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World Energy Balances online data service 2017 edition - (expires 15 April 2018)

New !! (April 2017): A preliminary version of this online data service has just been released.

The World Energy Balances online data service contains energy balances for over 150 countries and regions. The figures are expressed in thousand tonnes of oil equivalent (ktoe) and in terajoules. Conversion factors used to calculate energy balances and indicators such as GDP and population are also provided. Definitions of products and flows, explanatory notes on the individual country data, indicators (including GDP, population, industrial production index and ratios calculated with the energy data) and net calorific values are also included. In general, the data are available from 1971 (1960 for OECD countries).

OECD preliminary edition 2017

This preliminary edition includes annual data for 35 OECD countries:and 5 regional aggregates for 1960-2015, unless otherwise specified.

Expanded Product Description for OECD 2017 preliminary edition


World 2016 edition

The World 2016 edition includes annual data for 170 countries and regional aggregates for 1960-2014 for OECD countries and regions; and 1971-2014 non-OECD countries and regions; world); and provisional energy supply data for 2015.

Expanded Product Description for for 2016 World edition

The August 2017 update will include data up to 2015, with provisional supply data for 2016 for OECD countries and estimates for 2016 for non-OECD countries.


This service is updated twice a year. In April a preliminary edition containing OECD data only is published with the final edition released early August, augmented with data for more than 110 non-OECD countries.

This second edition of this new service is for sale at a special reduced price - almost 30% less than the combined cost of the 2 former data services it replaces (i.e. Energy Balances of OECD Countries and Energy Balances of Non-OECD Countries).   


1 user: 800 €
2-5 users: 1600 €
6-10 users: 2400 €
>10 users (& intranet): 4000 €
Global licence: 5600 €

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* Note on multi-user licences. Apart from the Global Licences, subscriptions are for a single legal entity. 

See also:
World Energy Statistics

Data points may be used to access the online data services and the browser works best on Internet Explorer (if using Version 10 it should be in compatibility mode). The data services uses Beyond 20 software and if you want to download an entire database and install the B2020 software, then you must be running on a Windows-based system. The B2020 software cannot be installed on a MAC computer.