Energy prices in the EU, 2019
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 10 EUR per 100 kWh in Bulgaria to 31 EUR per 100 kWh in Germany in 2019?
... that compared to the first half of 2018, the highest increase in household electricity prices in national currencies was observed in the Netherlands (+20.3%) while the highest decrease was recorded in Denmark (-4.3%)?
… that gas prices** for household consumers in 2019 ranged from 3.5 EUR per 100 kWh in Hungary and Romania to 11.8 EUR per 100kWh in Sweden?
... that compared to the first half of 2018, Bulgaria recorded the highest increase in household gas prices in national currencies (+18.3 %) and Denmark the highest decrease (-1.7 %)?
… that Malta recorded the lowest share of taxes and levies (6 %) paid by household consumers for electricity in 2019, while Denmark (64 %) 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.
Data: 1st semester 2019. Source: Eurostat, Energy statistics. Date of extraction: 22.11.2019
Further information can also be found in the Eurostat news item on energy prices in the EU.
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