Correlation in growth of road transport energy consumption vs growth in fuel prices
A correlation between decreasing fuel prices and high transport volume growth is clearly visible. This does not imply that price development in itself can explain the transport volume development, but clearly indicates that price is likely to have played a role.
NB: For the EU-15, except theUnited Kingdom, Denmark, Austria, Finland, Luxemburg and Sweden, because of lack of data on share of diesel and petrol in fuel sales.
Geographical coverage note: NB: For the EU-15, except the United Kingdom, Denmark, Austria, Finland, Luxemburg and Sweden, because of lack of data on share of diesel and petrol in fuel sales.
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This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe’s environment.
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