Sub-national consumption statistics: methodology and guidance

Information on subnational energy consumption statistics.



This methodology and guidance is to help local authorities and other users interpret the BEIS sub-national energy consumption statistics. It provides detailed information about the collection and compilation of the sub-national estimates used for the datasets, in particular their coverage, limitations and comparability.

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Published 27 June 2013
Last updated 27 January 2022 + show all updates
  1. Updated alongside publication of the 2020 subnational super output area electricity and gas data.

  2. Updated alongside the publication of 2020 subnational data.

  3. Methodology and guidance updated with 2021 statistics release.

  4. Methodology updated with 2019 Sub-national consumption statistics.

  5. Methodology updated alongside September 2020 subnational data.

  6. Methodology document updated.

  7. 2019 Methodology published

  8. Methodology guidance updated with publication of Sub-national residual fuel consumption data

  9. Updated Methodology note

  10. 2017 Methodology and guidance note published

  11. Sub-national methodology and guidance booklet 2016 - BEIS.

  12. Updated guidance document

  13. Updated guidance document.

  14. Updated guidance published.

  15. First published.

  16. Updated document to reflect new data.