Declining share of space heating in EU

  • Declining space heating consumption (-1%/year since 2000)
  • The share of space heating in household consumption has decreased from 71% in 2000 to 67% in 2015.
  • The second end-use is electrical appliances (increasing share from 10% to 13%);
  • Quite stable share of water heating;
  • Lighting is around 2% and the contribution of cooling is still negligible.

Household energy consumption in the EU


Household energy consumption in the EU, in %