This indicator describes the development of household energy consumption (all energy carriers), excluding transport consumption. Read more …..
Household energy consumption per inhabitant (temperature corrected): between 1990 and 2018, energy consumption per inhabitant fell by 19 percent from 32.8 to 26.5 GJ per inhabitant.
As a result of energy-saving measures such as insulation and the installation of high-efficiency boilers, domestic natural gas consumption decreased by 28 percent from 27 GJ per inhabitant in 1990 to 19.5 GJ per inhabitant in 2018.
In 2018, household electricity consumption per inhabitant was 16 percent higher than in 1990. The share of electricity in total energy consumption per inhabitant also increased between 1990 and 2018, from 11.6 to almost 17 percent.