not been mentioned in the list. You may calculate the power consumption of those by yourself. For this please read How to calculate consumption of electrical appliances?

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1 Comment

  1. Appliances play an important role in our life. Without the appliances, it would be very difficult to live a life.
    Though appliances are very important for us, they also cover the major portion of the electricity bill. This is a must-read article for the users who are suffering from increased electricity bill as it describes the energy consumed by the various appliances that we use in our daily life.
    Thanks for sharing this important information with us.

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