Need to compare data on energy production and use across countries over time? Try the United Nations Energy Statistics Database, available for download from the Harvard-MIT Data Center. This new dataset covers the historical period of 1990-2005 and provides comprehensive energy statistics on more than 215 countries on topics such as:
Note: this dataset comes as a fixed-field dataset that can be understood utilizing the accompanying documentation. For questions about using this or other research datasets in the social sciences, contact Katherine McNeill, Social Science Data Services Librarian, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For updated data covering more recent years, see the Energy Statistics Database via UNdata.
Looking for more energy statistics or other available datasets? See:
- The statistics page on the Libraries’ guide to Energy resources.
- All data available via the Harvard-MIT Data Center