Skip to main content
KNOWLEDGE FOR POLICY

Supporting policy with scientific evidence

We mobilise people and resources to create, curate, make sense of and use knowledge to inform policymaking across Europe.

Dataset | 1 January 2013

Other Vegetal Material and Residues

Bioeconomy

Data on consumption, production, transformation and supply of other vegetal material and residues for energy purposes. Data expressed in terajoules (TJ).

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

Other vegetal material and residues (VW), SIEC code 5150: Solid primary biofuels not specified elsewhere, including straw, vegetable husks, ground nut shells, pruning brushwood, olive pomace and other wastes arising from the maintenance, cropping and processing of plants.

The data in TJ should be reported on a Net Calorific Value basis. Until the 2010 Questionnaire this product was called Vegetal waste.

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.