Heating energy consumption by energy source

  • Natural gas is the leading energy source for households heating in the EU, with a rather stable share (40% in 2021, 38% in 2010 and 37% in 2000).
  • The share of electricity stood at 6% in 2021, after having remained stable at 5% between 2000 and 2010. 
  • Oil is slowly being phased out (-14 points) but remains significant in some Member States such as Cyprus.
  • Wood is progressing (+13 points).

Household energy consumption for heating by energy