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Source: UNEP(United Nations Environment Programme)

Geographical Area: Total

Sub-indicators: Percent (%)

Data type

Estimated data by international organizations (Type2)
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If there are no national data corresponding to UN SDGs indicators, international data are available for monitoring.

Indicator name

Amount of fossil-fuel subsidies (production and consumption) per unit of GDP

Definition

Fossil fuels are fuel that use underground resources such as coal, oil, and natural gas. By extension, it also includes all secondary fuels(including electricity and heat) manufactured from a fossil fuels. Fossil fuel subsidies cover both subsidies for consumers and producers. In order to measure fossil fuel subsidies, three sub-indicators are recommended for reporting on this indicator: 1) direct transfer of government funds; 2) induced transfers (price support); and as an optional sub-indicator 3) tax expenditure, other revenue foregone, and underpricing of goods and services.

Data collection

The UNEP collects data from national statistical offices, the OECD, the IMF, and the IEA

Organizations

UNEP(United Nations Environment Programme)

Periodicity

2년

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This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

Amount of fossil-fuel subsidies (production and consumption) per unit of GDP

Target name

Rationalize inefficient fossil-fuel subsidies that encourage wasteful consumption by removing market distortions, in accordance with national circumstances, including by restructuring taxation and phasing out those harmful subsidies, where they exist, to reflect their environmental impacts, taking fully into account the specific needs and conditions of developing countries and minimizing the possible adverse impacts on their development in a manner that protects the poor and the affected communities

Organizations

UNEP(United Nations Environment Programme)

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