Decreasing energy consumption in all sectors except services

  • Final energy consumption for all sectors is increasing at EU level since 2014 (+0.5%/year for total final consumption). The increase is especially high for agriculture (+2.1%/year). 
  • Following the financial crisis of 2008/2009, this consumption was on the contrary decreasing for all sectors between 2007 and 2014. 

Final energy consumption trends (EU, normal climate)

  • Electricity consumption recovered its pre-Covid level in 2021, after a strong rebound (+4%).
  • Increase in electricity consumption since 2014 (+0.5%/year) after a decreasing trend between 2007 and 2014 (-0.6%/year) and a strong growth before 2007 (+1.9%/year), that was mainly explained by residential and services sectors.

Final electricity consumption trends (EU)