The inquiry on energy use in manufacturing collects volume data on the energy used, bought/received and sold/delivered by enterprises' establishments according to energy source. The reference period of the data collection is a calendar year.The compilation of the statistics on energy use in manufacturing is based on the EU Regulation on energy statistics (Regulation No 1099/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on energy statistics).The data collection is started yearly in March. The deadline for the data collection is in mid-April.
The inquiry covers mining and quarrying and enterprises operating in the manufacturing industries. Every fourth year the inquiry also includes small establishments employing fewer than 10 employees. The data are collected partly from a sample and by using other sources of data.The data supply obligation of enterprises is based on the Finnish Statistics Act (280/2004, Section 14).
The Statistics Act obliges Statistics Finland to treat the data as confidential and use them only for statistical purposes.
As of 1 January 2013, Statistics Finland's fuel classification includes new fuel categories. The aim is to gain more reliable data on use of renewable energy and especially of wood fuels on the national level.
Last updated 10.12.2013