What is the Average Energy Bill?

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Trying to calculate the average energy bill can sometimes be tricky, as there are many different elements that contribute to how much you pay for your gas and electricity. These elements include the region of the country that you live in, the amount of energy that you use, as well as how you choose to pay for your energy.

Below is a table to show the average energy bill for customers on a ‘standard’ energy tariff. Most energy customers will currently be on standard tariffs - in particular those who have never switched suppliers before, those who have recently moved house, or those who have automatically rolled off an alternative tariff which has now expired.

Average energy bill by house size

  Monthly Bill Quarterly Bill Annual Bill See best deals...
Small House / Flat (1) £61 £183 £734 Continue »
Medium House (2) £89 £266 £1,066 Continue »
Large House (3) £125 £374 £1,494 Continue »

As mentioned before, the above figures are based on standard energy tariff rates – which are typically not the cheapest available on the market. The below table demonstrates the current cheapest deals on the market.

Cheapest average energy bill by house size

  Monthly Bill Quarterly Bill Annual Bill See best deals...
Small House / Flat (1) £45 £136 £544 Continue »
Medium House (2) £64 £192 £770 Continue »
Large House (3) £89 £266 £1,062 Continue »

Both of these tables automatically update to ensure they remain 100% accurate at all times, using our Ofgem approved domestic energy comparison engine.

If your energy bills seem high compared to the cheapest figures above, then there’s a good chance that you are not on the best deal available to you, and are paying too much for your gas and electricity as a result. Enter your postcode below to quickly and easily compare all UK tariffs and find out how much money you could save.

Estimated energy usage

For our calculations we have used the following annual energy usage amounts which are based on industry figures:

  • (1) Small House / Flat - gas usage of 8,000kWh and an electricity usage of 2,000kWh
  • (2) Medium House - gas usage of 12,500kWh and an electricity usage of 3,100kWh
  • (3) Large House - gas usage of 18,000kWh and an electricity usage of 4,600kWh

The bills shown are the cheapest average standard tariff in the market, correct as of 29/08/2016

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