In 2018, the total energy used in the UK economy was 199 million tonnes of oil equivalent (Mtoe). There has been a material decline in energy usage since the start of the ONS data time series in 1990 (-11%), and particularly over the past 10 years (-16%).

When transformation and supply losses are reallocated to each industry group, consumers use the most energy in the UK, followed by manufacturing and transport. Between them, these 3 groups account for over 72% of total energy usage.

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