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United Kingdom (UK) dependence on fossil fuels 1970-2019

This statistic shows the decline in fossil fuel dependence in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1970 to 2019. Fossil fuel dependence describes the proportion of energy consumption attributable to fossil fuels. Figures amounted to 96.5 percent in 1970 and fell to less than 92 percent in 1985. As of 2019, dependency was at 78.3 percent.

Fossil fuel dependence in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1970 to 2019

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Release date

July 2020


United Kingdom

Survey time period

1970 to 2019

Supplementary notes

Fossil fuel share of inland consumption of primary fuels and equivalents for energy use.

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