Monthly fuel sales and stock data

Description of the data collection

The data collection on monthly fuel sales data collects sales data from enterprises in the oil and biofuel field by product, correspondingly, the data collection on stock data collects stock data on oil products monthly.

The data are collected by the 10th day (or the first working day following it) of the month after the statistical reference month.

From whom are data collected?

The inquiry includes enterprises in the oil and biofuel field. The inquiry comprises approximately 15 enterprises.

The data supply obligation of enterprises is based on the Finnish Statistics Act (280/2004, Section 14).

What are the data used for?

The data are used for the compilation of acquisition and consumption statistics. Based on international reporting obligations, the statistics are submitted to the EU and to the international energy organisation, the IEA. In addition, reporting of oil stock data is based on the EU's Oil Stocks Directive.

Data processing

The Finnish Statistics Act obliges Statistics Finland to treat the data as confidential.

How often are data collected?