Decreasing energy consumption in all sectors except services

  • Final energy consumption for all sectors is increasing at EU level since 2014 (+0.7%/year for total final consumption). The increase is especially high for transport (+1.4%/year) and agriculture (+2.7%/year). This trend is contrary to the decreasing trends on consumption for all sectors between 2007 and 2014 (global economic crisis). 

Final energy consumption trends (EU, normal climate)

  • Increase in electricity consumption since 2014 (+0.6%/year) after a decreasing trend between 2007 and 2014 (-0.6%/year) and a strong growth trend before 2007 (+1.9%/year), that was mainly explained by residential and services sectors electricity demand growth.

Final electricity consumption trends (EU)