Energy Consumption in the UK

This series brings together all documents relating to Energy Consumption in the UK

‘Energy Consumption in the United Kingdom’ (ECUK) is an annual statistical publication that provides a comprehensive review of energy consumption and changes in efficiency, intensity and output since the 1970s, with a particular focus on trends since 2000.

ECUK covers five key sectors:

  • Chapter 1: Overall energy consumption in the UK
  • Chapter 2: Transport sector energy consumption
  • Chapter 3: Domestic sector energy consumption
  • Chapter 4: Industrial sector energy consumption
  • Chapter 5: Services sector energy consumption

The publication includes a commentary covering the five sectors and also an Excel workbook with tables containing the data used in the analyses.

A user guide is also available. Readers are advised to utilise this booklet to help them understand complex terms and concepts used throughout the publication. As ECUK is presently updated on a phased basis, this guide also contains publication dates for each table in the series.


Published 25 July 2013
Last updated 7 September 2016 + show all updates
  1. Archive page added.
  2. Energy Trends June 2015 article, Energy Consumption in the United Kingdom: publication of data, added.
  3. First published.