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Energy Statistics--A Manual for Developing Countries

Series: F, No. 56
Sales number: 91.XVII.10
Languages:Click for help *[Arabic]*[Chinese]*[English][French]*[Russian]*[Spanish]
Price: $10

This new publication serves as a guide for developing countries for a comprehensive, reliable and regular collection of energy statistics. Various sources of inconsistencies, such as sources of data, concepts and definitions and time spans/coverage, are discussed in detail for all types of energy commodities and recommendations are provided to minimize or eliminate them. The manual also suggests the use of supplementary data to provide a better overview of national energy developments and to verify the accuracy and coverage of routinely-collected data. The presentation of data is also discussed, with emphasis on commodity tables and energy balances. Lastly, with the increasing use of microcomputers, a brief description is given of some software packages for energy data management and planning.

Energy Statistics: Definitions, Units of Measure and Conversion Factors

Series: F, No. 44
Sales number: 86.XVII.21
Languages:Click for help *[English] , Corr.1 [English],; *[French]*[Russian]*[Spanish] , Corr.1 [Spanish]
Price: $10

Serving as a basic reference for energy planners, economists and statisticians, this publication contains detailed information on terminologies for energy commodities, units of measurement and conversion from one unit to another. It provides internationally adopted definitions, conversion factors and descriptive tables for analysis and comparison of international energy statistics.
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Concepts and Methods in Energy Statistics, with Special Reference to Energy Accounts and Balances--A Technical Report

Series: F, No. 29
Sales number: 82.XVII.13
Languages:Click for help *[English]*[French]*[Russian]*[Spanish]
Price: $16.5

This report consider the nature of energy statistics and the kinds of policy problems for which they are required, the conceptual and methodological issues to which these problems give rise, the variety of possible conventions that might be adopted for dealing with some of these issues. It also examines the key role played by quantitative overall energy balances, the desirable features of such balances whether used for analysing the past or for speculating about the future, the classification problems posed by energy statistics, and the relationship between such data and other economic statistics and accounting frameworks.------ Out of print.

2010 Energy Statistics Yearbook

Series: J, No. 54
Sales number: B.13.XVII.12 H
Languages:Click for help [English]/[French]
Price: $130

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The 2010 Energy Statistics Yearbook is the fifty-fourth issue in a series of annual compilations of internationally comparable statistics summarizing world energy trends. Annual data for 224 countries and areas for the period 2007 to 2010 are presented on production, trade and consumption of energy: solids, liquids, gaseous fuels and electricity. In addition, per capita consumption series are also provided for all energy products. Graphs are included to illustrate historic trends and/or changes in composition of production and/or consumption of major energy products. Special tables of interest include: international trade tables for coal, crude petroleum and natural gas by partner countries – providing information on direction of trade; selected series of statistics on renewables and wastes; refinery distillation capacity; and a table on selected energy resources.[more...]

2009 Energy Statistics Yearbook

Series: J, No. 53
Sales number: 12.XVII.10
Languages:Click for help [English]/[French]
Price: $130

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The 2009 Energy Statistics Yearbook is the fifty-third issue in a series of annual compilations of internationally comparable statistics summarizing world energy trends. Annual data for 224 countries and areas for the period 2006 to 2009 are presented on production, trade and consumption of energy: solids, liquids, gaseous fuels and electricity. In addition, per capita consumption series are also provided for all energy products. Graphs are included to illustrate historic trends and/or changes in composition of production and/or consumption of major energy products. Special tables of interest include international trade tables for coal, crude petroleum and natural gas by partner countries - providing information on direction of trade, selected series of statistics on renewables and wastes, refinery distillation capacity and a table on selected energy resources.[more...]

2008 Energy Statistics Yearbook

Series: J, No. 52
Sales number: 11.XVII.8
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Price: $130

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The 2008 Energy Statistics Yearbook is the fifty-second issue in a series of annual compilations of internationally comparable statistics summarizing world energy trends. Annual data for 224 countries and areas for the period 2005 to 2008 are presented on production, trade and consumption of energy: solids, liquids, gaseous fuels and electricity. In addition, per capita consumption series are also provided for all energy products. Graphs are included to illustrate historic trends and/or changes in composition of production and/or consumption of major energy products. Special tables of interest include international trade tables for coal, crude petroleum and natural gas by partner countries - providing information on direction of trade, selected series of statistics on renewables and wastes, refinery distillation capacity and a table on selected energy resources.

