Denmark

2014 Denmark Key Figures
Population: 5.64 million
GDP growth rate: 1.09 %/year
Energy independence: 97.4%
Total consumption/GDP:* 87.5 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 6.03 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 5.61%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Denmark's consumption per capita is in line with the EU average (3 toe/cap, and around 5 800 kWh/cap of electricity in 2015) .

Total energy consumption has been declining at a pace of 2.3%/year since 2008, bringing it to less than 17 Mtoe in 2014. According to preliminary estimates, it...

Denmark energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Oil production has been on a downward trend since 2004, decreasing by an average of 8.3%/year until 2014, when it reached 8.1 Mt (-6.4% in 2014 alone). In 2015, oil production declined again by 5.4% to 7.7 Mt.

Oil production took off in the eighties and tripled between 1990 and 2000,...

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Oil products consumption

Oil consumption has been declining regularly at a pace of 2.5%/year, on average, since 2000 (-0.9% in 2014 and -0.5% in 2015,). Transport absorbs 64% of oil product consumption (2014).

Graph: OIL CONSUMPTION (Mt)

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EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Refined oil products production

Natural gas consumption

Gas consumption fell by 35% between 2010 and 2014 and remained stable in 2015, at around 3 bcm.

The residential, services and agriculture sectors account for 31% of gas consumption (2014), followed by industry (23%) and by the power sector (19%). The remainder (27%) is used in the oil and...

EMEA LNG Trade Dataset

 Natural gas domestic consumption

Coal consumption

In 2014 coal accounted for just 16% of the country's total consumption (36% in 1990). Coal consumption has decreased regularly since 2006, dropping from 9.4 Mt to 4.4 Mt in 2012. After a 26% increase in 2013 (lower imports and higher domestic generation), coal consumption collapsed again in 2014...

 Coal and lignite domestic consumption

Power consumption

Electricity consumption has been declining by 1%/year since 2007, reaching 32 TWh in 2014.Electricity demand increased slightly in 2015 to nearly 33 TWh.

Services and the residential sector are the two largest consumers, with 32% and 31%, respectively, of electricity consumption in 2014,...

Renewable in % electricity production

The 2012 Energy Agreement calls for a significant increase in renewable energy (mainly wind, biomass and biogas), raising the share of renewables to more than 35% of final energy consumption by 2020. Denmark aims to more than double its wind power generation to about 50% of electricity...


 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)
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