Industry absorbs a declining share of final consumption

  • In most EU countries, the share of industry in the final energy consumption is declining (by 3.7 points at EU level since 2000). This decline was very significant in Bulgaria, Romania, Spain, Poland, Czechia and Italy (by 8 to 13 points). 
  • This share has however increased in 4 countries, namely Germany, Austria, Latvia and Hungary, by 0.5 to 4 points.
  • There are large discrepancies in the share of industry in final consumption among countries: from more than 45% in Finland to around 15% in Estonia, Denmark, Luxembourg, Malta and Cyprus (27% for EU on average). 

Share of industry in the final consumption