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Eurostat publishes some interesting facts & figures as well as an infographic on electricity prices in the EU.

 

… that electricity prices* for household consumers ranged from 9.6 Euro per 100 kWh in Bulgaria to 30.4 Euro per 100 kWh in Denmark in 2015?

... that the electricity bill for households doubled in Latvia during the last five years (2010-2015), the highest increase (+57 %) in the EU?

… that gas prices** for household consumers ranged from 3.4 Euro per 100 kWh in Romania to 11.7 Euro in Sweden in 2015?

… that Hungary registered the highest decrease in energy prices for households (-27 % for electricity and -36% for gas) in the EU since 2010?

... that among the EU Member States, Spain recorded the highest increase in gas prices for households since 2010 (+ 72%)?

… that the United Kingdom recorded in 2015 the lowest share of taxes and levies (5%) paid by household consumers for electricity and gas while Denmark (69%) and Germany (52%) had the highest ones?


* Electricity prices refer to prices for a household with an annual consumption of between 2 500 and 5 000 kWh, and include taxes.
** Gas prices refer to prices for a household with an annual consumption of between 5 600 and 56 000 kWh of gas, and include taxes.
 

Source: Eurostat, Energy statistics. Date of extraction: 17.05.2016

Further information can also be found in the Eurostat news release on energy prices in the EU.

 

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Infographic: Electricty prices in the EU Infographic: Electricty prices in the EU

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Source: Eurostat, Energy statistics

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