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Date Last Updated: 02-08-2023

Survey Name:

Material Flow Accounts

Survey purpose:

To analyse on an annual basis resource extraction from the environment, physical trade in these resources, outputs into the environment and net material accumulation

Legislative Basis National:

Legislative Basis European:

Regulation (EU) 691/2011 and its amendment Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2022/125



Statistical Population:

Not applicable

Sampling Frame:

Not applicable

Reference Area:


Time Coverage:


Base Period:

Not applicable

Sector Coverage:

Not applicable

Survey Size:

Not applicable

Principal Variables:

Domestic Extraction (Biomass, Metals, Non-Metallic Minerals and Fossil Fuels); Physical Exports and Imports; Emissions to Air, Land, Water and Dissipative Use of Products and Balancing items

Principal External Users:

Eurostat; Government Departments; Business; Academia; National Media; and the General Public.

Contact Organisation:

Central Statistics Office

Business Area:

Environment Statistics

Contact Person:

Reamonn McKeever

Contact Person Function:


Other Business Area Specialists:

Berna Lawlor

Contact email:

Contact phone number:

(+353) 1 498 4000