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Schematic representation of household energy use

 

Urbanization    >   2013-14

 

Schematic representation of household energy use

HH sr. no HH size Appliances Main fuel for lighting Expenditure on electricity (Rs.) Main fuel for cooking Monthly Expenditure on LPG fuel (Rs.)
1 7 (5 adult+2 children) Tube Light, TV, Refrigerator, Fan Electricity 1000-1500 LPG (1 cylinder/month) 450 (subsidised)
2 10 (6 adult+4 children) Tube Light, TV, Fridge, Washing machine, Fan Electricity 1200 LPG (1 cylinder/month) 450(subsidised)
3 3 (2 adult+1 child) Tube Light and fan Electricity 300-350 LPG(half cylinder/month) 500 (non-subsidised)
4 5 (all adult) Tube Light, TV and fan Electricity 400-500 LPG(1 cylinder/month) 450 (subsidised)

 

HH sr. no Main fuel for heating water Monthly expenditure on kerosene (Rs.) Monthly total Income of HH (Rs.) % monthly income spent on Energy Switching to LPG since
1 Kerosene (10-15 litres/month) 50*13=650 (non-subsidized) 7000 27.1 9-10 years
2 - 16*6+50*4=296 (6L subsidised, 4L non-subsidised) 10000 15.0 Last two years
3 Kerosene (10 litres) 10*50=500 (non-subsidised) 11000 7.5 Last 3 years
4 LPG - 7000 6.4 Since 1 year

 

Note:

  1. Table1:- Schematic representation of household energy use ; (Vol. 10 No. 1, 2013)
  2. The table is based on observation and information collected from four households of Govandi slum on 20th September 2013