NAME OF COLLECTIONEnergy supply and disposal
Energy consumption by industry, by fuel, by equipment type
Consumption of petroleum products
Consumption of coal
Consumption of natural gas
Consumption of electricity
Production of primary fuels
Energy imports, by fuel
Energy exports, by fuel
Energy supply and trade, by fuel
Petroleum supply and disposal
Fuel and Electricity Survey (ABARE)
Minerals and Energy Research
GPO Box 163,
CANBERRA ACT 2601
Telephone: 02 6272 2000
Facsimile: 02 6727 2328
To collect comprehensive energy consumption and production data to support medium-term projections of the energy sector and supplement ABARE's detailed energy database.
ABARE's energy data covers all areas of consumption, production and trade in Australian energy products. Data is presented both nationally and by State, in energy and material units, by industry and equipment type and for imports and exports.
Method of collection
ABARE conducts the comprehensive fuel and electricity survey of energy market participants every two years. The survey covers more than 3,000 organisations and is largely confined to the mining, manufacturing, communication, rail transport, electricity generation sectors and gas production and distribution sectors.
Australia and by State and Territory.
Frequency of data availability
Updated every two years.
All data from 1973-74. Some data from 1960-61.
Products and services available
An ABARE research report has been published biennially for many years. The last publication was ABARE Research Report 99.4, April 1999
Other products and services
Data disks for Australia and for each State (commercial terms). Custom data requests are also provided (fee for service basis)