Dependency on energy imports in the European Union (EU) 1995 to 2014

This statistic shows the energy import dependency of the European Union (EU) from 1995 to 2014, in percentage. It shows that the import dependency increased significantly overall from 43.1 percent in 1995 to 53.5 percent in 2014. The import dependency for solid fuels increased from 21.5 percent to 45.6 percent respectively.

Energy import dependency of the European Union (EU) from 1995 to 2014, by fuel type

Solid fuelsPetroleum productsNatural gasTotal
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1995 to 2014

Supplementary notes

Energy import dependency shows the amount of energy imported in relation to the total amount of energy used. A value of 50 percent means that half of the needed amount of a particular fuel had to be imported.

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