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Energy dependence rate at 53.8% in EU, the lowest in Estonia

BC, Tallinn, 14.02.2013.Print version
The energy dependence rate, defined as net imports divided by gross consumption, and which shows the extent to which a country is dependent on energy imports, was 53.8% in the European Union in 2011, whereas Latvia's energy dependence rate was 59%. The lowest energy dependence rates were registered in Estonia – 11.7%, informs LETA.

Romania’s dependence rate was 21.3%, the Czech Republic – 28.6%, and the Netherlands – 30.4%, while the highest energy dependence rate was recorded in Malta – 100.6%, Luxembourg – 97.4%, Cyprus – 92.6%, and Ireland – 88.9%.

 

Lithuania's energy dependence rate stood at 81.8% in 2011.

 

Gross inland energy consumption in the European Union amounted to 1.698 billion tons of oil equivalent in 2011, compared to 1.759 billion tons of oil equivalent in 2010. In comparison with 2008, the bloc's energy consumption reduced 5.7%.

 

Gross inland energy consumption in Latvia constituted 4.2 million tons of oil equivalent in 2011, compared to 4.5 million tons of oil equivalent in 2010. In comparison with 2008, energy consumption in Latvia reduced 7.6%.






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