Energy Statistics Database

Series: J, No. 1990-2004
Sales number: Special order
Languages:Click for help [English] only
Price: $2500

The Energy Statistics Database is available as an attachment to an e-mail for the period between 1990 and 2004. In addition to the basic table data showing production, trade, stock changes, bunkers, and consumption, information is included on various other topics. The database is not an interactive product. Only two basic queries are provided with the database, and it is up to the users to build any additional application deemed necessary to extract and use the data according to their specific needs. To accommodate different user's system requirements, the database is offered in text format. The price range of the zipped e-mail attachment is US$500.00 - US$2,500.00 plus materials and shipping.

For further information about this product, please visit the following web address:
http://unstats.un.org/unsd/energy/edbase.htm


Monthly Bulletin of Statistics

Series: Q, No. 494 (February 2014)
Sales number: Serial
Languages:Click for help [English]/[French]
Price: $75
Volume: February 2014

The Monthly Bulletin of Statistics presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. It contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or bimonthly, quarterly and annual data on a variety of subjects illustrating important economic trends and developments, including population, prices, employment and earnings, energy, manufacturing, transport, construction, international merchandise trade and finance.

In addition to the regular recurrent monthly tables, this issue includes the quarterly tables: Civil aviation traffic: passenger-km and cargo net ton-km; Total exports and imports by countries or areas: volume, unit value, terms of trade and purchasing power of exports, in US dollars.[more...]

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics

Series: Q, No. 493 (January 2014)
Sales number: Serial
Languages:Click for help [English]/[French]
Price: $75
Volume: January 2014

The Monthly Bulletin of Statistics presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. It contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or bimonthly, quarterly and annual data on a variety of subjects illustrating important economic trends and developments, including population, prices, employment and earnings, energy, manufacturing, transport, construction, international merchandise trade and finance.

In addition to the regular recurrent monthly tables, this issue includes the quarterly tables: Civil aviation traffic: passenger-km and cargo net ton-km; Total exports and imports by countries or areas: volume, unit value, terms of trade and purchasing power of exports, in US dollars.[more...]

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics

Series: Q, No.  485 (May 2013)
Sales number: Serial
Languages:Click for help [English/French]
Price: $75
Volume: May 2013

The Monthly Bulletin of Statistics presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. It contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or bimonthly, quarterly and annual data on a variety of subjects illustrating important economic trends and developments, including population, prices, employment and earnings, energy, manufacturing, transport, construction, international merchandise trade and finance.

In addition to the regular recurrent monthly tables, this issue includes the quarterly and bimonthly tables: Retail price indices relating to living expenditures of United Nations officials; Total exports and imports by countries or areas: volume, unit value, terms of trade and purchasing power of exports, in US dollars.[more...]

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics

Series: Q, No.  483 (March 2013)
Sales number: Serial
Languages:Click for help [English]/[French]
Price: $75
Volume: March 2013

The Monthly Bulletin of Statistics presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. It contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or bimonthly, quarterly and annual data on a variety of subjects illustrating important economic trends and developments, including population, prices, employment and earnings, energy, manufacturing, transport, construction, international merchandise trade and finance.

In addition to the regular recurrent monthly tables, this issue includes the quarterly and bimonthly tables: Earnings in non-agricultural activities, by sex; Fuel imports, developed economies: unit value and volume indices; value; Indicators on fuel imports, developed economies; External trade conversion factors; Manufactured goods exports: unit value indices, volume indices and value; Selected series of world statistics.[more...]

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics

Series: Q, No.  482 (February 2013)
Sales number: Serial
Languages:Click for help [English]/[French]
Price: $75
Volume: February 2013

The Monthly Bulletin of Statistics presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. It contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or bimonthly, quarterly and annual data on a variety of subjects illustrating important economic trends and developments, including population, prices, employment and earnings, energy, manufacturing, transport, construction, international merchandise trade and finance.
In addition to the regular recurrent monthly tables, this issue includes the quarterly table: Total exports and imports by countries or areas: volume, unit value, terms of trade and purchasing power of exports, in US dollars.[more...]

