Presentation on theme: "Chapter 6 – Statistical Units and Data Items Results of the second worldwide consultation."— Presentation transcript:
Chapter 6 – Statistical Units and Data Items Results of the second worldwide consultation
Chapter contents A.Introduction (3%) B.Statistical units (20%) C.Reference list of data items (77%)
Chapter objectives: -to describe entities about which information is sought and for which energy statistics are ultimately compiled (statistical units); and -to provide a reference list of data items to be collected from those
A – Introduction – Chapter objective – Use of the list of data items B – Statistical units – Meaning of the term statistical unit – Observation units and analytical units – Different types (enterprise, establishment, kind-of-activity unit, unit of homogeneous production, household) – Example – Recommendation on the use of establishment and household as statistical units. C – Data items – Data items on the characteristics of statistical units – Data items on stocks and flows – Data items on production and storage capacity – Data items for assessment of economic performance – Data items on deposits of underground resources A statistical unit is an entity about which information is sought and for which statistics are ultimately compiled (6.4)
Result of the WWC - summary Q.1: Do you overall agree with the contents of this chapter? Q.2: Do you agree with the description of statistical units and related recommendations? Q.3: Do you overall agree with the list of data items provided in this chapter?
WWC – comments received 57 comments received From the comments we have identified – 14 issues for which we need the opinion of the Expert Group; and – 13 other issues (including editorial) for which the Expert Group is also invited to comment.
Some issues raised Terminology Additional requests for data items Difficulty in obtaining some of the data
Discussion A list of issues brought up by the respondents to the 2 nd WWC has been prepared and presented to the Expert Group. Members of the expert group are invited to provide their opinions on the presented issues.