Household prices of electricity in the European Union 2018, by country

Prices for an annual consumption of 2,500 to 5,000 kWh were most expensive for households in Denmark and Germany. These nations paid an average of 31.26 and 29.87 euro cents per kWh respectively.
In comparison, costs were lowest in Bulgaria where households paid less than 10 euro cents per kWh.

In the same year the average price throughout the European Union for a consumption of more than 2,500 kWh was 20.55 euro cents per kWh.

Prices of electricity for households with an annual consumption more than 2,500 kWh in the European Union in 2018, by country (in euro cents per kilowatt hour)*

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Release date

January 2019


Europe, EU

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Supplementary notes

The source notes that the data excludes VAT as well as deductable taxes and other levies.

*Annual consumption of 2,500 kWh - 5,000 kWh

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