Czech Republic

2014 Czech Republic Key Figures
Population: 10.5 million
GDP growth rate: 1.98 %/year
Energy independence: 69.3%
Total consumption/GDP:* 79.6 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 9.26 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 6.53%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Energy consumption per capita is 28% higher than the EU average (3.9 toe), whereas electricity consumption per capita is in line with the EU average, at 5 500 kWh/capita in 2014.

The total energy intensity of the GDP is 50% higher than the EU average (in ppp) (2014). However, since 2000...


 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). Since 1996, oil is also supplied from Germany through another oil pipeline (IKL) connected to the transalpine pipe (TAL) in Ingolstadt. In the first three...

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Oil products consumption

Oil product consumption, which had been declining (-3.3%/year) between 2008 and 2013, grew in 2014 (+6.5%) to 8.6 Mt. According to preliminary statistics, it dipped again in 2015, by 2.1%; where motor fuels are concerned, gasoline consumption remained stable in 2015 (+0.4%), while diesel...

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Refined oil products production

Natural gas consumption

Natural gas consumption has been on a downward trend since 2001 (2.1%/year drop between 2001 and 2014), with the exception of an exceptional 13% hike in 2010, reaching 7.5 bcm in 2014 (11% drop due to higher-than-usual temperatures). In 2015 gas consumption grew by more than 4.5% to around 7.8...

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 3.1%/year since 2007), reaching 47 Mt in 2014. Lignite accounts for more than 83% of solid fuel consumption.

Graph: COAL AND LIGNITE CONSUMPTION (Mt)

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 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), has been declining since then (-0.8%/year from 2008 to 2014), reaching 58 TWh in 2014. According to preliminary statistics, it recovered in 2015 (+3.6%), as electricity demand from large...

Renewable in % electricity production

The National Renewable Energy Action Plan (2010, resubmitted in 2013) established that renewable energies must represent 14% of final energy consumption (10% in transport) by 2020. There is no mandatory quota for electricity produced from renewable sources.


 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)
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