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Date Last Updated: 01-09-2020

Survey Name:

Business Energy Use

Survey purpose:

Collection of information about Energy Use by businesses in Ireland

Legislative Basis National:

Statistics (Business Energy Use Survey) Order 2016 (Statutory Instrument 116 of 2016)

Legislative Basis European:

Commission Regulation (EC) No 1099/2008



Statistical Population:

Industry and Services Sectors

Sampling Frame:

CSO register of all businesses in Ireland

Reference Area:


Time Coverage:


Base Period:

Not applicable

Sector Coverage:

Industry and Services Sectors

Survey Size:

Around 5,000 businesses

Principal Variables:

Quantity and cost of each fuel used by businesses

Principal External Users:

Eurostat, Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland, Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Contact Organisation:

Central Statistics Office

Business Area:

Environment Statistics

Contact Person:

Dympna Corry (Environment and Climate Division)

Contact Person Function:


Other Business Area Specialists:

Mary Heanue (Business Statistics Data Collection Unit)

Contact email:

Contact phone number:

(+353) 1 498 4000