Energy consumption trends in EU

Decrease of industrial consumption since 2004

  • There is a regular decrease in energy consumption since 2003, although there was growth in industrial activity from 2003 to 2007 and since 2013.
  •  Since 2007, electricity follows the same declining trend as total consumption, while it was increasing regularly before.
  • In 2015, industry consumed around 20% less than in 2000.

Energy consumption and activity in industry (2000 = 100)