Electricity intensity trends in EU countries

  • Decreasing electricity intensity in most of countries since 2014, with the fastest decrease for Belgium, Ireland, Malta and Austria (decrease by more than 5%/year). Highest electricity intensities observed for Finland, Estonia, Sweden, Croatia and Bulgaria.  
  • Increasing trends at the EU level before 2008, slow decrease during the 2008-2014 period, but with contrasting trends according to the country and the period.  

Electricity intensity

Electricity intensity trends