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Dataset | 1 January 2013

Fuelwood

Data on consumption, production, transformation and supply of fuelwood for energy purposes. Data expressed in thousand of cubic metres.

Consumption data are broken down by sector (e.g. food and tobacco, households, chemical and petrochemical, etc.). Transformation data are broken down by type of plant (electricity, CHP, heat, etc.).

Fuelwood (FW), SIEC code 511: Fuelwood or firewood (in log, brushwood, pellet or chip form) obtained from natural or managed forests or isolated trees. Also included are wood residues used as fuel and in which the original composition of wood is retained. Remark: Charcoal and black liquor are excluded.

More details in http://unstats.un.org/unsd/energy/Energy-Questionnaire-Guidelines.pdf

The UNSD Annual Questionnaire on Energy Statistics (the “Questionnaire”) is the primary source of information for the UNSD Energy Statistics Database and contributes to the Energy Statistics Yearbook, the Energy Balances and the Electricity Profiles publications. The Energy Balances present energy data in a format showing an overall picture of energy production, trade, conversion and consumption for energy products utilized in the country, while Electricity Profiles contains detailed information on production, trade and consumption of electricity, net installed capacity and thermal power plant inputs and efficiencies.

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