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics

Series: Q, No.  481 (January 2013)
Sales number: Serial
Languages:Click for help [English]/[French]
Price: $75
Volume: January 2013

The Monthly Bulletin of Statistics presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. It contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or bimonthly, quarterly and annual data on a variety of subjects illustrating important economic trends and developments, including population, prices, employment and earnings, energy, manufacturing, transport, construction, international merchandise trade and finance.
In addition to the regular recurrent monthly tables, this issue includes the quarterly table: Total exports and imports by countries or areas: volume, unit value, terms of trade and purchasing power of exports, in US dollars.[more...]

Statistical Yearbook 2011, Fifty-sixth issue

Series: S, No. 32
Sales number: 13.XVII.1 H
Languages:Click for help [English]/[French]
Price: $160

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The Statistical Yearbook is an annual compilation of a wide range of international economic, social and environmental statistics on over 200 countries and areas, compiled from sources including UN agencies and other international, national and specialized organizations. The 56th edition contains data available to the Statistics Division as of 31 December 2012 and presents them in 65 tables on topics such as: agriculture, forestry and fishing; communication; development assistance; education; energy; environment; finance; gender; international merchandise trade; international tourism; labour force; manufacturing; national accounts; population; prices; and science and technology. The number of years of data shown in the tables varies from one to ten, with most tables covering the period up to 2010 or 2011. Accompanying the tables are technical notes providing brief descriptions of major statistical concepts, definitions and classifications.[more...]

Statistical Yearbook, Fifty-fifth issue

Series: S, No. 31
Sales number: B.12.XVII.1.H
Languages:Click for help [English]/[French]
Price: $155

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The Statistical Yearbook is an annual compilation of a wide range of international economic, social and environmental statistics on over 200 countries and areas, compiled from sources including UN agencies and other international, national and specialized organizations. The 55th edition contains data available to the Statistics Division as of 31 December 2011 and presents them in 60 tables on topics such as: agriculture, forestry and fishing; communication; development assistance; education; energy; environment; finance; gender; international merchandise trade; international tourism; labour force; manufacturing; national accounts; population; prices; and science and technology. The number of years of data shown in the tables varies from one to ten, with most tables covering the period up to 2009 or 2010. Accompanying the tables are technical notes providing brief descriptions of major statistical concepts, definitions and classifications.[more...]

Statistical Yearbook, Fifty-fourth issue

Series: S, No. 30
Sales number: E/F.10.XVII.1.H
Languages:Click for help [English]/[French]
Price: $155

The Statistical Yearbook is an annual compilation of a wide range of international economic, social and environmental statistics on over 200 countries and areas, compiled from sources including UN agencies and other international, national and specialized organizations. The 54th edition contains data available to the Statistics Division as of 31 December 2010 and presents them in 70 tables on topics such as: agriculture, forestry and fishing; communication; development assistance; education; energy; environment; finance; gender; international merchandise trade; international tourism; labour force; manufacturing; national accounts; population; prices; science and technology; and transport. The number of years of data shown in the tables varies from one to ten, with most tables covering the period up to 2008 or 2009. Accompanying the tables are technical notes providing brief descriptions of major statistical concepts, definitions and classifications.[more...]

Statistical Yearbook, Forty-eighth issue, CD-ROM

Series: S, No. 24/CD
Sales number: E.04.XVII.13
Languages:Click for help [English]
Price: $199

(or $269.00 for both CD-ROM and print publication) The United Nations Statistical Yearbook CD-ROM presents all the information included in the print version of the forty-eighth issue of the Statistical Yearbook plus all of the series' historical data for over 200 countries and areas of the world. A variety of subjects including population, education, literacy, health, nutrition and childbearing, culture and communication, national accounts, industrial production, finance, labour force, wages and prices, agriculture, forestry and fishing, manufacturing, transport, energy, environment, science and technology, intellectual property, international merchandise trade, international tourism, balance of payments, and development assistance are covered. In general, the data presented are those which were available as of mid-December of 2003, and whenever possible, cover the period from 1980 to 2001 or 2002. The Statistical Yearbook CD-ROM provides a user-friendly, browser-based interface to access the data and metadata in a variety of formats, including PDF, HTML, spreadsheet and CSV.

World Statistics Pocketbook, 2013 edition

Series: V, No. 37
Sales number: E.13.XVII.4
Languages:Click for help [English]
Price: $20

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The World Statistics Pocketbook, 2013 edition is an annual compilation of key statistical indicators prepared by the United Nations Statistics Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs. Over 50 indicators have been collected from more than 20 international statistical sources and are presented in one-page profiles for 216 countries or areas of the world. This issue covers various years from 2005 to 2012. For the economic indicators, in general, three years - 2005, 2010 and 2011 - are shown; for the indicators in the social and environmental categories, data for one year are presented.

