Energy

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Most of Switzerland’s energy statistics are compiled by the Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE). Publications, press releases and other information from the energy sector are available on the SFOE website.

The main figures

  2019 2020 2021
Net import1
Crude oil in 1000 tonnes 10 426 8 716 8 040
Coal in 1000 tonnes 139 139 154
Natural gas in terajoules 122 610 119 330 129 750
Electricity in GWh -6 260 -5 560 2 413
Electricity production
Total in GWh 67 761 65 464 60 070
   Share of hydropower plants in % 56.4 58.1 61.5
   Share of nuclear power stations in % 35.2 32.9 28.9
Final consumption
Total in terajoules 836 230 747 900 794 720
   Share of heating fuels in % 13.4 13.5 14.1
   Share of motor fuels in % 35.2 30.3 29.3
   Share of electricity in % 24.6 26.8 26.3
   Share of natural gas in % 13.8 15.1 15.4
   Share of other energy carriers in % 13.0 14.3 14.9
Share of renewable energy in % 24.4 27.3 28.0
Final consumption expenditure
in CHF million 28 110 22 000 25 780p
in % of GDP 3.9 3.1 3.5p
Household expenditure on energy
CHF per month per household 241 ... ...
Public expenditure on energy research
in CHF million 424 432 ...
¹ Import/export balance Sources: Swiss Federal Office of Energy, Swiss Petroleum Association, Swiss Federal Statistical Office

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