Austria

2016 Austria Key Figures
Population: 8.75 million
GDP growth rate: 1.48 %/year
Energy independence: 37.1%
Total consumption/GDP:* 87.2 (2015=100)
CO2 Emissions: 7.34 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 5.00%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

In 2016, Austria's energy consumption per capita was 3.8 toe, which is 22% higher than the EU average. The country's electricity consumption stands at 7 500 kWh, i.e. 35% above the EU average.

Graph: CONSUMPTION TRENDS BY ENERGY SOURCE (Mtoe)

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Austria energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Oil production is fluctuating around 0.9 Mt (0.8 Mt in 2016), and covers less than 10% of the country's needs. In 2016, Austria imported 7.5 Mt of crude oil, mainly from Kazakhstan (28%), Libya and Russia (13% each), Iraq (11%) and Saudi Arabia (7%), almost all imported by pipeline from Trieste...

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Oil products consumption

Oil consumption decreased by an average of 2.1%/year between 2005 and 2014, bringing it to its lowest level since 1996, at 11 Mt in 2014. Oil consumption rebounded by 2% in 2016, driven by the transport sector (+4%).

Graph: OIL CONSUMPTION (Mt)

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EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Refined oil products production

Natural gas consumption

Gas consumption decreased by 21% between 2005 and 2014 before rebounding by 6.7% in 2015 and 4.3% in 2016 to 8.7 bcm.

Graph: NATURAL GAS CONSUMPTION (bcm)

Industry consumed...

EMEA LNG Trade Dataset

 Natural gas domestic consumption

Coal consumption

Coal consumption fell by 36% between 2003 and 2016 to 4.5 Mt.

Graph: COAL CONSUMPTION (Mt)

In 2015, power plants consumed 33% of the country's coal (42% in 2010), while...

 Coal and lignite domestic consumption

Power consumption

Electricity consumption increased slowly since the 2009 recession between 2010 and 2015 (1%/year), but increased by 3% in 2016, pulled up by industry (3%) and services (5.5%).

Graph: ELECTRICITY CONSUMPTION (TWh)

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Renewable in % electricity production

The national target to increase the share of renewables in final consumption to 34% by 2020 has almost been achieved 6 years ahead as the share is 33% at end-2015 (according to EU definition), up from 24% in 2005.

The renewable energy sector is governed by the Green Electricity...


 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)
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