Energy dependence

Short description

Energy dependency shows the extent to which an economy relies upon imports in order to meet its energy needs. The indicator is calculated as net imports divided by the sum of gross inland energy consumption plus bunkers.

Original data

Unit for original data: 
%
Date of extraction: 
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
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The indicator is relevant to the following innovation systems on this website

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Renewable energy

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