|Updated: 13.12.2012 - Next update: 12.12.2013|
Total energy consumption fell by 5 per cent in 2011
According to Statistics Finland, total consumption of energy in Finland amounted to 1.39 million terajoules (TJ) in 2011, which was five per cent less than in 2010. Four per cent less electricity was used than in the previous year, totalling 84.2 terawatt hours (TWh). The use of renewable energy sources decreased by one per cent and that of fossil fuels by 12 per cent. Carbon dioxide emissions from the production and use of energy fell by 12 per cent from 2010 and amounted to 51.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide.
Statistics Finland, Energy consumption
Description of indicator
Statistics on total consumption of energy describe the commensurate total consumption of domestic energy sources and imported energy in Finland. Total consumption of energy describes fuels used in the production and processing of energy, and energy used in direct, final consumption.
Total consumption of energy includes data on use of fossil fuels, energy peat, renewable energy sources, nuclear energy and net imports of electricity.