Question: Does TV Use A Lot Of Electricity UK?

According to Defra, an LCD TV uses about 96.9 watts of electricity when on.

The average household watches 2,006 of TV a year which would cost around £36.92* in electricity.

By switching your TV off when you’re not watching it, you could save around £0.27 in electricity bills over a year.

How much electricity does a TV use in a day?

How much electricity does my television use? Most TV’s use about 80 to 400 watts, depending on the size and technology. Using a sample cost of 15¢ per kilowatt-hour and five hours of viewing a day, that’s $1.83 to $9.13/mo.

How much does it cost to run a TV per hour UK?

They then multiplied this by an average electricity price of 14.5 pence per kWh.


ApplianceAverage consumption (kWh/year)Average running cost (£/year)
TV (LCD – flat screen)19929.00
TV (Plasma – flat screen)65895.00
CD player34.75.00
DVD recorder96.814.00

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How many watts does a TV use UK?

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32 Inch LED TV20W60W
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49 Inch LED TV85W85W
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How much electricity does a 55 inch TV use?

But a 55” LED TV uses about 57 watts or 2x the amount of electricity as a 32” TV (though still very little electricity). All this is to say, even with the bigger models, the average LED or LCD TV probably uses between 30 and 100 watts of electricity.