The island’s rate of dependency fell slightly behind Luxembourg (96.6%). Malta, the most energy dependent EU member, had a rate of 97.7%.
The figures are for 2014.
On the other end of the spectrum, Estonia, Denmark and Romania were the least dependent nations.
Among the five EU member-states with the highest energy consumption, the least dependent on imports were the United Kingdom (45.5%) and France (46.1%).
Germany is highly reliant on imports, its dependency rate reaching 61.4%, as are Spain (72.9%) and Italy (75.9%).
Energy dependency shows the extent to which an economy relies upon imports in order to meet its energy needs.
Overall in 2014, EU countries imported 53.4% of the energy consumed.
Source: Cyprus Mail