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Table 5 Contribution to regional electricity demand in the commercial sector, 1990–2010 (%)

From: Demand for industrial and commercial electricity: evidence from Japan

  Growth rate of electricity demand (total) Price Production Cooling degree days Heating degree days Margin of error
Hokkaido 1.59 0.03 0.79 0.04 0.02 0.70
Tohoku 1.71 0.02 1.14 0.02 0.04 0.49
Tokyo 2.04 0.02 1.38 0.01 0.06 0.57
Chubu 1.89 0.01 1.33 0.01 0.08 0.46
Hokuriku 1.79 0.02 1.04 0.01 0.08 0.63
Kansai 1.51 0.01 0.66 0.00 0.07 0.77
Chugoku 1.57 0.02 1.10 0.01 0.09 0.35
Shikoku 1.67 0.03 1.27 0.00 0.06 0.31
Kyushu 1.93 0.03 1.31 0.00 0.10 0.48
Okinawa 1.66 0.01 2.11 0.00 1.16 −1.61
Average 1.74 0.02 1.11 0.01 0.07 0.53
  1. Notes: The growth rate of electricity demand (total) is the finite difference approximation of the logarithm (annual average). The regional classification is as follows: Hokkaido (Hokkaido), Tohoku (Aomori, Iwate, Miyagi, Akita, Yamagata, Fukushima, and Niigata), Tokyo (Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma, Saitama, Chiba, Tokyo, Kanagawa, and Yamanashi), Hokuriku (Toyama, Ishikawa, and Fukui), Chubu (Nagano, Gifu, Shizuoka, Aichi, and Mie), Kansai (Shiga, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyogo, Nara, and Wakayama), Chugoku (Tottori, Shimane, Okayama, Hiroshima, and Yamaguchi), Shikoku (Tokushima, Kagawa, Ehime, and Kochi), Kyushu (Fukuoka, Saga, Nagasaki, Kumamoto, Oita, Miyazaki, and Kagoshima), and Okinawa (Okinawa)