The price of electricity rose 38% in 2022 and reached 1,539 euros per household


The price of light it’s shot. A average household with a monthly consumption of 366 kWh and a contracted power of 4.4 kW paid last year 1,538.53 euros for the electricity billwhich means 37.9% more compared to 1,116.04 euros in 2021, thus setting a new historical record.

Is figure contrasts with 958.41 euros that were paid in 2012which until recently had been the year in which all records were broken and which is now relegated to third place in the ranking, given the figures for 2021 and 2022, according to an analysis by Facua-Consumidores en Acción.

In compared to the bill of a decade agothe average user now pays a 60.5% more. If the comparison is made with 2002when the figure stood at 513.96 euros, the increase represents 199.3%. During 2022, the three most expensive receipts at a historical level were also registered, since the average user bill reached 176.73 euros in March, 158.30 euros in August and, in July, 142.40 euros.

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