Sweden

2015 Sweden Key Figures
Population: 9.78 million
GDP growth rate: 4.09 %/year
Energy independence: 72.6%
Total consumption/GDP:* 75.9 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 3.64 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 7.52%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

In 2015 total energy consumption per capita was 4.8 toe, which is 55% above the EU average. At 12 800 kWh, the country's electricity consumption per capita is the third highest in Europe (2.3 times higher than the EU average).

Graph: CONSUMPTION TRENDS BY ENERGY SOURCE (Mtoe)

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Sweden energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Sweden does not produce oil. In 2015 Sweden imported 19 Mt of crude oil, mainly from Russia (44%), Norway (26%) and Demark (13%). Sweden is a net exporter of refined products (around 4.5 Mt in 2014), since the country's refining production continuously exceeds its domestic demand.

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EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Oil products consumption

The consumption of oil products has fallen by 35% since 2002 (-3.3%/year), bringing it to 10 Mt: 50% of the decrease occurred in industry, 33% in the residential/services sector and just 10% in transport. Oil consumption contracted by 1% in 2015.

Since 2010 diesel is the most used fuel in...

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Refined oil products production

Natural gas consumption

The consumption of natural gas spiked from 1.1 bcm in 2009 to 1.6 bcm in 2010, due to a 68% rise in natural gas use for electricity production following the commissioning of the Öresund power plant. Consumption has fallen since then, partly due to the high hydropower production that have driven...

EMEA LNG Trade Dataset

 Natural gas domestic consumption

Coal consumption

Coal consumption has been fluctuating around 4.5 Mt/year from 2001 to 2010 before falling by 25% in two years. Since 2012, the coal consumption has been reducing by only 3% to 3.5 Mt in 2015.

Graph: COAL CONSUMPTION (MT)

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 Coal and lignite domestic consumption

Power consumption

Electricity consumption has decreased between 2007 and 2014, representing a drop of 10 TWh, and has stagnated in 2015 to 125 TWh. Two third of the reduction came from industry, which has contracted by 2.1%/year, on average, between 2007 and 2014, representing 80% of the fall (8 TWh). Only the...

Renewable in % electricity production

STEM is also in charge of implementing the renewable energy policy and is the accounting authority for certificates and guarantees of origin since 2015.

According to the EU Directive on renewable energy sources (RES), the national target is to increase the share of...


 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)
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