Total EU-28 electricity consumption has roughly stayed on the same level during the last two years, after ups and downs experienced due to the economic crisis since 2008. Final consumption decreased by 1% from 2012 to 2013, from 2,903 to 2,867 TWh. Power consumption is today on the same level as in 2005, and lower than in the years right before the economic crisis: in general power consumption by industry has been decreasing while consumption by households and services has increased steadily.