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September 2, 2014

Country Household Voltages and Plug Styles

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This chart shows the voltages and plug styles used throughout the world. Note that some countries have changed their standards, and some have multiple standards. Energy consumption per wall plug is typically not dependent on voltage.

Continent/Country Voltage Frequency Plug Type
North America      
Canada 120 V 60 HZ USA
United States 120 V 60 HZ USA
Mexico 120 V (127V) 60 HZ USA
Central America      
Bahamas 115 V 60 HZ USA,UK
Barbados 115 V 50 HZ USA
Belize 110-220 V 60 HZ USA
Bermuda 115 V 60 HZ USA
Costa Rica 120 V 60 HZ USA
Cuba 115-120 V 60 HZ USA
Dominican Republic 110-220 V 60 HZ USA
El Salvador 120-240 V 60 HZ USA
Guatemala 115-230 V 60 HZ USA
Haiti 110-220 V 60 HZ USA
Honduras 110-220 V 60 HZ USA
Jamaica 220 V 50 HZ USA,UK
Netherland Antilles 110-127 V 50 HZ Europe, USA
Netherland Antilles
Dutch side of Saint Martin (Sint Maartin)
110V 60Hz USA
Netherland Antilles
(French side of Saint Martin)
220V 60Hz French
Netherlands Antllles
Curacao
110V
220V
50Hz USA
Europe
Nicaragua 120 V 60 HZ USA
Panama 120 V 60 HZ USA
Puerto Rico 120 V 60 HZ USA
Trinidad & Tobago 115-230 V 60 HZ USA, UK
Virgin Islands 120 V 60 HZ USA
Europe
Note, the European Commission bureaucrats have mandated that all EU countries standardize to 230V -10% +6% (i.e. 207.0 V-243.8 V). Since this fits all of the old voltages listed below you can probably expect the following voltages to still apply.
Albania 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Austria 230 V 50 HZ Europe
Belgium 230 V 50 HZ Europe
Belarus 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Bulgaria 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Croatia 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Czech Republic 120-220 V 50 HZ Europe
Denmark 230 V 50 HZ Europe, Denmark
Estonia 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Finland 230 V 50 HZ Europe
France 230 V 50 HZ Europe
Germany 230 V 50 HZ Europe
Greece 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Hungary 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Iceland 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Ireland 220 V 50 HZ Europe, UK
Italy 230 V 50 HZ Europe, Italy
Latvia 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Lithuania 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Luxembourg 230 V 50 HZ Europe
Moldavia 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Netherlands 230 V 50 HZ Europe
Norway 230 V 50 HZ Europe
Poland 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Portugal 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Romania 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Russia 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Slovakia 120-220 V 50 HZ Europe
Slovenia 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Spain 230 V 50 HZ Europe
Sweden 230 V 50 HZ Europe
Switzerland 230 V 50 HZ Swiss
Ukraine 220 V 50 HZ Europe
United Kingdom 240 V 50 HZ UK
Yugoslavia 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Africa      
Algeria 127-220 V 50 HZ Europe
Angola 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Benin 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Botswana 220 V 50 HZ UK
Burkina Faso 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Burundi 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Cameroon 127-220 V 50 HZ Europe
Central Africa Rep. 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Chad 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Congo 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Dahomey 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Egypt 220 V 50 HZ Europe, UK
Ethiopia 220 V 50 HZ Europe, Italy
Gabon 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Gambia 230 V 50 HZ UK
Ghana 240 V 50 HZ UK
Ivory Coast 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Kenya 240 V 50 HZ UK
Lesotho 230 V 60 HZ UK
Liberia 120 V 60 HZ Europe, USA
Libya 115-220 V 50 HZ Europe, USA, UK
Malawi 230 V 50 HZ UK
Mali 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Mauritania 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Mauritius 230 V 50 HZ UK
Morocco 127-220 V 50 HZ Europe
Mozambique 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Namibia (Nambia) 220 V 50 HZ South Africa
Niger 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Nigeria 230 V 50 HZ UK
Rwanda 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Senegal 110 V 50 HZ Europe
Sierra Leone 230 V 50 HZ UK
Somalia 220 V 50 HZ Europe
South Africa 220-240 V 50 HZ South Africa
Sudan 240V 50 HZ UK
Swaziland 220 V 50 HZ UK
Tanzania 230 V 50 HZ UK
Togo 127-220 V 50 HZ Europe
Tunisia 127-220 V 50 HZ Europe
Uganda 240 V 50 HZ UK
Zaire 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Zambia 220 V 50 HZ UK
Zimbabwe 220 V 50 HZ UK
South America      
Argentina 230 V 50 HZ Europe, Australia
Bolivia 110 V 50 HZ USA
Brazil 110-127-220 V 60 HZ Europe, USA
Chile 220 V 50 HZ Europe, Italy
Colombia 110-220 V 50 HZ USA
Ecuador 110-220 V 60 HZ Europe, USA
French Guiana 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Guyana 110-240 V 60 HZ USA
Paraguay 220 V 60 HZ Europe
Peru 220 V 60 HZ Europe, USA
Surinam 110-127 V 60 HZ Europe, USA
Uruguay 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Venezuela 120-240 V 60 HZ USA
Australia, Oceania      
Australia 240 V 50 HZ Australia
Fiji Islands 240 V 50 HZ Australia
New Zealand 230 V 50 HZ Australia
Solomon Island 240 V 50 HZ Australia
Tonga 230 V 50 HZ Australia
Asia      
Abu Dhabi 230 V 50 HZ UK
Afghanistan 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Armenia 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Azerbaijan 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Bahrain 110-230 V 50 HZ, 60 HZ USA, UK
Bangladesh 230 V 50 HZ UK
Brunei 240 V 50 HZ UK
Cambodia 220 V 50 HZ Europe, USA
China 220 V 50 HZ USA, Australia
Cyprus 240 V 50 HZ UK
Georgia 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Hong Kong 220 V 50 HZ UK
India 230-250 V 50 HZ, 60 HZ UK
Indonesia 127-220 V 50 HZ Europe
Iran 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Iraq 220 V 50 HZ Europe, UK
Israel 230 V 50 HZ Israel
Japan 100 V 50 HZ, 60 HZ USA
Jordan 220 V 50 HZ USA, UK
Kazakhstan 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Kirgizstan 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Korea (North) 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Korea (South) 110-220 V 60 HZ Europe, USA
Kuwait 240 V 50 HZ UK
Laos 220 V 50 HZ Europe, USA
Lebanon 110-220 V 50 HZ Europe, UK
Malaysia 240 V 50 HZ UK
Myanmar 240 V 50 HZ UK
Oman 240 V 50 HZ USA, UK
Pakistan 230 V 50 HZ UK
Philippines 110-220 V 60 HZ USA
Qatar 240 V 50 HZ UK
Saudi Arabia 127-220 V (gradually
switching to 220V
60 HZ Europe, USA, UK
Singapore 230 V 50 HZ UK
Sri Lanka 230 V 50 HZ UK
Syria 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Taiwan 110-220 V 60 HZ USA
Tajikistan 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Thailand 220 V 50 HZ USA
Turkey 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Turkmenistan 220 V 50 HZ Europe
United Arab Emirates 220 V 50 HZ UK
Uzbekistan 220 V 50 HZ Europe
Vietnam 120-220 V 50 HZ Europe, UK
Yemen 220 V 50 HZ UK

We hope that this information is helpful.


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