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Consumption

Volume 928: debated on Thursday 17 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Energy what are the final figures for 1976 for United Kingdom final consumption of energy (a) by each category of user and (b) by fuel; and what percentage of the total each category and each fuel represented in each case.

Detailed information for 1976 for United Kingdom final consumption of energy by each category of user and type of fuel is not yet available. Provisional data will be published in Table 2 of the April issue of "Energy Trends" which will be available in the Library of the House on 28th April 1977.

asked the Secretary of State for Energy what are the final figures for 1976 for United Kingdom inland energy consumption on a primary fuel input basis; and what percentage of the total each primary fuel represented.

The latest figures for 1976 of United Kingdom inland energy consumption on a primary fuel input basis were published in Table 1 of the February issue of "Energy Trends", available in the Library of the House. For convenience the figures and percentage shares of each primary fuel are given below.

Million tons of coal or coal equivalentMillion tonnes of oil or oil equivalentPercentage share
Coal120·572·037·1
Petroleum132·079·040·7
Natural gas57·634·417·7
Nuclear electricity12·77·63·9
Hydro electricity1·91·10·6
Total324·7194·1100·0