Energy consumption of large appliances per dwelling

  • EU households consumed around 60% more for small appliances in 2018 than in 2000 (around 1300 kWh in 2018). On the opposite, energy consumption of large appliances has decreased by 24% between 2000 and 2018.
  • Small appliances represent now the main share of appliances consumption: 63% of the specific consumption of appliances in 2018 compared to 45% in 2000.
  • Energy efficiency of large electrical appliances continues to improve rapidly. However this effect does not counterbalance anymore the rapid growth of the consumption of small appliances.

Consumption of electrical appliances in the EU