The topics covered include: agriculture, balance of payments, education, energy, environment, food, gender, health, industrial production, information and communication, international finance, international tourism, international trade, labour, migration, national accounts, population and prices. The technical notes contain brief descriptions of the concepts and methodologies used in the compilation of the indicators as well as information on the statistical sources for the indicators. Reference to primary sources of the data is provided for readers interested in longer time-series data or more detailed descriptions of the concepts or methodologies.

Note: The present World Statistics Pocketbook, 2013 edition (Series V, No. 37) is an update of the previous edition which was released in 2012 and entitled World Statistics Pocketbook 2011 (Series V, No. 36).[more...]

World Statistics Pocketbook 2011

Series: V, No. 36
Sales number: E.12.XVII.4
Languages:Click for help [English]
Price: $20

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The World Statistics Pocketbook 2011 is the thirty-first in a series of annual compilations of key statistical indicators prepared by the United Nations Statistics Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs. Over 50 indicators have been collected from more than 20 international statistical sources and are presented in one-page profiles for 216 countries or areas of the world. This issue covers various years from 2000 to 2011. For the economic indicators, in general, three years - 2000, 2005 and 2010 - are shown; for the indicators in the social and environmental categories, data for one year are presented. The topics covered include: agriculture, balance of payments, education, energy, environment, food, gender, health, industrial production, information and communication, international finance, international tourism, international trade, labour, migration, national accounts, population and prices.[more...]

World Statistics Pocketbook 2010

Series: V, No. 35
Sales number: E.11.XVII.4
Languages:Click for help [English]
Price: $17

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The World Statistics Pocketbook 2010 is the thirtieth in a series of annual compilations of key statistical indicators prepared by the United Nations Statistics Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs. Over 50 indicators have been collected from more than 20 international statistical sources and are presented in one-page profiles for 216 countries or areas of the world. This issue covers various years from 2000 to 2010. For the economic indicators, in general, three years - 2000, 2005 and 2009 - are shown; for the indicators in the social and environmental categories, data for one year are presented. The topics covered include: agriculture, balance of payments, education, energy, environment, food, gender, health, industrial production, information and communication, international finance, international tourism, international trade, labour, migration, national accounts, population and prices.[more...]

2010 Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles

Series: W, No. 19
Sales number: 13.XVII.11
Languages:Click for help [English]/[French]
Price: $95

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The 2010 Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles contains energy balances for about 115 developing countries, showing production, trade, conversion and consumption in energy units for all energy products; and electricity profiles for about 190 countries, providing detailed information on production, trade and consumption of electricity, net installed capacity and thermal power plant input for selected developing and developed countries. [more...]

2009 Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles

Series: W, No. 18
Sales number: B.12.XVII.9
Languages:Click for help [English]/[French]
Price: $95

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The 2009 Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles is a source of overall consumption statistics of energy commodities in all sectors and provides detailed information on production, trade and consumption of electricity, net installed capacity and thermal power plant input and efficiency for selected countries.

This publication contains energy balances for about 115 developing countries, showing production, trade, conversion and consumption in energy units for all energy products; and electricity profiles for about 190 countries, providing detailed information on production, trade and consumption of electricity, net installed capacity and thermal power plant input for selected developing and developed countries.

The 2009 Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles is bi-lingual (English and French) and is available in printed and electronic (PDF format) versions. [more...]

2008 Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles

Series: W, No. 17
Sales number: B.11.XVII.7
Languages:Click for help [English]/[French]
Price: $95

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The 2008 Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles is a source of overall consumption statistics of energy commodities in all sectors and provides detailed information on production, trade and consumption of electricity, net installed capacity and thermal power plant input and efficiency for selected countries.

This publication contains energy balances for about 115 developing countries, showing energy production, trade, conversion and consumption for each fuel used in the country; and electricity profiles for about 190 countries, providing detailed information on production, trade and consumption of electricity, net installed capacity and thermal power plant input for selected developing and developed countries. This publication is a source of production and consumption statistics of energy commodities in all sectors and of detailed information on production, trade and consumption of electricity, net installed capacity and thermal power plant input and efficiency.

The 2008 Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles is bi-lingual (English and French) and is available in printed and electronic (PDF format) versions.


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