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International Energy Agency Projections: Energy Policies of IEA Countries, 1960-2050

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SN: 7131
Title: International Energy Agency Projections: Energy Policies of IEA Countries, 1960-2050
Alternative title: IEA Projections: Energy Policies of IEA Countries
Persistent identifier: 10.5257/iea/pep/2013
Depositor: International Energy Agency
Principal investigator(s): International Energy Agency

Subject Categories

Energy and fuel - Environment, conservation and land use


Abstract copyright UK Data Service and data collection copyright owner.

The International Energy Agency (IEA) datasets published by the Energy Statistics Division (ESD) contain annual and quarterly time series data from 1960 onwards on energy production, trade, stocks, transformation, consumption, prices and taxes as well as on greenhouse gas emissions for the 30 Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Member countries and over 100 non-OECD countries worldwide.

In OECD Member countries the data are collected by official bodies (most often the national statistics office in each country) from firms, government agencies and industry organisations and are then reported to the IEA using questionnaires to ensure international comparability. In non-OECD countries the data are collected directly from government and industry contacts and from national publications.

Projections: Energy Policies of IEA Countries:

This dataset contains projections for 28 IEA countries that are collected directly from the Member countries for the series on Energy Policies of IEA Countries. The assumptions used to compile these forecasts vary depending on the country and are not documented centrally by the IEA. These forecasts are not part of the World Energy Outlook model.

Energy balances are provided for supply and consumption in million tonnes of oil equivalent (Mtoe). Definitions of products and flows, explanatory notes on the individual country data, indicators (including GDP and population) are included. Where available, data are given for 1960, 1970, 1980, 1990, 2000, 2010, 2020, 2030, 2035 and 2040.

This database was first made available by the UK Data Service in 2012 and is updated annually. The UK Data Service web site includes further information on its IEA Projections: Energy Policies of IEA Countries database, including a dataset user guide and details of latest database updates.

Citation: The bibliographic citation for the database is: International Energy Agency ({YYYY}): Projections: Energy Policies of IEA Countries ({Ed. YYYY}). UK Data Service. DOI: {edition specific doi - e.g.}.

Alternative DOIs: 10.1787/eneforec-data-en (to access via OECD iLibrary).

Main Topics:
Energy balances provided in million tonnes of oil equivalent (Mtoe) for the following energy sources:
  • coal
  • peat
  • oil
  • natural gas
  • nuclear
  • hydro
  • wind
  • geothermal
  • solar/tide/wave/ocean/other
  • biofuels and waste
  • heat production from non-specified combustible fuels
  • electricity
  • heat

Coal Supply:
  • Production
  • Imports
  • Exports

Economic Indictors:
  • GDP
  • Population
  • Energy production
  • Total primary energy supply
  • Oil supply

Coverage, universe, methodology

Time period: 1960 - 2050
Dates of fieldwork: The IEA Projections: Energy Policies of IEA Countries database runs from 1960 onwards and is updated annually.
Country: Multi-nation
Spatial units: Countries
Observation units: Administrative units (geographical/political)
Kind of data: Numeric data
Aggregate (macro) level
Universe: Cross-national; National
Data are included for 28 OECD Member countries:
Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States
Time dimensions: Time Series
mostly decennial
Sampling procedures: See the dataset user guide for information on sampling methodology.
Method of data collection: See the dataset user guide for further information on methodology.
Weighting: No weighting used

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Administrative and access information

Date of release:
First edition: 22 October 2012
Latest edition: 20 October 2016 (4th Edition)
Copyright: Copyright International Energy Agency
Access conditions: Registration is required and standard conditions of use apply. Available to those registered at UK institutions of higher or further education only.

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