United Nations Statistics Division

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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 
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Languages available:*E, *F, *R, *S


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.

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