Levels of concern about the supply of fossil fuels for the United Kingdom (UK) 2019

This statistic shows how concerned respondents to the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Energy and Climate Change Public Attitude Tracking Survey are about the supply of UK fossil fuels being capable of meeting demand as of 2019. Overall, the responses suggest there is concern about supply being able to meet demand, with 58 percent of respondents indicating they were concerned to some degree about demand outpacing supply. 36 percent are not concerned about the supply of fossil fuels not being able to meet demand.

How concerned, if at all, are you about UK supplies of fossil fuels not being sufficient to meet the UK's demand for them?*

Percentage of respondents
Very concerned15%
Fairly concerned43%
Not very concerned26%
Not at all concerned10%
Don't know5%
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Source

Release date

May 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

March 13 to 24, 2019

Number of respondents

4,224 respondents

Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

UK households

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

* Originally asked as "I'm now going to ask you how concerned you are about various things happening in the future. When I talk about 'the future' I mean the next 10-20 years. When answering please think about how concerned you would be if this happened, rather than how likely you think it is to happen. So, how concerned, if at all, are you about..."

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