Material Flow

Department/Agency

Central Statistics Office (CSO)

Key information

Overall material inputs (tonnes) into the national economy, the changes of material accumulation within the economic system and the material outputs to other economies or to the environment.


A Methods and Quality Report is available for this statistic.

Source

Data from the CSO, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Sustainable Energy Ireland (SEI).

Scope

All solid, gaseous, and liquid materials flows (except for bulk water) where the unit of measurement is tonnes per year.

Frequency

Annual

Reference period

Calendar year

Start date

1999

Timeliness

18 months after the end of the reference period

Classifications

  • Material flow
    Biomass; Fossil fuels; Metallic minerals; Non-metallic minerals; Other products; Emissions to air; Emissions to land; Emissions to water; Dissipative use of products.

Theme

Environment, Climate and Energy - Environment

Page Created

2010-07-07

Page Modified

2017-05-23

Keywords

accounts accumulation air balance biomass consumption direct domestic emission emissions environment exports extraction flow fossil fuel fuels gas gases imports input land material metallic minerals net non-metallic other physical products trade water