Final energy consumption
|Updated: 27.12.2012 - 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.Statistical release
Statistics Finland, Energy consumption
Description of indicator
Final energy consumption measures the consumption of electricity and heat, fuels for space heating, transport fuels and fuels for industrial processes. It differs from total consumption in that energy transmission and distribution losses have been removed from it.
Final energy consumption represents the final amount of energy left at the disposal of households and other consumers.
Final consumption of energy is divided into the sectors of manufacturing, transport, heating of buildings and others.