Industry absorbs a declining share of final consumption

  • In most EU countries, the share of industry in the final energy consumption is declining (by 3.5 points at EU level since 2000). This decline was very significant in Bulgaria, Romania, Czechia, Greece, Cyprus, and Estonia (by 8 to 17 points). 
  • This share has however increased in 4 countries, namely Germany, Austria, Latvia and Hungary, by 1.7 to 4.8 points.
  • There are large discrepancies in the share of industry in final consumption among countries: from 15% or less in Cyprus, Estonia and Malta to 43% in Finland (25% for EU on average). 

Share of industry in the final consumption