• The energy consumption of transport grows again since 2013 at EU level with the economic growth rebound (+2%/year), which contrasts with the previous period impacted by the economic crisis (-1.5%/year from 2007 to 2013). This was mainly due to an increasing consumption in the largest EU countries, with even a significant increase in Poland (8.8%/year) and Spain (3.5%/year).
  • In 2017, the energy consumption of transport of the EU was 10% above its 2000 level.

Energy consumption trends in transport (international aviation inluded) in EU

Energy consumption of transport (international aviation included) in selected countries