2016 Greece Key Figures
Population: 10.7 million
GDP growth rate: 0.01 %/year
Energy independence: 33.8%
Total consumption/GDP:* 100 (2015=100)
CO2 Emissions: 5.88 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 7.50%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Total energy consumption per capita is 2.2 toe in 2016, including 4 613 kWh of electricity (down from 2.7 toe in 2008); it is 29% lower than the EU average (3.1 toe). The significant decrease in consumption since 2008 is a result of the strong economic crisis.


Greece energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Crude oil production is negligible and covers less than 1% of the country's oil needs. The main suppliers are Russia (32%) and Iraq (30%) (2014); Iran used to be a large supplier (34% in 2011) but this has changed due to the EU embargo of 2012. In January 2016, Hellenic Petroleum signed an...

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Oil products consumption

The consumption of oil products increased regularly from 1990 until 2007 (close to 2%/year on average), then fell by 34% between 2008 and 2014 because of the economic crisis, from 18 to 11 Mt. It has increased again by 5%/year since 2015.



EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Refined oil products production

Natural gas consumption

Natural gas consumption increased strongly between its introduction in 1997 and 2007; later it oscillated around the 2007 level and reached its maximum level of 4.7 bcm in 2011. Subsequently, it fell at a pace of about 14%/year until 2014 due to the economic crisis and the decrease in power...

EMEA LNG Trade Dataset

 Natural gas domestic consumption

Coal consumption

Coal and lignite consumption reached an all-time high in 2004; it stood at 38 Mt in 2016. Nearly all the lignite consumption is used by the electricity sector (99%) and the current decrease is explained by the drop in demand.



 Coal and lignite domestic consumption

Power consumption

Electricity consumption dropped by almost 20% since 2009 (-3.2%/year over 2008-2014); it reached 49.6 TWh in 2016. It increased rapidly and regularly between 2000 and 2008 (close to 3.4%/year). Households are the largest consumer of electricity (35%), followed by services (34%) and industry (23...

Renewable in % electricity production

According to the EU Directive on renewables, the national target is to increase the share of renewables in the country's final energy consumption to 18% by 2020; the share for renewable electricity is set at 40%.

According to the 2010 ten-year investment plan for renewables, wind capacity...

 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)
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