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In 2016, over half the cars ran on petrol in 15 out of 24 Member States, for which data were available. This share was largest in Cyprus (86%) ahead of Finland (75%) and Hungary (70%). Diesel-driven cars exceeded the 50% threshold in France (69%), Lithuania (65%), Luxembourg (64%), Belgium (60%), Austria and Spain (both 57%) as well as Portugal (54%) and Latvia (53%). The use of alternative fuels, other than petrol or diesel, was highest in Poland (16%), Lithuania (10%), Italy and Latvia (both 8%).


Graph: passenger cars by fuel type

The source dataset can be found here.


For more information on transport indicators, have a look at the newly published statistical book Energy, transport and environment indicators – 2018 edition.


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