Fossil fuel subsidies

This indicator offers data about subsidies for fossil fuels. The information is provided in form of proportion rates of the full cost of supply in percentage. Its differentiates between coal, oil, gas and electricity. Also subsidies as amount per citizen, total subsidies as share of GDP and average subsidies rate are provided. (http://www.worldenergyoutlook.org/resources/energysubsidies/)

Unit of Measurement: 

percentage & money per person

Description to get data: 

This link leads you to the interactive map: http://www.iea.org/subsidy/index.html Recent developments can be found here: http://www.iea.org/media/weowebsite/developmentsenergysubsidies.pdf

Type of Indicator source: 

  • Non-governmental organisation