👉 Real average gas and electricity costs for residential buildings in Europe are 144% and 78% higher than in 2000-2019.
👉 In a mild winter, the increase in deaths in Europe could be 32,000 above the historical average.
👉 A harsh winter can cost a total of 335,000 extra lives.
👉 The increase in inflation-adjusted electricity costs from 2020 is 60% greater than the gap between the highest and lowest prices in 2000-2019.
👉 With electricity prices close to their current levels, about 147,000 more people would die in a typical winter (4.8% more than average) than if these costs returned to the 2015-2019 average.