v3.7.0.1
Document and Entity Information - shares
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2017
Apr. 28, 2017
Entity Information [Line Items]    
Entity Registrant Name EDISON INTERNATIONAL  
Entity Central Index Key 0000827052  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2017  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2017  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   325,811,206
Southern California Edison    
Entity Information [Line Items]    
Entity Registrant Name SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON CO  
Entity Central Index Key 0000092103  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2017  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2017  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   434,888,104