Energy in Transport

Department/Agency

Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI)

Key information

Fuel consumption and CO2 emissions by type of fuel and by engine size, petrol and diesel prices, average fuel expenditure per annum by engine size and by vehicle category. Some EU comparisons are included.

Source

Central Statistics Office, Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government, Department of Trade and Industry UK, The Directorate-General for Energy and Transport, Dublin Airport Authority, EU funded SAVE II Odyssee Project, Eurostat, Iarnród Éireann, National Car Test Service, Revenue Commissioners, Vehicle Certification Agency UK.

Scope

All transport within or commencing from the state.

Frequency

Occasional

Reference period

Calendar year

Start date

Initial report in 2006 with data from 1990

Timeliness

Typically 9 months after the end of the reference year

Classifications

  • Oil types
    Petrol; Diesel; Kerosene; LPG; Fuel oil.
  • Vehicle category
    Hybrid; MPV; SUV.
  • Engine size (Petrol engines)
    Less than 0.9 litres; 0.9-1.2; 1.2-1.5; 1.5-1.7; 1.7-1.9; 1.9+ litres.
  • Engine size (Diesel engines)
    1.2-1.5 litres; 1.5-1.7; 1.7-1.9; 1.9+ litres.

Theme

Environment, Climate and Energy - Energy

Page Created

2007-12-01

Page Modified

2015-08-05

Keywords

car cars co2 consumption diesel emissions energy engine engines environment expenditure fuel fuels hybrid kerosene ktoe lpg mpv oil petrol private price prices sei sustainable suv transport vehicle vehicles