Energy prices in the EU, 2017
Eurostat publishes an infographic as well as some interesting facts & figures on household energy prices
in the EU.
… that electricity prices* for household consumers ranged from 9.6 Euro per 100 kWh in Bulgaria to 30.5 Euro per 100 kWh in Denmark and Germany in 2017?
... that the electricity bill for households in Greece increased more (+64 %) over the last seven years (2010-2017) than in any other EU country?
… that gas prices** for household consumers in 2017 ranged from 3.2 Euro per 100 kWh in Romania to 12.1 Euro in Sweden and 8.1 Euro in Denmark?
… that energy prices for households in Hungary have decreased more (-27 % for electricity and -34 % for gas) since 2010 than in any other EU country?
... that among the EU Member States, Portugal recorded the highest increase in gas prices for households since 2010 (+30 %)?
… that Malta recorded the lowest share of taxes and levies (5 %) paid by household consumers for electricity in 2017, while Denmark (67 %) and Germany (54 %) had the highest shares?
* 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: 27.11.2017