Average energy prices for consumers

Average energy prices for consumers

VAT Period Natural gas Energy tax (Euro/m3) Electricity Energy tax (Euro/kWh) Electricity Energy tax refund (Euro/year)
Including VAT 2020 October 0.40301 0.11822 -527.17
Including VAT 2020 November 0.40301 0.11822 -527.17
Including VAT 2020 December 0.40301 0.11822 -527.17
Including VAT 2021 January 0.42176 0.11408 -558.56
Including VAT 2021 February 0.42176 0.11408 -558.56
Including VAT 2021 March 0.42176 0.11408 -558.56
Including VAT 2021 April 0.42176 0.11408 -558.56
Including VAT 2021 May 0.42176 0.11408 -558.56
Including VAT 2021 June 0.42176 0.11408 -558.56
Including VAT 2021 July 0.42176 0.11408 -558.56
Including VAT 2021 August 0.42176 0.11408 -558.56
Including VAT 2021 September* 0.42176 0.11408 -558.56
Excluding VAT 2020 October 0.33307 0.09770 -435.68
Excluding VAT 2020 November 0.33307 0.09770 -435.68
Excluding VAT 2020 December 0.33307 0.09770 -435.68
Excluding VAT 2021 January 0.34856 0.09428 -461.62
Excluding VAT 2021 February 0.34856 0.09428 -461.62
Excluding VAT 2021 March 0.34856 0.09428 -461.62
Excluding VAT 2021 April 0.34856 0.09428 -461.62
Excluding VAT 2021 May 0.34856 0.09428 -461.62
Excluding VAT 2021 June 0.34856 0.09428 -461.62
Excluding VAT 2021 July 0.34856 0.09428 -461.62
Excluding VAT 2021 August 0.34856 0.09428 -461.62
Excluding VAT 2021 September* 0.34856 0.09428 -461.62
Source: CBS.
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Table description


This table contains consumer prices for electricity and gas. Weighted average monthly prices are published broken down into transmission tariffs, supply tariffs and taxes, both including and excluding VAT. These prices are published on a monthly basis.

Data available from: January 2018

Status of the figures:
When first published, the figures are provisional. These will become definitive with the following month’s publication.

Changes compared with previous version:
Data on the most recent period have been added and/or adjustments have been implemented.

When will new figures be published?
New figures will usually be published on the first Thursday of the month, except if the first Thursday is the first, second or third day of the month or if there are public holidays prior to and on that Thursday. In that case, new figures will be published on Tuesday after the first Thursday.

Description topics

Natural gas
Energy tax
The government taxes the use of electricity and natural gas. Decided in the Environmental Taxes Act.
Electricity
Energy tax
The government taxes the use of electricity and natural gas. Decided in the Environmental Taxes Act.
Energy tax refund
Deduction on the taxes on the use of electricity. These are awarded per electricity connection. Decided in the Environmental Taxes Act.