Indicator Assessment

Final energy consumption by sector and fuel in Europe

Indicator Assessment
Prod-ID: IND-16-en
  Also known as: ENER 016
Published 31 Jan 2020 Last modified 11 May 2021
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  • Final energy consumption in the 28 EU Member States was 5.7 % lower in 2017 than in 2005, mainly due to reductions in the industry sector. Preliminary data suggests that this trend continues in 2018.
  • Still, final energy consumption increased for all fuel types in the EU between 2016 and 2017.
  • In 2017, the EU's final energy consumption rose for the first time in 7 years above the indicative trajectory set by the EEA to monitor progress towards the 2020 energy efficiency targets. A trend which is expected to continue also in 2018. Therefore, achieving the 2020 targets is increasingly uncertain.

Final energy consumption by fuel type and sector

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Million tonnes of oil equivalent
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Final energy consumption and linear trajectory level to reach 2020 target