Last update of indicator 22.12.2021
Increase in energy productivity is an important indicator in meeting the green growth objectives. This indicator allows for monitoring the growth of the nation's income (GDP) generated from the unit of used energy. It does not, however, point to the reduction in the consumption of basic materials and fuels. Rather, it relates to the increase of wealth achieved from the unit of energy used. Energy productivity is coupled with technological development and the rise of value added production within different sectors of the economy.
Energy productivity has been rising since 2005. By 2020, its rise had been by 78.8%. Rise in energy productivity has been a positive trend that results in the growth of GDP by 53.5% over the monitored period. Gross domestic energy consumption dropped by 14.1% over the same period. Productivity in 2020 dropped by 1.3%, compared to 2019.