Industry absorbs a declining share of final consumption

  •  In most EU countries, the share of industry in the final energy consumption is declining (by 4.5 points at EU level since 2000). This decline was very significant in Bulgaria, Romania, Spain, Poland, Czech Republic and Italy (by around 10 points). 
  • This share has increased in 5 countries, namely Germany, Austria, Latvia, Slovakia and Hungary, by 1 to 3 points.
  • There are large discrepancies in the share of industry in final consumption among countries: from more than 40% in Finland and Slovakia to around 15% in Estonia, UK, Denmark, Luxembourg and Cyprus (25% for EU on average).  

Share of industry in the final consumption