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

  2018 2019 2020
Net import1
Crude oil in 1000 tonnes 9 501 10 426 8 716
Coal in 1000 tonnes 141 139 139
Natural gas in terajoules 119 510 122 610 119 330
Electricity in GWh -1 587 -6 260 -5 560
Electricity production
Total in GWh 63 571 67 761 65 464
   Share of hydropower plants in % 55,4 56,4 58,1
   Share of nuclear power stations in % 36,1 35,2 32,9
Final consumption
Total in terajoules 833 160 836 070 747 400
   Share of heating fuels in % 13,9 13,4 13,5
   Share of motor fuels in % 35,3 35,2 30,3
   Share of electricity in % 24,9 24,6 26,8
   Share of natural gas in % 13,5 13,8 15,1
   Share of other energy carriers in % 12,4 13,0 14,2
Share of renewable energy in % 23,3 24,1 ...
Final consumption expenditure
in CHF million 28 720 28 110 21 740p
in % of GDP 4,0 3,9 3,1p
Household expenditure on energy
CHF per month per household 267 ... ...
Public expenditure on energy research
in CHF million 406 427 ...
¹ Import/export balance Sources: Swiss Federal Office of Energy, Swiss Petroleum Association, Swiss Federal Statistical Office

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