Czech Republic

2015 Czech Republic Key Figures
Population: 10.5 million
GDP growth rate: 4.54 %/year
Energy independence: 68.7%
Total consumption/GDP:* 75.1 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 9.18 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 6.38%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Energy consumption per capita is 24% higher than the EU average (3.9 toe), whereas electricity consumption per capita is in line with the EU average, at nearly 5 700 kWh/capita in 2015.

The total energy intensity of the GDP is 42% higher than the EU average (in ppp) (2015). However, since...

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

The Czech Republic is heavily dependent on Russia for its oil supply, which is imported through the Druzhba pipeline ("Friendship" pipeline). More than 55% of oil imports come from Russia, with one third from Azerbaijan and 10% from Kazakhstan. Since 1996, oil is also supplied from Germany...

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Oil products consumption

Oil product consumption, which had been declining (-3.3%/year) between 2008 and 2013, grew by 5.9% in 2014 before decreasing again in 2015 to 8.4 Mt (-2.1%). According to preliminary statistics, oil product consumption dipped by 7.2% in 2016 to less than 8 Mt, while crude oil consumption fell by...

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Refined oil products production

Natural gas consumption

Natural gas consumption, which had been following a downward trend between 2001 and 2014 (-2.1%/year, with the exception of an exceptional 13% hike in 2010), grew by 4.5% in 2015 and by 8.5% in 2016 to 8.3 bcm (+8.9% for large consumers and +9.1% for households in 2016).

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EMEA LNG Trade Dataset

 Natural gas domestic consumption

Coal consumption

The consumption of coal and lignite has been declining since 2000 (by 0.8%/year between 2000 and 2007 and by 3.4%/year since 2007), reaching 47 Mt in 2014. It resumed slightly in 2015 (+0.5%) and remained broadly stable in 2016, according to preliminary estimates. Lignite accounts for around 90...

 Coal and lignite domestic consumption

Power consumption

The country's electricity consumption, which had risen rapidly between 2000 and 2008 (+1.8%/year on average), eroded until 2014 (-0.6%/year to 58 TWh) before recovering in 2015 and 2016 (2.3% in 2015 and 2.7% in 2016, according to preliminary statistics).


Renewable in % electricity production

The National Renewable Energy Action Plan (2010, resubmitted in 2013) is designed to reach 15.3% of renewables in final energy consumption by 2020 (10% in transport), but this target should be easily exceeded, since renewables already accounted for 15% in 2015. There is no mandatory quota for...

 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)
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